Follow Datanami:

Tag: MySQL

PlanetScale Unveils Distributed MySQL Database Service Based on Vitess

PlanetScale today took the wraps off its new database as a service based on Vitess, the horizontally distributed branch of MySQL that was developed at YouTube. Folks who have struggled with eventual consistency and schem Read more…

Database Migrations Shift Into High Gear

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, Read more…

Oracle Touts an Exadata Backlog

In reporting modest revenue growth during its fiscal 2021 first quarter, Oracle Corp. emphasized that continuing growth hinges on the steady shift of its flagship database software and hardware technologies to the cloud. Read more…

Cloud DB Combines Kubernetes with Open Middleware

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 Read more…

Data Warehousing with a Modern Twist

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 quit Read more…

MySQL Tops Database Rankings

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 ranke Read more…

MariaDB Emerging as Default MySQL Option

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 w Read more…

DeepSQL Kicks Evolutionary Genetic Research Into High Gear

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 genomi Read more…

MySQL Leader Percona Takes Aim at MongoDB

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 acquisi Read more…

Deep Gooses MySQL Performance with New Database Math

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 Read more…

Where Does InfiniDB Go From Here?

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 custome Read more…

SkySQL Gets Intel Capital Winds in Sails for MariaDB

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

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…

Datanami