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Review: YugabyteDB does PostgreSQL proud

YugabyteDB 2.13 is a highly scalable, distributed version of PostgreSQL that combines compelling ideas from Google Cloud Spanner and Amazon Aurora—and serves as a Cassandra-compatible database too.

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Cloudflare to take on AWS, Azure, Google with D1 distributed database

Cloudflare claims that its new serverless database will reduce data transfer fees and latency for developers when compared to rival databases from AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Oracle.

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What is JDBC? Introduction to Java Database Connectivity

Get an overview of JDBC's architecture, then learn how to connect to a database and handle SQL queries and responses with PreparedStatements, transactions, connection pooling, and more.

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Google Firebase expands Extensions to become more customizable

Google is extending its Firebase software development platform to allow developers to customize pre-built code extensions themselves.

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Why Google Cloud is battling AWS, Azure, in the red-hot PostgreSQL market

Google Cloud's AlloyDB for PostgreSQL has moved into public preview, and as a Postgres-compatible, fully managed DBaaS (database-as-a-service), will take on offerings from AWS and Microsoft in the hot PostgreSQL market.

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Do your AWS deployments match your Terraform definitions? Use SQL to find out.

For belt-and-suspenders security and compliance, use SQL to query your Terraform files in the same way you query your AWS, Azure, or GCP services.

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The 9 most important new features in YugabyteDB

YugabyteDB 2.13 brings materialized views, local reads for performance, region-local backups, and much more, extending the geo-distribution capabilities of the database.

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Doing data warehousing the wrong way

If data pipelines and streams are the future, why are we still thinking of data as static?

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Why Apache Kafka is dropping ZooKeeper

Replacing ZooKeeper with internally managed metadata will improve scalability and management, according to Kafka's developers.

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MongoDB CTO: What today’s developers need to succeed

MongoDB CTO Mark Porter discusses relational snobbery, the triumph of JSON, the importance of trust, how companies mismanage developers, and how the third tier needs to evolve.

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Aerospike Database adds native JSON document support

Aerospike Database 6 release also introduces massively parallel secondary indexes, which promise the same speed and efficiency as primary indexes.

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What is a data lake? Massively scalable storage for big data analytics

Dive into data lakes—what they are, how they're used, and how data lakes are both different and complementary to data warehouses.

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Akamai jumps into DBaaS market with Linode Managed Database

The DBaaS (database as a service) will support MySQL across Linode’s 11 global data centers with support for PostgreSQL, Redis, and MongoDB to follow in the second quarter of 2022.

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Review: Databricks Lakehouse Platform

Databricks Lakehouse Platform combines cost-effective data storage with machine learning and data analytics, and it's available on AWS, Azure, and GCP. Could it be an affordable alternative for your data warehouse needs?

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Microsoft unifies large-scale data management under Purview framework

The new “Microsoft Purview” brings company’s large organization-focused data management tools under one roof, and includes a host of new features.

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The steady march of general-purpose databases

Databases have morphed from basic models to specialized versions. Are they now returning to simpler days?

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Neo4j’s new AuraDS brings managed data science services to Google Cloud

Neo4j's new managed service works with the company’s cloud-based graph database offering, AuraDB, providing a library of graph algorithms, machine learning pipelines, and data science methodologies for data scientists and developers.

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DataStax CEO: Every use case doesn’t need a new database

The CEO of the enterprise NoSQL database company believes the database market is too fragmented, and he has a plan to fix it.

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