Databases

Database news, information, and how-to advice

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Exposed MongoDB installs being erased, held for ransom

Administrators should check their MongoDB deployments before they’re wiped clean

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Get the most out of Azure's global DocumentDB

One of Microsoft Azure's most important developer components is also its least-known: The scalable DocumentDB database

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Devs will lead us to the big data payoff at last

Enterprises have gotten little satisfaction from their early adventures in big data, so developers are charting their own course in the cloud

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CrateDB packs NoSQL flexibility, SQL familiarity

The open source database includes Elasticsearch-style full-text search, SQL querying, uncomplicated clustering, and unpack-and-go installation

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MariaDB crashes open souce big data analytics competitors

The ColumnStore OLAP offering claims to be highly cost-effective, but other open source (and cloud-centric) competition looms

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MapD database extends GPU power to AWS, Google Cloud

Version 2 has faster queries and a new web-based visualization tool, with plans to spread to Microsoft Azure too

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Cloud convenience is killing the open source database

Thanks to stalwarts like MySQL, MongoDB, and Cassandra, the database realm has been a haven for open source -- but the cloud is changing all that

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Move over Memcached and Redis, here comes Netflix's Hollow

Netflix's new Java-powered data caching system promises to speed access to local data sets and aid developers building on top of that data

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9 enterprise tech trends for 2017 and beyond

The swirl of new enterprise tech settled a bit in 2016, leaving a clear framework for the future -- and a handful of new tech trends to bet on

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Who took the 'no' out of NoSQL?

In the wake of the NoSQL boom, we're seeing a great database convergence between old and new -- and you won't believe who the winner may be

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Microsoft: SQL Server for Linux is the real deal

Now available in a public preview, SQL Server for Linux aims to be full-featured like the Windows edition and a robust, long-term choice for enterprises

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10 things you need to worry about in 2017

It's time for our annual ritual: Burn some incense, peer into the dark, and fret about the future

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Hadoop, we hardly knew ye

Once, Hadoop was synonymous with big data. Now, Spark and cloud services are riding high as Hadoop heads off into the sunset

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Report: Linux, NoSQL, Nginx set foundation for AWS app dominance

Sumo Logic research shows its customers favor AWS for building their apps, Redis for storing data, and Nginx for serving it all up

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SAP aims to simplify innovation with update to HANA in-memory database

SAP HANA 2 adds new functions, features, and languages for application developers

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Admins, update your databases to avoid the MySQL bug

Two critical privilege escalation vulnerabilities in MySQL, MariaDB, and Percona Server for MySQL can help take control of the whole server, which is very bad for shared environments

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Tame unruly big data flows with StreamSets

See how the free open source StreamSets Data Collector brings visibility and control to real-time streaming data

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Redis module speeds Spark-powered machine learning

The newly released Redis-ML component for the popular in-memory data store accelerates machine learning functions with Apache Spark

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Why blockchain’s growing pains will be worth it

Experts say blockchain has a bright future, much like the optimistic predictions the industry had for the cloud 10 years ago

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Fire up big data processing with Apache Ignite

Apache Ignite brings RDBMS, NoSQL, and Hadoop data sets into memory to deliver huge performance gains

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