Tag: cloud

How Cloud Answers the Call for High-Performance Data Integration

Data-driven business users have come to expect faster and more complete analytics results than ever before. This means IT departments are faced with the challenge of integrating more data types from more sources. Traditional data warehouse technology is simply not…

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How Pythian Helped a Global Retailer Use Data to Better Understand Their Customers’ In-store Shopping Habits

In order for a retailer improve their in-store revenues and overall customer experience, they need to deeply understand the shopping habits of their customers and how merchandise placement in stores influences buying behaviour. This  major global retailer needed to capture…

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How Pythian Helped Nav Canada Migrate Their Oracle Database to a Microsoft Azure SQL Database

A common concern for businesses is optimizing database speed and performance, without raising costs. Nav Canada supports flight planning with aviation weather, aeronautical information, and online flight planning. To address a need for a more cost-efficient environment for their critical…

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How a successful cloud migration boosted SaaS platform performance for Mapp Digital

Today’s innovative organizations have come to rely on the flexibility, modularity, and scalability of the cloud for their business-critical SaaS platforms and associated data. Mapp Digital’s cloud migration project is just one example of how Pythian can help SaaS companies…

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A Gentle Introduction to Google Cloud Platform for Machine Learning Practice

In a previous post titled Machine Learning on the cloud, we examined in plain language what is machine learning, what is the cloud, and the merits of leveraging cloud resources for machine learning practice. In this post, we introduce the…

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Machine Learning on the Cloud: Notes for the Layman

What is Machine Learning? Machine learning is an assortment of tools and techniques for predicting outcomes and classifying events, based on a set of interactions between variables (also referred to as features or attributes) belonging to a particular data set….

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Episode 12 – Why You Should Be Paying Attention to CosmoDB

Recently Microsoft announced Azure Cosmos DB, the successor for DocumentDB. One of our Datascape regulars, Warner Chaves, called me up to tell me how excited he was and how significant he thinks that this development is to cloud-based databases. By…

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Ansible and AWS Automation

Overview The goal was to create and manage a MySQL RDS instance and learn how to control AWS resources by using Ansible. With Ansible interacting with AWS it’s best to determine how hard or easy it is to build and…

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Pythian at the PerconaLive 2017 Open Source Database Conference

With PerconaLive 2017 coming up in a couple of months, go ahead and get excited! The conference is being held in Santa Clara, California from April 24-28, 2017. While you’re there, be sure to add these Pythian sessions to your…

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5 key skills you should expect from your DBA team in the era of cloud

Do businesses have the right skills and expertise internally to take full advantage of both the tactical and strategic benefits of the cloud? To help you determine what skills are needed on your team, we’ve developed a list of 5 key skills of modern DBAs in the era of cloud. And for a complete picture of what cloud means for your DBA team, Warner Chaves, one of Pythian’s principal consultants, has written a white paper outlining how database management is different in the cloud, and the key skills the modern DBA must have.

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