Martin De Jager,Team Leader : Development, Sechaba

“Finally I can commit to MSSQL projects and timelines with confidence. RDB ensures we have the right skill set at the right time and they provide this skill set more

RDB Consulting partners with Europe-based LOGIT

RDB Consulting has announced that it will be providing database-related services to LOGIT, a prominent provider of software engineering, R&D and consulting services based in Belgrade, Serbia.

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RDB Consulting embarks on ITIL implementation

ITIL, the Information Technology Infrastructure Library, provides best practices that organisations all over the world have been using to provide the effective management of IT infrastructure, service delivery and support. However, while ITIL is traditionally seen as the province of large enterprises, it can be equally beneficial for small and medium-sized companies. “The ITIL and ISO 20 000 certifications provide value to the company and customers alike, offering improved service delivery and processes,” says Jaroslav Cerny, CEO...

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RDB Consulting appoints Gary Hau as director

Local IT industry stalwart and entrepreneur Gary Hau has joined specialist service provider RDB Consulting as Director: Strategy and Innovation. With over two decades’ worth of experience in the IT and telecommunications sectors, Hau brings with him a unique skill set that will enhance the company’s solution offering and open new avenues for RDB Consulting. In particular, his strategic expertise will enhance RDB Consulting’s capabilities, which entails driving new opportunities, among other responsibilities. With a...

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RDB Consulting earns Level 2 BEE Status

Local database consulting business RDB Consulting is pleased to announce it has been awarded a Level 2 BEE status. “RDB is committed to South Africa’s agenda of transformation, the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment programme,” says Jaroslav Cerny, CEO at RDB. “BEE has an important role in uplifting the country, and bettering the lives of its citizens.” RDB is proud of its BEE contribution and the value being added not only to its clients, but South Africa as a whole. “BEE has always been a priority for...

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Ten reasons why infrastructure outsourcing is becoming inevitable

By Jaroslav Cerny, CEO at RDB Consulting In my more than 20 years of experience in the database management arena, I have watched outsourcing and consulting go in and out of fashion. However, today’s business environment is putting more and more pressure on both skilled resources and budgets, leaving outsourced services as the best viable solution for reducing downtime, risk and cost. I believe infrastructure outsourcing is becoming inevitable. Late last year, at a presentation to the Serbian Chamber of Commerce, I highlighted the top 10...

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Oracle speeds into the future at OpenWorld

By James Harper, Oracle Database Consultant at RDB Consulting Big data is a big deal, so it’s no surprise that the focus of the recent Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco was on big data and in-memory computing, starting with Larry Ellison’s keynote and running as a theme through all the sessions I attended. Oracle has created a brilliant in-memory architecture that can crunch 7 billion records a second. The shift to in-memory technology will speed databases up by as much as 100 times, and “things that used to take hours can now be done in...

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