AgilData Zero: Zero-Knowledge Encryption for MySQL

AgilData Zero: Zero-Knowledge Encryption for MySQL Today we are announcing a new open source project for protecting MySQL databases from security breaches. The scale and frequency of data security breaches crowd the news these days and are impacting the largest brands – both from brand reputation damage and often a direct financial impact due to…

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Become a Data Driven Business With Chartio and Amazon Redshift – Part 1

Become a Data Driven Business With Chartio and Amazon Redshift: Part I Becoming a Data Driven Business starts with a solid BI strategy.  Initial findings from new MIT research show that companies with data-driven decision making environments had 4% higher productivity and 6% higher profits than other businesses did. This according to Andrew McAfee, a…

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Building a scalable MySQL Proxy in Rust

Building a scalable MySQL Proxy in Rust At AgilData, we have many years of experience running production MySQL infrastructures at scale. We run a 64 server sharded MySQL cluster for Pokémon GO for example. One component of our AgilData Scalable Cluster infrastructure is a MySQL proxy server, written in Java, that intercepts queries and executes…

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Rustconf 2016 – What Was Cool And What Surprised Me

Rustconf 2016 – What Was Cool And What Surprised Me At AgilData, we’re building an upcoming product in Rust so we are pretty heavily invested, which is why I was more than excited to attend the first ever annual Rust conference this past weekend (9/9-9/10). If you don’t know about Rust already, it is a…

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AgilData Hosts Big Data Meetup: Return Path and Qubole Big Data Use Cases

AgilData Hosts Big Data Meetup: Return Path and Qubole Big Data Use Cases AgilData is sponsoring the Denver/Boulder Big Data Meetup on October 20, 2016 with  Evan Harris from Return Path and Ashish Dubey from Qubole. This meetup will be held at: Galvanize Boulder 1023 Walnut Street Boulder, CO (map) Evan Harris from Return Path…

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10 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss Rocky Mountain DataCon

10 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss Rocky Mountain DataCon In case you haven’t heard, Rocky Mountain Datacon is coming to Denver November 10-11, 2016. We have an incredible lineup of speakers already confirmed this year. As if that isn’t enough, take a look at some of the reasons you won’t want to miss RMDC 2016….

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AgilData Hosts Big Data Meetup: MapR Streams and Kafka with Will Ochandarena

AgilData Hosts Big Data Meetup: MapR Streams and Kafka with Will Ochandarena AgilData is sponsoring the Denver/Boulder Big Data Meetup on September 8, 2016 with Will Ochandarena from MapR. This meetup will be held at: Develop Intelligence 3200 Carbon Place, Unit 101 Boulder, CO Will Ochandarena from MapR will be visiting town to present on their…

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From MySQL to MariaDB: Monty’s Wild Ride

Ten Reasons to See Monty’s Keynote at Rocky Mountain Datacon At Rocky Mountain Datacon, we have an incredible roster of speakers. One of them you don’t want to miss is Monty from MariaDB. If you’re unfamiliar with Monty, he’s a name you should know and here’s why: Reason 1: Monty founded and led one of…

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Apache Spark 2.0 API Improvements: RDD, DataFrame, Dataset and SQL

Following on from our previous blog post, Apache Spark: RDD, DataFrame or Dataset?, here is an updated guide to the main Scala and Java APIs for the recently released Spark 2.0 Apache Spark 2.0 API Improvements: RDD, DataFrame, Dataset and SQL What’s New, What’s Changed and How to get Started. Are you ready for Apache Spark…

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