Database Technology in a Blockchain World

VoltDB

However, the hype surrounding blockchain doesn’t mean we’ve even scratched the surface of the technology’s enterprise potential. 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.

Database Technology in a Blockchain World

VoltDB

However, the hype surrounding blockchain doesn’t mean we’ve even scratched the surface of the technology’s enterprise potential. 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.

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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. HyperScale Database. Serverless Database.

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Database Migration: Challenges, Need & Process

Simform

Adopting emerging technologies have helped businesses in leveraging their overall performance. Database Migration is one of those. If you are planning a migration, what are the challenges involved during database migration? Custom Software Development 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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How does Database Migration Work? [Ultimate Checklist]

Simform

Database Migration is one of those trends whose charm does not fade and need to be adopted by the existing applications sooner or later. If you are planning for database migration, then you would be keen to know about the actual process involved.

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.

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.

Increasing access to blockchain and ledger databases

All Things Distributed

This is a technology used to build applications where multiple parties can interact through a peer-to-peer-network and record immutable transactions with no central trusted authority. Last year, I spent some time in Jakarta visiting HARA , an AWS customer.

The Amazon.com 2010 Shareholder Letter Focusses on Technology.

All Things Distributed

The Amazon.com 2010 Shareholder Letter Focusses on Technology. In the 2010 Shareholder Letter Jeff Bezos writes about the unique technologies developed at Amazon.com over the years. Given that I have frequently written about many of these technologies on this blog I asked investor relations to be allowed to reprint it here. Service-oriented architecture -- or SOA -- is the fundamental building abstraction for Amazon technologies. All Things Distributed.

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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Amazon Aurora ascendant: How we designed a cloud-native relational database

All Things Distributed

Relational databases have been around for a long time. The core technologies underpinning the major relational database management systems of today were developed in the 1980–1990s. Those fundamentals helped make relational databases immensely popular with users everywhere.

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New Book: DevOps for the Database

Baron Schwartz

I’ve written a new 65-page ebook, titled DevOps for the Database. As a result, I think the book is pretty database-agnostic and technology-agnostic. Want to know how that’s different from, say, someone using a different database technology?

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.

Amazon DynamoDB ? a Fast and Scalable NoSQL Database.

All Things Distributed

a Fast and Scalable NoSQL Database Service Designed for Internet Scale Applications. Today is a very exciting day as we release Amazon DynamoDB , a fast, highly reliable and cost-effective NoSQL database service designed for internet scale applications. DynamoDB is the result of 15 years of learning in the areas of large scale non-relational databases and cloud services. s Dynamo technology , which was one of the first non-relational databases developed at Amazon.

Embrace event-driven computing: Amazon expands DynamoDB with streams, cross-region replication, and database triggers

All Things Distributed

I am excited to share with you that today we are expanding DynamoDB with streams, cross-region replication, and database triggers. In traditional database architectures, database engines often run a small search engine or data warehouse engines on the same hardware as the database.

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Percona Database Performance Blog 2018 Year in Review: Top Blog Posts

Percona

Let’s look at some of the most popular Percona Database Performance Blog posts in 2018. Now that Database-as-a-service (DBaaS) is in high demand, there is one question regarding AWS services that cannot always be answered easily : When should I use Aurora and when RDS MySQL ?

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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Job Openings in AWS - Senior Leader in Database Services - All.

All Things Distributed

Job Openings in AWS - Senior Leader in Database Services. This week it is an opening for senior leaders with AWS Database Services. AWS Database Services is responsible for setting the database strategy and delivering distributed structured storage services to our AWS customers. The ideal candidate will be someone who has built and ran large scale distributed systems and/or databases. Job Openings in AWS - Senior Leader in Database Services.

Titan Graph Database Integration with DynamoDB: World-class Performance, Availability, and Scale for New Workloads

All Things Distributed

It opens up the possibility to enjoy the value that graph databases bring to relationship-centric use cases, without worrying about managing the underlying storage. Traditionally, these connections have been stored in relational databases, with each object type requiring its own table.

Use Distributed Caching to Accelerate Online Web Sites

ScaleOut Software

Maintaining rapidly changing data in back-end databases creates bottlenecks that impact responsiveness. In addition, repeatedly accessing back-end databases to serve up popular items, such as product descriptions and news stories, also adds to the bottleneck.

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Announcing the ScaleOut Digital Twin Streaming Service™

ScaleOut Software

Application code can generate alerts, command devices, update the contextual information, and read or update databases as needed. Today ScaleOut Software announces the release of its ground-breaking cloud service for streaming analytics using the real-time digital twin model.

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

Scalegrid

The Redis Cluster Specification is the definitive guide to understanding the internals of the technology, while the Redis Cluster Tutorial provides deployment and administration guidelines. Only Supports One Database.

Real-Time Digital Twins Simplify Development

ScaleOut Software

As illustrated below, it requires standing up a set of cooperating services (encompassing a variety of skills), including: A web service to process incoming messages (including notifications) by making calls to a backend database. A database service to host state information for each user.

DBLog: A Generic Change-Data-Capture Framework

The Netflix TechBlog

Andreas Andreakis , Ioannis Papapanagiotou Overview Change-Data-Capture (CDC) allows capturing committed changes from a database in real-time and propagating those changes to downstream consumers [1][2]. In databases like MySQL and PostgreSQL, transaction logs are the source of CDC events.

Track Thousands of Assets in a Time of Crisis Using Real-Time Digital Twins

ScaleOut Software

By avoiding the need to create or connect to complex databases and ship data to offline analytics systems, it can provide timely answers quickly and easily.

Real-Time Digital Twins: A New Approach to Streaming Analytics

ScaleOut Software

Query results also might be forwarded to cloud-based serverless functions to trigger alerts or other actions in conjunction with access to a database or blob store. They are made possible by scalable, in-memory computing technology hosted on clusters of cloud-based servers.

The Next Generation in Logistics Tracking with Real-Time Digital Twins

ScaleOut Software

It’s not enough just to pick out interesting events from an aggregated data stream and then send them to a database for offline analysis using Spark.

The Next Generation in Logistics Tracking with Real-Time Digital Twins

ScaleOut Software

It’s not enough to just pick out interesting events from an aggregated data stream and then send them to a database for offline analysis using Spark.

DBLog: A Generic Change-Data-Capture Framework

The Netflix TechBlog

Andreas Andreakis , Ioannis Papapanagiotou Overview Change-Data-Capture (CDC) allows capturing committed changes from a database in real-time and propagating those changes to downstream consumers [1][2]. In databases like MySQL and PostgreSQL, transaction logs are the source of CDC events.

Use Parallel Analysis – Not Parallel Query – for Fast Data Access and Scalable Computing Power

ScaleOut Software

Application developers often deploy IMDGs as a distributed cache that sits between an application and its database; the IMDG offloads ephemeral data from the database. Offloading the database boosts performance, reduces bottlenecks, and lowers costs.

Data Migration Testing Tutorial: A Complete Guide

Software Testing Help

Overview of Data Migration Testing: It is quite often heard that an application is moved to a different server, the technology is changed, it is updated to the next version. Database Testing Testing Methodologies Types of TestingRead more Data Migration Testing Tutorial: A Complete Guide. The post Data Migration Testing Tutorial: A Complete Guide appeared first on Software Testing Help.

Scalable MicroService Architecture

VoltDB

But that fully self sufficient nature means that each of these services have their own end-to-end full stack of technology, including database. data-driven business logic stays close to the data, i.e. in the database. Application State Management and Data-Driven Decision Making.

Scalable MicroService Architecture

VoltDB

But that fully self sufficient nature means that each of these services have their own end-to-end full stack of technology, including database. data-driven business logic stays close to the data, i.e. in the database. Application State Management and Data-Driven Decision Making.

Dynatrace achieves Amazon RDS Service Ready designation

Dynatrace

Dynatrace is an AWS Advanced Technology Partner, so it’s easy to integrate Dynatrace with AWS to help you stay on top of the dynamics of your enterprise cloud environment?. After discovering your AWS infrastructure, Dynatrace starts to monitor and analyze RDS database performance.

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Expanding the Cloud ? Introducing Amazon CloudSearch - All.

All Things Distributed

s search technology to every developer. Search is a much broader technology than just the indexing of large collections of web pages. Their main motivation is that existing search technologies, both commercial and open source, have proven to be hard to manage and complex to configure.

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How to Easily Deploy an IMDG in the Cloud

ScaleOut Software

With their tightly integrated client-side caching, IMDGs typically provide much faster access to this shared data than backing stores, such as blob stores, database servers, and NoSQL stores. Cloud-based applications enjoy the unique elasticity that cloud infrastructures provide.

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Monitor and Optimize Slow Queries with PMM and EverSQL – Part 2

Percona

Now that the GROUP BY is redundant and removed, the database can optionally choose to use an index for the ORDER BY clause. In the last 12 years, he had the privilege to code a lot and lead teams of developers, while focusing on databases and performance.

5 Steps to Accelerate your Cloud Migration with Dynatrace

Dynatrace

It covers these key areas: Technology & Dependency Analysis. Database & functional migration. Step 1: Get to Know your Technology & Service Stack. Which technologies are candidates to be moved? For which technologies do we have alternative offerings?

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Hacking with AWS at The Next Web Hackaton - All Things Distributed

All Things Distributed

Over the past years The Next Web Conference has become a premier conference on internet life and its technologies. It is likely that the Amazon Web Services will be used by many of the participants for their compute, storage, database and other cloud resource needs.

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COVID-19 Preparedness at ScaleGrid

Scalegrid

Our employees are distributed across two continents and three counties, and already leverage remote work technologies to support our global workforce. As a Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) solution, we have built-in automation to ensure the continuity of our services. Customers & Friends, With the impact of COVID-19 growing around the world, we are taking proactive steps to prepare our infrastructure to continue seamlessly as we navigate this critical time.

Limits Are As Important As Benefits

Professor Beekums

It doesn’t matter if it is a database, a web framework, a programming language, a library, etc. Those who talk about tech tend to be either fans of it or the creators of that technology. Emphasizing the positive aspects of a piece of technology helps do that

Amazon Cloudfront is Streaming Media 2010 Editor's pick - All.

All Things Distributed

Amazon Cloudfront is the Content Delivery Network (CDN) that is dead simple to use both from a technology and a business point of view. From a technology point it literally takes a single button click in the console or a single API call to have your content CDN enabled. a Fast and Scalable NoSQL Database Service Designed for Internet Scale Applications. Job Openings in AWS - Senior Leader in Database Services. All Things Distributed.

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