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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.

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...

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...

Key skills every database programmer should have

According to Robert Half Technology’s 2019 IT salary report, ‘Database programmer’ is one of the 13 most in-demand tech jobs for 2019. For an...
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The road to Cassandra 4.0 – What does the future have in store?

In May 2019, DataStax hosted the Accelerate conference for Apache Cassandra™ inviting community members, DataStax customers, and other users to come together, discuss the...

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...
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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ServiceNow Partners with IBM on AIOps from DevOps.com

ServiceNow and IBM this week announced that the Watson artificial intelligence for IT operations (AIOps) platform from IBM will be integrated with the IT...

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Server Review Essentials for Accidental and Junior DBAs—Setting Up (Part 1)...

Welcome to a new year, and a new look at what I’ve learned in my time as a beginner and junior DBA. So, I’ve...