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AWS re:Invent 2022 roundup: Data management, AI, compute take center stage

This week at its re:Invent conference, AWS launched new services and features across its storage, compute, analytics, machine learning, database, and security services, and made a foray into supply chain management.

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3 key features in EDB PostgreSQL 15

Thoroughly tested on PostgreSQL 15.1, EDB’s new tools optimize performance, scalability, reliability, and operability. Here are the highlights.

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Alteryx updates its Designer Cloud UI, adds data lakehouse support

The data engineering cloud platform, acquired as part of the Trifacta buyout early this year, has been updated to offer a more Alteryx-like UI experience.

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TigerGraph Cloud adds graph analytics, machine learning tools

The updated graph database-as-a-service (DBaaS) will come with visual analytics and machine learning tools, made accessible via the TigerGraph Suite.

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How vectorization improves database performance

Although a serious engineering challenge, database vectorization delivers orders-of-magnitude performance boosts for a real-time analytics engine such as StarRocks. Here’s how we did it.

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Neo4j 5.0 improves on scalability, performance, and agility

The fifth version of the leading native graph database has been released with additional features such as an Ops Manager and the ability to continuously provide updates to self-managed users.

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10 more essential MySQL performance tuning tips

Schema design, indexes, queries, configs, I/O... what could go wrong? Follow these 10 essential tips to keep your MySQL servers humming.

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DataStax to offer Stargate V2 data API gateway via Astra DB

The new version of the open-source data API gateway comes with a gRPC API that will enable developers to scale Cassandra data limitlessly, the company said.

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InfluxDB’s next-gen time-series engine is built on Rust, supports SQL

The new time series engine is capable of responding to queries faster, supporting data analysis of massive database workloads.

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Postgres is eating relational

It’s hard to compete with easy. PostgreSQL has a lot of great qualities, but being easy to use seals the deal for companies and consultants.

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Oracle debuts MySQL HeatWave Lakehouse to take on rivals

The new lakehouse service, designed to quickly load and query up to 400TB of data, will compete with offerings from Oracle rivals that have also jumped on the lakehouse concept, including Snowflake, Google, AWS and Microsoft Azure.

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PostgreSQL 15 streamlines workload management, improves performance

The new features of the most popular open-source database include improved sort and compression, the MERGE command, and other workload management tools.

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Ant Group lists OceanBase on AWS Marketplace to increase reach

The distributed SQL-compatible database, which supports hybrid transactional analytical processing (HTAP), is expected to add support for other public cloud service providers soon.


Microsoft debuts PostgreSQL support for Cosmos DB, multiple Azure updates

At Microsoft Ignite 2022, the company launched new Azure cloud services including additions to its Dev Box developer environment, PostgreSQL support for Cosmos DB, invite-only access to the DALL·E 2 OpenAI image-generating software,...

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Google aims for BigLake data lake support for all unstructured data

What you need to know about Google Cloud Next data announcements: BigLake support for Apache Iceberg, Hudi and Delta Lake; BigQuery adds unstructured data, Apache Spark and DataStream support; Looker Studio unifies business...

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Apollo GraphQL debuts GraphOS platform for building ‘supergraphs’

GraphOS provides an execution fabric and modular architecture for building, connecting, and scaling large networks of applications, services, and data.

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Hands-on with MongoDB queryable encryption and Node.js

MongoDB queryable encryption means never having to decrypt sensitive data inside the data store, all but eliminating the database as a target of attack. Here’s how to get started.

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Materialize offers early release of its streaming database as a service

The startup's managed, distributed database service is designed to run queries against real-time data in a more cost-efficient manner than batch processing systems.

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