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Open source software (OSS) has long been recognized as an opportunity for cost savings in the enterprise  beginning  with Linux for operating systems. New research from Gartner has now verified that many  organizations can now  extend that savings to the database layer. Today’s enterprise data infrastructure model calls for open source-based and proprietary solutions co-  existing and  database administrators to target applications with their most cost-effective solutions. Best  practices now call for  data center managers to:  Leverage the low cost of […]

In today’s world connections are happening to the application or to the website from multiple sources-mobile devices, tablets, desktops, kiosks etc.  This means availability, stability and responsiveness of the application or the website has become most important factor in business continuity. The way applications are written and the infrastructure on which they are deployed, plays a key role in delivering performance. Today we would talk about one of the most important aspect – caching and how it helps to improve the performance. […]

Recently our team was called upon to salvage a situation wherein the customer was not able to access 2 tables in its production database. As it seemed, those were the most frequently accessed tables for them. Our team went through the diagnostic process and investigated the database logs. We realised that the issue was caused by a bug in the database product itself. We shared the same with database product support team, who confirmed the same. However it turned out that […]

“Aha, now I understand a bit Dad”, said suddenly my 6year old son with his eyes lit up with expression of enthusiasm that only a minute ago seemed unfathomable, wearing an expression on his face that said “Huh, Dad, I am not able to understand what are you blabbering about?”. Examples of Chocolate and Cookies always work with him while teaching simple Maths concepts. After few such delicious examples, he was already on top of the concept and was running all […]