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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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SkySQL, MariaDB-as-a-service, launches on Google Cloud

MariaDB creators offer their own cloud-hosted alternative to database services like Google Cloud SQL and Amazon RDS

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Cassandra and DataStax reunited — and just in time

Past the ‘breakup,’ DataStax once again has an important role to play in the Apache Cassandra project

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Cassandra and DataStax: Reunited, and it feels so good

Past the ‘breakup,’ DataStax once again has an important role to play in the Apache Cassandra project

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9 offbeat databases worth a look

Plain old MySQL or MongoDB not doing the job? See if these unique offerings meet your needs

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9 offbeat databases worth a look

Plain old MySQL or MongoDB not doing the job? See if these unique offerings meet your needs

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How to make the most of Azure Cosmos DB’s free tier

Microsoft has added a free option to Azure’s distributed database. Let’s jump in

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CouchDB 3.0 puts safety first

The latest edition of the popular NoSQL database installs locked down by default, and offers partitioning, search, and performance improvements

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Can you partition a database between public clouds and on-premises?

While the short answer is yes, the technology realities make some requirements too difficult or too costly

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