Data security is always a concern, and using encryption in Amazon RDS is an easy way to increase your level of security. The biggest concern with encryption, however, is that it may negatively impact performance by slowing down write and response times. When addressing this subject for a client we decided to test any potential … Continue reading Encrypted RDS MySQL Sysbench Comparison
Data Architects are like Lawyers: you don’t need one all the time, but when you need one they are hard to come by. Because of this there is a growing movement in the software industry to have an architect on retainer. The role of a Data Architect is to map out the foundation of the … Continue reading Architects on Retainer
The way in which a simple fix to one problem can have unexpected effects in other areas is always interesting. Anyone who has done any coding will know that changing one little thing can affect the larger project in ways that aren’t always apparent at the outset. Recently one of our clients experienced a recurring … Continue reading Small Changes Can Lead to Big Improvements
This past week Amazon hosted its annual re:Invent conference in Las Vegas and Bytecode IO was there! We had a bit of fun, met a lot of great people from the industry that were just as passionate about data services and operations as we are and attended quite a few presentations and breakout sessions. As … Continue reading Amazon re:Invent Slides Are Up!
Amazon’s re:Invent conference has begun! Bytecode IO’s Charlie Killian and Michael Cramer will be there starting tomorrow and there are tons of workshops, breakout sessions and presentations to keep them busy. We’re looking forward to visiting with our friends from Attunity and meeting new people throughout the event, so be sure to say hello! To … Continue reading Amazon re:Invent Has Begun!
Bytecode IO’s Solution Architect, Charlie Killian, recently presented a webinar at the AWS Big Data Solutions Showcase. In that webinar Charlie described how Bytecode IO came to use Amazon Redshift and other solutions to greatly improve Couchsurfing’s data warehousing and insight. Charlie’s webinar has now been put online for those who may have missed the … Continue reading Couchsurfing Webinar Now Available!