MariaDB SkySQL receives AWS improvement

SkySQL, now available on both Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud, is the first DBaaS to offer a distributed SQL database for applications with the most demanding scalability and elasticity requirements; and for all applications, regardless of scale, continuous availability and zero downtime with an advanced database proxy and full redundancy.

MultiCloud Cluster comes to MongoDB

MongoDB Atlas has been updated with support for multi-cloud clusters. The developers have also updated MongoDB CLI and say it now offers ‘Atlas performance advice on your terminal’. MongoDB is a NoSQL document database that stores its documents in a JSON-like format with schema.  MongoDB Atlas is the fully managed global cloud version of the software that can be run on AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud. The support for multi-cloud clusters on MongoDB Atlas means...

MongoDB 4.4 released

MongoDB 4.4 has been released with improvements to its query language and sharding. MongoDB is a NoSQL document database that stores its documents in a JSON-like format with schema. The first group of updates is to the MongoDB Query Language (MQL), specifically to the Aggregation Pipeline with new Union and Custom Aggregation Expressions. The new union with aggregation pipeline stage makes it possible to  blend data from multiple collections and aggregation pipelines into a single...

dtSearch indexer Adds SQL

There’s a new add-on for dtSearch’s Database Indexer that extends the options so it works with SQL, including on Azure and AWS. The dtSearch indexer add-on could already index over a terabyte of text in a single index, spanning multiple online and offline data repositories. The indexer can be used to create and search any number of indexes, and can perform incremental updates without locking out searches during index updates. The database indexer supports efficient...

Faster discoveries for Data Scientists

A new database designed to help data science teams make faster discoveries by giving them a more powerful way to store, update, analyze, and share large sets of diverse data has been released. TileDB consists of a new multi-dimensional array data format, a fast, embeddable, open-source C++ storage engine with data science tooling integrations, and a cloud service for easy data management and serverless computations. The developers say traditional databases aren’t ideal for data science...

State of DevOps 2018

Right about this week, the latest State of DevOps report by the team at DORA was released. There is a lot of conversations in various social media platforms on what makes an engineering team ‘successful’ and how to increase feature velocity in tech companies and the DORA report does not just rely on remarks but surveys from the field using rigorous scientific methods and statistical constructs to back or debunk common practices with real data. Because of the strong...

Next Maria DB released

The first release candidate of the next server version of MariaDB has been released. MariaDB Server 10.3.5 adds temporal data processing among other improvements. The developers say that there are also several new database compatibility features making it easier to migrate from legacy database systems  to MariaDB. The temporal data processing is the headline improvement to this release. It has been made available due to the addition of system-versioned tables which  store the history of...