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. They've created a way to connect small farms in developing nations to banks and distributers of goods, like seeds, fertilizer, and tools.

Database Technology in a Blockchain World

VoltDB

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. However, the hype surrounding blockchain doesn’t mean we’ve even scratched the surface of the technology’s enterprise potential. Even still, the ecosystem of blockchain projects is quickly filling up.

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Database Technology in a Blockchain World

VoltDB

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. However, the hype surrounding blockchain doesn’t mean we’ve even scratched the surface of the technology’s enterprise potential. Even still, the ecosystem of blockchain projects is quickly filling up.

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. That’s hard to do in today’s blockchain systems for two reasons: Provenance can only be determined by querying and replaying all on-chain transactions, which is inefficient and an offline activity. For permissioned blockchains we’re all set.

Database Resolutions for 2018

VoltDB

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. From the IoT , to 5G , to blockchain , it seems like we’re on the precipice of seeing some truly game-changing technologies come into their own; you don’t want to be left behind when they finally do breakthrough. The post Database Resolutions for 2018 appeared first on VoltDB.

Database Resolutions for 2018

VoltDB

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. From the IoT , to 5G , to blockchain , it seems like we’re on the precipice of seeing some truly game-changing technologies come into their own; you don’t want to be left behind when they finally do breakthrough. The post Database Resolutions for 2018 appeared first on VoltDB.

AnyLog: a grand unification of the Internet of things

The Morning Paper

Micropayments require an environment of trust, and in a decentralised context that leads us to blockchains. A blockchain holds the metadata catalog for the system (participants register on the blockchain for discovery purposes) and also provides the trust and dispute resolution anchor for micropayments. Groups can be centralised or decentralised, with decentralised groups managed by smart contracts on the AnyLog blockchain. Uncategorized Blockchain Datastores

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. Alok Pathak : While both (Multi-AZ and Read replica) maintain a copy of database but they are different in nature. Hey, it's HighScalability time: Everything starts with Doug Engelbart — Jane Metcalfe.

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For June 29th, 2018

High Scalability

karmakaze : The key difference is that NoSQL was being developed and used to solve specific issues with using traditional databases. Blockchain is a solution in search of problems. Hey, it's HighScalability time: Rockets. They're big. You won't believe how really really big they are. Corridor Crew ). Do you like this sort of Stuff? Please lend me your support on Patreon. It would mean a great deal to me.

Web Development Trends 2019

KeyCDN

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. If you have a large database of user information stored on your servers, consider introducing multi-factor identification. Smart developers are always looking ahead for ways to adapt in the ever changing world of web development.

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. A 5 star 10,000 phone Chinese click farm. English Russia ). Do you like this sort of Stuff? Please lend me your support on Patreon. It would mean a great deal to me.

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 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! It's HighScalability time: We all know the oliphant in the room this week ( reinvent ). Do you like this sort of Stuff? Please support me on Patreon. I'd really appreciate it.

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? Please support me on Patreon and you'll get 100 free cloud credits in heaven. Know anyone looking for a simple book explaining the cloud?