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Entries from February 2012

The Various Degrees of Hosting

February 20th, 2012 · Comments Off

In talking with people about the differences in hosting options, I ended up with the following continuum view of various hosting models. I still need to think about it some more, but I present it here as a work in progress. The following table illustrates what you, as an end user, would have to manage [...]

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SQL Anywhere OnDemand Tenancy Model

February 13th, 2012 · 3 Comments

One of the more unique things about SQL Anywhere OnDemand is the tenancy model we are proposing in a SaaS environment – one database per customer. I wanted to give a brief overview of it here, and explain why we think it is the way to go for an ISV looking to offer a SaaS [...]

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SQL Anywhere Performance – “How can I make it faster?”

February 6th, 2012 · Comments Off

I hear the following questions at least once a week in some form from sales, support and customers: “What changes should I make to my database to make it faster?” “What should the specs be on my server machine that will run SQL Anywhere?” “My application is slow. How can I make it faster?” The [...]

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