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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.

MariaDB announces MariaDB Enterprise Server and welcomes Amazon’s Mark Porter as an advisor to...

Yesterday, at the MariaDB OpenWorks 2019, the annual user and developer conference of the database, the MariaDB Corporation team announced a new, fully open...
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Redis Labs moves from Apache2 modified with Commons Clause to Redis Source Available License...

Redis Labs joins the streak of software firms tweaking their licenses to prevent cloud service providers from misusing their open source code. Today, Redis...

Redis Labs raises $60 Million in Series E Funding led by Francisco partners

Redis Labs, a California-based computer software startup, announced yesterday that it has raised $60 million in Series E financing round led by a new...

GNU Health Federation message and authentication server drops MongoDB and adopts PostgreSQL

Just after RedHat announced its plans to drop MongoDB from its Satellite system management solution because of it being licensed under SSPL, GNU has...
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Digital Ocean announces ‘Managed Databases for PostgreSQL’

Yesterday, the team at Digital Ocean, a fully managed and feature-rich database service provider, announced the ‘Managed Databases for PostgreSQL’ as a Valentine gift...
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Google Cloud Firestore, the serverless, NoSQL document database, is now generally available

Google’s Cloud Firestore is Google’s serverless NoSQL document database used for storing, syncing, and querying data for web, mobile, and IoT applications. It is...
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Microsoft acquires Citus Data with plans to create a ‘Best Postgres Experience’

Yesterday, Microsoft announced that it has acquired Citus Data- a startup that specializes in big data and analytics.Citus  is an extension to the open...
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TiDB open sources its MySQL/MariaDB compatible data migration (DM) tool

TiDB, an open source cloud-native distributed database, made its data migration platform (DM)  available as open source today. Data Migration (DM) by TiDB is an...
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Protocol flaw in MySQL client allows MySQL server to request any local file from...

Last week, William de Groot, a digital forensics consultant discovered a protocol flaw in MySQL, which he alleges is the main reason behind e-commerce...
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Red Hat drops MongoDB over concerns related to its Server Side Public License (SSPL)

It was last year in October when MongoDB announced that it’s switching to Server Side Public License (SSPL). Now, the news of Red Hat...

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