How to Improve Search capabilities using Elasticsearch
Today, I’d like to share one of Ashnik’s recently proposed solutions for an insurance customer based in Asia. Our team has been working on putting together this solution framework with the help of Elasticsearch. To give you a quick background of the customer, they are the largest, pan-Asian life Insurance groups and are present in 18 markets across APAC. The conglomerate offers full-scale insurance and financial services, wealth planning and investment management services. In the customer’s setup, the customer was ingesting […]
Monika Agrawal | Solution Consultant, Ashnik
The Hybrid Approach to Cloud-Based Database Environments
Most organizations with database needs have explored migrating their database operations to the cloud. Cloud-based database environments offer increased levels of convenience and reliability, making it easy to manage and control database access anytime, anywhere. But not every organization is ready to shift its entire database operations into the cloud. The process may start with a few applications that benefit from specific cloud-based functionality, but for legacy and traditional databases, on-premises solutions remain in use to keep critical business processes running. The result […]
Ken Rugg | Chief Product and Strategy Officer, EDB
MongoDB World 2019 is open for registration
We’re pleased to announce that we’ve opened the doors for registrations for 2019’s MongoDB World event. This means you can get early bird pricing for tickets to the event that is the center of gravity for the MongoDB universe. Once you are registered you’ll be set to spend June 17th to June 19th in New York City surrounded by the MongoDB community. The three days of activities include many, many breakout sessions, a keynote from MongoDB CTO Eliot Horowitz on the future of […]
Why did I go for MongoDB Certification?
I recently completed the MongoDB Certified Developer Associate certification. A lot of my friends and colleagues were surprised and asked me why I wanted to take up MongoDB certification since my core passion was always Business Intelligence (BI)? Over the past 12 years of my working experience, I have primarily been a BI guy – have handled diverse BI, ETL & Data Visualization tools and Database technologies across multiple functional domains. My expertise includes, but is not limited to, Data Management […]
Saurav Mitra | BI and Data Integration Consultant and Architect, Ashnik
How customers in Southeast Asia are adopting Open Source to scale up!
Open source has come a long way since its nascent days in the late 80s. Technology stalwarts like IBM and Microsoft are embracing open source like never before. IBM’s acquisition of Red Hat for $34 billion or Microsoft’s acquisition of Citus Data very well prove that the open source game has upped. Open source has had a tremendous impact on the business world, owing to the cost advantages and agility that it provides in supporting business initiatives. Few of the reasons […]
Rekha Ramaswamy | Enterprise Sales Manager, Ashnik
The Future Will Be Documented
MongoDB was born out of frustration from using relational databases not designed for today’s modern applications. After 40 years of no real alternatives, we pioneered a new way to work with data – the MongoDB document model and the associated query language. Since MongoDB offered a profoundly different way of organizing data – something that was largely experimental at the time – we faced skepticism about the viability of the document model as a general purpose database, particularly for mission-critical workloads. […]