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Why you should use SQLite

Learn why this compact embedded relational database shines for many desktop, mobile, and edge computing applications

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MariaDB tutorial: Get started with MariaDB

Download, install, and set up a basic instance of the popular open source database with this step-by-step guide

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When it comes to databases, why ‘I can’t quit you, baby’

Leaving legacy RDMSs is hard, but eventually enterprises will break free of Oracle’s and others’ last grip on their data infrastructure

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NoSQL, no problem: Why MySQL is still king

You'd think the advent of 'webscale' NoSQL databases would have consigned MySQL to history. But you'd be very wrong

Move over Memcached and Redis, here comes Netflix's Hollow

Netflix's new Java-powered data caching system promises to speed access to local data sets and aid developers building on top of that data

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Redis module speeds Spark-powered machine learning

The newly released Redis-ML component for the popular in-memory data store accelerates machine learning functions with Apache Spark

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Monster Oracle update patches database, Java

Oracle's Critical Patch Updates keep getting bigger. The database giant addressed a number of remotely exploitable flaws in Java, MySQL, and Oracle Database this quarter

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Build geospatial apps with Redis

Learn how to simplify the development of location-based apps with Redis’ new geospatial indexing, sets, and operations

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Your fear of open source lock-in is ridiculous

Lock-in is the nature of software, and open source is just software

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Oracle's monster security update fixes Java, database bugs

Oracle’s priorities have clearly shifted away from Java and its database products, as the bulk of fixes are for its middleware and e-commerce applications

Build an API to MongoDB -- fast

AnyPresence JustAPIs helps you create and deploy REST APIs on your database in minutes; simply follow these steps

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91% off Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate: SQL Server Certification Bundle - Deal Alert

Qualify for a Database Developer Position with Certified SQL Mastery.

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Redis plants the seeds for an open source ecosystem

Redis Modules help the caching and in-memory storage system work with new data structures and database behaviors

Oracle security update includes Java, MySQL, Oracle Database fixes

Several vulnerabilities in Oracle's quarterly patch release are considered critical and could be remotely exploited

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Scalable, disaster-resistant CockroachDB enters public beta

As tough to take down as its namesake, CockroachDB combines high fault-tolerance, strong consistency, and horizontal scalability with familiar SQL syntax

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Lies your database is telling you

A wise person once said time is a device invented to keep everything from happening at once. Jonas Boner explains how the database world has abused time from the beginning

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10 more do's and don'ts for faster SQL queries

Follow these tried-and-true techniques to improving both the speed and concurrency of your dawdling database.

Which freaking database should I use?

In the era of big data, the good old RDBMS is no longer the right tool for many database jobs. Andrew Oliver offers a quick guide to choosing among NoSQL alternatives.

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