Welcome to DB Best: Dandy Weyn
19 Feb 2015

DB Best is very excited to announce that Dandy Weyn has joined our team as a Director of Business Development and Strategy. Dandy comes to us from Nordstrom where he supported a team of database and business intelligence professionals. Prior to that Dandy worked at Microsoft as a Technical PM on SQL Server, Data Warehousing and Microsoft Business Intelligence. Combined with many years as an international consultant and trainer, he offers a unique combination of deep technical skills, extensive industry […]

News from our R&D Lab: Video Transitioning
11 Feb 2015

A video transition is a technique used in the post-production process of video editing by which frames are combined. Most commonly, this is through a normal cut to the next scene. Most videos will also include selective use of other transitions, usually to convey a tone or mood, suggest the passage of time, or separate parts of the story. These other transitions may include crossfading, wiping, scaling etc. ‘Video Transitioning’ is a prototype of an app for iOS, which is […]

DB Best at S4 Microsoft Solution Specialist Sales Summit
10 Feb 2015

Last week was marked by one of the most fascinating and educational semi-annual tech events – Microsoft S4 summit, which took place in Bellevue, WA last week. It was an invitation only event that had a high concentration of like-minded companies, Microsoft specialist sales and sales management community in particular. DB Best was proud to be a co-sponsor of the event. We were happy to support Microsoft in increasing solution and value selling skills through this unique collaborative and experiential […]

Portfolio Spotlight: a Fascinating Ann Siggard’s CookBook App for iOS users
10 Feb 2015

Big shout out to all you food lovers! Introducing the new Ann Siggard’s Cookbook App – with this app you’d be able to execute even the most challenging recipes! Searching for recipes has never been so easy. Our custom development team created an iOS application which comprises three hundred of different recipes by Ann Siggard. The app serves as a collection of great recipes which are always handy. It works without a server, in other words there is a local […]

SQL Server, SQL Azure, Windows Server: ISV Upgrade Workshops Delivered by DB Best for Microsoft
27 Jan 2015

We are excited to announce that DB Best/Microsoft partnership brings on a new series of workshops on SQL Server, SQL Azure and Windows Server upgrades for companies specializing in making and/or selling software. These workshops are a part of the ISV Upgrade program initiated by Microsoft Corporation to educate software companies about the new and improved capabilities of Microsoft Data Platform, and help them upgrade their applications to support Windows Server 2012 R2, Microsoft SQL Server 2014, and Microsoft SQL […]

News from our R&D Lab: Sony SmartWatch App & SDK
27 Jan 2015

As the recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2015) has demonstrated, 2015 will be a year of wearables. The amount of manufacturers who are entering this market is enormous and keeps growing. The public awareness and consumer demand for smartwatches and other wearable gadgets is booming, and as Shawn DuBravac, a chief economist with the U.S. Consumer Electronics Association, has stated:  10.5 million smartwatches would be shipped this year in the U.S. only. Smart devices is THE trend today in a […]

Portfolio Spotlight: Epic Ball Wars. Try to defeat the enemy!
27 Jan 2015

DB Best is happy to share some awesome news for all mobile gamers and those who would like to bring some fun and excitement to their lives! Get ready to aim and fire as our Custom Dev Team has recently created the Epic Ball Wars – a super captivating and challenging cross-platform shooter-game!

Future of Database Management: How can a DBA Stay Relevant?
14 Jan 2015

Changing Nature of Database Management A few months ago I was presenting to a large audience on the topic of running SQL Server in the cloud in IaaS and PaaS. I was touting the auto install, auto management, and the auto patching capabilities. I mentioned the capability of Azure IaaS to auto provision an AlwaysOn cluster. I demoed the simple step of picking a ‘template’ and auto installing SQL Server. A gentleman sitting in the audience raised his hand and […]

DB Best: 2014 Year in Review
05 Jan 2015

After a short holiday break DB Best is already running at full speed into 2015 with dozens of active and upcoming projects, hundreds of new and exciting opportunities, and stronger than ever team! Before we sweep you off your feet with all the exciting updates and news, let’s take a deep breath and recap on yet another busy and productive year with our Special Annual Achievements Infographic. Big shout out to all our partners, clients and our growing crew, who […]

No More Forgotten Children! DB Best Helps a Great Cause
12 Dec 2014

Christmas is a time of joy, miracles and giving. Everyone, and especially kids, are looking forward to it, decorating their homes, writing letters to Santa, and secretly hoping they will get exactly what they wished for. For many kids however the Holiday season becomes the saddest time of the year as their families are going through rough times.  The Forgotten Children Fund  (FCF) was founded by a group of kind-hearted and dedicated people in order to fix this terrible injustice. […]