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Migration from self-hosted private cloud to AWS cloud

Our customer is a rapidly developing digitized medical company. They were running a large healthcare platform connecting patients with medical imaging providers. The customer’s infrastructure stored terabytes of healthcare-related data, including Private Health Information (PHI). Their databases were based on a private cloud hosted on one of the data centers in the United States. The customer’s team was responsible for maintaining their hardware and infrastructure, including virtualization through VMware vSphere and MySQL. The customer also had SysOps and DBA personnel […]

Alex Gora
Another achievement for ABCloudz: We became an AWS Database Migration Service Delivery Partner

As a leading service provider in the realm of digital transformation and database management, ABCloudz has attained its second AWS Service Delivery Partnership designation and now holds the status of an AWS Database Migration Service (DMS) Delivery Partner. This achievement is a resounding reflection of our company’s exceptional proficiency in providing the highest-quality Amazon cloud solutions to our clients. It solidifies our technical competence, underscores our commitment to excellent customer service, and reaffirms our established position as a reliable AWS […]

Andrii Koval
SaaS Platform Modernization and Database Migration to PostgreSQL on Amazon RDS

Executive Summary Challenge: To modernize its Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) SaaS platform,  OpenText (formerly Micro Focus) made the call to shift its products from on-premises Oracle servers to PostgreSQL on Amazon RDS. They faced various hurdles due to inconsistencies within the database and the legacy architecture of their app. They also requested a reusable custom algorithm for forthcoming migrations. Solution: The ABCloudz team successfully migrated the OpenText database from Oracle to Amazon RDS cloud. The ABCloudz team leveraged DMS […]

Alexander Gora
Unleashing the power of data integration: a head-to-head comparison of AWS Glue vs. Azure Data Factory

Nowadays, it’s hard to imagine effective Business Intelligence without ETL (extract, transfer, and load) tools. These tools help you integrate data from multiple sources into a single database environment. Instead of keeping data in silos, you get an efficient and consistent data warehousing method where all data brings you value, regardless of its format and source. By integrating data from multiple sources into a single database environment, you can automate data management and save valuable time, allowing you to focus […]

Oleksandr Smolovyk, Mykhailo Ievsieiev
ABCloudz achieved Service Delivery Partnership status with AWS

ABCloudz, a leading company in digital transformation and database management, has achieved the RDS Service Delivery Specialization and is now an AWS Service Delivery Partner. This designation is a testament to companies with AWS partnership that have proven themselves in delivering high-quality Amazon RDS solutions through their expertise, technical capabilities, and exceptional customer service. Why did we step on a path of AWS Service Delivery Partnership ABCloudz went through an assessment process to become an AWS Service Delivery Partner, where […]

Andrii Koval
Sophisticated migration of an IT infrastructure from on-premise data center to the AWS cloud

ConcertAI, one of the leading providers of medical research software,  has faced very common scenario for a mature healthcare data center as its infrastructure had developed over years to become extremely sophisticated but highly inconsistent. Some of the servers were running on an end of life OS and desperately needed upgrading. The client decided to implement a cloud-based solution for infrastructure migration and partnered with ABCloudz to make the system more manageable and prepared for the upcoming refinement. Our specialists […]

Alex Smirnov, Roman Muzyka
Speeding up Software Development and Transforming the Digital Environment with DevSecOps

Our customer, a leading provider of end-to-end digital solutions for enhanced patient experiences, approached us with several challenges resulting from their rapidly growing customer base. These challenges included: Difficulty in expanding their software development team and many infrastructural environments to keep up with the growth; Inefficiency in legacy CI/CD pipelines and long deployment times; Difficulty in meeting new regulatory requirements and improving overall digital security; Lack of observability and efficient troubleshooting; Long release cycles and difficulty in setting up new […]

Viacheslav Kim
Unleash the power of Amazon’s relational databases: comparing Amazon Aurora and Amazon RDS

In our previous posts, we focused attention on different AWS services and the benefits of migrating to Amazon’s relational databases. But which Amazon relational database fits you best? The most common dilemma is choosing between Amazon Aurora and Amazon RDS. Amazon Aurora is one of Amazon’s most rapidly developing database services. Aurora is a fully managed relational database that brings its users the performance and availability of traditional enterprise databases, as well as the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of open-source databases. […]

Vsevolod Chervatenko, Oleksandr Gora
ABCloudz achieved Advanced Partnership status

ABCloudz — a global technology company with a full cycle of services, has become an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Advanced Tier Services Partner. The AWS Advanced Tier Services Partner status is a valuable accreditation for APN Technology Partners. It is granted to companies that have established expertise in AWS technologies and services and a proven understanding of building software solutions while having outstanding achievements of remarkable customer experiences. This AWS partnership is a direct result of the company’s constant efforts […]

Adam Robertson
Custom data migration solution for a complex Oracle to PostgreSQL migration project using AWS DMS

In this post we’d like to share with you our experience in delivering a sophisticated database migration solution on top of AWS DMS for one of our large enterprise customers. The client is a large technology corporation that provides software solutions and services for telecom giants and mid-size companies. They ran numerous Oracle databases where they stored billing and other financial data. In an effort to cut costs for operational infrastructure, the company started the migration of their Oracle systems […]

Alexander Gora
Data management strategy: How to reduce costs and eliminate downtime

Data infrastructure is what powers the proper performance of your software. However, unexpected issues can occur making your system unavailable. That’s where the notion of a downtime, a time period when the system is not available, comes in. Downtime may have different causes and outcomes. But one thing is certain, downtime can be extremely expensive. One hour of system downtime can cost you more than $300,000. And, apart from direct losses, it is extremely damaging to your reputation. Especially when […]

Sergii Zymbytskyi
Migrating healthcare app databases from AWS Datica to independent AWS servers

A modern medical company was running a large healthcare platform connecting patients with medical imaging providers. They had databases for the admin app, patient app, physician app, and the original service portal. All these databases were running on AWS cloud servers deployed and managed by Datica. The latter helped the customer scale and manage their data infrastructure and had control and access to their data. However, the customer wanted to go beyond the Datica service offer. They wanted to gain […]

Viacheslav Kim, Marat Razzakov
Why Use Microservices Architecture?
A Practical Guide

What is a Microservices Architecture Microservices architecture is a style that structures an app as a set of predetermined services. At its core, such app is split into smaller independent segments that perform their own functions. This approach permits to view microservices as a group of undivided apps that handle their own features. As a result, we get an app that can perform a variety of functions by employing appropriate services. Pros & Cons of Microservices Approach Just like any […]

Maevskiy Konstantine, Starov Yevgen
Why Use Monolithic Architecture?
A Practical Guide

What is monolithic architecture? Monolithic architecture is known as a traditional approach to software development that is based on a single-unit design. This means that a program is basically a self-contained and independent unit. It consists of a database, client-side user interface, and server-side application. As it is possible to clearly see, a monolithic app is a single logical executable that usually does not interact with other services.   Pros & cons of monolithic approach Let us take a closer […]

Konstantyn Maevskiy, Yevgen Starov
Oracle to PostgreSQL migration with AWS SCT: How to handle unsupported NumToDSInterval function

In this post we continue exploring the technical aspects of Oracle to PostgreSQL migration using AWS SCT. We were using AWS SCT build#660 to convert one of our Oracle test databases. AWS SCT provides functionalities for the most efficient migration from Oracle to PostgreSQL. However, there is a common challenge with implementing the Oracle NumToDSInterval function in PostgreSQL. The Oracle NumToDSInterval function is responsible for the conversion of the provided number value of specified time units or expressions to an […]

Oleksii Savchenko

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