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How PostgreSQL just might replace your Oracle database

Although heavily dependent on Oracle today, Salesforce seems to be seeking database freedom—and its efforts could result in the same freedom for all enterprises

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Cosmos DB review: Database for a small planet

Multi-model Azure database combines global reach and a choice of five consistency models, allowing you to trade off cost for consistency

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How to choose the right NoSQL database

NoSQL databases vary in architecture and function, so you need to pick the type that is best for the desired task

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TiDB: Performance-tuning a distributed NewSQL database

A brief introduction to the open source hybrid transactional and analytical database and how to tune write operations for maximum performance

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7 essential technologies for a modern data architecture

These key technologies are “re-platforming” the enterprise to enable faster, easier, more flexible access to large volumes of precious data

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Review: Neo4j supercharges graph analytics

When it comes to tracking relationships, Neo4j is faster, more flexible, and more scalable than relational databases

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How to work with LiteDB in C#

Take advantage of the fast, lightweight, and easy-to-use LiteDB for your desktop, mobile, and simple web applications

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Oracle’s cloud bravado masks its database despair

Oracle is a fantastic database for yesteryear’s enterprise applications, but is a poor fit for modern, big data applications

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Why you should use a graph database

Graph databases excel for apps that explore many-to-many relationships, such as recommendation systems. Let's look at an example

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Traffic-shaping WebSockets using Node.js and Redis

How to protect your WebSocket-enabled application against traffic spikes by using Redis as a real-time request counter

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NoSQL standouts: The best document databases

Which document-oriented database is right for your app? Follow this guide to the most developer-friendly NoSQL databases

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What is NoSQL? NoSQL databases explained

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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Microsoft brings Apache Spark, Cassandra, MariaDB to its Azure cloud

Beta tools extend Azure to popular analytics and NoSQL platforms, as well as add devops pipeline support in Git

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How to choose a database for your microservices

Your microservices architecture requires multiple data models. Should you opt for polyglot persistence or a multi-model database?

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Dremio: Simpler and faster data analytics

Built on Apache Arrow and Apache Parquet, Dremio brings self-service to data analysts and SQL queries to NoSQL data sources

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NoSQL standouts: The best key-value databases compared

Aerospike, Hazelcast, Memcached, Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB, and Redis put different twists on fast and simple data storage

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Bossie Awards 2017: The best databases and analytics tools

InfoWorld picks the best open source software for large-scale search, SQL, NoSQL, and streaming analytics

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How to choose a database for your mobile apps

Data synchronization and offline capabilities are key to successful mobile apps. Follow these guidelines to selecting a provider

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