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How Database Automation Lowers The Total Cost of Ownership of Infrastructure Services

With the pandemic scorching the world for more than a year already, businesses are looking for a reduction in the cost of operating a business. In many cases, IT is one of the most expensive parts of running a business. Infrastructure in particular often comes with a steep price. And, people working in IT are not the cheapest ones out there. What can you do to reduce expenses? In this blog post we will discuss one particular aspect...

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Hybrid Cloud vs Full Public Cloud - Pros & Cons

Technology consumers and users have embraced cloud computing ever since its boom.  It implicates a very beneficial part nowadays to the technology on how humans use and interact with technology, especially the advent of IoT (Internet of Things) and IoE (Internet of Everything). Both technologies conceptualize how it will interconnect a variety of devices (including smartphones, home appliances, sensors, and other network devices),...

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Driving Performance in a Hybrid Cloud Setup

A hybrid cloud refers to mixed computing, storage, and services environment made up of on-premises infrastructure, private cloud services, and a public cloud orchestration among the various platforms. Using a combination of public clouds, on-premises computing, and private clouds in your data center means that you have a hybrid cloud infrastructure. Performance commonly has lower priority in a hybrid cloud, since the focus of having...

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Standardizing PostgreSQL Security Across Multi-Cloud Environments

Multi-Cloud Environment is a common topology and even recommended for a Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP), but the security could be a risk here as you need to add to the common security checks an extra point or more than one to ensure your data across Multi-Cloud environments. In this blog, we will mention some of the most common security checks in a PostgreSQL environment running in the cloud, and what you need to take into account when...

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Understanding Character Sets and Collations in MySQL

If you have ever worked with MySQL, you inevitably came across character sets and collations. In this blog post, we will try to give you a more in-depth look at what those two are and how you should use them. What Are Character Sets and Collations? Simply put, character sets in MySQL are sets of symbols and encodings - collations are sets of rules for comparing characters in a character set. In other words, character sets are sets of...

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Understanding the Value of Database Automation in E-Learning

E-learning management systems, such as Moodle, proved to be very valuable during the COVID-19 pandemic. Such systems are developed on pedagogical principles allowing educators and trainers to achieve their training goals. E-learning platforms can greatly benefit from database automation - in this blog post we will try to figure out why. How Can Database Automation be Beneficial in E-Learning? In general, database automation means...