Blogs

12 Dec

What Will Happen With Big Data in 2017? Prepare for the Unexpected!

ben

No, my computer hasn’t been hacked. The honest truth is that I can’t predict with certainty what surprises 2017 will bring. This year the UK voted to leave the EU and America voted for Donald Trump despite nearly all pre-election polls predicting different outcomes. The reason these events surprised us boils down to a data problem. Pollsters had access to huge, diverse data sets, but were relying on outdated methods. Their greatest failure was not factoring voter sentiment into their analyses, […]

Quentin Gallivan, CEO I Pentaho

12
Dec
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8 Dec

Avoid fall and decline from position of great heights

Sachin-D-780PX

“We knew what was happening: where we failed was in applying our knowledge effectively…”Before I tell who said this and in what context, let us reflect on this quote some more time. We find many organisations in a similar situation or similar mindset i.e. not taking (enough) action even when they know they have to. Especially when we talk about Cloud and Big Data technologies to organisations, we find that they are ready to talk, engage but are not ready to […]

Sachin Dabir | Founder & Director, Ashnik

8
Dec
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8 Dec

5 Step Assessment: Selecting a DBMS for New Application Development

matt-cicciari

IT is struggling to keep up with the speed of business. The business landscape shifts priorities and requirements faster than you can say “request a change order.” As technology choices increase, so does the complexity of the decision-making process for new solutions. IT is left asking: “how can we quickly leverage new technology without introducing more complexity and risk?” Business leaders are racing to develop new applications that leverage data and new technologies to fuel growth and drive competitive advantage. They […]

Matt Cicciari, Director of Product Marketing I EnterpriseDB

8
Dec
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8 Dec

Couchbase Mobile for secure and easy access, sync and storage of Mobile data

Aparna

In this day and age of Big data, where data is raw material of business and is mined, analyzed to get precious information, organizations cannot afford to lose data. Recently we came across a requirement where customer who is one of the leading insurance providers in South East Asia. The Customer wanted the data on their agent’s (field agents) devices to be uploaded onto a common server. This was  particularly required to ensure that the data on the device is not lost […]

Aparna Umashankar - Database Solution Consultant, Ashnik

8
Dec
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17 Nov

Stories from South East Asia (Part 3)– Changing Paradigm of Postgres Deployment

Big Data Talk

“We are not into payment gateway business anymore, we are into Technology Business now”, words by Joe Schuler, Vice President and Senior Business Leader of MasterCard very well summed up the collective feelings of the business leaders and think tank present at first ever Postgres Vision 2016, held at San Francisco from 11th to 13th October. Though the event was to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Postgres database, it brought together business executives, innovators and thought leaders from across the globe to set the […]

Kaustubh Patwardhan, Director I Southeast Asia and Hong Kong, Ashnik

17
Nov
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14 Nov

Why do enterprises need Failover Manager?

Prathima_Ashnik

In the current fast moving world, where time is precious and counted in terms of everything, can we imagine ourselves sitting in front of a laptop waiting for a webpage to open? How many of you reading this blog remember the days waiting to download grades report from the university site on the results day? That was an era before HA (High Availability). Why HA and Failover Manager? The real challenge for HA came in with the time constraint. For example, consider […]

Prathima Mulpuri I Database Solution Consultant, Ashnik

14
Nov
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