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What is SQL? The first language of data analysis

SQL is neither the fastest nor the most elegant way to talk to databases, but it is the best way we have. Here’s why

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NoSQL will dominate new stack spending

Relational databases may keep old stack workloads, but Morgan Stanley research suggests NoSQL databases will own the next generation of apps

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Rockset review: Real-time SQL for operational data

One-of-a-kind database for operational analytics analyzes gigabytes to terabytes of recent, real-time, and streaming data in milliseconds

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What’s next for the cloud data warehouse

Global data-driven decision-making requires a cloud-agnostic, unified data management platform that crosses regions, continents, and cloud providers

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MongoDB vs. MySQL: How to choose

MongoDB and MySQL are the leading open source NoSQL and relational databases, respectively. Which is best for your application?

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TigerGraph launches graph database as a service

TigerGraph’s native parallel graph database designed for multi-hop analytic queries is now available as a managed service

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Review: Elasticsearch 7 soars with SQL, search optimizations

Across-the-board upgrade beefs up query capabilities, boosts cluster performance, and simplifies cluster configuration

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Is Java the next COBOL?

60 years later, billions of lines of COBOL live on. Could Java, SQL, or Python last as long?

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Snowflake review: A data warehouse made better in the cloud

A fast, no-fuss data warehouse as a service, Snowflake scales dynamically to give you the performance you need exactly when you need it

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Get started with Azure hyperscale databases

Microsoft builds on its existing Azure database tool to deliver hyperscale versions of PostgreSQL and Azure SQL

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Couchbase review: A smart NoSQL database

Flexible, distributed document database offers an easy query language, mobile synch, independently scalable services, and strong consistency within a cluster

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Taking enterprise databases to your cloud

Most companies have foundational databases. As you move to the cloud, decide if those databases are vintage models or clunkers ready for the scrap heap

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The best NoSQL databases

Highly flexible and hugely scalable, NoSQL databases offer a range of data models and consistency options to suit your application

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The best graph databases

These stellar databases combine horizontal scalability with highly efficient engines for storing and analyzing connected data

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How to bring HA and DR to SQL Server on Amazon EC2

The pros and cons of the various AWS, Microsoft, and third-party options for protecting mission-critical SQL Server databases in the Amazon cloud

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3 cost-cutting tips for Amazon DynamoDB

How to avoid costly mistakes with DynamoDB partition keys, read/write capacity modes, and global secondary indexes

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The best distributed relational databases

These SQL relational databases offer both horizontal scalability and support for ACID transactions—some on a global scale

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How updates to MongoDB work to prevent data breaches | TECH(talk)

CSO senior writer Lucian Constantin and Computerworld Executive Editor Ken Mingis talk database security and how MongoDB's new field-level encryption takes security to the next level.

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