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How to build a Redis Streams application

Get started with Redis Streams by creating an end-to-end solution for analyzing Twitter data

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How to use consumer groups in Redis Streams

Take advantage of consumer groups in Redis Streams to distribute the processing of a data stream among multiple consumers

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How to use Redis Streams

Redis Streams is a new Redis data structure for managing data channels between producers and consumers. Here’s how to get started

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How the cloud is driving the enterprise database

Public cloud vendors building services that capture more and more enterprise data, potentially prophesying decades of self-inflicted enterprise lockin

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MongoDB’s new license won’t solve its China problem

We need to find ways to ensure commercial open source can thrive, without worrying about the big cloud providers sucking out all value without contributing back

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PostgreSQL 11 taps LLVM and parallelization for speed boost

The powerful open source database now offers more features for data sharing, JIT-accelerated queries, and transactions inside stored procedures

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How TiDB combines OLTP and OLAP in a distributed database

The architecture and use cases of a NewSQL hybrid transactional-analytical, MySQL-compatible, horizontally scalable database

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Azure Cosmos DB gets the multiple-master boost for distributed apps

Microsoft’s cloud database platform is updated to improve distributed systems performance at a global scale

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SQL tutorial: Learn SQL on PostgreSQL

Follow this step-by-step guide to install PostgreSQL, load data, connect to a database, and execute SQL queries including table joins

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10 essential MySQL tools for admins

The MySQL community is a hotbed of free, open source tools to enhance the performance and health of your MySQL systems

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How to deal with data in a multicloud environment

Follow these three best practices to keep the use of multiple databases across multiple clouds from confounding your deployments

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MariaDB tutorial: Get started with MariaDB

Download, install, and set up a basic instance of the popular open source database with this step-by-step guide

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Bossies 2018: The Best of Open Source Software Awards

InfoWorld recognizes the leading open source projects for software development, cloud computing, big data, and machine learning

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The best open source software for data storage and analytics

InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners in databases and data analytics

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What is a data lake? Flexible big data management explained

A data lake can be a much more flexible repository than a data warehouse. Or it can be a trash dump that grows and grows

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How to secure your PostgreSQL database

Follow these steps to enable SSL connections and properly configure user privileges to keep your database secure

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Your CRM’s asymmetric relationship: hindering potential, attracting regulation

The CRM is greedy when it comes to collecting data, but stingy when it comes to sharing it

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When to use a CRDT-based database

Learn why, when, and how to use conflict-free replicated data types to bring strong eventual consistency to your geo-distributed applications

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