Issue 165 — July 28, 2017
Eliminate the Database for Higher Availability
— Ideas for reducing complexity and increasing availability by eliminating or reducing database dependency. In short,
“When databases are not required, avoid using them.”
Scaling Out (Postgre)SQL
— A 15 minute talk on scaling SQL systems by distributing the computation of queries across many servers.
(Note: To watch the video, click the yellow play button.)
Auth0's Move From MongoDB to DynamoDB
— A deep look at the storage system behind Auth0’s serverless system and how they migrated from MongoDB to AWS’s DynamoDB.
Linux cloud hosting starting at 1GB of RAM for $5/mo
— Get a Linode server up and running in seconds. Simply choose your plan, distro and location and you’re ready to deploy your server. Use promo code DB20 for a $20 credit on a new account.
Build Your Own City: An Open-Ended Building Game Data Model
— City-building and management games have been very popular for decades. If you were to build your own, what kind of data model could it use?
A Practical Introduction to Elasticsearch
— A beginner’s tutorial designed to get you experimenting with a range of Elaticsearch features.
Ismael Hasan Romero
GPU Acceleration Advancing the Evolution of Fast and Big Data
— Data warehouses and Hadoop data lakes store huge amounts of data, but what about processing it? Today’s highest-performing solution is the in-memory database powered by GPUs.
Running a CouchDB 2.0 Cluster in Production on AWS with Docker
Graph Databases: Living on the Edge
— A new entry level introduction to the idea of a graph database.
Faster Pagination in MySQL: Why Order By With Limit and Offset is Slow?
Database Performance Monitoring Buyer’s Guide
— This guide is designed to aid when evaluating database monitoring solutions for your unique environment.
Computing Statistics on Terabytes of Data on Multiple Machines
— How Algolia computes metrics for 2TB of logs per day.
Building A Query Parser Over A Weekend
KubeDB: Kubernetes Ready Production-Grade Databases
Continuous data delivery with SQLizer
— With the SQLizer API, keeping data centralized and up-to-date in your SQL database is easier than ever.
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Presto Ethereum Connector: Query Ethereum Blockchain Data with SQL