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Preview of New Features in MySQL 8

by Alex Giamas Follow 6 Followers on  Feb 27, 2018

MySQL is gearing up for its 8th version, expected to be released in 2018. A full 28 months since the first general release for MySQL 5.7.9, there have already been five release candidates for MySQL 8, ranging from 8.0.0 to 8.0.4. In this article we explore the best features that MySQL 8 will bring to developers when it gets a GA release.

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Postgres 10 Features for Developers

by Alex Giamas Follow 6 Followers on  Dec 24, 2017

The 10th version of the popular RDBMS PostgresSQL was released a few weeks ago. Postgres 10 brings several new features among which some are mostly exciting for developers. 10Clouds explained in details some of these features in a blog post. We will go through the features that are mostly interesting for developers and the relatively few breaking changes.

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A Preview of Coming Features in PostgreSQL 10

by Sergio De Simone Follow 7 Followers on  Apr 16, 2017

While PostgreSQL continues to progress towards its tenth major release in September 2017, EnterpriseDB Chief Architect and PostgreSQL contributor Robert Hass compiled a list of notable features that will likely make it into PostgreSQL 10 based on its official roadmap.

Development Follow 414 Followers Postmortem Digs into Root Causes of 18 Hour Outage

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Feb 21, 2017

GitLab's postmortem into the root cause of their 18 hour site outage is a detailed look at how the incident began, how it got worse before it got better, and how they plan to learn from the mistakes and improve the service.

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Uber Engineering Moving from Postgres to MySQL

by Alex Giamas Follow 6 Followers on  Aug 12, 2016 1

In a recent blog post, Uber detailed why they have chosen to replace PostgreSQL with MySQL. In this article we present a high level overview of the problems they faced, how MySQL fares against them and some of the best rebuttals against the case presented by Uber.


Slick 3: Reactive Streams for Asynchronous Database Access in Scala

by Mirko Stocker Follow 0 Followers on  May 09, 2015 5

Slick, Typesafe's database query and access library for Scala, now supports the Reactive Streams API in the just released version 3.0. This enables developers to query their databases asynchronously and non-blocking. InfoQ talked to Slich Tech-Lead Stefan Zeiger to learn more about the new features and what they've planned for the future.


PostgreSQL advances in the JSON datastore landscape

by Alex Giamas Follow 6 Followers on  Apr 02, 2015

This article discusses PostgreSQL as a JSON datastore in a world of document storage systems. JSON based datastores have been gaining popularity in the past years. Following on the increasing popularity of MongoDB, CouchDB, RethinkDB, ToroDB and others are focusing on storing and retrieving JSON documents as seamlessly as possible...Is PostgreSQL going to be your next JSON database?...we answer it


Npgsql Gets Visual Studio Data Designer Integration, JSONB Support

by Roopesh Shenoy Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 08, 2014

Npgsql 2.2.0 comes as a feature packed release. The release adds VS Data Designer support, several Entity Framework-specific improvements and support for the Postgres 9.4 feature, the JSONB datatype.


PostgreSQL Gets Better NoSQL Capabilities

by Roopesh Shenoy Follow 0 Followers on  May 23, 2014

PostgreSQL 9.4 Beta comes with the much-anticipated "binary JSON" type, JSONB. This new storage format for document data is higher-performance and comes with indexing, functions and operators for manipulating JSON data.


Amazon RDS Supports PostgreSQL

by Roopesh Shenoy Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 18, 2013

Amazon RDS adds PostgreSQL to the list of databases supported by the service. The launch supports Postgres version 9.3.1 with plans to support new versions as they become available.


Postgres Gets Even More Reliability, High Availability, Several Developer-Friendly Features

by Roopesh Shenoy Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 17, 2013

PostgreSQL 9.3 comes with Fast Fail-over and streaming-only Remastering as well as many developer-focussed features such as materialized views, auto-updateable views, many features for JSON data-type and more.


SOLID Database Design With PostgreSQL

by Roopesh Shenoy Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 26, 2013

Chris Travers recently published a series of articles titled “Building SOLID Databases”. He explains several ideas on how to apply some of the common OOP principles such as Single Responsibility Principle, Interface Segregation, Dependency Inversion to improve data models and database code.


MoSQL: Synchronizing MongoDB and PostgreSQL Made Easy

by Jonathan Allen Follow 433 Followers on  Feb 06, 2013

San Francisco based Stripe has announced MoSQL, a tool for making reporting from MongoDB much easier via a live-replicating PostgreSQL database. MoSQL is based on MongoRiver, their companion product for monitoring MongoDB data updates in near-realtime.


Heroku Dataclips 2.0 - The Gist of Data

by Michael Hunger Follow 1 Followers on  Jan 28, 2013

Heroku Dataclips 2.0 are a new way of sharing data - much like GitHub Gists. Exposing results of running SQL statements agains Postgres databases, Dataclips render in HTML, IFrames, CSV, XLS and JSON. Supporting revisions and versioning as well as forking they work as self-updating stand-alone data views or as simple HTTP based data APIs.


PostgreSQL and Neo4J Are Making Their Way into the Cloud

by Abel Avram Follow 5 Followers on  Feb 01, 2012 2

PostgreSQL and Neo4J, a relational and a graph database respectively, are among the latest data stores taking the route to the cloud.

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