Issue 93 — February 26, 2016
rqlite: Replicated SQLite using the Raft Consensus Protocol
— A distributed system that provides a replicated SQLite database. It’s written in Go and uses Raft to achieve consensus across all the instances of the SQLite databases.
Ask HN: How to Handle 50GB of Transaction Data Each Day?
— An interesting discussion on Hacker News about how to handle large amounts of data arriving on a continuous basis.
Moving from MySQL to a 'Database-Free' Architecture
— A look at how a busy search data service moved from MySQL to a programming language specific binary marshalling approach, and why.
Redis Performance Dashboard and Autoscaling from RedisGreen
— Ever wonder what your Redis server was actually doing? Find out with RedisGreen's dashboard and monitoring tools.
Building a Streaming Search Platform
— An interesting story of how several developers approached building a search platform for streaming data using Storm and Redis.
Awesome MongoDB: A Curated Set of MongoDB Resources
— About 60 links for you to enjoy.
Spark 2.0 to Introduce New 'Structured Streaming' Engine
— A new ‘Structured Streaming’ engine that leans on the Spark SQL API to simplify the development of real-time, continuous big data apps.
Amazon RDS Now Supports MySQL 5.7
— 5.7 not only offers better performance and security, but also a native JSON data type and built-in JSON functions for working with documents.
SQL-on-Hadoop Test: Each Engine Has 'Sweet Spots'
— With business intelligence being one of Hadoop’s key uses, the role of SQL-on-Hadoop engines has become significant.
30 Years Ago: The Rise, Fall and Survival of Ashton-Tate's dBASE
— Well this takes me back. You may also enjoy
A Personal History of dBASE
Cassandra Infrastructure Engineer
— Ever had to deal with massive SSTable bloat? Come join us and help run Cassandra at scale.
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OrientDB 2.2 Beta Released
RavenDB Passed Half A Million Downloads
Google Releases Cloud Processor For Hadoop, Spark
Portfolio Risk Analysis in SQL
— A quick look at doing some math with SQL to calculate the risk within an investment portfolio.
Buffering SQL Writes with Redis
Apache Spark Machine Learning Tutorial
Foreign Data Wrappers with PostgreSQL and PHP
Saving memory in Redis with MessagePack and Lua scripts
The Lambda Architecture Simplified
— A guide to building a scalable data architecture for real-time workloads.
Why Has an Index Broken My Query?
The Magic of SQL
Scaling ElasticSearch at Synthesio
Fred de Villamil
Why (and how to) Redis with your MongoDB
Protector: A Circuit Breaker for Time Series Databases
— A circuit breaker limits CPU and memory usage for each query, preventing out-of-memory exceptions. This system is aimed at InfluxDB for now but may be extended over time.
Unlimited Scalability & Unprecedented Speed with In-Memory Computing
— GridGain enables high-performance transactions, real-time streaming and fast analytics using a distributed, massively parallel architecture.
GridGain In-Memory Data Fabric
restdb.io - The Plug And Play Database Service
— Aimed at people who want a database in the cloud with no coding to get going.
Rpubsub: Simple Command Line Utilities for Redis Pub/Sub