Blogs

20 Jun

Start small to conquer the Big Data mountain

Sachinblog

Big Data isn’t just another sham or fad that has emerged recently but rather if employed appropriately, it is a crucial component of the digital transformation journey of every enterprise. It plays a vital role in various innovative exercises that these enterprise undertake to obtain an edge – from getting insights into customer behavior to making important decisions around product features or charting out an effective go-to-market strategy. Most CIOs when asked about their Big Data strategy will have convincing answers […]

Sachin Dabir

20
Jun
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16 Jun

Cheat Sheet: Configuring Streaming Synchronous Replication in PostgreSQL

munro-thomas

Streaming replication in PostgreSQL can be asynchronous or synchronous. The synchronous option provides greater data protection in case of disaster, or if a server or data center goes down. Synchronous replication does come with a performance penalty, which is why many people use the default asynchronous option if losing some data in case of disaster is not a big issue. For any application such as a financial application that cannot tolerate any data loss, synchronous replication is the answer. Synchronous replication […]

Thomas Munro

16
Jun
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16 Jun

Pentaho Cloud Deployment with Microsoft Azure

Carl-Speshock

Today, Pentaho delivered Pentaho Business Analytics 7.1. The team has been working extremely hard on this release and in our eyes, it is much more than just a ‘dot’ release. Highlights of this release include: adaptive execution on any engine for big data processing, starting with Spark; expanded cloud integration with Microsoft Azure; enterprise-level security for Hortonworks, and improved in-line visualizations. One of the areas that I am most excited about is our new support for Microsoft Azure’s HDInsight and Azure […]

Carl Speshock

16
Jun
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9 Jun

Top asian Banks charting their digital transformation journey with open source

Kaustubh

Seated in a majestic meeting room situated on the 60th floor of one of the iconic buildings in downtown Singapore, I was revelling in the magnificent skyline view of the city while pondering upon its incredible transformation journey – from a small fishing sea side village (Temasek) to its current form (Singapura), the lion city. As I sat there enamoured by the spectacular glory of the city, the CIO of a top tier regional bank entered the room with a big […]

Kaustubh Patwardhan

9
Jun
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9 Jun

How to achieve Durability with PostgreSQL without compromising on Availability

pratima

While designing a database system most of the time you have to pick a compromise between availability, durability, performance and cost. Most of the time system design prefers being fast by default, thereby leaving a question about its durability need. Postgres community has a different approach to this problem. Postgres does have several options that can be used for performance gains while maintaining the durability aspect. A combination of Postgres features like synchronous replication and EDB’s Failover Manager is one of […]

Prathima Mulpuri

9
Jun
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12 May

Robust Big Data Log Analytics platform in open source

SandeepK

Log analysis has become a critical need of every business to improve their operational performance in IT and business. Today organizations generate massive amount of data from various aspects of their operations causing radical and unprecedented growth of log files. With data amounting to terabytes and more, it’s posing a big challenge for organizations to perform effective log analytics using traditional software. As business activities and transactions continue to exponentially grow, it’s becoming increasingly more challenging to store, process and analyze […]

Sandeep Khuperkar

12
May
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