migrating PostgreSQL to Amazon RDS Aurora
Improve PostgreSQL Performance 12X by Migrating to Amazon Aurora with Minimal Downtime
17 May 2018

An online marketplace company managed a 6-terabyte database using an old version of Amazon RDS PostgreSQL version 9.3. With their platform gaining popularity day over day, they needed a way to scale the performance and size of their database near term to 15-terabytes. They also had several performance issues, including a daily batch script that was taking almost 2 hours to complete that was exceeding the maintenance window. Because of this, simple tasks like adding a new column to their largest table would time out. The main challenge for the migration project was that downtime could not exceed 6 hours and test efforts by their DBA team could...

Removing unwanted objects
Remove unwanted objects from photos using an automated macOS solution
11 May 2018

Have you ever missed a photo op because you were in a crowded place and random people wouldn’t get out of your way? Sometimes it can be almost impossible to take a clear photo in the real world. If you decide to try and wait for the people to clear out of busy areas, you might be standing there waiting forever! But, no more waiting, we have a much more time-effective solution! Watch the following video to learn more about the approach that we’ve used to remove unwanted objects from your cool photos. How does it work? Through our thorough research, we’ve discovered that we can attain crystal-clear still framed pictures from m...

Take advantage of a customized video chat module to improve your mobile applications
10 May 2018

So, you want to upgrade your existing mobile application by adding some cool new features to it? Or do you want to build a new app from scratch, leveraging the most advanced features available on the market? Let us introduce an easily customizable video chat module, which we regularly use in various mobile applications. Watch the following video to learn how we can embed video chat directly into your mobile app quickly and easily. Why does your mobile app needs a video chat module? Interactive communication with your potential customers is a fast and easy way to connect. Integrating a video chat module in your mobile application allows for ...

Accelerate Database Migration to AWS
Accelerate Database Migration to AWS with DB Best – Webinar Wrap Up
02 May 2018

Big thank you to everyone who attended our webinar on May 1, 2018 – Accelerate Database Migration to AWS with DB Best! Dmitry Balin and myself talked about how DB Best and Amazon Web Services (AWS) can help you improve performance and reduce costs by migrating your on-premises databases to managed Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), to virtual machines using Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), or database warehousing solutions such as Amazon Redshift. I also did a couple of demos to show how the AWS Schema Conversion Tool (AWS SCT) helps accelerate the database adoption process by converting the schema of your source databa...