Fine-grained, secure and efficient data provenance on blockchain systems

The Morning Paper

Fine-grained, secure and efficient data provenance on blockchain systems Ruan et al., We haven’t covered a blockchain paper on The Morning Paper for a while, and today’s choice won the best paper award at VLDB’19. For permissioned blockchains we’re all set.

Database Technology in a Blockchain World


It’s just about official—blockchain has taken over the world. Or, to be more accurate, the idea of blockchain has taken over the world. become Long Blockchain Corp. and Kodak revive itself with blockchain aspirations. NewSQL Databases for Blockchain Innovation.

Increasing access to blockchain and ledger databases

All Things Distributed

A major component to the system that HARA created is blockchain. HARA has had to develop additional technologies to make their application work on Ethereum, a popular, open source, blockchain framework Last year, I spent some time in Jakarta visiting HARA , an AWS customer.

Database Resolutions for 2018


So, in the spirit of things, we’ve laid out a few New Year’s resolutions that all database professionals can take into account as they look to turn over a new leaf in 2018 and build on their successes. The post Database Resolutions for 2018 appeared first on VoltDB.

Should You Use ClickHouse as a Main Operational Database?


What if we use ClickHouse (which is a columnar analytical database) as our main datastore? Well, typically, an analytical database is not a replacement for a transactional or key/value datastore. how many messages was send for some time period and how much it cost) and a typical key/value queries like: “return 1 message by the message id” Using a columnar analytical database can be a big challenge here.

Even more amazing papers at VLDB 2019 (that I didn’t have space to cover yet)

The Morning Paper

MongoDB is an important database, and this paper explains the tunable (per-operation) consistency models that MongoDB provides and how they are implemented under the covers. Microsoft have a paper describing their new recovery mechanism in Azure SQL Database , the key feature being that it can recovery in constant time. On one of the themes that captures my imagination, how changing hardware platform influence system design: Rethinking database high availability with RDMA networks.

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For August 3rd, 2018

High Scalability

David Gerard : Companies are shocked to realise that blockchain — an expensive and useless idea that has soaked up millions of dollars for zero return — may not be a good technology. “Many companies will halt their blockchain tests this year.

Web Development Trends 2019


Blockchain Technology Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin rely on blockchains, but web developers are just realizing the full potential of this technology. IBM, Microsoft, and Amazon are all exploring new ways to use blockchains in 2019.

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For June 15th, 2018

High Scalability

1.6x : better deep learning cluster scheduling on k8s; 100,000 : Large-scale Diverse Driving Video Database; 3rd : reddit popularity in the US; 50% : increase in Neural Information Processing System papers, AI bubble? Hey, it's HighScalability time: Scaling fake ratings.

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For November 30th, 2018

High Scalability

million : US Nintendo Switch sales; 40+% : Rust users feel productive; 15 terabytes : monthly measurements of third-party web transparency tracking data; $133.20 : total music sales by Imogen Heap on blockchain; 8.3 The scalability of a native graph database. Wake up!

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For September 28th, 2018

High Scalability

MrTonyD : I was writing production code over 30 years ago (C, OS, database). Hey, it's HighScalability time: @danielbryantuk : "A LAMP stack is a good thing. Never inflict a distributed system on yourself unless you have too." mipsytipsy #CloudNativeLondon. Do you like this sort of Stuff?