Why Konica Minolta Relies on Open Source PostgreSQL Database for Healthcare Providers
When it comes to choosing a database platform in the healthcare industry, hospitals and large healthcare providers have historically chosen the familiar vendor, like Microsoft SQL Server. They know the name, their IT staff is typically comfortable with Microsoft products, and they feel that—if they had to—they could get support from Microsoft. Another database option that could offer more cost flexibility is often not even considered. Even if healthcare IT professionals are familiar with open source Postgres, it’s likely that they’re […]
How Subscription procurement, renewal, and allocation of open source has become complex?
Open Source has changed the IT landscape. In the last 10 years, the attitude towards open source in enterprise IT environments has changed dramatically, as users have shifted from skepticism about its ability to cope with mission-critical workloads to deploying it widely across their enterprise grade infrastructures. Most enterprises agree that 30% of their IT budget goes into subscriptions renewals that runs critical applications including financial transactions and 24*7*365 customer support. A vendor study reveals that one open source subscription may […]
Nimisha Jain | Product Manager, Ashnik
Containerization practiced isolation long before COVID-19. And that’s what makes it successful!
Covid-19 may have elaborated some new norms for us like maintaining social distance or isolating ourselves from the rest. But this isn’t the first time the tech world is insisting on distancing. Containers are a lot about isolation, for starters. As an open source marketer I could not help but draw some parallels between the isolation the world is witnessing today and the isolation containers advocate. Containerization emphasises on isolation of applications in separate containers so that different applications don’t affect […]
Kinshuk Snehi | Digital Marketing Manager, Ashnik
How Companies are giving back during the Covid-19 Crisis
In this fight against the tough and uncertain, we stand as one. We know this is a community build-up time. Personal and work front is affected for millions of us. We shall evolve, this shall pass. But while it does, organisations also look to survive and transform. They may be slow on business but high on support and some inventive spurges. Brands are evolving their strategies by underselling and instead being there for the community. They are offering their customers and […]
Deepti Dilip J | Director – Marketing & Communications, Ashnik
Top Tools to Manage Postgres in an Enterprise: Administration, Performance, High Availability, and Migration
This blog post lists tools and recommendations for managing Postgres in the enterprise. While this is a big topic, there are common denominators that we have seen in many Postgres projects and that we recommend for Postgres practitioners. Our list is not exhaustive, but it provides a starting point. Tools We list tools for Development and Administration, Performance Tuning and Monitoring, High Availability and Disaster Recovery, Connection Pooling and Query Routing, and Migration. Not all the tools listed below are part […]
Open source tools for DevOps
Effective management of technology is critical for business competitiveness. Well, that’s the buzzword that we come across so often. Despite this, many organizations fail to deliver business critical applications on time and in turn jeopardize organization’s capital, time, and reputation. Change and rate of change Business and technology scenario have changed at a rapid pace in recent times. In particular, the technology changes have made a massive impact in the way we do business. Which means, older ways of developing applications […]