Tag: Inside Pythian

PalominoDB’s Proactive Support

I’m rather passionate about what we do here at PalominoDB.  When I tell people about what makes us different from the competition, I often discuss the proactive work we do.  We are not a reactive company.  We know that proactive…

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Building a successful business is “all about the people” says Pythian Founder Paul Vallee

In an interview with Startup 3.0, Pythian Founder, Paul Vallee tells the tale of how Pythian started and how he built his management team. He also talks candidly about what it takes to build a successful business, provides advice to budding entrepreneurs, and shares the latest Pythian news of being named one of Canada’s fastest-growing companies.

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Why use PalominoDB?

[edited June 8th to correct typo; the figure given is per YEAR, not per month] Why PalominoDB: Efficiency in Time and Cost –  The average salary for a full-time DBA is $80-120K per year, not counting payroll and benefit costs….

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Pythian Webinar Update: Exadata, MySQL HA, Exalogic, ASM & more…

Please join Pythian for our next series of live and recorded webinars and have the chance to ask questions directly of our DBA experts. If you miss a session, you can always check out select recorded webinars here

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Pythian Named to Presitigious Profit 200

For the second year in a row, Pythian is proud to be named to the prestigious Profit 200 Ranking of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies. Pythian is also happy to announce the official opening of our Toronto, Canada office.

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Join Pythian in Celebration of International Geek Pride Day

Pythian is proudly celebrating International Geek Pride Day! According to the Wikipedia, Geek Pride Day is “an initiative which claims the right of every person to be a nerd or a geek”. In this case, I’ll gladly claim my chance to join the party!

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Paul Vallee Named to Ottawa Business Journal’s 40 Under 40

Pythian is pleased to announce that Paul Vallee, Pythian’s Founder and Executive Chairman, has been named as one of Ottawa’s rising stars on Ottawa Business Journal’s 2011 Forty Under Forty list.

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Announcing the Flash Cache Query Tool for Oracle Exadata

Pythian is pleased to announce the new Flash Cache Query Tool for Oracle Exadata, developed by our Senior Consultant, and Oracle ACE, Christo Kutrovsky. This tool will be most valuable for Exadata DBAs and Exadata Architects that are trying to understand if the Oracle Exadata Flash Cache is used as envisioned.

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Handling Human Errors

I saw an Interesting question on preventing human error posted on the DBA Managers Forum discussions today. I typed my thoughts and as I was finishing, I thought that it makes sense to post it on the blog too, so here we go…

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Don’t miss 2 Pythian Oracle Exadata webinars this week

Join Pythian’s Marc Fielding for this free webinar on Tuesday April 5, at 1pm ET with Miro Consulting to learn about the significant business and performance advantages of Oracle Exadata including reduced costs, shorter deployment time, superior performance, increased functionality and streamlined support based on real-life experience. This session will lend valuable insight as you begin your Oracle Exadata implementation project.

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