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Free and paid mobile applications: choosing the right path for you!
25 Jan 2019

A lot of questions arise while transforming your bright idea into a full-fledged mobile application. The first, and most important, is: “Should I charge for my app or release it for free?” In this blog post, we will discuss the pros and cons of free and paid application strategies.   Currently, users can download over 90% of mobile applications for free. That’s not a surprise, actually. With so many applications around, nobody wants to pay for apps unless the user knows exactly what they will get. At the same time, the paid applications are doing quite well and remain profitable. What’s the secret behind that? And...

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How to monetize your mobile application?
22 Jan 2019

You are almost ready to submit your application to both the iOS App Store and Google Play Store. Now what? Odds are you’re seeking a way to make some money from your application. You definitely want to see a return on the investments into the development and promotion of your app. We at DB Best have developed quite a few mobile applications for startups. So, we can share our experience with different approaches to monetizing your app. 1. Paid application In this scenario, you earn money from every download. So, the amount of your revenue depends directly on the number of downloads. However, you should consider that the market is overloa...

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Database Compare Suite update 4.13 brings Apache Cassandra support
17 Jan 2019

We’re happy to announce the latest groundbreaking release of DB Best Database Compare Suite. The new version allows for working both with NoSQL and SQL-based databases, comparing data between them. In addition to that, Database Compare Suite update 4.13 brings several important improvements and bug fixes, including: Added the support for Apache Cassandra Provided the search option for database objects Updated the data operation properties   Continue reading to discover all of the major improvements implemented in Database Compare Suite 4.13. The support for Apache Cassandra Database Compare Suite now brings the support for the first No...

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Developing a complex web-based 3D graphical editor
11 Jan 2019

Each and every industrial machine on the factory floor gets personalized care from a combination of people and software. Both human eyes and digital algorithms are continually looking at how machines are “feeling” by observing metrics collected from different parts of each machine. Each machine even has a personal ‘diary’ where you can both look back to see all the changes the device has undergone throughout it’s life, as well as the current health of the machine. Watch the video and read the blog post to take a look at the complex software needed to care for such machines. Customer’s problem The sad truth is that ...

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Save on Licensing Costs and Migrate Oracle to Amazon EC2
08 Jan 2019

How can a world-leading multimedia content producer migrate Oracle to Amazon EC2 with minimal downtime while also reducing licensing costs? In this blog post, we discuss how we saved our customer 28% in Oracle licensing costs, implemented a reliable HA/DR solution, and migrated their immense environment to the AWS cloud with near-zero downtime using Oracle Data Guard. To better understand the client’s existing infrastructure, requirements, and potential limitations, let’s explore the customer’s environment prior to our successful migration. The Situation Our client had 18 licensed cores running a custom-built multimedia mana...

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5 warning signs when hiring developers
03 Jan 2019

Although it may seem easy, it’s tricky finding the right development team for your organization. With over 350 experienced professionals in our team, we’ve seen it all with hiring developers. That’s why we put together this post with a few of the red flags that you should be on the lookout for when hiring your next developer. 1. Knowing the project details Scenario: A candidate is ready to start the project, but he/she seems to know very little about the project requirements. Well, are you sure that the candidate will deliver the product that you expect? Make sure you discuss the requirements in details before you start the ...