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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…

Who’s Winning the Cloud Database War

Three-quarters of all databases will be deployed or migrated to the cloud within two years, Gartner said today in its much-anticipated report on cloud database management systems. The big cloud companies are winning thei Read more…

Can Yugabyte Modernize the Database Layer? Bill Cook Thinks So

It’s a conundrum that many database startups have yet to solve: Why does Oracle continue to dominate the space if its relational database is so out of step with the times? The software vendor that cracks the code will Read more…

Cockroach Snags $87 million to Grow Cloud Database Biz

Cockroach Labs founder and CEO Spencer Kimball has a gaudy goal: to have CockroachDB power the next generation of Ubers and Googles. With today’s $86.6 million Series D funding round complete, he’s one step closer to Read more…

Cockroach Labs Ready for Primetime with Scale-Out Database

Until recently, companies that need a distributed, ACID-compliant relational database to power global transactions didn't have a lot of options. There was Google Spanner and not much else. But now a group distributed sys Read more…

4 Apache Cassandra Pitfalls You Must Avoid

The distributed nature of Apache Cassandra – boasting an architecture that avoids any single point of failure – enables the open source database to deliver the high scalability, near 100% availability, and powerful r Read more…

What Gartner Sees In Analytic Hubs

In the old days, companies would build their business intelligence strategies from the ground up, typically starting with a traditional data warehouse. But as the volume, trajectory, and types of data have exploded, comp Read more…

MemSQL Giving Away Database for Four-Node Clusters

Everybody likes free stuff. Today MemSQL announced that it's getting into the free software market by giving away copies of its distributed relational database management system for clusters up to four nodes and 128GB of Read more…

Data Warehouse Modernization and the Journey to the Cloud

To say that organizations today are facing a complex data landscape is really an understatement. Data exists in on-premises systems and in the cloud; data is used across applications and accessed across departments. I Read more…

How SQL++ Makes JSON More Queryable

For more than 40 years, SQL has provided a standard way to query structured data. However, much of the data being generated and stored today exists in semi-structured formats, like JSON, which doesn't "speak SQL." But no Read more…

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