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

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Wondering which databases are trending in 2019? We asked hundreds of developers, engineers, software architects, dev teams, and IT leaders at DeveloperWeek to discover the current NoSQL vs. SQL usage, most popular databases, important metrics to track, and their most time-consuming database management tasks. Get the latest insights on MySQL , MongoDB , PostgreSQL , Redis , and many others to see which database management systems are most favored this year.

What is Greenplum Database? Intro to the Big Data Database

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Greenplum Database is a massively parallel processing (MPP) SQL database that is built and based on PostgreSQL. Greenplum Database is an open-source , hardware-agnostic MPP database for analytics, based on PostgreSQL and developed by Pivotal who was later acquired by VMware. This feature-packed database provides powerful and rapid analytics on data that scales up to petabyte volumes. What is an MPP Database? What is Greenplum Database?

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Reducing Your Database Hosting Costs: DigitalOcean vs. AWS vs. Azure

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If you’re hosting your databases in the cloud, choosing the right cloud service provider is a significant decision to make for your long-term hosting costs. Over the last few weeks, we have been inundated with requests from SMB customers looking to improve the ROI on their database hosting. So, which cloud provider provides the most cost-effective solution for database hosting? Comparing ScaleGrid Database Hosting Costs: AWS vs. Azure vs. DigitalOcean. Database.

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MySQL on Azure Performance Benchmark – ScaleGrid vs. Azure Database

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Microsoft Azure is one of the most popular cloud providers in the world, and a natural fit for database hosting on applications leveraging Microsoft across their infrastructure. MySQL is the number one open source database that’s commonly hosted through Azure instances.

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MySQL on Azure Performance Benchmark – ScaleGrid vs. Azure Database

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Microsoft Azure is one of the most popular cloud providers in the world, and a natural fit for database hosting on applications leveraging Microsoft across their infrastructure. MySQL is the number one open source database that’s commonly hosted through Azure instances.

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ScaleGrid Launches Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Support for Managed Database Hosting

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October 14, 2020 – ScaleGrid, a leading Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) provider, has just announced the launch of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) hosting through their fully managed DBaaS plans. PALO ALTO, Calif.,

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TiDB Dashboard: Easier Troubleshooting for Distributed Databases

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It's challenging to troubleshoot issues in a distributed database because the information about the system is scattered in different machines. TiDB is an open-source, distributed SQL database that supports Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) workloads. open source database performance cloud-native database administration htap

Comparing PostgreSQL DigitalOcean Performance & Pricing – ScaleGrid vs. DigitalOcean Managed Databases

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ScaleGrid is a fully managed DBaaS that supports MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis™, along with additional support for MongoDB® database and Greenplum® database. Along with many popular cloud providers, DigitalOcean also provides a Managed Databases service. So, which database service is right for your application? PostgreSQL is one of the fastest growing databases, and #4 database in the world by popularity.

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

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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?

Making it Easier to Manage a Production PostgreSQL Database

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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.

Best MySQL DigitalOcean Performance – ScaleGrid vs. DigitalOcean Managed Databases

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MySQL is the all-time number one open source database in the world, and a staple in RDBMS space. MySQL on DigitalOcean is a natural fit, but what’s the best way to deploy your cloud database? In this post, we are going to compare the top two providers, DigitalOcean Managed Databases for MySQL vs. ScaleGrid MySQL hosting on DigitalOcean. In this benchmark, we compare equivalent plan sizes between ScaleGrid MySQL on DigitalOcean and DigitalOcean Managed Databases for MySQL.

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

High Scalability

Wondering which databases are trending in 2019 ? We asked hundreds of developers, engineers, software architects, dev teams, and IT leaders at DeveloperWeek to discover the current NoSQL vs. SQL usage, most popular databases, important metrics to track, and their most time-consuming database management tasks. Get the latest insights on MySQL , MongoDB , PostgreSQL , Redis , and many others to see which database management systems are most favored this year.

Database Metrics

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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 […]. This data can include hardware statistics, such as measures of CPU or memory consumed over time. Monitoring Performance

How to Setup a WordPress MySQL Database in the Cloud

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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.

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

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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%

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

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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.

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. 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. We found the answers at the Postgres Conference in March where we surveyed PostgreSQL users, contributors, and SQL and NoSQL database administrators alike.

Optimizing Database Performance and Efficiency

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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. database performance video distributed database cost optimization uers experience

Millions of tiny databases

The Morning Paper

Millions of tiny databases , Brooker et al., It takes you through the thinking processes and engineering practices behind the design of a key part of the control plane for AWS Elastic Block Storage (EBS): the Physalia database that stores configuration information. If Physalia was designed as one large configuration database for all of EBS, that would be a huge blast radius should it ever fail. NSDI’20. This paper is a real joy to read.

Oracle database insights Early Adopter Release

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With OneAgent installed on an application server, Davis, the Dynatrace AI causation engine, continuously analyzes all database statements within the context of your applications. Now, with Oracle database insights, we’re going even deeper, giving you visibility into what’s going on in the database layer. Resolve performance problems rooted in the Oracle database layer. Chatty database requests – requests that invoke too many database statements.

SQL Clone for Unit Testing Databases

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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

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. The database takes on responsibility for authorization and transformation, and the application retains responsibility only for authentication and correct delegation of the authenticated principal on a database call. These ideas make an efficient multiverse database possible.

Importing Performance Monitor data into SQL databases

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In this article, we will learn how we can write Perfmon counter data to a SQL database through the ODBC connection. Performance Monitor is an oldie but goldie tool to analyze performance problems.

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.

Understanding Graph Databases in SQL Server

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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

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

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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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Distributed Algorithms in NoSQL Databases

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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. In the rest of this article we study a number of distributed activities like replication of failure detection that could happen in a database. A database can offer at least two solutions: Conflict prevention.

Database Design and Logical Asseveration for SQL Query Optimization

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Database design and Logical Asseveration play a vital role in database performance and SQL Query optimization. Both have different parameters to make your database and the query accurate. Database Design Database design plays an essential role in the database performance side. General database design PerformanceIf the table structure is not in proper terms of data distribution and normalized […].

Bandwidth-friendly Query Profiling for Azure SQL Database

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SQL Server has always provided the ability to capture actual queries in an easily-consumable rowset format – first with legacy SQL Server Profiler, later via Extended Events, and now with a combination of those two concepts in Azure SQL Database. Azure SQL Database is not supported by legacy Profiler, and Microsoft disabled the XEvents streaming provider for reliability reasons, so you can't watch live data with SSMS. ALTER EVENT SESSION [ ADS_Standard_Azure ] ON DATABASE.

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Updated Azure SQL Database Tier Options

SQL Performance

Azure SQL Database is Microsoft's database-as-a-service offering that provides a tremendous amount of flexibility. Microsoft is continually working on improving their products and Azure SQL Database is no different. Many of the newer features we have in SQL Server were initially launched in Azure SQL Database, including (but not limited to) Always Encrypted, Dynamic Data Masking, Row Level Security, and Query Store. HyperScale Database. Serverless Database.

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Measuring database scaling & density on Nutanix HCI platform.

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What Density can we achieve Vs The theoretical max How does database performance behave as more DBs are consolidated? Experiment setup The goal was to … The post Measuring database scaling & density on Nutanix HCI platform. Nutanix database density postgres scalingWhat impact does running the CVM have on available host resources? tl;dr The cluster was able to achieve ~90% of the theoretical maximum. CVM overhead was 5% for this workload.

Open Source Database HA Resources from Severalnines

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Severalnines has spent the last several years writing blogs and crafting content to help make your open source database solutions highly available. We are fans of highscalability.com and wanted to post some links to our top resources to help readers learn more how to make MySQL, MongoDB, MariaDB, Percona and PostgreSQL databases scalable.

Monitor the growth of SQL databases using the Default Trace

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Monitoring the growth of the SQL Database is one of the essential tasks of the SQL Server DBA. In this article, I am going to explain how we can monitor the growth of the SQL database using the default trace.

Backup compression in TDE enabled databases in SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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In the previous article, Transparent Data Encryption for SQL Server Always On Availability Groups, we discussed enabling TDE for the existing database in AG. In this article, we will explore options for a compressed backup of a TDE database.

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!! VLDB’19. This is the story of a great collaboration between academia, industry, and users of the Cypher graph querying language as created by Neo4j.

Azure SQL database Geo-Replication

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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. We can failover to the secondary database in case of an outage for a long time on the […]. AlwaysOn Availability Groups High Availability Replication SQL Azure

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Suppress successful login and backups messages from the error log for SQL databases

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In this article, we will explore the method to suppress successful login and backups messages in the error log for SQL databases. It is a primary point of investigating any possible issues with the SQL Server, database, connections, backups, trace flags, startup parameters, recovery […].

How to detect and prevent unexpected growth of the TempDB database

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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. TempDB overview The TempDB database is one […]. General database design Performance

Configure SQL Server replication for a database in SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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Introduction Recently, I received a requirement to configure the SQL Replication for the availability group database. Publisher database [DBARepository] is part of the availability group It is a two-node […].

Database Migration: Challenges, Need & Process

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Database Migration is one of those. If you are planning a migration, what are the challenges involved during database migration? Let me walk you through the essentialities before performing database migration. The post Database Migration: Challenges, Need & Process appeared first on Insights on Latest Software Technologies - Simform Blog. Custom Software Development Database

Configure SQL Server Reporting Services databases in SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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In this article, we will explore the high availability configuration for reporting services databases. Configure SQL Server Reporting Services for standalone databases SQL Server Reporting Services (commonly known as SSRS) is a service to deploy paginated reports for web and mobile.

Database-level health detection in SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

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Introduction SQL Server Always On Availability Groups create a group of databases that fails over together in case the primary replica is unavailable. These availability group databases failover manually or automatically depending upon your AG configuration.

Automating Azure SQL Database index maintenance using Elastic Job Agents

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In this article, I am going to explain how we can automate the index and statistics maintenance of Azure SQL Database using an Elastic Job Agent. The Microsoft SQL Server Agent component is used to automate the various tasks including database maintenance. But in Azure, the SQL Server Agent is only available in the Azure […]. Azure Indexes Jobs Maintenance

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