3 Keys to Finding Digital Transformation Success Using Open Source
In light of the events of 2020 that have impacted every aspect of our lives – economic environment, labor market, personal situations, and business reality – digital transformation initiatives may seem like a luxury. However, those same events – and the need to continue to adapt (or attempt to adapt) – to such rapidly changing conditions indicate a greater need for digital transformation than perhaps any other time in recent memory. A recent Harvard Business Review article, “Adapt Your Business to […]
HashiCorp Nomad Meets the 2 Million Container Challenge
HashiCorp Nomad scheduled 2,000,000 Docker containers on 6,100 hosts in 10 AWS regions in 22 minutes. Today, HashiCorp Nomad hit a major milestone by announcing the general availability of version 1.0. In parallel with this significant release, the team is also announcing that Nomad completed the 2 Million Container Challenge. Why the 2 Million Container Challenge Airplane wings are built to be flexible so they can withstand the worst weather and impromptu bouts of turbulence. Do you know how much they […]
Fine tuning Postgres to achieve 5,000 Queries per second!
I am sharing my recent experience at one of the customers of Ashnik. This customer is a global ISV/SI who has developed business critical application that is used by millions of end customers. The functionality demands very high number of transaction processing during peak periods. The customer decided to use EDB Postgres instead of proprietary database technology and hence there was a lot of pressure on us to deliver desired performance. We had done consulting work for design and sizing phase. […]
Nikhil Shetty | Database Consultant, Ashnik
Kubernetes is deprecating Docker! What can you do next?
A few days ago, Kubernetes developers announced that Kubernetes V1.20: would deprecate Docker as a runtime and be removed in a future release. Most of you who have been using Kubernetes would have already heard the news. Docker is an entire tech stack, and one part of it is the “containerd,” which is a high-level container runtime by itself. The other components include Docker image, CLI, API and other UX enhancements that make it easy for us to interact—supporting all these features required […]
Abilash Sivakumar | Pre-sales DevOps Consultant, Ashnik
Multi-cloud strategy: What it doesn’t guarantee
Almost all surveys, including the open source survey conducted by Ashnik in August 2020, show that Multi-cloud strategy is on top of every enterprise customer’s mind. They have either started putting in place its approach or are planning to execute it by mid-2021. There is undoubtedly an enormous momentum to implement a hybrid or multi-cloud infrastructure. There are multiple considerations for this approach, and one of those is to ‘avoid vendor lock-in’. In this article, I plan to share some thoughts […]
Sachin Dabir | Founder & Director, Ashnik
Your Questions, Answered: Common Questions about EDB and Reference Architectures
EDB offers an advanced database management system built on PostgreSQL that can be adapted to a wide range of use cases. To help users understand how different EDB reference architectures can apply to some common use cases, EDB’s VP & Chief Architect of Database Infrastructure Dave Page collaborated with Chief Performance Architect Vibhor Kumar to deliver this recent webinar that highlighted a few basic architectures: single node, multi-node with asynchronous replication, and multi-node with synchronous replication. The popular topic included a […]