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NoSQL will dominate new stack spending

Relational databases may keep old stack workloads, but Morgan Stanley research suggests NoSQL databases will own the next generation of apps

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Rockset review: Real-time SQL for operational data

One-of-a-kind database for operational analytics analyzes gigabytes to terabytes of recent, real-time, and streaming data in milliseconds

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MongoDB vs. MySQL: How to choose

MongoDB and MySQL are the leading open source NoSQL and relational databases, respectively. Which is best for your application?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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MariaDB tutorial: Get started with MariaDB

Download, install, and set up a basic instance of the popular open source database with this step-by-step guide

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The best open source software for data storage and analytics

InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners in databases and data analytics

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How to achieve large-scale IoT with relational databases

With these key optimizations, your favorite relational database can support the high connection volumes and high-speed ingestion rates of IoT workloads

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PostgreSQL tutorial: Get started with PostgreSQL 10

Get up and running—and avoid the setup pitfalls—with this enterprise-class, open-source database available for all major platforms

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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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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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