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MongoDB 4.0 Released

by Alex Giamas Follow 8 Followers on  Jul 20, 2018

MongoDB recently announced the latest version 4.0 of the popular NoSQL database. Undoubtedly, the major feature of this announcement is the support for multi-document ACID transactions. MongoDB Stitch, MongoDB Mobile and Mobile Sync, new type conversions in aggregation pipeline and Kubernetes integration are just some of the features of the new version.

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MongoDB Database Tool, dbKoda, Offers Enhanced User Experience and Performance Lab in Version 1.0

by Michael Redlich Follow 12 Followers on  Jul 16, 2018

Less than a year after its initial release, Southbank Software recently released a milestone version 1.0 of their flagship product, dbKoda, an open source database development tool for MongoDB. Based on user feedback, the user interface was redesigned to include a variety of new features. Guy Harrison, CTO at Southbank Software, spoke to InfoQ about this latest release.

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Studio 3T: SQL Exploration for MongoDB

by Jonathan Allen Follow 553 Followers on  Jun 12, 2018 5

Studio 3T offers an SQL-based user interface for MongoDB. This includes in-place data editing, query performance information, and a SQL to code converter for JavaScript (node.JS), Java, Python, and C#.

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Instana Extends AI Application Monitoring to AWS Lambda

by Helen Beal Follow 5 Followers on  Jun 11, 2018

Instana, a cloud-native provider of artificial intelligence based monitoring tools for dynamic containerized microservice applications, has extended support to include AWS Lambda, a serverless computing platform and also announced availability through the AWS Marketplace.

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Amazon Neptune, a New Cloud Graph Database, Is Now Generally Available

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 6 Followers on  Jun 09, 2018

A new cloud graph database, Amazon Neptune, is publically available after its limited preview launch last year. With Amazon Neptune, customers can manage their bits of data in a graph model – a semantic structure in nodes, edges, and properties.

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MySQL Version 8 Adds Document Store, Performance and Security Improvements

by Tim Hodkinson Follow 11 Followers on  May 24, 2018

Oracle has released version 8 of their open-source relational database management system MySQL, introducing many improvements document based storage, performance and security enhancements, and a change in default character-set to promote "mobile-first" development.

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Apple Open Sources FoundationDB

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Apr 29, 2018

Apple has open sourced its distributed database core, FoundationDB, which it acquired back in 2015 from the homonymous company. FoundationDB is designed to handle large volumes of data stored across clusters of commodity servers and to favor data consistency by supporting fully global, cross-row ACID transactions.

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PayPal's Gimel Analytics Platform Provides Unified Data API and GSQL

by Srini Penchikala Follow 34 Followers on  Apr 17, 2018

Romit Mehta and Deepak Chandramouli from PayPal spoke at the recent QCon.ai Conference  about Gimel data analytics platform and how it can be used to commoditize data access. InfoQ spoke with Mehta and Chandramouli about the data platform and its support in the areas of security, 

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Microsoft Announces a Public Preview of the MongoDB Aggregation Feature in Azure Cosmos DB

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 6 Followers on  Mar 17, 2018

Last November Microsoft announced more capabilities for the support of MongoDB in Azure Cosmos DB. With the deployment of the latest version of the Cosmos DB service, Microsoft included a preview of MongoDB aggregation pipeline support, enabling developers to create more sophisticated queries and manipulate data by combining multiple aggregation ‘stages.’

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Scaling Graphite at Criteo Using a Cassandra Backend

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 14 Followers on  Mar 12, 2018

At last month's FOSDEM, a member of the Criteo SRE team delivered a talk on scaling their Graphite installation using Cassandra for storage. A custom Graphite plugin called BigGraphite written by the Criteo engineering team replaces the default WhisperDB with Cassandra to achieve fault tolerance and elastic scaling.

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Microsoft Announce General Availability of Azure Redis Cache Geo-Replication

by Martin Abbott Follow 3 Followers on  Mar 05, 2018

Microsoft recently announced the general availability of geo-replication support for the Azure Redis Cache service, Microsoft’s hosted implementation of the open-source Redis cache. The announcement follows a public preview that was announced in June 2017.

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EF Core: Unifying SQL and NoSQL Databases

by Jonathan Allen Follow 553 Followers on  Mar 02, 2018

One of the original goals of EF Core was to develop a model wherein both SQL and NoSQL style databases could be used with little or no change to the code. Microsoft is taking the first steps towards that goal with an experimental EF provider for Azure Cosmos DB.

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Microsoft Directly Challenges MongoDB and Cassandra with Cosmos DB

by Jonathan Allen Follow 553 Followers on  Mar 01, 2018 3

The term “Embrace, Extend, and Extinguish” is often thrown about whenever someone is upset with Microsoft. Superficially it describes any attempt by a technology company to attract users of a competitor’s product, but the actual strategy is more complicated than that. In this report will use Azure Cosmos DB to illustrate the concept.

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MongoDB 4.0 to Include Multi-Document Transactions

by Jonathan Allen Follow 553 Followers on  Feb 16, 2018

Since MongoDB acquired WiredTiger and their relational database storage engine, technologists have been speculating on when MongoDB would support multi-document transactions. With this week’s announcement, the expectation is that they’ll be ready this summer as part of MongoDB 4.0.

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Google Cloud Platform Recommends Strong Consistency in Data Stores

by Thomas Betts Follow 35 Followers on  Feb 05, 2018

A recent post on the Google Cloud Platform blog recommends strong consistency in the data layer, which helps in creating an application platform that reduces complexity and the potential for bugs.

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