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.
After progressing all the way up to version 0.99, HBase 1.0 is here; a major milestone in the Apache project’s development, offering some exciting features and new APIs without sacrificing stability.
Over 13,000 sites were affected by outages last year. Dynatrace’s visual overview of service failures in 2014 gives us a clear picture of which countries and companies they’re coming from.
In the wake of the MongoDB insecurity debacle, Lukas Eder writes that the solution is a wider variety of skills in a developer team.
MongoDB are back in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. Up to 40,000 MongoDB databases have been found open and unsecured by a team of students, showing us how potential cybercriminals could access sensitive and important data.
News of a MongoDB 3.0 release brings promises of more power, flexibility and easier management, as the document database gets a thorough make-over.
A look at the pros and cons of the big data processing framework that took the industry by storm.
Aerospike claims to be “the fastest, most reliable database in the world.” We took a look under the hood with Brian Bulkowski, co-founder and CTO of the open-source NoSQL database.
Basho’s new head of EMEA operations discusses the changing field of Big Data and the challenges that face databases in the near future.
Tokutek’s VP of Engineering talks performance benchmarking and the importance of open source for the DB scene.