Tag: Inside Pythian

Sydney Found Secret of Becoming RockStar DBA

Practice, Innovation, Learning, Positive Paranoia are few of the key factors which make a DBA rockstar. Paul Vallee, who is employing hundreds of top-notch DBAs from across the planet to service world’s busiest and critical databases nailed the concept down with a thud.

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PalominoDB at PerconaLive

PalominoDB is very excited about our participation in the upcoming PerconaLiveconference in London.  We’ll have two of our European staff presenting.  On Monday, Jonathan Levin will be doing a tutorial on Advanced MySQL Scaling Strategies for Developers, and on Tuesday Rene…

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Pythian Winner of Oracle North American Titan Award for Oracle Exadata

Live from Oracle OpenWorld Pythian is thrilled to share news of our big win: Oracle North America Titan Award for Oracle Exadata solution that was planned, deployed and is currently managed for online marketing corporation LinkShare in New York.

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Pythian Partners with Scalar to Provide Full Suite of Oracle Services

Pythian and Scalar Decisions today announced a formal partnership providing Oracle customers an unparalleled one-stop shop solution provider in Canada. Combined, we can help Oracle customers develop, fulfill, implement, and manage their whole Oracle solution stack.

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Trends and Data – Notes from Strata NYC 2011

I’ve attended the Strata conference in NYC last week. Its been many years since I’ve last attended a conference without presenting in it. I decided to attend the conference since it is considered the foremost data science conference. And I was very much interested in what those data scientists are up to. I share some of it here.

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Pythian & Oracle Database Appliance in the News

Today was a busy day in the news for Pythian, as Oracle released Oracle Database Appliance. Pythian is now offering fixed-price services to migrate to ODA and support it on an ongoing basis. Small and midsized business can leverage Pythian’s Oracle expertise and take full advantage of the cost and performance advantages of ODA.

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Pythian Adds 3 New Oracle PartnerNetwork Specializations

Pythian is happy to announce the achievement of three new Oracle PartnerNetwork Specializations, bringing the total to seven under our Platinum level membership of the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) program. The new specializations are: Oracle Exadata, Oracle Data Warehousing, and Oracle GoldenGate.

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Pythian creates $30K in MIS Scholarships

In celebration of the company’s 14 year anniversary, Pythian announced a donation of $30K worth of scholarships to support students in the MIS Program at the University of Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management.

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Advocating For Our Clients – Part 1 Cultural

What do companies need from their database professional, MySQL or otherwise? How can we exceed those expectations as a remote team?  This is my first in a series of blog posts discussing exactly how we do so at PalominoDB –…

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Hadoops Everywhere

We don’t pay enough attention to Hadoop. By “we” I mean DBAs, the rest of the world is paying plenty of attention to Hadoop. Recently, I started asking my customers and fellow DBAs about Hadoop adoption in their company. Turns out that many of them have Hadoop. Hadoop shows up in large companies and small ones, in established industries and in startups. Its everywhere. Let me tell you what it is and why it’s important.

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