Tag: cloud

Looking Back to Look Forward: Experts Share Cloud Service Trends for 2021

You’ve heard it before: The pandemic accelerated digital transformation. And indeed, organizations stood up temporary technology solutions and expanded cloud services virtually overnight. Organizations took extraordinary measures to ensure necessary employee support, uninterrupted services to customers, and that business kept…

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What Is FinOps? Part One: A Crash Course in Cloud Cost Optimization

FinOps is also known as cloud cost optimization. Today we discuss the importance and characteristics of managing cloud spend along with its business justifications and implications for your organization. This is the first of three posts in a series. Along…

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Consuming Tweets Using Apache Beam on Dataflow

Apache Beam is an SDK (software development kit) available for Java, Python, and Go that allows for a streamlined ETL programming experience for both batch and streaming jobs. It’s the SDK that GCP Dataflow jobs use and it comes with…

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Datascape Podcast Episode 46: Recapping Re:Invent 2020 With Apoorva

Episode 46: Show Notes The recent AWS re:Invent conference came with a barrage of updates and releases that have innovated what we can do on the cloud. Today we welcome Pythian Cloud Architect, Apoorva Wathodkar to recap our top highlights…

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An Introduction to Chrome Browser Management

Knowledge is power. The more information you can gather as an admin, the easier it is to manage the browsers that power your organization’s work. To simplify browser management and increase security, Google offers its Chrome Browser Cloud Management tool….

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Datascape Podcast Episode 44: Snowflake with Kent Graziano

Episode 44: Show Notes Snowflake is the only data platform built for the cloud for all your data and all your users. Today we have Kent Graziano, Chief Technology Evangelist at Snowflake, here on the show to discuss how this…

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The Top 10 Reasons to Add Pythian to Your Team

Let’s start with the obvious: Technology has changed a lot in the past ten years. And as technology has changed, so too have the reasons for augmenting your IT department with the expertise of a managed services provider (MSP). Ten…

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8 Questions To Ask When Choosing A Database Managed Service Provider

If you’re searching for a database managed service provider, congratulations are in order. You’re one step closer to being able to focus more fully on the strategic priorities of your business. But bear in mind that choosing the wrong provider…

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Cost Optimizations: It’s Time to Rethink your Cloud Architecture

Cloud technology brings a lot of flexibility, agility, and resilience to your business. Your ability to adjust to the demands on your business matters more than ever in the COVID-19 world, a world where we’re forced to adapt to the…

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DBAs and the Cloud: Evolving Roles and New Challenges

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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