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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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MySQL face-off: Amazon outscales Google

Google Cloud SQL performance may beat Amazon Aurora at low thread counts, but Aurora owns the high end

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Azure brings SQL Server Analysis Services to the cloud

Azure Analysis Services will help companies with data analysis in the cloud

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Snowflake now offers data warehousing to the masses

The cloud data warehouse solution spearheaded by a former Microsoft exec is now cheaper and easier to use, but competition might loom from Amazon -- the very platform it's hosted on

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MySQL zero-day exploit puts some servers at risk of hacking

A publicly disclosed vulnerability in the MySQL database could allow attackers to completely compromise some servers

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First look: Google Cloud SQL takes on Amazon Aurora

Google’s second-generation SQL database as a service exits beta with dramatic improvements in performance and storage capacity

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Google Cloud SQL provides easier MySQL for all

The revamped Cloud SQL service updates to a more recent version of MySQL, but sticks with its mission of making no-maintenance databases

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Take a closer look at your Spark implementation

Apache Spark can be implemented for developers, BI, and embedded use; your choice has consequences

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Review: ClustrixDB scales out -- way out

Clustered relational database outperforms Amazon Aurora for low-latency, high-transaction-rate scenarios

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Review: SQL Server 2016 boosts speed, analytics

SQL Server 2016 shines with stretch database to Azure, queries against Hadoop, internal R, better security, and higher performance

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Microsoft rolls out SQL Server 2016 with a special deal to woo Oracle customers

The next version of Microsoft's SQL Server relational database management system is now available, and along with it comes a special offer designed specifically to woo Oracle customers

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Review: DeepSQL outruns Amazon Aurora

DeepSQL makes index-heavy ingestion and queries go really fast, outperforming Aurora by twofold in our benchmarks

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SQL Server 2016 heads for release, but Linux version is still under wraps

SQL Server 2016, sporting a full-fledged free edition for developer use, will have a June 1 release. But there's still no word about the promised Linux version

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Microsoft SQL Server 2016 finally gets a release date

Microsoft's popular database software will have its latest major release on June 1

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Apache Spark powers live SQL analytics in SnappyData

The same team that created GemFire builds on Spark in a new open source database that can analyze OLTP and OLAP workloads side-by-side

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Oracle security update includes Java, MySQL, Oracle Database fixes

Several vulnerabilities in Oracle's quarterly patch release are considered critical and could be remotely exploited

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Support for SQL Server 2005 ends Tuesday -- are you ready?

There will be no more updates from Microsoft, so at this late hour, the key is to minimize your exposure

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