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Why Redis beats Memcached for caching

October 17, 2017

Via: Info World

Memcached or Redis? It’s a question that nearly always arises in any discussion about squeezing more performance out of a modern, database-driven web application. When performance needs to be improved, caching is often the first step taken, and Memcached or […]


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MySQL 8.0 RC1 Now Available

October 17, 2017

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Oracle has announced the availability of the first release candidate of MySQL 8.0, which focuses on making MySQL better for modern apps. The new release was announced in a MySQL team blog post by Morgan Tocker. The 8.0 also marks […]


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Database as a Service: An IT Strategic Direction

October 16, 2017

Via: Database Journal

Many vendors with data centers and cloud storage now offer database as a service (DBaaS) as part of a set of solutions to customers. The typical business will benefit because the vendor handles the installation and upgrade of database management […]


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Redgate Introduces New Capabilities for its SQL Toolbelt Platform

October 5, 2017

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Redgate Software is releasing a new version of SQL Toolbelt, its portfolio of database development software, that will let developers and administrators see database deployment errors. This portfolio addresses a long standing issue that, when database deployments are made, it […]


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8 technologies transforming the database

September 18, 2017

Via: Info World

What is a database? Once upon a time, it was simple. The database was a modern Bob Cratchit putting data in tables made up of very straight columns filled with one row per entry. Long, endless rectangles of information stretching […]


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A Recent Innovation in NoSQL Data Modeling: Forward and Reverse Engineering Combined

September 18, 2017

Via: Dataversity

Many organizations would like to develop and incorporate a NoSQL data model in their existing architectures, and to hire staff with Data Modeling skills. Unfortunately, there is a significant lack of data modelers with NoSQL experience, and reliable NoSQL Data […]


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Entrinsik Releases Informer 5, Introducing a Modern Interface and Expanded Functionality

September 8, 2017

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Entrinsik Inc is releasing the next generation of Informer, its BI and data analytics platform which now includes quick access to multitudes of data, introduces a modern interface, and expands the platform’s functionality. Informer 5 has been reimagined from the […]


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Dataiku Raises $28M Series B to Help Spread Data Science and Analytics across Organizations

September 7, 2017

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Dataiku Inc., a maker of Dataiku Data Science Studio (DSS) analytics and collaborative data science tools has announced a $28 million series B funding round led by Battery Ventures and supported by FirstMark, Serena Capital and Alven. The company plans […]


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Giving Data Infrastructure the Right Makeover to Delight Customers

September 5, 2017

Via: Dataversity

In today’s hyper-competitive global economy, delighting the customer has taken center stage. And it’s easy to see why. Data Management companies that are winning are those that have perfected the customer experience, while those grasping for market share have fallen […]


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MarkLogic Makes NoSQL Database Available on Microsoft Azure Cloud Services

September 1, 2017

Via: Database Trends and Applications

MarkLogic, has announced that its enterprise NoSQL database is now available on Microsoft Azure. According to MarkLogic, offering its database platform on Azure gives customers the flexibility they need by providing a single, actionable 360-degree view of their data in […]