Cloud Computing has changed the way applications are being developed and how services are being operated. The a9s Data Services team has always been part of this change by leveraging popular open-source data services and making them consumable on modern Application Developer Platforms, commonly known as Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). However, operating high availability data service clusters at scale comes with… Read more »
Optimize your Release Management As mentioned in chapter “Design for Scale”, the automation of data services is not restricted to the creation of data service instances such as provisioning database clusters on-demand. In order to work at platform scale, delivering a number of data services to a large number of platform environments across multiple infrastructures… Read more »
Be a Backup and Restore Hero! The necessity to create backups needs no justification. Everybody knows that backups are mandatory. An exception to this rule may be systems that are inherently designed for high-availability and use a high-number of data replicas. Especially, when dealing with vast volumes of data, this might be a valid strategy.