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Best cloud platform for PostgreSQL [closed]

Currently, in our project, we use dedicated servers for our PostgreSQL database. In theory, we can run anything on some cloud platforms. However, PostgreSQL configuration is strictly related to ...
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SQL Server Transaction Logs in the Cloud

It is a common practice to place the transaction logs (*.ldf) on a separate physical disk system than database files (*.mdf, *.ndf). In a virtual machine cloud environment, is it okay to put the ...
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Confused about load balancing and horizontal scaling in postgresql [closed]

Please correct me if I am wrong but I guess handling more requests and load by adding more machines or balancing the load between multiple servers is horizontal scalling. So, if I add more servers, ...
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Postgres backup and WAL to S3

We are looking for a solution for the following problem: We have set up streaming replication so we have a master DB and a slave DB, we want to have basebackups and WAL files sent to our S3 storage ...
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Postgres Plus Cloud Database on AWS for write heavy social game?

I'm one of four founders of a big social gaming iPhone app in Sweden. We now suffer from severe database server issues so I'm turning to you guys to get some help. First of all, let me get this out ...
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How do I back up On Premise Microsoft SQL Server 2008 to Azure cloud

I have a 50 GB hosted SQL Server database at SoftLayer. I want to do backups to cloud storage, as the SoftLayer managed SQL Server backups are ridiculously priced. Eventually we will totally move ...
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How does Postgres Plus Cloud Database on AWS compare with the alternatives [closed]

I'm familiar with the difficulties of scaling regular postgres on AWS and the limitation of services like RDS. Postgres plus cloud database (bit of a mouthful) seems to run out of the box on AWS, ...
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PostgreSQL on Cluster

question - I'm working on a project that involves heavy computation and will continually grow in terms of the database it works with. I want to build a small cluster (NUCs I'm thinking) the run a ...
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Tools for maintaining many dev/test environments on the cloud [closed]

The company I'm currently working with is "moving to the cloud" (isn't everyone these days?) In this case, they are moving to AWS, and they want a simple and effective way of managing multiple (SQL) ...
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Connecting to Google Cloud SQL via SSH

The network I'm using doesn't allow port 3306 so I can't connect to Google Cloud SQL. How do I set up a proxy server (on a different network that allows 3306) that I could connect to via SSH to ...
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1answer
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How to Choose an SQL Database for Simple Data Preparation & Analytics

In the interests of not making this a shopping list: please advise on "how" to choose a the right tool, as opposed to which is the best. E.g: Which questions should I be asking myself / client? What ...
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1answer
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How to update MySQL data within intranet from MySQL data in cloud?

I am currently using a MySQL DB located within the intranet. Only the people within the LAN can access the information. I'm trying to re-create the MySQL DB in a cloud provider. This can be accessed ...
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cloud computer to speed up sql big data queries?

i have been doing a lot of data mining at my new job. we collect TONS of data, and it's my job to visualize that sea of information in real time with statistic/heuristic analysis. we're currently ...
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1answer
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What is the best and most performant MySQL cloud solution?

I'm looking for a solid solution (~1GB of DB space). Speed is crucial and I'm happy to spend up to $100 a month on a decent solution. The database will be used by a series of desktop applications ...
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hosting mysql server on the cloud or local network pc

I have a question on whether to host a mysql server on the cloud or a local network pc. In the current work environment all users log on to the cloud and work from the cloud. All the work ...
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1answer
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High data traffic from MySQL server to web server

I have one webserver running Magento : Community Edition 1.7.0.2 and a separate machine with MySQL 5.5.42 on it. Both machines are EC2 instances. I am seeing huge unexpected data traffic from the ...
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Sharding VS Replication

To improve query response will it be better to shard the data or replicate existing shards for faster response. In case of sharding the data might be nicely distributed and hence the queries. In ...
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Rackspace Cloud Databases: incremental backup

Rackspace Cloud Databases are a little bit special in that we do not have access to the bin_log file, they are not servers in the traditional sense. I do have a couple of Cloud Servers with them but I ...
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2answers
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Migrating a database from SQL Server 2012 to the cloud [closed]

I have a sample SQL Server database which is running on my computer. I have a cloud database account on AWS (free account). I want to migrate the database, with all tables, to the cloud. How can I do ...
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2answers
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To replicate, or not to replicate

1.Intro Hello, I am running web application on 2 separate geographical locations(e.g. Europe, Hong Kong). Let's suppose Hong Kong server is an Amazon EC2 instance(paying for disk space, IO disk ...
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1answer
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How to real-time sync local Postgres instance to Cloud Postgres

I have a local postgres database (9.2) running on Ubuntu that is constantly being written to by an application capturing sub-second data. (99.9% of the transactions are inserts). I also have a ...
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0answers
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mysqldump: Got error: 1049: “Unknown database 'xx'” when selecting the database - because database deleted during backup? DBaaS

I receive this error during dump (runs a few hours, because 31 GB data files) mysqldump: Got error: 1049: "Unknown database 'ZETF_353D082E_422C_47C4_905F_FF961EEA29B8'" when selecting the database ...
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How to synchonize local PostgreSQL data onto the cloud foundry database?

I searched the questions/answers, there is no relevant with my issue We have a local server which collects data and store into local PostgreSQL database. We want to keep a copy of the data in cloud ...
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0answers
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on-premise MongoDB Ops Manager Slack integration

The feature request "Alerts: SlackChat integration for Group Alerts" is resolved. I use Ops Manager 2.0.1.332 (not Cloud Manager) and don't see the Slack integration. Slack is a cloud-based team ...
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1answer
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Microsoft SQL Server -> Postgres Data Migration

I have data in a Microsoft SQL Server that needs to be migrated to Postgres. The problem is that the SQL Server gets continuous updates and is hosted on our local net, while the Postgres instance is ...
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Are User Defined functions always allowed on cloud services?

The question is, what is the policy on user defined functions on cloud services like Amazon RDS or Azure? Is it possible to load any User Defined Function? If so, isn't it possible to load some ...
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How do I get let SQL Server 2005 know that I changed host name in Amazon AWS server?

I am using an Amazon AWS SQL Server 2008 R2 server for dev purposes. In order to follow a new naming convention, we changed the name of the host. I then tried to let SQL Server know about this ...
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How to/advice for hosting a multi-user database on the cloud with specific objectives

I have developed an application that users will be able to download and create an account with through our company. This application will always be connected to the internet. I have been testing the ...
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1answer
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Migration MySQL to Cloud Environment replication

I'm having 5 MySQL database server , these 5 server are used for e-business web-server. Now I Would like to move the MySQL database to cloud environment for database continuous running. Recently we ...
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Backup SQL Server database to the cloud or network folder [closed]

I can take a SQL Server backup to a local disk without any problem, but I now need to backup to a cloud disk or network folder that I can access. What are the best practices to do this?