Building SQL server failover cluster instances in the Cloud with Windows server 2016 storage Spaces Direct

Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) is a new feature of Windows Server 2016 that takes the ‘software-defined storage’ concept to the next level. The value proposition is that instead of deploying expensive SAN hardware, similar results can be achieved by pooling…

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Investigating IO performance on Amazon EC2

I published a blog post called “Investigating IO Performance on Amazon RDS for Oracle” recently, and soon after posting it I received several questions asking if IO worked the same way on EC2 instances. My immediate though was it did,…

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Running containers in Amazon EC2 container service

Minto Joseph explains how to run logstash in Amazon EC2 Container Service.

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MySQL on AWS: RDS vs EC2

If you are thinking in moving your MySQL databases to AWS, this analysis by Gabriel Ciciliani may help you determine if RDS is the appropriate solution for your data.

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Investigating IO performance on Amazon RDS for Oracle

Maris Elsins, Lead Database Consultant at Pythian, provides an in-depth examination of IO Performance on Amazon RDS for Oracle.

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Five things to know before migrating your data warehouse to Google BigQuery

Find out if Google BigQuery is the right tool for what you want to do and how to migrate your data into it.

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Moving Amazon Redshift data between regions

Find out how to move Amazon Redshift data between regions.

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AWS DMS tips for Oracle migrations

Explore AWS DMS, and discover tips for Oracle Migrations.

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SQL On The Edge #11 – Azure data lake fundamentals

Warner Chaves, Principal Consultant at Pythian and Microsoft MVP explores and explains the basic fundamentals of Azure Data Lake.

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Join Pythian at Oracle Open World 2016

Find out information on Pythian’s Oracle OpenWorld speakers, and details about our annual blogger meetup.

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