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Database Migrations Shift Into High Gear

Nov 12, 2020 |

Google Cloud today announced Database Migration Service (DMS), a new service for migrating customers’ MySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQL Server relational databases to its hosted database service, called Cloud SQL. Meanwhile, MariaDB announced that it has picked off an Oracle database customer, which is now running the MariaDB database on Google Cloud. Read more…

COVID-19 Roundup: Apple, Palantir, Rolls-Royce & More

Apr 21, 2020 |

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the globe, big data and AI have emerged as crucial tools for everything from diagnosis and epidemiology to therapeutic and vaccine development. Here, we collect the latest news in how big data is fighting back against COVID-19. Read more…

MySQL Tops Database Rankings

Jun 28, 2017 |

MySQL remains the world’s most popular open source database while MySQL skills are by far the most in-demand among recruiters, according to the latest rankings of popular databases.

The Stackshare Database Index ranked the top ten databases by the number of technology stacks containing each data platform. Read more…

MariaDB Takes On Teradata, Vertica with Column Store

Dec 14, 2016 |

Look out, Teradata and HPE Vertica: There’s a new MPP player in town. MariaDB today announced that it’s added a column store to its popular relational database, thereby enabling it to efficiently run a whole new class of petabyte-scale analytical queries that had previously been the domain of propriety offerings. Read more…

Where Does InfiniDB Go From Here?

Mar 5, 2015 |

Last September, the company behind InfiniDB, Calpont, went out of business. Up stepped MariaDB, the company behind the open source relational database, to serve as a steward for the product and provide support to customers. Read more…

SkySQL Gets Intel Capital Winds in Sails for MariaDB

Oct 23, 2013 |In 1995 Michael “Monty” Widenus and David Axemark released the MySQL database, changing the open source database landscape forever. Nearly 20 years later, they’ve rejoined for a sequel to MySQL. Today, their company SkySQL announced a $20 million round of funding led by Intel Capital to further push their efforts behind the MariaDB database. Read more…