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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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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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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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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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Scaling throughput and performance in a sharding database system

Understand the two dimensions of scaling for database query and ingest workloads, and how sharding can make scaling elastic—or not.

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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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Google Cloud releases BigLake to unify data platforms

Google describes BigLake as a one-stop data platform that allows data analytics and data engineering on both structured and unstructured data.

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Postgres everywhere

SQLite is embedded everywhere. Will Postgres follow suit?

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5 ways to improve on spreadsheets for business workflows

When data and workflows get complicated, these platform approaches work far more efficiently and reliably than a spreadsheet.

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Beyond SQL: 8 new languages for data querying

SQL has dominated data querying for decades. Newer query languages offer more elegance, simplicity, and flexibility for modern use cases.

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PlanetScale introduces Rewind feature to 'undo' bad schema migrations

Customers of PlanetScale’s database-as-a-service can now safely revert changes from schema migrations within 30 minutes of a deployment request.

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