As a novice user at Azure Database for PostgreSQL

Owing to growing popularity of PostgreSQL, more and more cloud providers have started offering their Database as a Service (DaaS) platform around PostgreSQL. What user gets is a fully managed, ready-to-use Database service. Microsoft Azure cloud announced their PostgreSQL as a service in May 2017. Disclaimer: This post is a purely personal view based on [...]

By | January 4th, 2018|Categories: Jobin PostgreSQL|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Don’t move your Oracle database to the cloud

Why move your Oracle database to the cloud? It just doesn't make sense. You are moving to the cloud for flexibility, for cost savings, for ease of changing your infrastructure. Does doubling your Oracle license fee for AWS or Azure usage sound like Oracle wants to let you have flexibility or cost savings?? (Hint: NO!!) [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|Categories: OpenSource|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Ganglia in the cloud ( unicast instead of multicast )

Last time, I talked about how much I like using Ganglia for monitoring a large number of distributed servers. One of the issues I ran into that is barely covered in the documentation is how to set this up if you cannot use multicast.  Multicast is the default method that ganglia uses to discover nodes. [...]

By | June 10th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Ganglia in the cloud ( unicast instead of multicast )

Ganglia monitoring of large (and small) clusters

Lately, I've been spending more time back in the performance testing world.  The problem is that the testing we're doing is taking days and in some cases, weeks to run.  No matter how diligent you are, you're not going to be staring at your CPU / memory graphs the whole time.  The question is, what [...]

By | May 24th, 2013|Categories: Big Data|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Ganglia monitoring of large (and small) clusters


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