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There’s a NoSQL Database for That

While relational databases still dominate IT budgets, many new development projects are turning to NoSQL databases, which have emerged in recent years to serve all sorts of interesting use cases. Relational databases wil Read more…

TimescaleDB Delivers Another Option for Time-Series Analytics

Companies that want to run analytics atop time-series data have a few options available to them. One of the newest is TimescaleDB, an extension of PostgreSQL that was released as open source by the company Timescale abou Read more…

When Not to Use a Database, As Told by Jun Rao

Databases are powerful abstractions that allow people and programs to manipulate large amounts of data in a predictable, repeatable way. There's a good reason why SQL is so important to modern data processing. But in som Read more…

The Polyglot Problem: Solving the Paradox of the ‘Right’ Database

Polyglot Persistence, first introduced in 2011, is now almost canon law in IT. So, what I have to say may come across as blasphemy. Most organizations today have adopted the concept of Polyglot Persistence -- deployin Read more…

Has FaunaDB Cracked the Code for Global Transactionality?

An organization that wants to power a transactional application using a single database that spans multiple data centers around the world without giving up ACIDity has few good options. One solution is Google Spanner, bu Read more…

Yellowbrick Claims Flash Breakthrough with MPP Database

Yellowbrick Data emerged with a bang from stealth today by pairing a new massively parallel processing (MPP) analytic database designed to run exclusively on NVMe flash drives along with a claim that it alone has finally Read more…

Dude, Where’s My Database? And Other GDPR Questions

Is your organization ready for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which goes into effect in exactly one month? If you're like most organizations, you still have a lot of work to do over the next 30 days – e Read more…

Full ACID Support Means ‘Game Over’ for Relational, MongoDB Says

MongoDB today revealed that it's now supporting multi-document ACID transaction guarantees with version 4.0 of its database. When it becomes generally available later this year, MongoDB says it will have eliminated the l Read more…

The New Math Driving NoSQL Analytics

NoSQL databases are extremely popular among developers thanks to their flexible schemas and rich data types like JSON. But those same attributes make getting data out of them using traditional SQL queries a real pain. No Read more…

MongoDB Users Discuss Their NoSQL Journeys

NoSQL databases account for a very small fraction of the overall database market, yet this segment is growing much faster than the overall market. What's driving this big demand in NoSQL? Last week at the MongoDB user co Read more…

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