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Getting started with Azure SQL Edge

Microsoft scaled down its flagship database, squeezing it into 500MB and running it on edge hardware.

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How to run Cassandra and Kubernetes together

Kubernetes runs distributed applications, and Apache Cassandra provides a distributed database environment. Here’s how you can run them together

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The year of PostgreSQL is every year

Completely community-driven, with no centralized ownership, Postgres has been the elephant in the room for more than 30 years

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How MariaDB achieves global scale with Xpand

A new MariaDB storage engine provides distributed SQL and massive scalability with a shared nothing architecture, fully distributed ACID transactions, and strong consistency

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SQL lessons for NoSQL developers

Because no software developer is complete without at least a passing knowledge of the world’s most popular query language

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6 tips for rapidly scaling applications

How to address dramatic usage increases during COVID-19 or to start planning for growth in the post-pandemic recovery

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Why MongoDB is ‘fundamentally better’ for developers

MongoDB co-founder and former CTO Eliot Horowitz reflects on the creation of MongoDB and his 13 years with the company

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Why developers should use graph databases

Graph databases are proven architectures for storing data with complex relationships. Why aren't more companies using them?

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How Aerospike achieves low latency and strong consistency across multiple sites

Aerospike Database 5’s multi-site clustering eliminates the trade-off between data consistency and high performance for large-scale, always-on, globally distributed transaction systems

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Beyond NoSQL: The case for distributed SQL

What if the main problem with relational databases was the back end and not the front end?

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Do we need so many databases?

We have hundreds of different databases to choose from for storing our data — and we need more

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RedisRaft brings strong data consistency to Redis clusters

An in-the-works Redis module from Redis Labs gives the popular in-memory store a strong consistency option

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Redis 6: A high-speed database, cache, and message broker

Redis is a powerful blend of speed, resilience, scalability, and flexibility, and Redis Enterprise takes it even further

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MongoDB 4.4 brings query, sharding improvements

Latest public beta for the popular NoSQL database features new clustering, read-optimizing, and data-balancing capabilities

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Liquibase, formerly Datical, updates database devops tools

Liquibase offers database schema change automation for Oracle and PostgreSQL in free open source and commercially licensed tools

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How Redis scratched an itch — and changed databases forever

For decades we were hamstrung by the belief the database was a ‘solved’ problem, until open source developers opened our eyes

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Redis 6 arrives with multithreading for faster I/O

With I/O threading enabled, the new version of Redis can serve up to twice as many operations as before on a single instance, say creators

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How to create a SQL Server failover cluster in the Google Cloud (redux)

A step-by-step guide to using SAN-less failover clustering software to support SQL Server’s Always On Failover Clustering in the public cloud

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