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  • Polymorphism of MVC-esque Web Architecture: Real Time Reactive Fulfillment

    by Brent Chen Victor Chen on  Dec 17, 2016

    The reactive ideal of the MVC architectural approach was diminished in web applications during the first two decades of the web age. Recent advancements have revitalized the reactive idea of the MVC architecture. In this article, Brent Chen and Victor Chen show how developers can leverage the dWMVC and pWMVC architectural paradigms to create real time reactive application behaviors.

  • Introduction to SQL Server Containers

    by Paul Stanton on  Sep 08, 2016

    Containers are just around the corner for the Windows community, and this article takes a closer look at using SQL Server containers. The author discusses the value, use cases, and means for taking advantage of SQL Server containers today.

  • Unified Data Modeling for Relational and NoSQL Databases

    by Allen Wang on  Feb 28, 2016 5

    Current enterprise data architectures include NoSQL databases co-existing with relational databases. However, NoSQL data management currently lacks mature methods and tools to manage NoSQL data. In this article, author discusses a solution for managing both NoSQL and relational databases using Unified Data Modeling techniques.

Diagnosing Common Database Performance Hotspots in our Java Code

Posted by Andreas Grabner Harald Zeitlhofer on  Feb 16, 2016

Java performance issues are often attributable to bad database access patterns. In this article a top performance field engineer demonstrates his patterns for diagnosing database related issues.

Real-time Data Processing in AWS Cloud

Posted by Oleksii Tymchenko on  Nov 11, 2015

In this article, author discusses a bio-informatic software as a service (SaaS) product which was built as a public data warehousing and analytical platform for mass spectrometry data. 3

Big Data Solutions with MS SQL ColumnStore Index

Posted by Aleksandr Shavlyuga on  Oct 11, 2015

ColumnarStore can offer performance improvements over traditional tables, but aren’t always faster. Aleksandr Shavlyuga explores the power, and limitations of SQL Server’s ColumnStore Indexes.

SQL Server Source Control and Deployment with Visual Studio

Posted by Jonathan Allen on  Nov 04, 2014

The holy grail of database development is the ability to treat database objects as if they were normal source code. While SQL Server Data Tools doesn’t quite that level, it gets very close.

How to Effectively Map SQL Data to a NoSQL Store

Posted by Sytze Harkema on  Oct 23, 2014

Sytze Harkema explains how to save and retrieve relational SQL data into a NoSQL key-value store as implemented by FoundationDB, an open source, scalable, fault tolerant and ACID database.

Introduction to Red Gate’s SQL Source Control

Posted by David Atkinson on  Oct 01, 2014

It’s unthinkable for modern application developers to work without source control, yet somehow, databases are often left out. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

Don’t jump the SQL ship just yet

Posted by Lukas Eder on  Dec 18, 2013

Some users are interacting with databases through complex SQL queries, both in terms of performance as well as expressivity. If SQL and JPA are diverging, where will our data interaction patterns go? 4

Building Scalable Applications in .NET: Introducing the FatDB Distributed Computing Platform

Posted by Justin Weiler on  Jul 22, 2013

Justin Weiler introduces FatDB, a NoSQL DB and a distributed platform built on Mission Oriented Architecture meant to abstract and generalize the essential characteristics of enterprise applications.

Exploring the Architecture of the NuoDB Database, Part 2

Posted by Seth Proctor on  Jul 17, 2013

In Part 2 of this article the author takes a look at how the transaction system is implemented, the role of the administrative layer, how all components work together and what to expect in the future. 1

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