Issue 126 — October 14, 2016
SummitDB: In-Memory NoSQL ACID Compliant DB with Raft Consensus
Git as a NoSQL Database
Git is a content-addressable file system. This means that it’s a simple key-value store.
MySQL 8.0: The End of MyISAM
— A look at the gradual end of the storage engine every MySQL user has come to hate over the years: MyISAM.
Get the Universal Scalibility Law Modeling Workbook
— This workbook is a rapid way to model and understand your systems' practical scalability limits.
How to Choose The Right Database System: RDBMS vs. NoSQL vs. NewSQL
— A look at the things to be considering when trying to find the right database system for your use case. It’s ultimately a process based on making tradeoffs.
Does Your Database Really Use Your Index?
— Indexes are important for ensuring high performance in relational databases, but after many years and changes in your apps, can you be sure the right indexes are still in place?
The Best of PostgreSQL 9.6 for the Database Administrator
— Postgres 9.6 came with a number of interesting new features. This rundown highlights the ones most interesting if you’re a DBA.
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Amazon ElastiCache for Redis Update
— Sharded cluster support now lets you have up to 3.5TB of Redis storage.
IBM Challenges Amazon S3 with Cloud Object Store
Put your DB into overdrive on Linode’s SSD servers.
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What An In-Memory Database Is and How It Persists Data Efficiently
Database Schema Design Tutorials
Real-time Stream Processing Using Apache Spark Streaming and Apache Kafka on AWS
7 Useful SQL in Postgres Techniques
How Twitch Uses PostgreSQL
— Twitch has over 100 servers running Postgres and in this short post, they share a few parts of how they make it all work.
KVolve: Updating NoSQL Database Schemas Without Downtime
We built a system, called KVolve, for updating data from Redis key-value stores on-the-fly, without disconnecting the applications that read and write the data.
A Practical Relational Query Compiler in 500 Lines of Code
My RethinkDB story
— Michel Tu shares his personal story of working on and with RethinkDB.
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DbFit: Automated Open Source Database Testing Tool
DBGlass: A Cross-platform PostgreSQL Client
— Built with Electron, React, Redux, and FixedDataTable.
OmniDB: Web Tool for Database Management and Conversion
— 1.6 has just been released with MariaDB support. Also supports Oracle, Postgres, SQLite, SQL Server and others.
go-rm: Helpers for Writing Redis Modules in Go
— Redis recently added support for external modules.
SqlPad: A Web-based SQL Editor To Run in Your Own Private Cloud
— Supports MySQL, Postgres, SQL Server, Vertica, Crate, and Presto.