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Building Resilience in Netflix Production Data Migrations: Sangeeta Handa at QCon SF

by Daniel Bryant Follow 806 Followers on  Nov 11, 2018

At QCon SF, Sangeeta Handa discussed how Netflix had learned to build resilience into production migrations across a number of use cases. Key lessons learned included: aim for perceived or actual zero downtime, even for data migrations; invest in early feedback loops to build confidence; find ways to decouple customer interactions from your services; and build independent checks and balances.

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GitHub Incident Analysis Shows How to Improve Service Reliability

by Sergio De Simone Follow 21 Followers on  Nov 01, 2018

On October 21, 2018, GitHub users experienced a degraded service during 24 hours due to an incident caused by routine maintenance work. This led to the display of outdated and inconsistent information and to the unavailability of webhooks and other internal services for 24 hours. GitHub post-incident report shows where things failed and suggests how to improve site reliability.

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High Volume Space Exploration Time-Series Data Storage in PostgreSQL

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 16 Followers on  Oct 13, 2018 1

The European Space Agency Science Data Center (ESDC) switched to PostgreSQL with the TimescaleDB extension for their data storage. ESDC’s diverse data includes structured, unstructured and time series metrics running to hundred of terabytes, and querying requirements across datasets with open source tools.

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Amazon Aurora Serverless MySQL Generally Available

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 9 Followers on  Aug 23, 2018

Amazon Aurora, a custom built MySQL and PostgreSQL compatible database in AWS, has a new capability generally available – Aurora Serverless MySQL. Amazon first showed a preview of this serverless ability at AWS re:Invent last year.

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GitHub Engineering Adopts New Architecture for MySQL High Availability

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 16 Followers on  Jul 08, 2018 4

Github.com uses MySQL as a backbone for many of its critical services like the API, authentication and the Github.com website itself. Github’s engineering team replaced its previous DNS and VIP based setup with one based on Orchestrator, Consul and the Github Load Balancer to get around split brain and DNS caching issues.

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Studio 3T: SQL Exploration for MongoDB

by Jonathan Allen Follow 641 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 Aurora Adds "Backtrack" Feature to Enable Rewinding a DB Cluster to a Specific Point in Time

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 9 Followers on  May 24, 2018 5

Amazon Aurora, a managed MySQL and PostgreSQL compatible relational database in AWS, receives a new backtrack feature. By using this backtrack feature, developers can undo their mistakes like dropping the wrong table.

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MySQL Version 8 Adds Document Store, Performance and Security Improvements

by Tim Hodkinson Follow 12 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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Microsoft Announces General Availability of Azure Database Services for MySQL and PostgreSQL

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 9 Followers on  Mar 28, 2018

Microsoft has announced the general availability of Azure Database for MySQL and Azure Database for PostgreSQL. Both these open-source database engines are now brought in their community version as a managed service, with 99.99% SLA, elastic scaling for performance, and industry-leading security and compliance to Azure.

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Preview of New Features in MySQL 8

by Alex Giamas Follow 10 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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Google Cloud Platform Recommends Strong Consistency in Data Stores

by Thomas Betts Follow 53 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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Postgres 10 Features for Developers

by Alex Giamas Follow 10 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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Microsoft Previews Cross Platform Tool for Working with SQL Server

by David Iffland Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 21, 2017

Microsoft has released a public preview of SQL Operations Studio, a cross platform tool for working with SQL Server. This product is based on the existing Visual Studio Code editor and uses the SQL Tools API service under the hood.

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Azure SQL Intelligences Aims to Help DBAs and Developers

by Jeff Martin Follow 17 Followers on  Nov 05, 2017

Microsoft seeks to make database management easier for users of its Azure SQL service and SQL Server through the addition of new features it calls Performance Management Intelligence. They are designed to provide easier database management for both DBAs and app developers.

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