Tag: Amazon Web Services (AWS)

How to Implement Airflow Best Practices From a Data Scientist’s Perspective

Editor’s Note: Because our bloggers have lots of useful tips, every now and then we update and bring forward a popular post from the past. Today’s post was originally published on August 8, 2019. This blog post is a compilation…

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Datascape Podcast Episode 39 – February 2020 Cloud updates

In this episode, Warner Chaves, Stephane Frechette, Pierig LeSaux and I distill the most interesting, recent updates from Google, Amazon and Microsoft.

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AWS’s Top 5 Commands: ALTER SYSTEM and Managing SYS Objects in RDS

We often manage services over EC2, this is not news. But when migrating to Amazon RDS, it’s usual for new users to have issues with performing some administrative actions on the database, especially when it’s done via internal Oracle procedures…

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An Introduction to Chaos Engineering: Trying to Break Stuff

Some time ago there was a car ad with the slogan “Don’t use it, abuse it”, meaning that no matter what you do to the car, it will continue working just fine. In other words, it was a resilient car….

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Datascape Podcast Episode 38 – December Cloud Update

Welcome to the December episode of our cloud update podcast. We are joined today by three industry experts who talk about the latest developments from the leading public cloud vendors: Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Amazon Web Service (AWS), and Microsoft…

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Pythian Announces Support for AWS Outposts As A Launch Partner

Today at AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services (AWS)’s most important tech conference of the year, AWS Outposts was announced. As Amazon says in its release notes, “AWS Outposts is a natural extension of AWS cloud services towards on-premises and bringing…

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Datascape Podcast Episode 36 – August Cloud Updates

Welcome to the August episode of Datascape’s cloud update podcast where we discuss the latest announcements from the leading public cloud vendors with industry experts. Today we are joined by Pierig Le Saux, SRE principal consultant for Pythian, who will…

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Australian Red Cross gains speed, stability, and savings by optimizing cloud platforms

When the Australian Red Cross, a leading humanitarian aid and community services charity and an auxiliary to the Australian government, realized that their data platform was no longer performing optimally for their critical applications, they turned to Pythian for help….

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Hadoop to the cloud: Is it time to make the move?

When Hadoop was introduced, it promised a faster time to insight because of simpler modeling using cheaper hardware. But over time, organizations have been finding that Hadoop’s complexity and need for specialized skills are adding cost and headaches. Now instead…

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How to run DBSAT against Oracle RDS database

The scope of this article is to show how to run DBSAT (Oracle Database Security Assessment Tool) against an Amazon RDS Oracle instance. This is based on a real-life execution. The DBSAT version used was 2.0.2 over an RDS database…

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