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A comprehensive guide on Database Servers (2021)
Databases are essential to the operations of any organization, big or small. Because of all the data that they manage, databases need to be correctly maintained and looked after. Data needs to be constantly stored, edited, and preserved. The database server becomes the critical component to ensure that this happens seamlessly without any hindrances or … Read more
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Understanding The Techniques Of Database Indexing
Before we get into our main topic for the day, let us all ask ourselves this one question. “What is an index”? Remember the first page of your textbooks back in school where every topic and subtopic was mentioned along with the page number? It simplified the process of navigation and made it easy to … Read more
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Analysis on 5 Industry Leading Database Monitoring tools
Software is key to any business process in the modern world. But software and applications rely on databases for data management, which is why databases are extremely important. As operations get complex, data load increases and makes it extremely important to watch for database performance. Any errors in the database can impact performance and lead … Read more
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A Comprehensive Guide To Database Testing
While there are multiple components for the functioning of any application or software, testing plays a vital role. Moreover, data stored in databases is crucial to the operation, and thus, database testing is key to successfully managing your data. The complexity of applications increases, and so does the need for a secure and robust database. … Read more
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5 Phases In Database Optimization That You Should Know About
Database optimization is an ongoing process, and that cannot be changed! It needs regular attention to simplify various processes and get the desired output without affecting long-term performance issues. But before we go any further, let us ask ourselves something, “Why do we need to optimize our databases? What is the end goal?” A simple … Read more
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Fully Managed Databases vs On-Premise Databases: A Decision Making Guide For [2021]
Database management is a constant process with ever-increasing scope for learning and implementing. Performance tuning a database is science but when we take into consideration the discussion of managed databases v/s on-premise databases, it becomes more than just metrics and numbers, it becomes a series of incidents driven to achieve maximum throughput.  And for this … Read more
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Why Waiting for Database Optimization Until Problems Shows Up Is A Bad Idea [2021]
Dealing with databases can be a complex or a simple task, depending on the person in charge. But, irrespective of the way an individual sees it, database management needs time and effort to ensure the smooth and optimal functioning of the system. This means that constant database monitoring should be on the to-do list for … Read more
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How to choose between MySQL Community Edition Vs Enterprise Edition (2021)
What is MySQL? Large volumes of data flood into businesses on a daily basis. What makes this data special is not the large volumes but the value it holds. The data is often used to generate insights on certain patterns which are important to increase productivity and get better throughput. But to ensure that the … Read more
Guide On Database Updates
[2021]When Should Your Business Think About Database Updates?
Before getting into the technical details of the why and the when you need to understand the types of databases that you are using. Because the database you are using along with other factors such as the size of your business, the growth plans of your organization, and the current capacity of utilization will play … Read more
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An Expert DBA’s Guide On Crucial DB Optimization Tasks (2021)
Optimization to a database is like a heart to the body. Just like the body needs constant pumping of the blood, the database needs constant DB optimization. This is done to ensure optimized performance even if the data load increases over time. As the amount of data, load, and operations increase, the processes tend to … Read more
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3 Simple Techniques to Get Started With Database Optimization
Getting into database optimization as a beginner can be overwhelming. We understand that. There are so many aspects to the optimization processes that database administrators carry out like: explore, design, implement and validate scenarios. It’s normal to feel intimidated by it. We have almost two decades of experience working with databases and tuning them and … Read more
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The importance of MongoDB Sharding in Web Applications
In 2017, Google Research came out with a game-changing metric. From their research on websites on mobile devices, they found that websites that took three or more seconds to load saw a dip of thirty-three percent users on average. Page load time of five seconds and more took away as much as ninety percent of … Read more
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Top Cloud Database Software to consider in 2021
As time passes we see more functionalities of an application move towards the cloud. This has been the case for databases too. The top Cloud service providers like Amazon, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and more have invested heavily in releasing multiple managed cloud database software over the years. This year is not going to be any … Read more
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Database Performance Tuning Tutorial – DB Statistics
Database performance tuning entails a plethora of tasks and processes that ensure the optimal functioning of the DB. Identifying design flaws, improving query performance, monitoring hardware usage is some of the tasks DBAs and DB developers undertake during the tuning process. This tutorial is part of the series where I cover the breadth of database … Read more
How to work with SQL Query Execution Plan for top databases
Database optimization processes involve a series of smaller tasks that are improved to give better performance. One such job is the SQL Query Tuning. It consists of finding and enhancing slow queries, analyzing query performance, setting indexing strategies to meet the query’s needs, and more. DBAs further breakdown query tuning into multiple sub-tasks like the … Read more
MariaDB vs MySQL-optimizdba
MariaDB vs MySQL: Is MariaDB the same as MySQL?