Dedicated development
The benefits of hiring a dedicated development team
19 Mar 2019

Building your team can be one of the most stressful elements of any business. The people you hire are the ones who you work with to design, create, and distribute your application to the world. As you begin the lengthy hiring process of developers to build or augment your app, you’re going to be struck by a lightning bolt of realization — “isn’t there a better way to do it?” Sifting through resumes, portfolios, and GitHub code is a time-consuming […]

business intelligence strategy
Building a new business intelligence strategy that really adds value
14 Mar 2019

What do you do when you’re one of the global leaders in the beauty industry and your growing data environment is getting out of control? You set up a call with DB Best and start to speak with one of our dedicated Project Managers. We began with just a single developer working with this customer but very soon it grew to include an additional 13. After 5 years, what started as a data environment analysis has grown to a full […]

Smart Meeting Logger
Developing a Smart Meeting Logger with Amazon Alexa Cloud Service
05 Mar 2019

The Corporate World runs on meetings. Some meetings are vital to the running of a Fortune 500 company and others could be replaced with simply an email. However, until the day comes that we can link minds together and have all meetings telepathically, they’re going to be a staple of modern working life. Meetings themselves can be a logistical nightmare. Trying to organize where, when, and how everyone meets can make preparing for the meeting as difficult as the meeting […]

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The challenges of creating healthcare applications
27 Feb 2019

Healthcare is one of the most appealing industries for technological disruption. Machine Learning (ML) and Augmented Reality (AR) are two critical technologies that could overhaul the way that we interact with our doctors and significantly reduce the recovery time of patients. Unfortunately, more than 70% of modernization initiatives suffer delays or fail due to stringent data security requirements that help safeguard patient privacy. Challenges ranging from data security to legacy infrastructure may affect your will to build and launch a healthcare […]

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Fail fast while you can! Don’t let your design process doom your start-up idea
26 Feb 2019

There are a few more exciting things in life than creating something from nothing, watching your hard work evolve from an idea into a product. Seeing people hold in their hands something that, only a short time before, was just a thought in your mind. As you set yourself down to build your first application, you’re walking the path of those that have helped revolutionize our world. From Facebook to Uber, Tinder to Twitter, you’re part of a small group […]

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Using AWS Schema Conversion Tool to migrate Apache Cassandra to Amazon DynamoDB
19 Feb 2019

Looking for greater flexibility, speed, and scale for your Apache Cassandra solutions? It’s time to consider Amazon’s DynamoDB as a great alternative. We would like to share our hands-on experience and insights for those looking to migrate Apache Cassandra to Amazon DynamoDB using the new data extraction agents that AWS recently released with the Schema Conversion Tool. This migration approach involves adding an additional datacenter to an existing Cassandra cluster. This datacenter clones all data from the original cluster, and […]

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A better way of deleting historical data from a large highly concurrent SQL Server table meet GDPR compliance
11 Feb 2019

One of our customers, a global digital media company, came to us with an interesting problem. As part of their General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance program, our client identified two tables that contained hundreds of millions of rows of historical user login data. GDPR states that you can process personal data while there is a contractual obligation with your client. However, once you terminate the contractual obligation and you have no legitimate interest with the data, deleting historical data […]

free and paid mobile application
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 […]

monetize your mobile application
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 […]

Database Compare Suite 4.13
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 […]