Google Cloud SQL is an easy-to-use service that delivers fully managed MySQL databases and the second ‘generation’ of it is now in beta. It can scale up to 10TB datasets, 15k IOPS and 104GB of RAM per instance.
Couchbase Server 4.1 brings massive improvements to query functionality and performance including support for common SQL statements in N1QL. (“you can now manipulate JSON documents with N1QL, in the same manner as you would manipulate tables with SQL”)
Being prepared for failure in a distributed system is essential. Here, an engineer shares his experiences of building an open source distributed data store and the contingencies taken to survive outages.
A demonstration of building a real-time dashboard solution for stream data analytics using Apache Flink (a streamed data processor), Elasticsearch (the document database and search server, and Kibana (Elastic’s data exploration tool).