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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.

Microsoft

Say hello to FASTER: a new key-value store for large state management by Microsoft

The Microsoft research team announced a new key-value store named FASTER at SIGMOD 2018, in June. FASTER offers support for fast and frequent lookups...
What’s in the upcoming SQLite 3.25.0 release: windows functions, better query optimizer and more

What’s in the upcoming SQLite 3.25.0 release: windows functions, better query optimizer and more

The SQLite community has released a sneak peek to what users can expect in the upcoming version, SQLite 3.25.0, which could be released next...
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IBM Files Patent for “Managing a Database Management System using a Blockchain Database”

IBM has added yet another to achievement to its kitty by receiving a patent application grant for "Managing a Database Management System using a...
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PostgreSQL group releases an update to 9.6.10, 9.5.14, 9.4.19, 9.3.24

The PostgreSQL team released an update yesterday to the versions 10.5, 9.6.10, 9.5.14, 9.4.19, 9.3.24 of its database system. The latest update focuses on...

Uber open sources its large scale metrics platform, M3 for Prometheus

Yesterday, Uber Inc.,  open-sourced its robust and scalable metrics infrastructure, M3 for Prometheus, a popular monitoring and alerting solution. Uber has been using M3...
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Why Neo4j is the most popular graph database

Neo4j is an open source, distributed data store used to model graph problems. It departs from the traditional nomenclature of database technologies, in which...
Polyglot persistence echews a one size fits all approach to data

Polyglot persistence: what is it and why does it matter?

Polyglot persistence is a way of storing data. It's an approach that acknowledges that often there is no one size fits all solution to...
AWS

How to optimize Hbase for the Cloud [Tutorial]

Hadoop/Hbase was designed to crunch a huge amount of data in a batch mode and provide meaningful results to this data. This article is an excerpt...
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The trouble with Smart Contracts

The government of Tennessee now officially recognizes Smart Contracts. That’s great news if we speak in terms of the publicity blockchain will receive. By...
async programming

Configuring and deploying HBase [Tutorial]

HBase is inspired by the Google big table architecture, and is fundamentally a non-relational, open source, and column-oriented distributed NoSQL. Written in Java, it...

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