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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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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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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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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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Manage access control using Redis Bitfields

How to create a high-performance, highly available, and flexible access control system using binary data and bitwise operators in Redis

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8 technologies transforming the database

That database has come a long way from tables of rows and columns, and the journey is far from over

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How to work with MongoDB in .Net

Get started with documents and collections in the popular, open source, NoSQL database using C#

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Why Redis beats Memcached for caching

Memcached is sometimes more efficient, but Redis is almost always the better choice

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How to use Redis for real-time stream processing

An in-depth guide to overcoming fast data ingestion challenges with Redis Pub/Sub, Redis Lists, and Redis Sorted Sets

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9 crushing performance problems in scalable systems

We have no shortage of ways to slow complex systems to a crawl. Fix these nine, and a tenth will be along soon

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Why you should use Apache Solr

Apache Solr is both a search engine and a distributed document database with SQL support. Here's how to get started

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