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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.

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PostgreSQL 12 Beta 1 released

The PostgreSQL Global Development Group announced yesterday its first beta release of PostgreSQL 12. It is now also available for download. This release contains...
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PostgreSQL 12 progress update

Last week, the team at PostgreSQL released a progress update for the eagerly awaited PostgreSQL 12. This release  comes with performance improvements and better...
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Elvis Pranskevichus on limitations in SQL and how EdgeQL can help

Structure Query Language (SQL), which was once considered “not a serious language” by its authors, has now become a dominant query language for relational...
MongoDB acquires Realm for $39 million

MongoDB is going to acquire Realm, the mobile database management system, for $39 million

MongoDB, the open source NoSQL database, is going to acquire mobile database platform Realm. The purchase is certainly one with clear technological and strategic...
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EU parliament votes to amass the largest biometric database on earth

The EU parliament voted last week to develop what is being described as the largest biometric database on earth. Once created, the database will...
LEGO launches BrickHeadz Builder AR, a new and free Android app to bring bricks and toys to life

Building a scalable PostgreSQL solution 

The term  Scalability means the ability of a software system to grow as the business using it grows. PostgreSQL provides some features that help you...
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Ahead of RedisConf 2019, Redis Labs adds Intel Optane DC persistent memory support for...

Yesterday, the team at Redis Labs, the provider of Redis Enterprise announced that its customers can now scale their datasets using Intel Optane DC...
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Microsoft brings PostgreSQL extension and SQL Notebooks functionality to Azure Data Studio

Microsoft announced the March release of Azure Data Studio, yesterday. This latest Azure Data Studio release explores features such as preview support for PostgreSQL...
MongoDB withdraws SSPL from approval process

MongoDB withdraws controversial Server Side Public License from the Open Source Initiative’s approval process

MongoDB's Server Side Public License was controversial when it was first announced back in October. But the team were, back then, confident that the...
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Fauna announces Jepsen results for FaunaDB 2.5.4 and 2.6.0

FaunaDB, a distributed OLTP (online transaction processing) database, released the official results of the test done on FaunaDB version 2.5.4 and 2.6.0 by Jepsen,...

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