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GitHub Engineering Adopts New Architecture for MySQL High Availability

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 14 Followers on  Jul 08, 2018 2

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 551 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 6 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 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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Microsoft Announces General Availability of Azure Database Services for MySQL and PostgreSQL

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 6 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 8 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 34 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 8 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 16 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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Bringing a DevOps Approach to Databases

by Jeff Martin Follow 16 Followers on  Nov 02, 2017

Today at Day 1 of PASS Summit 2017, Redgate Evangelist Steve Jones presented his tips for taking a DevOps approach to database management. His approach includes tips that can benefit installations of all sizes.

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LinkedIn Develops MySQL Query Analyzer Tool

by Andrew Morgan Follow 3 Followers on  Sep 21, 2017

In order to optimise the performance of their MySQL instances, LinkedIn has created a Query Analyzer tool in order to analyze and tune expensive queries. It runs on the network layer, stores everything within a centralized server, and provides a UI for users to analyze metrics.

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QCon New York 2017: Migrating Speedment to Java 9

by Michael Redlich Follow 12 Followers on  Sep 02, 2017

Dan Lawesson, CSO at Speedment, presented “Migrating Speedment to Java 9” at this year’s QCon New York. Lawesson spoke to InfoQ about Speedment and how they are addressing the challenges of migrating Speedment to Java 9.

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SQL Server 2017 RC1 Arrives with Expanded Linux Functionality

by Jeff Martin Follow 16 Followers on  Jul 24, 2017

After seven preview releases, Microsoft has announced the release of the first Release Candidate for SQL Server 2017. Those running SQL Server on Linux will find several new capabilities. Foremost among these is TLS support and Active Directory Authentication.

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