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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…

Rethinking Log Analytics at Cloud Scale

Log analytics is soaring in popularity, and Elasticsearch has captured a lot of that growth. But running a performant Elasticsearch cluster at scale is notoriously difficult. Now a company called ChaosSearch is touting a Read more…

Transforming PostgreSQL into a Distributed, Scale-Out Database

PostgreSQL users who were considering adopting a distributed NoSQL database like MongoDB or Cassandra to gain scalability benefits for big data may want to think twice about that approach following today's launch of new Read more…

New Ropes for Scaling the SQL Wall

In the war being raged against big data there might not be a clear victor in the SQL and NoSQL camps. In fact, some have made the argument that companies need both camps to scale into a new era and colonize the uncivilized masses of teeming, wild data—much of it galloping into real-time application engines. According to Splice Machine CEO, Monte Zweben there are... Read more…

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