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Modern data infrastructures don’t do ETL

Business happens in real time but many business systems don’t. It’s time to move past client-server databases, data warehouses, and batch processes.

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10 best practices for every MongoDB deployment

From security musts and indexing gotchas to replication and sharding tips, follow these essential dos and don’ts to make the most of your MongoDB database systems.

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What’s new in Apache Cassandra 4.1

Cassandra 4.1 makes the distributed database built for internet companies easier to configure and manage for new users, and delivers new storage, network encryption, and authentication options. ACID transactions are on the way.

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Next-gen data engines transform metadata performance

New data engine architectures such as Speedb boost metadata performance, reduce latency, accelerate search time, and optimize CPU consumption. Here’s how.

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Optimizing metadata performance for web-scale applications

Data engines such as RocksDB are playing an increasingly important role in preventing metadata-access bottlenecks that may impact the performance of large-scale systems. Here’s what you need to know.

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How Aerospike Document Database supports real-time applications

Document databases offer a wonderfully flexible data model that often leads to scaling and performance issues. Here’s how Aerospike overcomes these challenges.

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Couchbase’s managed Capella database now on Microsoft Azure

Capella, earlier known as Couchbase Cloud, is already available on Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform.

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Compactor: A hidden engine of database performance

The compactor handles critical post-ingestion and pre-query workloads in the background on a separate server, enabling low latency for data ingestion and high performance for queries.

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Using deduplication for eventually consistent transactions

Deduplication is an effective alternative to transactions for eventually consistent use cases of a distributed database. Here’s why.

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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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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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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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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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Why database design choices matter to developers

Rather than punt database design decisions to a cloud service or third-party provider, understand what you want to achieve and how best to deliver on that goal.


TigerGraph Cloud adds IAM capabilities

Graph database as a service streamlines access management for enterprises and eases developer collaboration with a single login across multiple projects.

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DataStax makes Astra Streaming service generally available

Astra Streaming has been in beta across 977 enterprises since last year and is also integrated into Datastax’s serverless managed database, AstraDB, giving it the ability to support applications built on data-in-motion.

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What is NoSQL? Databases for a cloud-scale future

SQL databases have constraints on data types and consistency. NoSQL does away with them for the sake of speed, flexibility, and scale.

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