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Databases are the framework of many businesses nowadays. With many websites relying on fast and efficient access to their data, keeping track of updates and changes is more important than ever. Packt Hub is here to help you find the latest news on databases like MySQL and PostgreSQL. We’ll keep you up to date with the latest developments in data storage and access.

Neo4j introduces Aura, a new cloud service to supply a flexible, reliable and developer-friendly...

Last year, Neo4j had announced the availability of its Enterprise Edition under a commercial license that was aimed at larger companies. Yesterday, the graph...

Introducing PostgREST, a REST API for any PostgreSQL database written in Haskell

Written in Haskell, PostgREST is a standalone web server that enables you to turn your existing PostgreSQL database into a RESTful API. It offers...
Red Hat

Linux Foundation introduces strict telemetry data collection and usage policy for all its projects

Last week, the Linux Foundation introduced a new policy around the collection and usage of telemetry data. As per this new policy all linux...

MongoDB is partnering with Alibaba

Tensions between the U.S. and China have been frosty at best where trade is concerned. But MongoDB, based partly in Palo Alto in the...
data models

PostGIS 3.0.0 releases with raster support as a separate extension

Last week, the PostGIS development team released PostGIS 3.0.0. This release works with PostgreSQL 9.5-12 and GEOS >= 3.6. If developers are using postgis_sfcgal...

GQL (Graph Query Language) joins SQL as a Global Standards Project and will be...

On Tuesday, the team at Neo4j, the graph database management system announced that the international committees behind the development of the SQL standard have...
Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL

Percona announces Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL to support open source databases 

Yesterday, the team at Percona, an open-source database software, and services provider announced Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL to offer expanded support for open source...

The CAP Theorem in practice: The consistency vs. availability trade-off in distributed databases

When you choose a database you are making a design decision. One of the best frameworks for understanding what this means in practice is...
cloud computing

InfluxData launches new serverless time series cloud database platform, InfluxDB Cloud 2.0

Two days earlier, InfluxData launched InfluxDB Cloud 2.0, its new serverless time-series cloud database platform. The new product includes a free rate-limited tier, transparent...

Different types of NoSQL databases and when to use them

Why NoSQL databases? The popularity of NoSQL databases over the last decade or so has been driven by an explosion of data. Before what’s commonly...

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Rookout and AppDynamics team up to help enterprise engineering teams debug...

It's not acknowledged enough that the real headache when it comes to software faults and performance problems isn't so much the problems themselves, but...

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Bringing AI to the B2B world: Catching up with Sidetrade CTO...

Sidetrade is an organization that is on a mission to transform customer engagement in the world of B2B marketing with the help of artificial...

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