VMware Cloud on AWS – A Bridge Between Private and Public Cloud

What are Hybrid Clouds?

In an IT world realigning around the Cloud, hybrid infrastructures or “Hybrid Clouds” are a way for companies to tap into the potential of both private and public infrastructures and get the best of both worlds – security, scalability, flexibility, and cost-effectiveness. They allow companies to share the computing workload of their data centres with public Clouds, run by a…


Powerful avoid-that-employer sign?

There are so many formal characteristics to consider when choosing a new employer: The development opportunities, the team, the boss, the processes, the location, remote work, growth plans and stability… oh, yes and the financial part of course, but this write-up is not for those that are ready to sacrifice their dream job for a larger check.

There are also soft characteristics to watch for:…


Spring Transactional Proxies

Here we will discuss the Spring wonderland of proxies and database transactions.

Often we need to create Spring services that work with database transactions. First we define an interface, for example let’s take a simple UsersService like this:

public interface UsersService {
  ...

  void cleanupUsers();

  ...
}

Then implement with the known @Transactional annotation:

@Service
public class UsersServiceImpl implements UsersService {
  ...

  @Transactional
  @Overwrite
  public void cleanupUsers() {
    callDbOperationsPart1();
    callDbOperationsPart2();
    callDbOperationsPart3();
    callDbOperationsPart4();
  }

  ...
}

The @Transactional annotation results in the above relational…


Data Analytics with Zero Latency and High Precision?

Everyone is “doing analytics” these days

Data Analytics is an IT buzzword. Hundreds of paradigms and solutions: change-data-capture, ETL, ELT, ingestion, staging, OLAP, data streaming, map/reduce, stream processing, data mining,… Amazon Redshift and Lambda; Apache Kafka, Storm, Spark and Hadoop Map/Reduce; Oracle GoldenGate; VMware Continuent, … gazillion of offers. All this hype makes it easy to loose track.

The Problem

What is the problem that all…


Technical Matrix

Experienced engineers are those that do not head-jump on the solution with hipster next-great-thing technology approach, rather carefully evaluate the unique customer needs and apply the right technology combination for optimal results. Like an experienced craftsman, each DataStork engineer masters vast palette of tools and knows which ones to pick for the job.

Get a summary of the technologies that DataStork masters: DataStork-Expertise


Case Study: BigData for Logistics Optimizations

For Logistic companies to reduce delivery times and expenses is a way to survive. Enterprise Logistics may require massive computing power and still discover the trends after days of data crunching.

Learn how DataStork helped a leading Logistics-Optimization company to scale its analytics. This helped them accommodate more clients and serve faster responses to business critical questions: DataStork-BigData-Case-Study