Utilize Machine Learning to double the retail sales
22 Apr 2020

Every retailer knows that product position within their store has a direct influence on revenue. But how do you apply this knowledge? Would you win more by selling a batch of cheaper goods or a few high priced items? Will the product placed on the same position in two different outlets get equal attention from the consumers? DB Best leveraged neural networks and machine learning algorithms to develop a solution that allows for increasing sales and doubling the retailer’s revenue for a certain store. Four reasons for using a neural network model Before development started, our data scientists drilled down into research to assure — utilizin...

How we improved customer analytics with machine learning algorithms
16 Apr 2020

For retail businesses with distributed point of sales (POS) systems, you can often run into the problem where stores fail to synchronize their data with the centralized data warehouse. If you are not aware of this situation, you can end up taking faulty business decisions when making seasonal adjustments for your supply chain. The top-selling product for the last week at a given store ends up not getting resupplied. Even worse is when last week’s hot seller, no longer is. Given today’s just-in-time inventory processes, the retail store could end up with a new inventory that is no longer meeting the hot-demand from the prior report...

Backup Improvements and Errors Handling for DB Best Migration Platform
15 Apr 2020

DB Best has released a new version of Migration Platform, an all-around program for automating database migration processes. This newer 1.2 version improves error handling practices for Test Organizer by creating additional mapping rules for matching different error messages and codes. We have also added the partial data backup and restore functionality along with the capability to add and remove tables from existing datasets for the Data Store module. On top of that, we have enabled more options for command timeouts for the Data Comparison, Test Organizer, Data Store, and Data Migration modules. Be sure to check out our guides on using the c...

Eliminate safety breaches in construction with ML algorithms
10 Apr 2020

Construction site safety is one of the most crucial things to take care of during a construction project, since potential emergencies may be life-threatening. Builders tend to neglect safety rules when employers fail to maintain secure working conditions. Luckily, modern technologies can help make a construction site a safer place. In this blog post, we describe how we applied our knowledge in machine learning and computer vision to prevent one of the most common safety breaches among builders. The DB Best team came up with a solution utilizing the YOLO object detection algorithm for a neural network to detect those not wearing hard hats on a...

Database Compare Suite 5.2 brings MariaDB support
07 Apr 2020

DB Best has released a new version of Database Compare Suite. This version supports MariaDB, a popular fork of MySQL database platform. Another major improvement of the latest release is virtual views. The list of updates includes: MariaDB support Virtual views Interface update Read this blog post to discover how to use these data objects and when you need to create them. Database Compare Suite supports MariaDB Database Compare Suite now allows you to work with MariaDB databases. The application uses the built-in Microsoft Windows drivers to connect to MariaDB databases. So, all you need to do to start working with MariaDB is to install the D...