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Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 8:56AM
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Rise of the Multi-Model Database

FoundationDB Webinar: March 10th at 1pm EST

The 451 Group reports that there are more than 200+ NoSQL Database products in the market today. When considering which one, or which ones, to chose you may be faced with having to make some critical trade offs regarding Consistency, Availability and Performance. As if the task of choosing which solution wasn’t difficult enough, you’ve got to determine what is the right tool or language for the job. Is it SQL, JSON, Graph, Time Series, Key Value? Maybe it’s all of them.

But all NoSQL Databases are not created equal. The latest development in this space is the Multi Model Database. Please join FoundationDB for an interactive webinar as we discuss the Rise of the Multi Model Database and what to consider when choosing the right tool for the job.


See how LinkedIn uses Couchbase to help power its “Follow” service for 300M+ global users, 24x7.

LinkedIn uses Couchbase to provide always-on availability, high throughput, and easy scalability for their “Follow” service. Couchbase allows for:

You'll also learn how LinkedIn uses Couchbase in its site monitoring operations, leveraging native Couchbase metrics to help optimize site performance.

http://info.couchbase.com/14Q4-MKTG-Website-LinkedIn-Scale-LP.html


VividCortex - The Best Way To See What Your Production Database Systems Are Doing

VividCortex is a hosted (SaaS) database performance management platform that provides unparalleled insight and query-level analysis for both MySQL and PostgreSQL servers at micro-second detail. It's not just another tool to draw time-series charts from status counters. It's deep analysis of every metric, every process, and every query on your systems, stitched together with statistics and data visualization. Start a free trial today with our famous 15-second installation.


Campanja is Hiring

Campanja is an Internet advertising optimization company born in the cloud and today we are one of the nordics bigger AWS consumers.

We only ever owned 5 physical servers and we sent them to be destructed many years ago.

We deliver the best performance in the PPC market by building the best models and constantly bidding each keyword to its optimal price point.

Our current cloud is deployed in a predictable and reproducable way, we use Puppet for config management, we spin up instances via the Amazon EC2 API, we use ZooKeeper for strong co-ordination. We use NoSQL and SQL, our bag is full of tricks; Erlang services, predictive models in Python, Hadoop jobs in Clojure, but we are not content - we don’t settle for average.

Indeed, we do believe that the time has come for us to the embrace the next generation of cloud infrastructure. We believe in immutable infrastructure, container technology and micro services, we hope to use PaaS when we can get away with it but consume at the IaaS layer when we have to.

This is a call to arms!

A 20-odd developer crew based in Stockholm is looking for willing, daring and visionary folks with a DevOps background who want to join our journey to a next gen platform and beyond.

http://campanja.com/jobs/#senior-engineer-with-devops-focus-stockholm


Scalyr -- The Solution to Your Operational Diagnostics Woes

You're running multiple systems on multiple servers. "ssh into the server and tail the log" is no longer a viable strategy for investigating problems. Old school graphing, alerting, and log-grep tools give you too little visibility for too much effort.

Scalyr is your universal tool for visibility into your production systems, providing centralized log management, server metrics, monitoring, alerting, dashboards, log parsing, and more. Don't be limited by the narrow capabilities of traditional tools. All of your operational data -- logs, metrics, and more -- in one place, where you can explore, filter, and analyze at interactive speeds. Enterprise-grade functionality with sane pricing and insane performance. View the feature list to learn more.


Test aiCache acceleration for free. No sign-up required.

We have set up aiCache on the Amazon Ec2 cloud to allow you to accelerate your website, test it, and optionally deploy in about 10 minutes. No sign-up required and its free.

You give us your website address and we spin up an AWS Micro instance running aiCache configured for your site. We then give you a simple configuration tool, if you want to further tune the Dynamic Caching.

You can then test your regular site and the accelerated site side by side in real time, from a third party testing service, complete with waterfall chart to tell you what is slow. With a few clicks you can tune the Dynamic Caching and re-run the test till you get the optimal config, unique to your site.

Want to deploy it? Great put in the AWS instance ID and Key and we will push it to your choice of live server.

Got everything perfect? Update your DNS or pull a copy to your datacenter.

Want help? We can have one of our engineers hop on and joint edit the config file with you, to work through tricky SSL and Session authentication. A do it yourself kinda engineer? Great context sensitive help is available of every line of the config file.

Want to save it for later, no problem. Want to download it for use on your own box, clicky-clicky free.

 

See the power of aiCache on your time without being bugged. http://aiscaler.com/deploy


AppDynamics Troubleshooting Java Performance for Free

AppDynamics is the very first free product designed for troubleshooting Java performance while getting full visibility in production environments. If you're an application owner and need to ensure high availability and performance--but not ready to purchase a full monitoring tool--AppDynamics Lite is build for you. Install in two minutes; be monitoring a Java Virtual Machine in 10 minutes.

Visit http://www.appdynamics.com/freetrial


ManageEngine Applications Manager

ManageEngine provides Enterprise IT Management suite of products. ManageEngine Applications Manager helps SaaS companies monitor their production applications and helps keep costs low.


There is out-of-the-box support for monitoring application servers, database servers, servers and web servers from a single web console. In addition to support for IBM Applications, Oracle Apps and Microsoft applications, there is deep support for Open Source Applications like JBoss, Memcached, LAMP stack etc.  Pricing starts at $795 for monitoring 25 servers or applications. Learn more about the Application Performance Monitoring tool.


Site24x7

Site24x7.com (from ZOHO) is a Website and Web Application Monitoring service. It helps you ensure your shopping carts and other web transactions work. It also helps you monitor the performance of your websites from a global point of presence. You can Sign Up for a Free Trial. The Professional Edition starts at $1 / Month. Learn more about the Website Monitoring Service.


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