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

by Srini Penchikala Follow 30 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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EF Core: Unifying SQL and NoSQL Databases

by Jonathan Allen Follow 462 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 462 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 462 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 18 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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Chaos Engineering at Twilio

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 8 Followers on  Dec 25, 2017

The Twilio team describes their foray into Chaos Engineering where they use Gremlin to inject failures into their homegrown queuing system shards to test for automated recovery.

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Amazon's Graph Database Neptune Supports Read Replicas, Point-in-Time Recovery and S3 Backup

by Srini Penchikala Follow 30 Followers on  Dec 11, 2017

Amazon's new graph NoSQL database Neptune can be used to build and run applications that work with highly connected datasets. It also supports read replicas, point-in-time recovery, continuous backup to Amazon S3, and replication across Availability Zones (AZ).

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New Relic Releases El Dorado UI, a Web App for Visualizing a Neo4j Graph Database

by Thomas Betts Follow 18 Followers on  Sep 28, 2017

New Relic open sourced the El Dorado UI project, a Sinatra app to query and visualize relationships between development teams, projects, and microservices, all stored in a Neo4J graph database. Ward Cunningham, the inventor of Wiki, described the origin of the project and demonstrated its capabilities at the Explore DDD conference in Denver, Colorado.

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Southbank Software Introduces dbKoda, an Open Source Database Development Tool for MongoDB

by Michael Redlich Follow 10 Followers on  Sep 13, 2017 2

Southbank Software recently released its initial offering of dbKoda version 0.6.0, an open source MongoDB development tool written entirely in JavaScript. Guy Harrison, CTO at Southbank Software spoke to InfoQ about dbKoda.

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QCon New York 2017: Scaling Event Sourcing for Netflix Downloads

by Andrew Morgan Follow 2 Followers on  Aug 23, 2017

Phillipa Avery, senior software engineer at Netflix, and Robert Reta, senior software engineer at Netflix, presented their Cassandra-backed event sourcing architecture at QCon New York 2017. Currently, it powers the download feature in Netflix, and was summarised as something which improved the flexibility, reliability, scalability and debuggability of their services.

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Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX) Released in Preview: In-Memory Cache for Read-Intensive Workloads

by Daniel Bryant Follow 548 Followers on  May 16, 2017

AWS has released Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX) in preview, a fully managed write-through caching service that sits logically in front of DynamoDB tables in order to improve performance for read-intensive workloads. DAX is API-compatible with DynamoDB, meaning that existing applications will not have to be re-written to take advantage of DAX.

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MongoDB Atlas Expands AWS Footprint

by Alex Giamas Follow 7 Followers on  May 02, 2017

MongoDB, as one of the most popular NoSQL databases and a non-relational database used in many cases in Web based systems, has grown along side PaaS and IaaS providers' growth. DBaaS with MongoDB as the backing database is available since early versions on Heroku. MongoDB Atlas has just announced availability in 14 AWS regions with local storage available in Americas, EMEA and APAC.

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Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise Conference 2017: Day One Recap

by Michael Redlich Follow 10 Followers on  Apr 24, 2017

Day One of the 12th annual Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise Conference was held on Tuesday, April 18 in Philadelphia, PA. This two-day event included keynotes by Blair MacIntyre (augmented reality pioneer) and Scott Hanselman (podcaster), and featured speakers Monica Beckwith (JVM consultant at Oracle), Yehuda Katz (co-creator of Ember.js), and Jessica Kerr (lead engineer at Atomist).

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Causal Consistency for Large Neo4j Clusters

by Andrew Morgan Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 15, 2017

Jim Webber, chief scientist at Neo4J Technology, explored how Neo4J implements causal consistency at QCon London 2017. The presentation included a high-level overview of Neo4J’s clustering architecture, its implementation of consensus using Raft, and a pattern called bookmarking used to achieve read-after-write consistency.

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FaunaDB: A New Distributed Database from the Team That Scaled Twitter

by Abel Avram Follow 5 Followers on  Mar 24, 2017

Former technical leaders from Twitter and Couchbase have created FaunaDB, a new general-purpose database.

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