The term NoSQL was originally intended to describe databases that do not use Structured Query Language. However, that term has evolved since its first use back in the 90s. In this article, Alex Williams explores key benefits of NoSQL databases and when to use them.
DataStax Astra is a database-as-a-service for Apache Cassandra. It is designed to make it easier for developers to get started working with the database and comes with a free tier. We spoke to Ed Anuff, Chief Product Officer at DataStax, to find out more.
Choosing the right database can be a challenge in itself thanks to the many options available today. However, once you clear that hurdle, more remain. In this article, Oren Eini broadly explores five of the most common problems for database engineers and talks about solutions for each one.
No matter how good Cloud Build might look on paper, no product is flawless and Google’s new CI/CD service is no exception. We talked to Robert Reeves, Chief Technology Officer of Datical about the project’s flaws, the importance of giving the database team the attention it deserves and more.
Want to manage your databases with Google Cloud Platform, but you’re still a big PostgreSQL fan? Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL is now generally available, making database management easier than ever.
Less than a year since its 1.0 release, CockroachDB comes back with the release of its 2.0 version and, trust me, it looks really promising. Here, we have a look at all the new features.
A crucial part of microservices is automation. Being able to “set it and forget it” makes it easier for teams to release production ready applications on time. However, recent research shows that manual deployment causes significant delays in the deployment release schedule.
What technologies are you interested in this year? The goal of our annual survey is to find out which languages, frameworks and tools are particularly exciting for you in 2018. Have a say in this year’s trends!
In this article, Mark Vollmary talks about native multi-model databases and introduces ArangoDB. If you want to know how ArangoDB integrates with Java, look no further.
Built to reduce the learning curve for developers and DBAs working in next-gen database environments, Toad Edge is a flexible toolset for developing and managing open source databases. We talked to Greg Davoll, Software Product Leader at Quest Software, about the growth of open source technologies and why Toad Edge helps bridge the gap between DevOps and database development.
Databases might not seem that interesting, but that’s all about to change. Today, we’re taking a good look at a new database on the scene, PumpkinDB. Although this new event sourcing database engine is just getting started, we’re fascinated by what we can see so far.
Over the years DBAs have been trying hard to keep databases humming while minimizing downtime and transaction errors. Although their achievements should not be ignored, we are now entering an age where they shouldn’t have to be so clever in dealing with a tangled web of hardware and database fragments.
RethinkDB announced the release of an official Java client driver. The library implements RethinkDB’s query language and lets developers send queries to a RethinkDB cluster. Java developers can use the new client driver with RethinkDB to build real-time web applications, sending queries to the database and receiving live updates as the output changes.
MongoDB is making claims that it’s a “schemaless database” because it’s a JSON-style data store. But does that really make it schemaless? And what does “schemaless” even mean anyway?