Google Cloud Database and Master Data: Disaster Recovery Techniques

Google Cloud offers a broad set of tools for disaster recovery (DR). A key part of any disaster recovery setup is the data - how will data be replicated to a DR site? When disaster occurs, how will you ensure your data is in sync, and how can you restore your data and meet your RTO? Rean on to learn about these practices.

Moving HPC to the Cloud: A Guide for 2020

High performance computing (HPC) enables you to leverage parallel processing for performing complex calculations. You can do that on-premises or in the cloud. All top cloud vendors, like Azure, AWS, GCP, and IBM, provide HPC offerings. This article explains what is HPC, why it’s important, what is the difference between HPC services, and what are the benefits of using cloud-based HPC.

Oracle to PostgreSQL Migration: Avoiding the Obstacles

When organizations look to migrate from Oracle to PostgreSQL database, they usually see the advanced features, high performance, flexible open-source licensing, data integrity and easy availability from public cloud providers. But the way to migration is not easy, and you need to know how to avoid the obstacles if you are to be successful..

7 Top Open Source Big Data Tools for 2020 and Beyond

When you’re building a big data solution, there are many open source components you can choose from. Everything from whole platforms to individual libraries are available, depending on your needs and expertise.

Many of these tools can be freely used regardless of your end product or organizational structure. However, some are restricted by team size, organization type, and purpose..

What Is Marketing Analytics and Why It Matters

Most companies have a wealth of user data at their fingertips. This data can provide insights to inform marketing strategies, boost customer satisfaction, retain and attract customers. The key, however, lies in the way marketers collect, analyze, and leverage that data to reach desired goals. Marketing analytics enables marketers to gain actionable insights that drive results.
This article reviews the basic concepts of marketing analytics, including best practices and tools..

7 Reasons You Should Consider Using Kubernetes

Kubernetes provides the automation, orchestration and scalability necessary to maximize cloud ecosystems and productivity in modern companies. More than 5000 companies are now running Kubernetes in production. This article walks you through the main components of Kubernetes and gives you some tips on how to use it in production.

Kubernetes and Big Data: A Gentle Introduction

As more developers shift to cloud-native practices, more applications are developed and deployed using containerization. The goal is typically to to enable micro-services architecture, which is highly scalable.

To manage containerization, developers use container orchestration platforms, like Kubernetes. However, it is not only developers who can make use of Kubernetes. Read on to learn how to use Kubernetes for big data.

Why EDR Can Prevent the Next Data Breach

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Endpoints are devices connected to your network, such as smartphones, laptops, routers, and Internet of Things (IoT) sensors. Endpoints enable users to access the network from different physical locations and devices. However, this benefit can turn into a risk when attackers take advantage of endpoints to breach the network. Read on to learn how to secure endpoints with EDR practices and tools..