How to automate copying an EC2 AMI from one region to another

How to automate copying an EC2 AMI from one region to another

We have the previous blogs published to create AMI’s with EC2 tags and ELB tags in the specific region. The AMI’s copied across the different region helps in the scenarios like Disaster Recovery (DR) setup and also to quickly recover in case failure of EC2 service in the...

Guide to Redshift Remodeling- Friends and Foes

Guide to Redshift Remodeling- Friends and Foes

In this series, we make an attempt to chronicle our experience and best practices with redshift having used it in ‘anger’ in many projects. In this part 1 of the series, we look for appropriate schema design for redshift, the various alternatives and the pros and cons of each....

Clash of the Titans – Which OLAP Will Win?

Clash of the Titans – Which OLAP Will Win?

There is a number of OLAP solutions available in the market, including the popular ones like Vertica, Oracle BI, SAP Business Warehouse, which have pre-existed for a long time. While many of these started as on-premise solutions, have tried to re-establish them in today’s competitive market by providing SaaS variance.

Don’t Let the Redis HyperLogLog Make You Hyper!

Don’t Let the Redis HyperLogLog Make You Hyper!

What is HyperLogLog? “How Many Distinct” is the question that is always asked in the current era of ‘Data’ wherein a count of unique entities is required in a fast and efficient way, trading off some accuracy in the result. Enters HyperLogLog which is a probabilistic cardinality estimation algorithm...

In Data We Trust: Power BI Capabilities

In Data We Trust: Power BI Capabilities

The goal is to turn data into information, and information into insight From fetching data and numbers to analyzing information it contains. Say hello to Power BI capabilities. Power BI offers basic data wrangling capabilities, as it lets you create interactive visualizations, reports, and dashboards, with a few clicks...

Business Intelligence in Consumer Goods

Business Intelligence in Consumer Goods

With a huge boom in the e-commerce industry, the customer is well-informed and has infinite options available under his thumb. Although, Aggregator apps help in increasing business visibility but also add to the cut-throat competition and this leaves the 'Consumer Goods Providers' to rely on consumer’s tendency to ‘pull’ products.