ScaleGrid DBaaS Expands MySQL Hosting Services Through AWS Cloud

Scalegrid

June 6, 2019 – ScaleGrid , the Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) leader in the SQL and NoSQL space, has announced the expansion of their fully managed MySQL Hosting services to support Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud. PALO ALTO, Calif.,

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2019 PostgreSQL Trends Report: Private vs. Public Cloud, Migrations, Database Combinations & Top Reasons Used

High Scalability

In this free PostgreSQL Trends Report , we break down PostgreSQL hosting use across public cloud vs. private cloud vs. hybrid cloud, most popular cloud providers, migration trends, database combinations with Postgres, and why PostgreSQL is preferred over popular RDBMS alternatives. Private Cloud vs. Public Cloud vs. Hybrid Cloud.

2019 Open Source Database Report: Top Databases, Public Cloud vs. On-Premise, Polyglot Persistence

High Scalability

Wondering whether an on-premise vs. public cloud vs. hybrid cloud infrastructure is best for your database strategy? Ready to transition from a commercial database to open source, and want to know which databases are most popular in 2019? Or, considering adding a new database to your application and want to see which combinations are most popular?

2019 PostgreSQL Trends Report: Private vs. Public Cloud, Migrations, Database Combinations & Top Reasons Used

Scalegrid

In this free PostgreSQL Trends Report, we break down PostgreSQL hosting use across public cloud vs. private cloud vs. hybrid cloud, most popular cloud providers, migration trends, database combinations with Postgres, and why PostgreSQL is preferred over popular RDBMS alternatives.

The Best Way to Host MySQL on Azure Cloud

Scalegrid

So many default to Amazon RDS, when MySQL performs exceptionally well on Azure Cloud. In this post, we outline the best way to host MySQL on Azure , including managed solutions, instance types, high availability replication, backup, and disk types to use to optimize your cloud database performance. The Best Way to Host MySQL on Azure Cloud Click To Tweet. Another important aspect to consider is the performance of your MySQL instances in the public cloud.

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The future of synthetic testing is in the cloud

Dynatrace

While not a new concept, the term “cloud” creates a lot of confusion because it means different things to different audiences. I’ve been speaking to customers over the last few months about our new cloud architecture for Synthetic testing locations and their confusion is clear.

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How do you explain the unreasonable effectiveness of cloud security?

High Scalability

With the enormous attack surface of cloud providers like AWS, Azure, and GCP, why aren't there more security problems? How do you explain the unreasonable effectiveness of cloud security? The main take-aways for me were: AWS cloud security

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Setting Up XCUITest on Bitbar Device Cloud

DZone

There are many vendors in the market who provide the real devices in the cloud but Bitbar is the pioneer who started supporting XCUITest in the cloud before anyone else. In this post, we will see how we can use Bitbar Device Cloud to run our XCUITest tests on physical devices.

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Auth0 Architecture: Running In Multiple Cloud Providers And Regions

High Scalability

We designed Auth0 from the beginning so that it could run anywhere: on our cloud, on your cloud, or even on your own private infrastructure. We doubled-down decided to use a single cloud provider for each of our environments and moved all our public cloud infrastructure to AWS.

Benchmark Netifi RSocket Broker on Alibaba Cloud

DZone

Purpose. Recently there has been some discussions around service mesh benchmark tests. We are evaluating Netifi RSocket broker, and I think it would be nice to get a sense on the performance of RSocket broker using the same Istio setup. RSocket.

Dynatrace study: How your peers use cloud automation to innovate faster (Part 1)

Dynatrace

Earlier this year, we provided the Dynatrace Autonomous Cloud Survey to over 100 organizations so that we could better understand what is holding companies back from taking the next steps in their cloud automation journey. Dynatrace news.

Load Balanced ProxySQL in Google Cloud

DZone

cloud tutorial performance google load testing load balancing google cloud gcp proxysqlThere are three different ways ProxySQL can direct traffic between your application and the back-end MySQL services. Locally, on the MySQL servers. Between the MySQL servers and the application. Colocated on the application servers themselves. Without going through too much detail, each has its own limitations.

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Public Cloud Postcentralization is the Thin Edge of the Wedge into the Enterprise

High Scalability

Like an amoeba the public cloud is extending fingerlike projections to the edge in a new kind of architecture that creates a world spanning distributed infrastructure under one centralized management, billing, and security domain. That's how services built on a cloud work.

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How Data Inspires Building a Scalable, Resilient and Secure Cloud Infrastructure At Netflix

The Netflix TechBlog

All these micro-services are currently operated in AWS cloud infrastructure. Finally, provisioning our infrastructure itself is also becoming an increasingly complex task, so our data teams contribute to tools for diagnosis and automation of our cloud capacity management.

2019 Open Source Database Report: Top Databases, Public Cloud vs. On-Premise, Polyglot Persistence

Scalegrid

Wondering whether an on-premise vs. public cloud vs. hybrid cloud infrastructure is best for your database strategy? Cloud Infrastructure Analysis : Public Cloud vs. On-Premise vs. Hybrid Cloud. Cloud Infrastructure Breakdown by Database. Now, let’s take a look at the cloud infrastructure setup breakdown by database management systems. Public Cloud vs. On-Premise vs. Hybrid Cloud. Public cloud came in 2nd place with 36.7%

Fighting the Ecosystem Wars in the Proactive Cloud

High Scalability

This article is a chapter from my book Explain the Cloud Like I'm 10. The cloud is always busy proactively working for you in the background. That’s how cloud services compete with each other to keep you in their ecosystem.

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Using Selenium, Docker, and Cloud for Performance Testing

DZone

Growing up in performance engineering in the last decade, it was almost impossible to think of simulating load using a real browser because a performance engineer would need a lot of machines to simulate load using a real browser.

What bugs cause cloud production incidents?

The Morning Paper

What bugs cause production cloud incidents? Last time out we looked at SLOs for cloud platforms , today we’re looking at what causes them to be broken! Microsoft is also using fuzz testing, cloud contract checking, and network configuration verification tools. Different components of cloud services interact with each other through various types of “data”, including inter-process/node messages, persistent files, and so on.

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A Hybrid Cloud Approach from FraudGuard.io that Handles 50M Requests a Day

High Scalability

div align="center">. This is a guest post from Ryan Averill at FraudGuard.io. At FraudGuard.io we are a team of just a few developers; all working with our customers to try to make their applications as safe as possible.

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The future of cloud-native programming

O'Reilly Software

Tamar Eilam offers an overview of cloud-native programming and outlines a path toward the unification of the cloud programming model. Continue reading The future of cloud-native programming

5 Steps to Accelerate your Cloud Migration with Dynatrace

Dynatrace

Across the board, the topics cloud migration, application modernization, breaking the monolith or hybrid cloud re-platforming have been a center point in many of our discussions with our joint enterprise customers. Dynatrace news.

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Going (cloud) native

O'Reilly Software

Kevin Stewart explores the people, processes, and cultural aspects that complement the cloud-native computing stack. Continue reading Going (cloud) native

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Case Study: Pokémon GO on Google Cloud Load Balancing

High Scalability

There are a lot of cool nuggets in Google's New Book: The Site Reliability Workbook. If you haven't put it on your reading list, here's a tantalizing excerpt from CHAPTER 11 Managing Load by Cooper Bethea, Gráinne Sheerin, Jennifer Mace, and Ruth King with Gary Luo and Gary O’Connor.

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Intro to Redis Cluster Sharding – Advantages, Limitations, Deploying & Client Connections

High Scalability

Redis Cluster is the native sharding implementation available within Redis that allows you to automatically distribute your data across multiple nodes without having to rely on external tools and utilities. At ScaleGrid, we recently added support for Redis Clusters on our platform through our fully managed Redis hosting plans.

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Jira Cloud, Jira Server, and Jira Data Center Integrations

Tasktop

Whether it’s a result of different teams or lines of business within the same company on separate instances, or even a merger or acquisition, you see different flavors of the multi-Jira architecture: Split across Jira server and Jira Cloud.

Evolving to Cloud Native

Nathaniell Schutta

Evolving to Cloud Native. Every organization has at least a phalanx or two in the “Cloud” and it is, understandably changing the way we architect our systems. This talk will explore the strategies, tools and techniques you can apply as you evolve towards a cloud native future. how to take those heritage systems to the Cloud. Full Abstract.

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Nines are not enough: meaningful metrics for clouds

The Morning Paper

Nines are not enough: meaningful metrics for clouds Mogul & Wilkes, HotOS’19. When it comes to SLOs, the interests of the customer and the cloud provider are at odds, and so we end up with SLAs (Service Level Agreements) that tie SLOs to contractual agreements. From a cloud provider perspective, these are likely to be internal SLOs: the targets that the provider strives to meet, but is not contractually obligated to meet.

Achieve resilient cloud applications through managed DNS

O'Reilly Software

When designing cloud architecture, it’s critical to consider that your applications could be affected by failures and that you must be prepared to respond to those failures quickly and effectively. Services running in the cloud must be continuously monitored to ensure proper operation.

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Extending Dynatrace

Dynatrace

OneAgent & cloud metrics. Virtualization can be a key player in your process’ performance, and Dynatrace has built-in integrations to bring metrics about the Cloud Infrastructure into your Dynatrace environment. Dynatrace news.

YOW! 2018 Cloud Performance Root Cause Analysis at Netflix

Brendan Gregg

I summarized the Netflix stack and explained how we examine performance problems cloud-wide, and then how we can drill down to instances using flame graphs and other tools. For the YOW!

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MySQL High Availability Framework Explained – Part III: Failover Scenarios

High Scalability

In this three-part blog series, we introduced a High Availability (HA) Framework for MySQL hosting in Part I, and discussed the details of MySQL semisynchronous replication in Part II.

An open-source benchmark suite for microservices and their hardware-software implications for cloud & edge systems

The Morning Paper

An open-source benchmark suite for microservices and their hardware-software implications for cloud & edge systems Gan et al., In this paper we explore the implications microservices have across the cloud system stack.

Expanding the AWS Cloud – Introducing the AWS Europe (Stockholm) Region

All Things Distributed

In addition, we are working with the venture capital community, startup accelerators, and incubators to help startups grow in the cloud. For this, the public cloud forms the basic backend for doing all of this and our choice for all of our own digital products and customer experience is AWS."

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2019 Database Trends – SQL vs. NoSQL, Top Databases, Single vs. Multiple Database Use

Scalegrid

Thanks to the hundreds of participants who contributed to the cloud database trends report at DeveloperWeek 2019! Wondering which databases are trending in 2019?

Historical Archive?—?Cloud Camp?—?September 2008

Adrian Cockcroft

Cloud Camp?—?September This is one of the first events I attended as we were starting to figure out our cloud transition at Netflix, and was where I first met Dave Nielsen, Reuven Cohen, Sam Charrington, and Sara Dornsife] From cloudcamp 9/30/08 Hello CloudCampers, As you probably know, CloudCampSV is taking place tonite at Sun’s Executive Briefing Center in Menlo Park. cloud-computingHistorical Archive?—?Cloud

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Troubleshooting Knative Prometheus GC Issues with Dynatrace

Dynatrace

I have been using it at my current tour through different conferences ( Devoxx , Confitura ) and meetups, ( Cloud Native , KraQA , Trojmiasto Java UG ) where I’ve promoted keptn. Prometheus is a great open source monitoring solution in the cloud-native space that gives me a lot of metrics.

Accelerate application delivery with a cloud-native mindset

O'Reilly Software

Continue reading Accelerate application delivery with a cloud-native mindset Andrew Hately says enterprises must adopt a collaborative culture to truly exploit continuous-deployment workflows.

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Seer: leveraging big data to navigate the complexity of performance debugging in cloud microservices

The Morning Paper

Seer: leveraging big data to navigate the complexity of performance debugging in cloud microservices Gan et al., On the public cloud Seer’s inference times increased from 11.4ms for the 20-node private cluster setting to 54ms for the 100 server GCE setting.

How to Easily Deploy an IMDG in the Cloud

ScaleOut Software

Cloud-based applications enjoy the unique elasticity that cloud infrastructures provide. As more computing resources are needed to handle a growing workload, virtual servers (also called cloud “ instances ”) can be added to take up the slack. Deploying an IMDG in the Cloud.

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Expanding the cloud to the Middle East: Introducing the AWS Middle East (Bahrain) Region

All Things Distributed

I'm happy to announce today that the new AWS Middle East (Bahrain) Region is now open! This is our first AWS Region in the Middle East and I'm excited by the opportunities the availability of hyper scale infrastructure will bring to organizations of all sizes.

How To Connect To Your MongoDB Deployments Using Robo 3T GUI

Scalegrid

For our MongoDB Bring Your Own Cloud (BYOC) AWS deployments that are not open to the internet, this may mean selecting an instance that is allowed to connect to the Security Group and also has VPN connectivity to the Virtual Private Cloud (VPC).

Changing the calculus of containers in the cloud

All Things Distributed

Docker), and the cloud. In our industry, four years is a long time, but I think we've only just started exploring how this combination of code packaging, well-designed workflows, and the cloud can reshape the ability of developers to quickly build applications and innovate.

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Expanding the AWS Cloud – An AWS Region is coming to South Africa!

All Things Distributed

Expanding the AWS Cloud—An AWS Region is coming to South Africa! Many of our startup customers in Africa are leveraging the AWS Cloud to grow into successful global businesses. Today, I am excited to announce our plans to open a new AWS Region in South Africa!

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