Top customers’ stories on AWS
03 Aug 2020

Last updated in August 2020 The goal of DB Best blog is to deliver technical content on various completed projects and researches. Publishing over 100 blog posts per year, we pay great attention to the projects, related to the cloud data platforms in general, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) in particular. Some of the AWS customers’ stories attract more attention than others, so, that’s why we decided to collect them in one place. We consider these articles must-read and super […]

Top AWS DMS and SCT blog posts
03 Aug 2020

Last updated in August 2020 Sharing our technical experience with the readers, we’ve reached a pretty impressive audience on our blog. So, it was pretty easy to distinguish the most popular AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) Support stories. Let’s jump right in and review the most valuable and really important DB Best blog posts on AWS DMS and AWS Schema Conversion Tool (AWS SCT). We’ve got an impressive series of blog posts, where we talk about the features of […]

Transformation of Oracle applications into cloud-driven .NET apps utilizing PL/SQL to C# Converter
14 Jul 2020

Warning! Please, stop all editing and writing activities in this post. Irena shared the new outline, so, we will need to completely rewrite the story. Tech Discovery – Stakeholder: Irena Balin, Roman Rodionov – Purpose: Create a blog post announcing the readiness and release of our new solution for migration Oracle applications on PL/SQL to C#. Now we can offer this kind of modernization to our clients utilizing our internal tool – Deadline: N/A – Target Audience: Business decision-makers – […]

Database Compare Suite 5.3 BigQuery
Database Compare Suite 5.3 brings BigQuery support
08 Jul 2020

DB Best has released a new version of Database Compare Suite. This version supports Google’s BigQuery, a serverless and highly scalable cloud data warehouse platform. Also, the latest product release includes the updated Database Compare Suite user guide which now provides for convenient search and better user interaction. The list of updates includes: Database Compare Suite supports BigQuery Introducing the updated user guide Command-line interface improvements User interface improvements Read this blog post to learn more about the latest Database […]

Accelerating migration of COBOL applications to Java
07 Jul 2020

According to Forbes contributing writer Tom Taulli’s article COBOL Language: Call It A Comeback?, the recent demands on government agencies with old COBOL applications to deal with COVID-19 coupled with the lack of developers has added additional stress to people who have lost their jobs and can’t get their unemployment benefits. Let’s face reality, today’s developers have zero training in COBOL. At DB Best, we’ve developed a COBOL to Java conversion tool along with a test automation framework and CI/CD […]

Migration Platform release
Development mode, expected results, and advanced backup for DB Best Migration Platform
07 Jul 2020

What’s new in DB Best Migration Platform 1.3? DB Best has released a new version of Migration Platform, a program that automates every stage of database migration. In this version, we introduced a new mode for in-depth database testing — Development Project. This mode introduces extra capabilities for the Test Organizer module by creating Expected Results that can be compared with test results later. We also introduced the Setup & Teardown tab — a place where you can manage datasets […]

Oracle to PostgreSQL migration tool
Comparing Ora2Pg with АWS SCT for Oracle to PostgreSQL migration
18 May 2020 , Bill Ramos

AWS Schema Conversion Tool (SCT) and Ora2PG allow for automating database migration from Oracle to PostgreSQL. Which tool would you prefer to use in real migration project for enterprise accounts? Read this blog post to find the answer.

Application modernization best practices
Application modernization best practices
28 Apr 2020

The DB Best team completed multiple application modernization projects and discovered a set of best practices on this topic. Read the blog post to learn more about the application modernization path that is right for you!

Building a movie recommendation system using neural network embeddings
10 Apr 2020

IMDB stores over half a billion movies, and this selection fits the description of Big Data. Thus, it is a perfect testing ground for neural networks. Our data scientists conducted discovery to create a recommender that will suggest movies based on the user’s preferences. So, that the more movies you watch, the better AI learns what you like. In this post, we share how to create a movie recommendation system based on neural network embedding. Initial idea Our team built a […]

Migration Platform 1.2
Backup Improvements and Errors Handling for DB Best Migration Platform
01 Apr 2020

DB Best has released a new version of Migration Platform, an all-around program for automating database migration processes. This newer 1.2 version improves error handling practices for Test Organizer by creating additional mapping rules for matching different error messages and codes. We have also added the partial data backup and restore functionality along with the capability to add and remove tables from existing datasets for the Data Store module. On top of that, we have enabled more options for command […]