Generating reports and KPIs with throw-away databases

We all love metrics. We all need numbers. And different stakeholders need different numbers. Numbers that will drive key decisions inside your organization and for your customers. Becoming a data driven organization requires having reliable data in the first place (…)

You can read my post about generating reports and KPIs with throw-away databases on the Funambol Tech Blog: how we decoupled reporting and user activity, leveraging RDS snapshots to generate throw-away copies of our MySQL databases on AWS.

Funambol Tech Blog – Walking the tight rope of cloud development.

Managing auto-scaling of RDS on AWS using the AWS CLI and Bash

Cloud services enable you to increase or decrease the capacity of your deployment within minutes, but how can you scale a relational database automatically keeping predictable performance and costs under control?

You can read my post about auto-scaling RDS on the Funambol Tech Blog, walking the tight rope of cloud development.

Funambol Tech Blog – Walking the tight rope of cloud development.