Now is the Best Time to Start a Cloud Career

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A quick look at any employment-based social networking site is enough to tell that you cloud computing skills are more valuable to employers today than ever before. Some people have gone so far as to say that many companies are in crisis-mode since they can’t find people who have the skills they need. Many firms […]

2019 Open Source Database Report: Top Databases, Public Cloud vs. On-Premise, Polyglot Persistence

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Ready to transition from a commercial database to open source, and want to know which databases are most popular in 2019? Wondering whether an on-premise vs. public cloud vs. hybrid cloud infrastructure is best for your database strategy? Or, considering adding a new database to your application and want to see which combinations are most popular? We found […]

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 […]

Managing High Availability in PostgreSQL – Part II

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Are you deploying PostgreSQL in the cloud and want to understand your options for achieving high availability? In our previous blog post, Managing High Availability in PostgreSQL – Part I, we discussed the capabilities and functioning of PostgreSQL Automatic Failover (PAF) by ClusterLabs. In Part II, we’re introducing you to an alternative open source tool, Replication Manager from 2ndQuadrant, to be […]