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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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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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Review: Kinetica analyzes billions of rows in real time

GPU database is not only hugely scalable, but integrates graph analysis, location intelligence, and machine learning with standard SQL

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AnzoGraph: A graph database for deep analytics

AnzoGraph is a fast, horizontally scalable, OLAP graph database that brings a wealth of analytics capabilities to large graphs

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How to run stateful applications on Kubernetes

Take advantage of Portworx PX-Enterprise to simplify management of data-rich workloads on Kubernetes

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Why Oracle is happy to lose to AWS and MongoDB

Open source and cloud developers lead the charge away from Oracle’s database, but they're not where Oracle makes its money

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Review: OmniSci GPU database lifts huge data sets

GPU acceleration of database, rendering, and visualization enables interactive exploration of data sets with billions of rows

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2 reasons a federated database isn’t such a slam-dunk

The ability to use data in place is a great solution for using heterogeneous data in the cloud. But it's easy to create performance and security flaws when you do so

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Why you should use SQLite

Learn why this compact embedded relational database shines for many desktop, mobile, and edge computing applications

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Get started with PostgreSQL on Azure

Microsoft’s recent acquisition of Citus Data is Azure’s path to further enhancing its PostgreSQL database implementation

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MariaDB Platform X3 combines transaction processing and analytics

MariaDB has fused its relational and column-store databases into one, with data automatically synced between workload types

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How to work with Azure’s managed MariaDB

Support for one of the web’s most popular databases can help you migrate your code to cloud-native architectures

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