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

I’m seeing an increasing trend with our customers running Oracle databases wanting to reduce costs by moving to PostgreSQL. The open-source community has made innovations over the years to increase compatibility with Oracle database through with new features and extension libraries to make the migration easier. I felt that by comparing Ora2Pg with AWS SCT, people wanting to migrate Oracle to PostgreSQL for running on AWS would benefit anyone attempting this effort. As a company recognized for our database migration competence, we are often asked by the customers for recommendations on the best products to use. We monitor new products on...

Android Smartphone Management Through Galaxy Gear
02 May 2014

Smart watch has become a part of our daily life just a short while ago, when they captured a niche of smartphones accessories and wearable technology. Not only they function as a regular watch, they can manage and send remote commands to your smartphone! With this article we’re starting a new discussion and series of blog posts on software development and interaction between gadgets and Android-based smartphones. Wearable Technology Concept Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch represents a new and expanding class of electronic devices – wearable devices or wearable computers. Their key feature is basically explained within the term itself: Thes...

Agile software development
Agile Software Development
23 Apr 2014

Over the last decade the Manifesto for Agile Software Development has revolutionized the tech world. Since then Agile became serious alternative to old-school approaches such as Waterfall. Today Agile remains a top methodology for software development. Many professional developers and their customers became fans when they saw the superb results, under constrained budgets, and within the shortest possible time frames.   How do Agile and Waterfall differ? Back in 2000, the Waterfall paradigm and the Fixed Price model were the software development gold standards. Although still widely used, experience revealed a number of serious flaws. With Wa...

TOP-5 Web Development Articles
02 Apr 2014

Although mobile development has been actively growing for the past several years, web development remains one of the strongest segments of software development market. Having a huge experience in web development, we’re trying to share our most interesting projects and innovative solutions with our DB Best blog readers. To complete our recent review posts here is a selection of the most popular web-development articles and posts. (more…)...

Fresh News from DB Best Ukraine
18 Mar 2014

Ukraine is back to the front pages and top news reports, and while all our friends and clients are getting concerned, team DB Best Ukraine has released a new fresh video, which makes you question all the news produced by the global media industry. The city of Kharkov, where our Development Center is located, is getting ready for the spring time: municipality workers are fixing the alleys, construction workers are trying to finish their projects by summer, businesses working as usual. DB Best Ukraine Team is working hard on multiple data base management and migration, custom development and modernization projects, including the new Microsoft S...

Dedicated Teams, Part 1: What Projects Benefit from a Dedicated Team of Developers?
11 Mar 2014

Many clients turn to DB Best Technologies for help when developing specific products. When working with this type of request, we recommend either of two models of engagement: project-based and team-based. This article looks at the distinct advantages of team-based development using a dedicated team involved throughout the product’s lifecycle.  The project-based model With the project-based model, developers built the product from start to launch, but the development process stops after release. When the client needs additional features or wants to release an updated version, the development resumes until the release of version 2.0. Cli...

TOP-10 Database Management and Migration Articles
11 Mar 2014

In less than 2 years DB Best professionals have written and posted over 100 technical articles on database migration and management related topics. These articles have gathered more than 20K views, thousands of likes and dozens of comments from various database management professionals from all over the world. In this post we would like to present a concise and informative review of our most rated articles:   (more…)...

From DB Best Ukraine with Love
From DB Best Ukraine with Love
06 Mar 2014

Ukraine and its political crisis have stayed on the front pages of all the newspapers, and have been constantly broadcasted by the major TV Channels worldwide for several months now. One of the positive outcomes- at last almost everyone knows where Ukraine is located geographically! The informational flood in the media without any doubts leads to confusion, panic and uncertainty, especially on behalf of our clients, whose projects are being partially or entirely developed at DB Best Development Center in Ukraine. Jokes aside, Ukraine is going through tough times, and we all hope for a peaceful conflict resolution in the nearest future. But no...

Data transfer between iOS and Android devices using Wi-Fi
07 Feb 2014

Transferring photo and video files between mobile devices is one of the most common everyday tasks performed by smart phone users. In one of our recent projects we had a task to define and implement the most efficient way for data transfer between the two most popular platforms: iOS and Android.   The biggest challenge we faced when working on the project was that the file transfer speed was very slow (~0.16 Mbit/s) when using Bluetooth, which had to do with Bluetooth hardware specification. It was not as important for transferring 2 bytes of data, but for a 3-4 MB image file transfer, which took up to 3 minutes, it was quite critical. T...

DB Best: 2013 Year in Review
10 Jan 2014

Before we dive into 2014 with it’s new goals, challenges and opportunities, we would like to take a second to recap some of our top achievements in 2013. Big thanks to all our clients, partners and DB Best team who made it all happen! 🙂     Please, follow the link below to view the special summary infographics we’ve put together DB BEST 2013 Year In Review  ...