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.
With CIOs struggling to harness a patchwork of data solutions and siloes, newly enhanced Foreign Data Wrappers for Postgres are providing critical integration for consistent data management and analysis.
Built for scalability across multiple machines, the JSON document store RethinkDB is a distributed database that uses an easy query language. Here’s how to get started.
Although Facebook famously ditched Cassandra to use HBase for its messenger service, the NoSQL database remains largely overlooked. Ubeeko CEO Ghislain Mazars takes a look under the hood of HBase features.
Following his stimulating talk at the JAX Finance, Ben Stopford explores a range of data platforms through a lens of basic hardware and software tradeoffs in the second part of his two-part article.
Following his stimulating talk at the JAX Finance, Ben Stopford explores a range of data platforms through a lens of basic hardware and software tradeoffs in this two-part article.
Hospitals are being ordered to go HIPAA compliant by October 1st, 2015. We spoke to Soonr’s Sam Liu and EnterpriseDB’s Pierre Fricke about the data security implications of preparing applications for HIPAA compliance.
After five years of development, RethinkDB 2.0 is the first production ready version of the open source, distributed NoSQL database. Commercial support options are also available for the first time with this release.
It’s the battle of the databases – Apache Cassandra comes out on top in both throughput and latency tests. Other popular NoSQL names like HBase, Couchbase and MongoDB all faltered somewhere along the line.
In keeping with tradition, Salvatore Sanfilippo has made another release on April Fools – but there’s no joke here, with the announcement of Redis 3.0.0 coming and the introduction of native support for clustering.
As MySQL nears drinking age, Peter Zaitsev, CEO of Percona looks at the state of affairs in MySQL – security, data growth, Oracle and the new database kids on the block.
Your data, whether big or small, needs a home: but with more choice in DBMS engines than ever before, it’s important to consider their strengths and weaknesses.