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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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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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7 MySQL and MariaDB features you don’t want to miss

Look to these powerful MySQL and MariaDB features to boost your modern apps

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10 new tricks your old database can do

You might be surprised by the powerful “NoSQL” features lurking in your old Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, or PostgreSQL database

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6 keys to MongoDB database security

Don’t be the next MongoDB data breach. Close these holes in your MongoDB deployment before it’s too late

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Amazon Neptune review: A scalable graph database for OLTP

Amazon’s graph database service offers ACID properties, immediate consistency, and auto-scaling storage for billions of relationships

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A new wave of Azure services lifts Kubernetes and Cosmos DB

As always, Microsoft Build sees a myriad of announcements. What’s important and relevant for anyone building apps on Azure?

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Writing server-side code in Azure Cosmos DB

Microsoft brings stored procedures and triggers to cloud-scale storage with an integrated JavaScript API

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