How will autonomous databases affect the role of data administrators? While the job itself is not going to disappear, the role of the DBA will continue to change and must adapt to AI and machine learning. This article examines what complexities data administrators will have to handle, how the job will shift, and what manual tasks autonomous databases will continue to take over.
I was lucky enough to sit down and have a chat with Tim Hall, Head of Products at InfluxData about their platform, their ‘time to awesome’ philosophy, and a new data scripting and querying language, Flux. We also take a look at the future of InfluxData and their plans for 2020. Let’s take a closer look.
As the end of the year approaches, we took some time to talk to John Pocknell, senior solutions product manager at Quest Software, about his vision of the future. We talk about database management, database automation, the rise of NoSQL and the evolving role of the database administrator or DBA.
“Communication between all participants, consistent tooling and transparency are indispensable criteria in the database segment”
The database sector is an often underestimated area, in which DevOps principles can play a decisive role. In our interview at the DevOps Conference 2019 in Berlin we talked to Eero Mattila, Principal Systems Consultant for Information Management at Quest Software, about typical errors in agile environments and practices for the optimal implementation of DevOps in the database segment.
If you are looking for helpful advice on database migration to cloud, you are in luck! In this article, Ken Rugg outlines considerations for migrating databases to the cloud, along with tips for identifying good and bad migration candidates.
The use of docker containers for Java applications has become part of everyday project work. However, developers often shy away from running databases in docker containers. Joakim Recht (Uber) shows in his session at DevOpsCon 2018 how to use Docker for databases.
Couchbase and the dynamics of the NoSQL market: “There is life beyond analytical and relational databases”
2017 has been an interesting year in the NoSQL space. The big data market is full of opportunities but there are also a lot of changes happening right now. We talked with Perry Krug, Principal Architect at Couchbase about the future of the NoSQL space, the market dynamics and what’s next for Couchbase.
Couchbase has recently announced the release of Couchbase Server 5.0. We take a closer look at this powerful new NoSQL tech to see if it is a stable foundation for faster, better performing applications with more manageability and flexibility.
Who’s the sheriff in today’s data centre wild west? Postgres advocate Pierre Fricke looks at the risks that NoSQL will pose in years to come, while doing his best to deflate the Hadoop hype.
Lukas Eder rounds up this year’s favourite DB engines for SQL and NoSQL, with a change of ranks amongst the new list. Cassandra and Redis have surged their way into the Top 10, but who have they replaced? Read on to find out.
Blogger and software engineer Steve Naidamast knows his way around databases, so its no surprise that he’s chosen to share his knowledge on the best embedded RDBMS databases for .NET Framework developers.
The cloud has changed everything. And yet the cloud revolution at the heart of IT is only getting started. As data becomes more and more important, we’re beginning to realise how central a role the database will play in future.
Any enterprise that can begin treating its infrastructure as code, opens itself up to major performance improvements with automated tests, code repositories and build servers. This excerpt from “Amazon Web Service in Action” introduces us to the basics of Infrastructure as Code.
There’s one thing we can agree on when it comes to database tests: they ain’t easy. In this JAX Magazine preview, testing guru and JAX London speaker Colin Vipurs runs through the strengths and weaknesses of common approaches to testing databases.