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Pythian Introduces Cassandra Consulting & Operational Support

Over the past ten years, the technology industry has begun to adopt a whole new way of thinking about the database and data storage. This is largely the result of the fast moving, high-volume and non-traditional types of data that are being generated to support both internal business processes and real-time web applications. Using a NoSQL…

So, What Kind of Person Are You?

It’s my not-so-humble opinion that it takes a special kind of ‘someone’ to work in a successful and innovative collective such as Pythian.  We’re a diverse team of thought-leaders, technology forecasters, technical prodigies and individual contributors.  When we look for people to join our global company we’re looking for people who want to see that…

Prepare for the Leap Second

Catch up on how to handle the Leap Second and whether you’re ready for it with our previous updates on the impacts it will have on Cassandra and Linux.   Background Information A leap second will be inserted at the end of June 30, 2015 at 23:59:60 UTC.  There is a small time difference between the…

Pillars of PowerShell: Windows OS

Introduction This is the fifth blog post continuing the series on the Pillars of PowerShell. The previous post in the series are: Interacting Commanding Debugging Profiling The Windows Operating System (OS) is something a DBA should know and be familiar with since SQL Server has to run on top of it. I would say that on…

Permissions in Redshift Administration

As with any database administration strategy, management of Redshift requires setting and revoking permissions.  When first setting up permissions, it is ideal to establish groups as the basic unit of user access.  This keeps us from having to manage hundreds of permissions as users enter and leave organizations.  If you haven’t done this early on…

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