Log Buffer #524: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition covers Cloud, Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL and much more.

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Advice for responding to the WPA2 security flaw

By now everyone’s likely heard about the serious vulnerability affecting the Wi-Fi security protocol WPA2 that secures the wireless communications of just about every consumer device out there. The Key Reinstallation Attacks (KRACK) allow an attacker to control the encryption…

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Log Buffer #525: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition picks Cloud, Oracle,SQL Server, and MySQL blog posts.

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Why You Should Consider the Cloud for a Modern Data Warehouse

  Your data warehouse modernization strategy can make or break your ability to derive value from traditional data sources (for example, your operations and financial data) as well as emerging data sources such as IoT data from devices and sensors,…

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Can you run Hadoop in the cloud? And is it the right choice?

As the Director of Big Data and Data Science at Pythian, I often get questions from clients about the many solutions available to them to address their big data needs. Between Hadoop, cloud-based, and hybrid solutions, finding the best option…

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Percona Live Europe 2017 review

The last week of September the Percona Live Europe conference happened in Dublin, Ireland. After two years in Amsterdam they decided it was time for something new and Ireland was the place to be for all open-source database technologies. Pythian…

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Datascape Podcast Episode 15 – Machine Learning Primer For Enterprise IT with Paul Spiegelhalter

Joining us today we have my esteemed colleague Paul Spiegelhalter. Paul is a data scientist and machine learning specialist with expertise in predictive analytics and algorithmic modeling across a number of industries, including computer vision, online advertising and user analysis,…

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Log Buffer #523: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition touches upon various blog posts from Cloud, Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL.

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Pythian at All Things Open 2017

All Things Open 2017 is coming up fast, and Pythian is proud to be supporting one of the largest open source-focused conferences in the US! All Things Open is a conference in Raleigh, North Carolina on October 23-24, 2017. ATO…

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Sending email from Oracle with utl_smtp via Amazon Simple Email Service (SES)

Sometimes I want to send email from my own databases for testing purposes. Lacking a mail server, I opted to use Amazon’s Simple Email Service (SES).  SES is a paid product, with a free usage tier. For my purposes however SES…

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