MongoDB incremental backups using the oplog – part 2

This is the second post in the series of blog posts for MongoDB replica set backups. I’ll try to show you how to properly run incremental backups using the oplog.rs collection. Restores with PITR using the full and incremental backups…

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Defining your Data Strategy

Today, we are kicking off our series on data strategy. We will explore how to create a data strategy for your organization that is aligned with delivering on key corporate objectives. We will explore various tools and methods to create…

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Approaching Master Data Management

Our previous post focused on ‘lightweight governance’ – enabling engineering and product teams across an organization to execute with a high level of autonomy. This drives success by having access to context regarding policies and standards, shared technology tools for…

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How to backup MongoDB database using lvm snapshots – Part 1

In this series of blog posts for MongoDB replica sets, I will show you how to properly run full backups using lvm snapshot followed by incremental backups using the oplog. I will also cover restores with point in time recovery…

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The five key Requirements for a successful SAP data management strategy

Introduction In our last blog article on data management and the DART methodology, we discussed the importance of Actions—or strategies—on enterprise data management strategy. Understanding what Drivers are exerting pressure on your business can help shed light on what Actions…

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MSDTC and configuration details for cluster/Always On

MSDTC: MSDTC stands for Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator, and it is used by SQL Server and other applications when a distributed transaction between multiple machines is required.  A distributed transaction is a simple transaction that spans between two or more…

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Backup Tools for PostgreSQL

At conferences, the focus is always on innovative solutions. We forget to talk about the core tools that keep our databases functioning. This October, Matt Pearson – Pythian’s Database Consultant, will be evaluating the best backup tools for PostgreSQL.  Evaluating…

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Does your IT team have the resources to properly manage your Google Workspace environment?

You already have Google Workspace. But are your users getting the most out of it? In a Forrester study commissioned by Google, interviewed organizations said the migration to Google Workspace transformed the way their employees worked—which, according to Forrester, resulted…

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Understanding the Scale of our Data Governance Program

Previously we discussed the role monetization plays in creating new revenue streams for organizations and the demands it places on our data governance programs to ensure legal obligations are met and produced data products are of high quality. Early decisions when building your…

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Pythian’s New Single Sign-on (SSO) Solution for Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) – Part Two

Pythian’s New Single Sign-on (SSO) Solution for Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) – Part Two

Our mission at Pythian is to help you Love Your Data. Because security is a crucial part of managing your data, we are pleased to tell you about the identity management (IDM) solution Pythian has developed to make it easier…

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