Blogs

6 Aug

Open source database adoption trends

Sameer_Ashnik

In last six months I have travelled extensively meeting clients and prospects in South East Asia and India. These include large Telecom Operators, Banks, Insurance firms, Stock Exchanges and Retail Chains. In all these discussions I could sense a need for a sustainable alternative for proprietary RDBMS products viz Oracle, SQL Server etc. In recent years PostgreSQL has emerged as a viable alternative as Database choice and most of these customers were actually using Postgres at some or the other level. […]

Sameer Kumar

6
Aug
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7 Jul

Pentaho 5.4 Updates – Exciting features

kedar

Pentaho 5.4 Updates Building on a foundation of Big Data innovation, Pentaho adds powerful new capabilities to 5.4, future-proofing enterprise data architectures in the face of growing data volumes and new cloud-based deployment requirements. New integrations with Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR), Spark, and SAP HANA empower organizations to accelerate Big Data orchestration and blending in any environment. Big Data Deployment in the Cloud Pentaho 5.4 supports native integration with Amazon Elastic MapReduce. Providing visual data orchestration for the EMR Hadoop framework, […]

Kedar Patwardhan

7
Jul
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6 Jul

State of open source software in enterprise adoption

our-team-sachin

What is the ultimate winning combination in the enterprise software business? Surely, large scale adoption, revenue generation, profitability and innovation are key things. However there is one important aspect that separates short term winners and long term legends. I feel open source software industry (collectively) is at this stage – of becoming long term legend. While open source software community has long been admired for its ability to create alternatives to proprietary software, it has earned huge fan following in recent […]

Sachin Dabir

6
Jul
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6 Jul

What happened to MongoDB 2.8 and what is coming up?

Sameer_Ashnik

Not quite recently MongoDB 3.0 was released! This release has come after v2.6 and is said to be one of the milestone releases with a lot of great set of changes going into it. Yes, you read it right! Since 2.6. Well like everyone, even our team was so excite about MongoDB 2.8. But then it just disappeared from everywhere! All of a sudden everyone was talking about MongoDB 3.0. We were also surprised and were wondering what happened to MongoDB 2.8? What […]

Sameer Kumar

6
Jul
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6 Jul

NGINX Directives that can help in optimizing performance for high traffic loads

Sandeep_Ashnik

With its versatile feature set, NGINX today has become very popular as a web server, cache and load balancer. Most of the top busiest websites run NGINX. Although for most deployments default settings of NGINX and Linux works, there are still some key settings available in NGINX that can help in optimising it further for high traffic situations. While making these changes, it is recommended to change one setting at a time and set it back to the default value if it does […]

Sandeep Khuperkar

6
Jul
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14 May

Big Data initiative – Taking small steps to success

Sandeep_Ashnik

Big Data is becoming mainstream initiative in organizations around the globe. With exploding growth in data volumes and availability of data from multiple sources organizations are looking to leverage it to improve various business performance. The key steps in initiating big data plan are capture, store, sort, share, analyze, and visualize the data. Emerging technologies like NoSQL DB and Hadoop along with the analytics tools are changing the way organizations are  handling data and analysing it compared to the past. Big Data initiative […]

Sandeep Khuperkar

14
May
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