PyMongo Tutorial: Testing MongoDB Failover in Your Python App

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Python is a powerful and flexible programming language used by millions of developers around the world to build their applications. It comes as no surprise that Python developers commonly leverage MongoDB hosting, the most popular NoSQL database, for their deployments due to its flexible nature and lack of schema requirements. So, what’s the best way to use MongoDB with Python? PyMongo is […]

How FinTech Companies Are Challenging the Biggest Banks

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The global financial crisis in 2008, which led to a full-blown international banking crisis, was considered the most serious crisis since the Great Depression. And while it was a downfall for traditional banking systems, it paved the way to the emergence and rapid success of FinTech companies. FinTech Companies Financial technology, also known as FinTech, […]

MySQL High Availability Framework Explained – Part III: Failover Scenarios

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In this three-part blog series, we introduced a High Availability (HA) Framework for MySQL hosting in Part I, and discussed the details of MySQL semisynchronous replication in Part II. Now in Part III, we review how the framework handles some of the important MySQL failure scenarios and recovers to ensure high availability. MySQL Failover Scenarios Scenario 1 – Master MySQL Goes […]

An Expensive And Common Cloud Analytics Mistake

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The move to the cloud is continuing to accelerate and most organizations I deal with are at minimum incorporating cloud platforms and processing into their architectures … if not pressing to move largely to the cloud. While there are many advantages to the cloud, it is also necessary to use caution to make sure that […]

MySQL vs PostgreSQL: 2019 Showdown

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PostgreSQL and MySQL are types of database management systems (DBMS). This article explains the differences between the systems, reviews the recent trends, and attempts to answer the question of which database management system takes the lead in 2019. Hint: it might not be an either-or answer. Primary Database Model – RDBMS vs ORDBMS Databases store […]

6 Big Companies That Succeeded With Cloud Computing

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Cloud computing isn’t right for every company, but an increasing number of enterprises realize that it helps them grow their businesses and meet other goals. Here are six examples of large companies that found cloud computing success. 1. General Electric General Electric (GE) began its digital transformation in 2014, but three years later, it chose […]