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.

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. Here’s how you can set this up: Create a New MySQL Database.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

PyMongo Tutorial: Testing MongoDB Failover in Your Python App

Scalegrid

Python is a powerful and flexible programming language used by millions of developers around the world to build their applications. It comes as no surprise that Python developers commonly leverage MongoDB hosting , the most popular NoSQL database , for their deployments due to its flexible nature and lack of schema requirements. It is also recommended that SSL connections be enabled to encrypt the client-database traffic.

Which Is the Best PostgreSQL GUI? 2019 Comparison

Scalegrid

PostgreSQL graphical user interface (GUI) tools help these open source database users to manage, manipulate, and visualize their data. PostgreSQL is the fourth most popular database management system in the world, and heavily used in all sizes of applications from small to large.

PostgreSQL Connection Pooling: Part 1 – Pros & Cons

Scalegrid

In that environment, the first PostgreSQL developers decided forking a process for each connection to the database is the safest choice. It would be a shame if your database crashed, after all. As a result, popular middlewares have been developed for PostgreSQL.

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.

Web Development Trends 2019

KeyCDN

Smart developers are always looking ahead for ways to adapt in the ever changing world of web development. Staying on top of the latest web development trends could eventually help you land a job that doesn’t exist yet.

View-centric performance optimization for database-backed web applications

The Morning Paper

View-centric performance optimization for database-backed web applications Yang et al., Empirical studies have found that about a quarter of real-world web application performance problems are solved by developers through view changes, like pagination and view content removal.

Installing WordPress 5 on ZEIT Now with MySQL Hosting

Scalegrid

With such strong interest in this installation, we decided to write up the steps to configure your MySQL database on the ScaleGrid side to get you up and running ever faster with WordPress on Now. The best part is all you need to do is set it up, and then your MySQL database runs on autopilot so you can keep your development efforts focused on product vs. those time-consuming database operations. Setting Up Your MySQL Database for WordPress on ZEIT Now.

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.

IPA: invariant-preserving applications for weakly consistent replicated databases

The Morning Paper

IPA: invariant-preserving applications for weakly consistent replicated databases Balegas et al., IPA for developers, happy days! There’s also a very nice looking developer workflow to help ensure you’ve got all the bases covered.

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.

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

They've created a way to connect small farms in developing nations to banks and distributers of goods, like seeds, fertilizer, and tools. HARA has had to develop additional technologies to make their application work on Ethereum, a popular, open source, blockchain framework

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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How To Connect To Your MongoDB Deployments Using Robo 3T GUI

Scalegrid

Database Specific Users. In order to create simple, per-database, read-write or read-only users, log into the ScaleGrid console , navigate to the cluster details page, and click on the Databases tab. Save the connection, then double click on it, and you will see your database.

Managing High Availability in PostgreSQL – Part III: Patroni

Scalegrid

On the first node, Patroni initializes the database, obtains the leader lock from DCS, and ensures the node is being run as the master. All of these tests were performed while the application was running and inserting data to the PostgreSQL database. Patroni is a valuable tool for PostgreSQL database administrators (DBAs), as it performs end-to-end setup and monitoring of a PostgreSQL cluster.

How enterprises can successfully scale Agile development

Tasktop

But here’s the rub: Agile development teams do not work in isolation. And why, in lieu of a single tool or process, organizations need to identify and eliminate long cycles and wait times within development itself, and beyond. The disconnect between the business and Agile development.

How to Improve MySQL AWS Performance 2X Over Amazon RDS at The Same Cost

Scalegrid

AWS is the #1 cloud provider for open-source database hosting, and the go-to cloud for MySQL deployments. While many AWS users default to their managed database solution, Amazon RDS, there are alternatives available that can improve your MySQL performance on AWS through advanced customization options and unlimited EC2 instance type support.

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Where microservice development benefits from automation

O'Reilly Software

The growing popularity of microservices and APIs has led developers to automate the repetitive aspects of these technologies, such as defining all the RESTful requests, generating templates for the target code, and scaling out new instances.

Fully Managed PostgreSQL Hosting on AWS and Azure Launches in Time For Legacy Migrations

Scalegrid

July 17, 2019 – ScaleGrid, a leader in the Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) space, has just announced support for PostgreSQL hosting in the cloud. The fully managed platform allows organizations to automate their time-consuming PostgreSQL operations, focus on database development, and optimize performance with advanced monitoring, high availability, and disaster recovery on AWS and Azure. PALO ALTO, Calif.,

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Managing High Availability in PostgreSQL – Part II

Scalegrid

repmgr is an open-source tool suite developed by 2ndQuadrant for managing replication and failover of your PostgreSQL clusters. Replication Manager makes use of PostgreSQL extensions feature and creates its own schema on the cluster database to store the cluster-related information. repmgr will require a dedicated database and a user with superuser privileges. conninfo (string) – Database connection information as a conninfo string.

The top 5 reasons to run your own database benchmarks

HammerDB

This post addresses some of the opinions around database benchmarking and gives the top 5 reasons why industry standard benchmarking is important and should be an essential foundation of your database engineering strategy. So are standard database benchmarks meaningless?

40+ Best Web Development Blogs of 2018

KeyCDN

In the world of web development, those who become experts usually do so by learning from their predecessors. Reading and following the right web development blogs makes it much easier to get a solid education. This blog provides in-depth development tutorials on a wide array of topics.

How to add your database to HammerDB – Pt4 Commit changes and pull request

HammerDB

In parts 1 to 3 of this series we have gone through the steps of taking the HammerDB code and adding support for a new database. At the moment these changes are on the local development system.

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

Scalegrid

Only Supports One Database. Unlike standalone databases, Redis Clusters support only one database (database 0), and the SELECT command isn’t allowed. Since most people don’t use multiple databases, this too is not a major limitation.

Managing MySQL Server Logs: Rotate, Compress, Retain & Delete

Scalegrid

Data Database Developer HowTo MySQL SQL Compressed Log Files Delete General Query Log Log Rotation Managing MySQL MySQL Deployments MySQL Error Logs MySQL Query Logs MySQL Server MySQL Server Logging MySQL Server Logs Retain Slow Query LogMySQL Server generates several logs that can help you monitor the activities of the server. However, once these logs are enabled, they can grow in size and start taking up too much disk space.

How to add you database to HammerDB – Pt2 Fork, clone and binary downloads

HammerDB

As noted in the previous post to add a database to HammerDB you will need to change the source code. Next you will want a development copy on your own system. For this example with a development system on Linux we will make a directory to show that we are working in a fork of HammerDB.

SQL Server on IoT Edge and Developer Machines – Smaller Footprint

SQL Server According to Bob

SQL Server will ship Azure SQL Database Edge: [link]. With the announcement I can tell you more about one of the things we have been working on; SQL Server running on IoT Edge and Developer machines in under 500MB of memory. The effort goes beyond IoT Edge devices and extends to the common developer experience. For example, Azure SQL Database Edge can already use TSQL Predict Machine Learning (ML) and Column Storage.

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Connecting MongoDB to Ruby with Self-Signed Certificates for SSL

Scalegrid

Our yml file: development: # Configure available database clients. Alternatively, you can define the following: # # Define the name of the default database that Mongoid can connect to. # (required). database: test # Provide the hosts the default client can connect to. The user's database roles. is :plain) auth_mech: :scram # The database or source to authenticate the user against.

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How to add your database to HammerDB – Pt1 Opening an issue

HammerDB

A very common request is for HammerDB to add support for a new database. Before reaching out with a request your first reference should be the DB-Engines Ranking to gauge the relative popularity of a database. it is no coincidence that HammerDB supports the most popular databases with all of the databases currently supported being in the top 10 of this ranking. Therefore this can provide an example of adding a new database with TDBC.

PostgreSQL Trends: Most Popular Cloud Providers, Languages, VACUUM, Query Management Strategies & Deployment Types in Enterprise

Scalegrid

As this open source database continues to pull new users from expensive commercial database management systems like Oracle, DB2 and SQL Server, organizations are adopting new approaches and evolving their own to maintain the exceptional performance of their SQL deployments. We recently attended the PostgresConf event in San Jose to hear from the most active PostgreSQL user base on their database management strategies.

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Amazon Aurora development team wins the 2019 ACM SIGMOD Systems Award

All Things Distributed

A few months ago, I wrote the post " Amazon Aurora ascendant: How we designed acloud-native relational database ," and now I'm excited to share some news about the people behind the service.

Top Redis Use Cases by Core Data Structure Types

Scalegrid

Depending on how it is configured, Redis can act like a database, a cache or a message broker. It’s important to note that Redis is a NoSQL database system. This implies that unlike SQL (Structured Query Language) driven database systems like MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle, Redis does not store data in well-defined database schemas which constitute tables, rows, and columns. 8,759 developers stated using Redis on StackShare.