Highly Available Databases: 5 Design Questions
High availability databases are essential to organizations depending on mission-critical, 24/7 access. The use cases of a highly available database may vary between a financial services organization or a telecommunications provider, but the desired result is the same: an incredibly reliable database that minimizes downtime. Organizations often strive for availability down to the decimal point as a percentage of uptime in a given year, such as four nines (99.99 percent availability). Every second of downtime can translate to lost revenue, or […]
Oracle Cloud and the EDB Postgres Alternative
These days, I have the good fortune of leading an amazing cluster of teams as the head of EnterpriseDB’s Global Support Services. I talk to customers every day about who we are, what sets us apart, and how we can help to make you successful once you’ve dipped your feet in the Postgres world. While a growing number of our freshman audience are organizations explicitly seeking the open source environment as their Brave New World, it’s no secret that organizations often come […]
Jamie Watt | Vice President, Global Support Services
The 2038 problem and how to solve it for MongoDB
This year, 2019, is halfway between 2000 and 2038. If you don’t know, 2038 is going to be an interesting year like 2000 was an interesting year for dates and times. 2038 is the year that the 32-bit signed integers that people have been using since the 1970s to represent time will roll over; 2,147,483,647 seconds will have passed since 1 January 1970 and rolling over means the signed value flip to the largest negative value. As negative values are used […]
Rajiv Thapar | APAC Partner Director, MongoDB
Marketing Automation: Is your business ready for it?
Marketing has evolved over the years and so have the tools associated with it. Technology has stepped in as a friend and helped cut down on the mundane manual tasks. And what we are left with is Automation! The software or tools allow you to automate activities and operationalize communications with the goal of managing repetitive and time-consuming tasks. The concept of Marketing Automation (MA) is not new and is implemented cross segments irrespective of the Industry or Business. Overall, it […]
Chintan Desai | Digital Marketing Consultant, Ashnik
How to successfully sell Open Source?
Today, close to 60% of global companies are looking to adopt Open source based technology solutions to ring in innovation and agility. Thus, there is a huge business potential for organisations trying to build their business around open source. There can be various ways in playing a role in any the customer’s digital transformation, using open source technologies. Some organisations, like Red Hat, Elastic, MongoDB, EDB Postgres have adopted successful open source community projects and built enterprise-class support model along with […]
Kaustubh Patwardhan | Director – SE, Asia & HK, Ashnik
Mengautomasikan penyediaan PostgreSQL menggunakan Ansible
This is the Malay translation to the original blog – Automating PostgreSQL provisioning using Ansible Moto Ansible ialah “mudah, tanpa agen dan automasi IT sumber terbuka yang berkuasa” dipetik dari dokumen Ansible. Ansible adalah teman yang anda rujuk apabila anda ingin mengautomasikan segala perkara di dalam sistem anda. Ianya tanpa ejen dan dengan mudah boleh menguruskan sistem anda (seperti server, load balancer, switch, firewall) melalui SSH. Ianya adalah alat bantuan yang telah digunakan untuk mengautomasikan tugas-tugas admin, penyediaaan infrastruktur dan lebih lagi. Jadi ayuh […]