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DB Best exhibits at the PASS Summit 2019
October 15, 2019

DB Best is excited to announce that our team will be exhibiting at the PASS Summit 2019. The event will take place November 5–8, 2019, in Seattle, WA. PASS Summit is the world’s largest and most intensive technical training conference for Microsoft SQL Server and data professionals. The world’s largest community for technical data professionals will come together at PASS Summit 2019 for a week of learning, networking, career development, and fun. There are usually over 4000 attendees that come to the PASS Summit to enjoy numerous onsite and offsite activities. The DB Best team would love to greet you at the PASS Summit 2019 at booth #42...

Building a community of cloud experts
September 26, 2019

On September 21, 2019, DB Best held the first-of-its-kind PRO_CLOUD meetup for IT cloud professionals. This event brought together prolific cloud developers, industry influencers, committed professionals, and data experts. Our inspiring speakers shared their hands-on experience with cloud platforms and services. Particularly, we discussed: The endless power of Power BI in the cloud All pros and cons of working with Azure Data Factory Building DevOps CI/CD processes in Microsoft Azure Heating the crowd of attendees towards the end of our meetup, our .NET developer Artem Ovechko shared a modern version of David and Goliath story. Actually, he t...

DBMSys update automates event monitoring
July 22, 2019

DB Best updated our in-house DBMSys platform that we use to analyze and monitor customer's data environment. The latest release allows for automating event monitoring. What's new in the updated DBMSys platform? Based on our expert's knowledge and industry best practices, we created an extensive list of events that DBMSys checks on the pre-defined schedule. We can easily work with our customers to add new events to the check list. In the DBMSys event monitoring tab, customers who have access to the DBMSys console can specify the following information for each event: Monitoring schedule Event severity Notification type (e-mail or SMS) Recipient...

DB Best sponsors SQLSaturday 857 in Kyiv, Ukraine
May 8, 2019

DB Best sponsors the seventh annual SQLSaturday 857 conference in Kyiv, Ukraine. The event will be held on May 18, 2019, at the President Hotel. The event will host multiple speakers from Ukraine, Germany, the UK, Portugal, Romania, Malta, Poland, and USA. Our own Artur Konstantynov will deliver a session on Power BI. Evaluation context in DAX. Event highlights A glimpse on other sessions of SQLSaturday 857: Hacking SQL Server Introduction to Polybase Query languages in Azure IoT The future of serverless computing Streaming Big Data in Azure with Kafka and Event Hubs With all these great topics covered, be sure to register for the SQLSaturd...

DB Best Releases Database Compare Suite 4.14
May 2, 2019

DB Best announced a release of the new version of Database Compare Suite 4.14. This release brings the support of Amazon DynamoDB, as well as the ability to use SSL to connect to Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle databases. What’s new in Database Compare Suite 4.14? The most important improvement of our ultimate tool for database administrators and developers is the support of yet another NoSQL database platform. Starting from the 4.14 version, Database Compare Suite allows you to work with Amazon DynamoDB databases including the developer local instance of Amazon DynamoDB. Database Compare Suite will help you verify data migration when movi...

New DBMSys platform 5.0.6 brings the support of Azure SQL Database Managed Instances
April 25, 2019

On Friday, April 19th, 2019, DB Best released an update to our DBMSys platform to version 5.0.6. This release brings the long-awaited support of Azure SQL Database Managed Instances. Also, DBMSys now significantly simplifies the discovery of a new customer's environment. What’s new in DBMSys platform 5.0.6? Looking for a move to the cloud, you may want to consider Azure Database Managed Instances as the target destination. The latest version of our in-house DBMSys platform provides you with a detailed financial estimate of this type of migration. Also, you should consider the fact that Azure SQL Database Managed Instances deliver “clo...

DB Best sponsors SQLSaturday 807 at Redmond, WA
April 24, 2019

DB Best is the Gold sponsor of the SQLSaturday 807 conference at Redmond, WA. The event will be held on April 27, 2019, at Microsoft Building 92. We look forward to hearing the amazing speakers of this event. The schedule of this grand event is pretty busy as the organizers will host no less than 7 parallel sessions! Event highlights Please give a warm welcome to the Power BI Queen. On this event, DeNisha Malone will deliver two sessions: Power BI Administration to Optimize your Premium Services Tell a Story with Data in Power BI A glimpse on other sessions of SQLSaturday 807: Build ETL Patterns in the Cloud with Azure Data Factory Everl...

Changing Office Life for the Better with the DB Best IoT Hackathon
February 19, 2019

On February 15-16, 2019, DB Best held our first IoT Hackathon. This internal event pitted our best developers against each other in the new DB Best office. We provided all participating teams with an Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) Alexa-enabled Bluetooth speaker. The goal of the hackathon was to create a functional service to improve office productivity using the Amazon smart speaker. Our teams quickly huddled together and discussed their unique IoT solution. Each team focused on how best they could tackle the modern problems facing each workplace and quickly began to build their new service. When the final bell rang, and all teams had to lift the...

DB Best sponsors Microsoft Ready 2019
February 7, 2019

DB Best is excited to announce our sponsorship of an internal Microsoft event for the sales community. Microsoft Ready 2019 will take place February 11–15, 2019, Seattle, WA. The Microsoft Ready audience is the Microsoft technical sales, services delivery sales community, account management, and marketing teams. This event provides DB Best with an opportunity to meet our Microsoft friends. The DB Best team will share the details of our overwhelming experience with Microsoft. Notably, we will talk about database migration to the Microsoft data platform and various cloud benefits. In addition to that, we are discussing other opportunities tha...

DB Best Updates DBMSys Platform
February 1, 2019

On Thursday, January 31st, 2019, DB Best updated the DBMSys platform. This new release provides users with an updated installer and the support of Azure SQL Database Managed Instances. What's new in the updated DBMSys platform? We updated the Internal Status Dashboard in DBMSys platform. Particularly, we added email notifications and new events to this dashboard. Also, we added the support of Azure SQL Database Managed Instances. Microsoft states that Managed Instance is the best destination to move a large number of existing SQL Server databases from on-premises or virtual machines. So, keeping up with the latest trends, we provide the DBMSy...