2019 Database Trends – SQL vs. NoSQL, Top Databases, Single vs. Multiple Database Use

Scalegrid

Wondering which databases are trending in 2019? Get the latest insights on MySQL , MongoDB , PostgreSQL , Redis , and many others to see which database management systems are most favored this year. SQL Databases. NoSQL Databases. NoSQL Database Use: 39.52%.

Making it Easier to Manage a Production PostgreSQL Database

Scalegrid

PostgreSQL is an amazing relational database. However, beyond just the features, there are other important aspects of a database that need to be considered. If you are planning to build a large 24/7 operation, the ability to easily operate the database once it is in production becomes a very important factor. This is a standard built-in feature in many of the new NoSQL databases, and PostgreSQL would do great to take a leaf out of their books when it comes to operations.

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2019 Open Source Database Report: Top Databases, Public Cloud vs. On-Premise, Polyglot Persistence

High Scalability

Ready to transition from a commercial database to open source, and want to know which databases are most popular in 2019? Wondering whether an on-premise vs. public cloud vs. hybrid cloud infrastructure is best for your database strategy? Or, considering adding a new database to your application and want to see which combinations are most popular?

ScyllaDB Trends – How Users Deploy The Real-Time Big Data Database

Scalegrid

ScyllaDB is an open-source distributed NoSQL data store, reimplemented from the popular Apache Cassandra database. We’ve heard a lot about this rising database from the DBA community and our users, and decided to become a sponsor for this years Scylla Summit to learn more about the deployment trends from its users. Databases Most Commonly Used with ScyllaDB. This number is more inline with our recent 2019 Open Source Database Trends Report where 56.9%

Database Metrics

SQL Shack

Summary There is a multitude of database metrics that we can collect and use to help us understand database and server resource consumption, as well as overall usage. We can also examine database metadata, including row counts, waits, and […].

Optimizing Database Performance and Efficiency

DZone

It's easy for modern, distributed, high-scale applications to hide database performance and efficiency problems. It is a recursive method that can be used at any scale, from a data center with many types of databases cooperating as one, to a single server and drilling down to a single query.

How to Setup a WordPress MySQL Database in the Cloud

Scalegrid

MySQL is a free open source relational database management system that is leveraged across a majority of WordPress sites, and allows you to query your data such as posts, pages, images, user profiles, and more. As any WordPress developer knows, each installation requires a database in the backend, and MySQL is the database of choice for storing and retrieving your WordPress data. Unlimited Databases. How to Setup Your MySQL Database & Admin User for WordPress.

2019 PostgreSQL Trends Report: Private vs. Public Cloud, Migrations, Database Combinations & Top Reasons Used

Scalegrid

PostgreSQL is an open source relational database system that has soared in popularity over the past 30 years from its active, loyal, and growing community. 2019 PostgreSQL Trends Report: Private vs. Public Cloud, Migrations, Database Combos & Top Reasons Used Click To Tweet.

Towards multiverse databases

The Morning Paper

Towards multiverse databases Marzoev et al., The central idea behind multiverse databases is to push the data access and privacy rules into the database itself. A policy just needs to be a deterministic function of a given update’s record data and the database contents.

Oracle database insights Early Adopter Release

Dynatrace

With OneAgent installed on an application server, Davis, the Dynatrace AI causation engine, continuously analyzes all database statements within the context of your applications. Resolve performance problems rooted in the Oracle database layer. Why is your database statement slow?

2019 PostgreSQL Trends Report: Private vs. Public Cloud, Migrations, Database Combinations & Top Reasons Used

High Scalability

PostgreSQL is an open source object-relational database system that has soared in popularity over the past 30 years from its active, loyal, and growing community. For the 2nd year in a row, PostgreSQL has kept the title of #1 fastest growing database in the world according to the DBMS of the Year report by the experts at DB-Engines.

SQL Clone for Unit Testing Databases

DZone

Sometimes, when you are performing unit or integration tests whilst developing code, you need to be able to do something extreme, such as mangling a test database or two, repeatedly, each time subsequently restoring it to its original state before running the next test. database performance sql testing unit testing clone

Updating graph databases with Cypher

The Morning Paper

Updating graph databases with Cypher Green et al., Our understanding of updates in the popular graph database model… is still very rudimentary. Violations of atomicity and non-deterministic update behaviour certainly don’t sound like the kind of things you want in a database!!

2019 Open Source Database Report: Top Databases, Public Cloud vs. On-Premise, Polyglot Persistence

Scalegrid

Ready to transition from a commercial database to open source, and want to know which databases are most popular in 2019? Wondering whether an on-premise vs. public cloud vs. hybrid cloud infrastructure is best for your database strategy? Or, considering adding a new database to your application and want to see which combinations are most popular? Polyglot Persistence Trends : Number of Databases Used & Top Combinations. 2019 Top Databases Used.

Distributed Algorithms in NoSQL Databases

Highly Scalable

These developments gradually highlight a system of relevant database building blocks with proven practical efficiency. In this article I’m trying to provide more or less systematic description of techniques related to distributed operations in NoSQL databases.

How DevOps Should Use DBaaS (Database-as-a-Service) To Optimize Their Application Development

High Scalability

Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) is quickly gaining in popularity across the tech world. These software platform solutions helps users easily manage their database operations without having to really understand any of the abstractions. This allows developers, DBA’s and DevOps engineers to quickly automate their backups, create new SQL and NoSQL clusters, and monitor the performance of their databases for their application without requiring any internal database expertise.

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How to detect and prevent unexpected growth of the TempDB database

SQL Shack

In this article, we will discuss the best practices that should be followed in order to keep the TempDB database in a healthy state and prevent any unexpected growth of the database, in addition to the procedure that can be followed to detect this unexpected growth once occurred.

Open Source Database HA Resources from Severalnines

High Scalability

Severalnines has spent the last several years writing blogs and crafting content to help make your open source database solutions highly available.

Database compression on Nutanix

n0derunner

What space savings should you expect when running databases with default compression in a Nutanix cluster? The TPCx-HCI benchmark mimics a database consolidation setup, meaning that there are many databases per host. Compressability.

Bringing DevOps to the Database

Baron Schwartz

Applying DevOps principles and practices to the database can make software development processes faster, better and cheaper. Yet most companies do not include their databases in their DevOps initiatives because they face a variety of challenges to make it work.

Follower Clusters – 3 Major Use Cases for Syncing SQL & NoSQL Deployments

High Scalability

Follower clusters are a ScaleGrid feature that allows you to keep two independent database systems (of the same type) in sync. Unlike cloning or replication, this allows you to maintain an active, point-in-time copy of your production data. This extra cluster, known as a follower cluster, can be leveraged for multiple use cases, including for analyzing, optimizing and testing your application performance for MongoDB , MySQL and PostgreSQL.

Bringing DevOps to the Database

Baron Schwartz

Databases are special because they’re stateful, and DevOps reflects this: in practice, databases are a lot harder to “DevOps” (as a verb) than other parts of the stack. In more detail, What research shows about DevOps, databases, and company performance.

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. The post Database Resolutions for 2018 appeared first on VoltDB.

Optimizing Database Performance and Efficiency

Baron Schwartz

It’s easy for modern, distributed, high-scale applications to hide database performance and efficiency problems.

Understanding Graph Databases in SQL Server

SQL Shack

A graph database is a type of NoSQL database that is based on graph theory. Graph databases are ideal for storing data that has complex many to many relationships. In this article, we will study the very basics of graph databases with the help of a simple example. Characteristics of a Graph Database A graph […]. DBAtools Graph database Monitoring Reports

Azure SQL database Geo-Replication

SQL Shack

In this article, we will review how to set up Geo-Replication on Azure SQL databases. Geo-Replication is an Azure SQL database feature that allows you to create a readable secondary database in the same region or cross-region.

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Using Database Metrics to Predict Application Problems

SQL Shack

Summary Database metrics can be collected, maintained, and used to help predict when processes go awry so problems can be resolved before they become severe.

Database Technology in a Blockchain World

VoltDB

At first glance, it may seem like a new type of database. However, a closer look shows that blockchain and translytical databases are better together. Blockchain as a Database Isn’t Enough for the Enterprise. NewSQL Databases for Blockchain Innovation.

Microservices, events, and upside-down databases

O'Reilly Software

Back then, the most common pattern I saw for service-based systems was sharing a database among multiple services. The rationale was simple: the data I need is already in this other database, and accessing a database is easy, so I’ll just reach in and grab what I need.

View-centric performance optimization for database-backed web applications

The Morning Paper

View-centric performance optimization for database-backed web applications Yang et al., you are doing the count in the database, right?). ICSE 2019.

Tuning PostgreSQL Database Parameters to Optimize Performance

Percona

It has default settings for all of the database parameters. It is primarily the responsibility of the database administrator or developer to tune PostgreSQL according to their system’s workload. In this blog, we will establish basic guidelines for setting PostgreSQL database parameters to improve database performance according to workload. It is important to pay attention to performance when writing database queries.

Overview of the Shrink TempDB database in SQL Server

SQL Shack

This article explores the usage of TempDB and different ways to shrink the TempDB database in SQL Server Each instance of Microsoft SQL Server has a system database TempDB. Let’s review the TempDB database and its usage with ways to shrink the TempDB database in the […].

AWS RDS SQL Server – Monitoring database instances

SQL Shack

In this article, we will review how to monitor AWS RDS SQL Server database instances and setup email notifications using event subscriptions and CloudWatch alarms. Database monitoring is one of the important tasks of a database administrator to ensure availability and performance.

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IPA: invariant-preserving applications for weakly consistent replicated databases

The Morning Paper

IPA: invariant-preserving applications for weakly consistent replicated databases Balegas et al., VLDB’19. IPA for developers, happy days!

Sending SentryOne Data to the Azure SQL Database DTU Calculator

SQL Performance

If so, you may have heard about the Azure SQL Database DTU calculator , and you may have also read about how it has been reverse engineered by Andy Mallon. Database – Log Bytes Flushed/sec. I created a table called [AzureDatabaseDTUData] and stored it in the SentryOne database.

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Increasing access to blockchain and ledger databases

All Things Distributed

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.

Follower Clusters – 3 Major Use Cases for Syncing SQL & NoSQL Deployments

Scalegrid

Follower clusters are a ScaleGrid feature that allows you to keep two independent database systems (of the same type) in sync. It is not available for our in-memory database offerings like hosting for Redis™*. Database Dev/Test Setup. By using follower clusters, you can periodically import data from your production database into the dev/test database. Follower syncing does not perform any database level operations – it merely restores the latest snapshot!

Get details of SQL Server Database Growth and Shrink Events

SQL Shack

It is essential for the DBA to need to ensure the SQL Server database performance. Performance tuning is an open-ended task, and you need to ensure the monitoring of various database parameters.

ScaleGrid DBaaS Expands MySQL Hosting Services Through AWS Cloud

Scalegrid

June 6, 2019 – ScaleGrid , the Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) leader in the SQL and NoSQL space, has announced the expansion of their fully managed MySQL Hosting services to support Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud. PALO ALTO, Calif.,

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The Best Way to Host MongoDB on DigitalOcean

Scalegrid

MongoDB is the #3 open source database and the #1 NoSQL database in the world. It’s a cross-platform document-oriented database that uses JSON-like documents with schema, and is leveraged broadly across startup apps up to enterprise-level businesses developing modern apps. While adequate for low-traffic applications, small databases, and dev/test environments, we recommend against leveraging shared clusters for your MongoDB production deployments.

Intro to Redis Cluster Sharding – Advantages, Limitations, Deploying & Client Connections

High Scalability

Redis Cluster is the native sharding implementation available within Redis that allows you to automatically distribute your data across multiple nodes without having to rely on external tools and utilities. At ScaleGrid, we recently added support for Redis Clusters on our platform through our fully managed Redis hosting plans.

How to Monitor MySQL Deployments with Prometheus & Grafana at ScaleGrid

Scalegrid

Monitoring your MySQL database performance in real-time helps you immediately identify problems and other factors that could be causing issues now or in the future. It’s also a good way to determine which components of the database can be enhanced or optimized to increase your efficiency and performance. This is usually done through monitoring software and tools either built-in to the database management software or installed from third-party providers.

The Best Way to Host MySQL on Azure Cloud

Scalegrid

Are you looking to get started with the world’s most popular open-source database, and wondering how you should setup your MySQL hosting ? While Microsoft Azure does offer a managed solution, Azure Database, the solution has some major limitations you should know about before migrating your MySQL deployments. The first thing to consider when weighing between self-management and a MySQL Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) solution is what internal resources you have available.

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