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A Preview of Coming Features in PostgreSQL 10

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 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.

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Amazon Adds Cross Region and Encrypted Replication Support for Aurora

by Kent Weare Follow 4 Followers on  Apr 13, 2017

In a recent blog post, Amazon announced updates to its MySQL-compatible Database Engine, Aurora. In this update, Amazon is including support for cross region snapshot copy, cross region replication for encrypted databases, cross account encrypted snapshot sharing, adding a region where Aurora can be provisioned and a new instance size called T2.Small.

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

by Abel Avram Follow 3 Followers on  Mar 24, 2017

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

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GitLab.com Postmortem Digs into Root Causes of 18 Hour Outage

by David Iffland Follow 2 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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Data Geekery Releases Version 3.9.0 of jOOQ, a Java ORM Tool for Building Type Safe Queries

by Michael Redlich Follow 2 Followers on  Feb 14, 2017 3

Data Geekery released version 3.9.0 of jOOQ, their object-relational mapping (ORM) Java toolkit, featuring an experimental parser, additional type safety, better integration with Oracle, and improved transactions. InfoQ spoke to Lukas Eder, founder and CEO of Data Geekery GmbH, about this latest release.

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Getting Started with the SQL Server First Responder Kit

by Jonathan Allen Follow 6 Followers on  Feb 09, 2017 6

Your SQL Server database is slowly grinding to a halt, your DBA is on vacation, and you don’t know where to start. This is when you break out the SQL Server First Responder Kit. This open source project consists of a set of scripts to help the DBA, or accidental DBA, fix and tune a SQL Server instance.

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Google Pursues Enterprise, Targets Windows and SQL Server Workloads

by Kent Weare Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 04, 2017

Google recently announced increased support for Microsoft Windows Server and SQL Server, in the Google Cloud Platform, by providing pre-configured images for Windows Server Core and SQL Server Enterprise Edition. Google has also added support for High Availability and Disaster Recovery scenarios using SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups.

Data Science Follow 127 Followers

Yelp Open-Sources Latest in Data Pipeline Project, Data Pipeline Client Library

by Dylan Raithel Follow 2 Followers on  Jan 06, 2017

Yelp open sources latest component in its data pipeline initiative, a python-based data pipeline client library.

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Speedment Releases Stream ORM Version 3.0.1

by Michael Redlich Follow 2 Followers on  Dec 16, 2016

Speedment released version 3.0.1 of their stream object-relational mapping Java toolkit and runtime application, featuring a new declarative Java 8 stream API, an improved user interface, and better code generation. InfoQ spoke to Per-Åke Minborg, co-founder and CTO of Speedment, about this latest release.

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SQL Server is the New Hunting Ground in the Cloud

by Elton Stoneman Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 23, 2016

You can now run Microsoft SQL Server on Google Cloud Platform. All the major cloud providers support SQL Server, either with an IAAS or PAAS model, but the offerings have very different feature sets. Providing an attractive option for migrating SQL Server to the cloud seems to be a new focus for Google, Amazon and Microsoft.

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Uber Engineering Moving from Postgres to MySQL

by Alex Giamas Follow 0 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.

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AWS Adds Native SQL Server Backups to Database-as-a-Service

by Richard Seroter Follow 2 Followers on  Aug 08, 2016

AWS released an update to its Relational Database Service (RDS) that allows users to take advantage of native SQL Server backup and restore functionality. AWS beat Microsoft Azure to market with this capability which simplifies database migration and disaster recovery scenarios.

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Query Optimizer Improvements in SQL Server 2016

by Jonathan Allen Follow 6 Followers on  Jun 03, 2016 1

While the last two versions of SQL Server focused on improving performance by offering new features, SQL Server 2016 looks inwards towards improving existing functionality.

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SQL Server 2016 Developer Edition is Free

by Jonathan Allen Follow 6 Followers on  Jun 02, 2016 4

In conjunction with the release of SQL Server 2016, Microsoft has announced that the Developer Edition of SQL Server will be free.

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NOLOCK is Broken in SQL Server 2014 SP1

by Jonathan Allen Follow 6 Followers on  May 29, 2016

The NOLOCK directive was broken in Cumulative Update #6 for SQL Server 2014 SP1. As a result, databases that relied on that directive may experience unexpected blocking and/or deadlocks.

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