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November Monthly Special 2021

Aiven – Helping Organizations to Create Data-Intensive Applications through Open Source Data Cloud

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Organizations world over are exploring open data to find solutions, discover new business opportunities and improve systems and processes. Open data is fast becoming the buzzword of the market as well as the public sector. Open source is a type of licensing agreement that allows users to freely modify a work, use said work in new ways, integrate the work into a larger project or derive a new work based on the original. It unlocks the doors of business prosperity, solves problems and enables organizations to grow. By removing barriers between innovators, open source promotes a free exchange of ideas within a community to drive creative, scientific and technological advancement. Although, it is most commonly used in the software industry, professionals utilize open source licenses in many industries: biotech, electronics, fashion, robotics and teaching to name a few.

Aiven provides managed open source data technologies on all major clouds. Through Aiven, developers can do what they do best — create applications. Meanwhile, they manage cloud data infrastructure. It enables customers to drive business results from open source that trigger true transformations far beyond their own backyard. Currently, the company offers Apache Kafka, Apache Cassandra, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Elasticsearch, Redis, InfluxDB, Grafana, and M3 in more than 80 regions around the world on AWS, GCP, Microsoft Azure, DigitalOcean, and UpCloud cloud platforms.

Leveraging Best-in-Class Open Source Data Products to Organizations

Aiven for Apache Kafka: It is a fully managed streaming platform, deployable in the cloud of your choice. Snap it into your existing workflows with the click of a button, automate away the mundane tasks, and focus on building your core apps. With features such as Kafka Connect as a Service, Schema Registry, REST, Account Control Lists and a whole host of others, you can rest assured that you are getting the most out of your managed Kafka service. The company monitors all services 24/7/365 and its personnel are automatically alerted on any service anomalies. Additionally, Aiven provides a basic level of support without a separate charge through email and chat. It also offers three additional support tiers for an additional price.

Aiven for M3: It is a fully managed distributable time series database, deployable in the cloud of your choice. Bring unlimited scalability and high-availability to your Prometheus monitoring environment and other time series applications. With out-of-the-box support for the most popular protocols, and various integration and interface options, the M3 as a service is ready to handle your requirements. The company offers most technical features in all tiers; however some features may be missing from the lowest tiers due to lower VM resources. The main difference between the tiers is the amount of dedicated VMs per cluster. The more VMs there are, the more resistant the service is for any anomalies. Its startup tier is typically recommended for test environments, business for staging environments, and premium for production environments.

Aiven for Apache Cassandra: It is a fully managed NoSQL database, deployable in the cloud of your choice. Snap it into your existing workflows with the click of a button, automate away the mundane tasks, and focus on building your core apps. With default features such as tunable consistency and automatic backups, as well as advanced ones, you can rest assured that you are getting the most out of your managed Cassandra service. With Aiven pricing, what you see is what you get. Its pricing includes all costs such as networking and storage. With its long-standing experience in providing distributed cloud services, it is able to deliver one of the highest uptimes in the industry: 99.99 percent.

Aiven for PostgreSQL: It is a fully managed SQL database, deployable in the cloud of your choice. Snap it into your existing workflows with the click of a button, automate away the mundane tasks, and focus on building your core apps. With features such as in-place major upgrades, publish/subscribe logical replication, and a whole host of others, you can rest assured that you are getting the most out of your managed PostgreSQL service. With features such as plugins and automatic configuration with Aiven for InfluxDB, you can rest assured that you are getting the most out of your managed service. It is a fully managed analytics and monitoring solution, deployable in the cloud of your choice. Snap it into your existing workflows with the click of a button, automate away the mundane tasks, and focus on building your core apps.

The Visionary Leader Upfront

Oskari Saarenmaa is the Chief Executive Officer of Aiven. Prior to founding Aiven he worked directly and in consulting engagements with various organizations in the Nordics on software infrastructure ranging from database scalability to network security and private cloud implementations.

“We enable customers to drive business results from open source that trigger true transformations.”