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Cloud DB Combines Kubernetes with Open Middleware

Apr 1, 2020 |

A database service built on the Kubernetes cluster orchestrator takes a multi-cloud approach that allows a master database to run in one cloud while replicated instances are distributed across other cloud services using emerging open source middleware. Read more…

Data Warehousing with a Modern Twist

Nov 5, 2018 |

Bill Inmon is generally credited with inventing the phrase “data warehouse” in the early 1990s to describe the stockpiling of data using relational databases. It may be an older term, but the activity itself remains quite relevant today, especially considering the huge amounts of data we generate every day. 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 Emerging as Default MySQL Option

Jun 20, 2017 |

After more than two years of development, the latest version of the Debian Project, a “universal” open-source operating system, was released over the past weekend. Organizers of the project also said the MariaDB server will replace MySQL as the default MySQL variant for the new version called Debian 9 “Stretch.” Read more…

DeepSQL Kicks Evolutionary Genetic Research Into High Gear

Nov 24, 2015 |

The Ruđer Bošković Institute (RBI) in Croatia blasted through a bottleneck in its evolutionary genetic research by implementing a parallelized storage engine for MySQL from Deep Information Sciences that serves genomic data to its analytic computer cluster. Read more…

MySQL Leader Percona Takes Aim at MongoDB

Apr 14, 2015 |

The company driving the MySQL database today unveiled a plan to go after MongoDB’s business with a drop-in replacement for the popular document-oriented NoSQL database. The new strategy is the result of Percona’s acquisition today of TokuTek, which owns exclusive commercial rights to the patented Fractal Tree indexing technology. Read more…

Deep Gooses MySQL Performance with New Database Math

Apr 7, 2015 |

Deep Information Sciences today unveiled a new storage engine for MySQL that it claims will blow any other database engine out of the water in performance and scalability. The secret to creating a 1 trillion row database or ingesting data at the heady rate of 60 million rows per minute, they say, is the total elimination of 1970s-style math from the stack. 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…

Study Stacks MySQL, MapReduce and Hive

Sep 3, 2012 |A recent research report out of Boise State benchmarked the performance of MySQL, MapReduce, and Hive on a relatively small scale for relatively small businesses and declared one (perhaps surprising) approach the winner of the resulting small business predictive analytics race... Read more…

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