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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.

MySQL 8.0 is generally available with added features

The long awaited general release of MySQL 8.0 was finally announced last week.  MySQL, as we all know, is the world’s most popular open...

2018 is the year of graph databases. Here’s why.

With the explosion of data, businesses are looking to innovate as they connect their operations to a whole host of different technologies. The need...
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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...
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...
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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...

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...
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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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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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...

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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I remember deciding to pursue my first IT certification, the CompTIA A+. I had signed up for a class that lasted one week, per...

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Learn Transformers for Natural Language Processing with Denis Rothman

Key takeaways The transformer architecture has proved to be revolutionary in outperforming the classical RNN and CNN models in use today. Artificial intelligence is...

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