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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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Moving to the cloud? 3 critical data efforts you must make

Many companies moving to the cloud forget about updating their data and data technology. Here’s what to remember to do

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AWS vs. open source: DocumentDB is the latest battlefront

In trying to prevent competition from AWS, vendors like MongoDB are undercutting open source. Ultimately, the battle could hurt both sides—and IT

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What a GPU-powered database can do for you

The parallel processing power of the GPU is being brought to analytics by some innovative startups, promising new levels of performance

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TigerGraph review: A graph database designed for deep analytics

Highly parallelized and horizontally scalable, TigerGraph shines for use cases that require multi-hop analytic queries

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SQL tutorial: Learn SQL on MariaDB

Follow this step-by-step guide to install MariaDB, load data, connect to a database, and execute SQL queries including table joins

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AWS adds blockchain and time-series databases

With three major functional upgrades to existing databases as well, the full complement of purpose-built AWS databases is now 15

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How to build a Redis Streams application

Get started with Redis Streams by creating an end-to-end solution for analyzing Twitter data

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How to use consumer groups in Redis Streams

Take advantage of consumer groups in Redis Streams to distribute the processing of a data stream among multiple consumers

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How to use Redis Streams

Redis Streams is a new Redis data structure for managing data channels between producers and consumers. Here’s how to get started

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How the cloud is driving the enterprise database

Public cloud vendors building services that capture more and more enterprise data, potentially prophesying decades of self-inflicted enterprise lockin

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MongoDB’s new license won’t solve its China problem

We need to find ways to ensure commercial open source can thrive, without worrying about the big cloud providers sucking out all value without contributing back

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PostgreSQL 11 taps LLVM and parallelization for speed boost

The powerful open source database now offers more features for data sharing, JIT-accelerated queries, and transactions inside stored procedures

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How TiDB combines OLTP and OLAP in a distributed database

The architecture and use cases of a NewSQL hybrid transactional-analytical, MySQL-compatible, horizontally scalable database

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Azure Cosmos DB gets the multiple-master boost for distributed apps

Microsoft’s cloud database platform is updated to improve distributed systems performance at a global scale

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SQL tutorial: Learn SQL on PostgreSQL

Follow this step-by-step guide to install PostgreSQL, load data, connect to a database, and execute SQL queries including table joins

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10 essential MySQL tools for admins

The MySQL community is a hotbed of free, open source tools to enhance the performance and health of your MySQL systems

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