Issue 191 — February 16, 2018
Scylla Eyes Cassandra's NoSQL Workloads
— Scylla is an Apache Cassandra-compatible NoSQL database focused on performance, efficiency, and not being restricted to the JVM. Here’s the full story.
A Modern NoSQL Performance Benchmark
— The latest in a series of benchmarks performed by ArangoDB on MongoDB, PostgreSQL, OrientDB, Neo4j and its own database. They’ve shared all their tools and methodology to try and keep it fair.
Claudius Weinberger (ArangoDB)
SelectStar: One Monitoring Solution to Cover All Your (Data)bases
— SelectStar monitors more than 95% of in-production databases and their underlying heterogenous infrastructures so you can use a single console to monitor, manage, and improve performance. It’s the only database monitoring tool you’ll need.
MongoDB Gets Support for Multi-Document ACID Transactions
— Support for ACID transactions will come with MongoDB 4.0, due this summer.
Which Programming Language Is Best for Big Data?
— Python is huge in data science exploration, R with the statisticians, SAS with business analysts, but there are many other choices.
Why We’re Excited About MySQL 8
— Percona’s Peter Zaitsev covers new features like the
MySQL Data Dictionary
, faster schema introspection, invisible indexes, self optimization, and improved UTF8 support.
Time-Series Leader InfluxData Raises More Cash
— $35M to be precise, reflecting growing demand for time-series databases.
Bitcoin in BigQuery: Blockchain Analytics on Public Data
— Access the Bitcoin blockchain via a new public Google BigQuery dataset.
Google Cloud Platform
Azure Redis Cache Geo-Replication Now Generally Available
SQL Server 2017 Now Available on IBM Cloud
Take Control of Your Postgres DB in the Cloud: Discover White Glove DBaaS for Postgres
EDB Managed DBaaS
How to Hack Spark to Do Some Data Lineage
Tristan Le Guillou and Yacine Benabderrahmane
Securing PostgreSQL with Let's Encrypt
A Dating App Data Model
— Vertabelo is back with their latest data modelling post.
When to Use Row or Page Compression in SQL Server
Bootstrapping Amazon DynamoDB using Amazon Data Pipeline
Turbocharging MySQL with Vitess
is a clustering system for horizontally scaling MySQL.
The Case for B-Tree Index Structures
Use SQL in MongoDB? Of Course You Can. We'll Show You How
SQL Server Maintenance Tools Without Breaking The Bank