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Built for realtime: Big data messaging with Apache Kafka, Part 2

Learn how to use Apache Kafka's partitions, message offsets, and consumer groups to distribute load and scale your applications horizontally, handling up to millions of messages per day

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Built for realtime: Big data messaging with Apache Kafka, Part 1

Apache Kafka scales horizontally and offers much higher throughput than some traditional messaging systems. Get started with installation, then build your first Kafka messaging system

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How to transition to a microservices architecture

When you hit scalability issues or find it has become costly and hard to release regular updates to your monolithic applications, it’s time to move to the microservices approach. Here’s how

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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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GKE tutorial: Get started with Google Kubernetes Engine

Discover how easy it is to create a Kubernetes cluster, add a service, configure autoscaling, and tap other great features of GKE

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YugaByte review: Planet-scale Cassandra and Redis

YugaByte DB combines distributed ACID transactions, multi-region deployment, and support for Cassandra and Redis APIs, with PostgreSQL on the way

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Database shift: Start with open source but finish with AWS

AWS seems to be building natural bridges between on-premises databases like MySQL and cloud services like Amazon Aurora

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Why use SaltStack for automation and orchestration

SaltStack is a good choice for very large networks, thanks to its message queue networking and multi-master architecture

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Database decisions: AWS has changed the game for IT

Enterprises are figuring out that they likely need different database engines to power different parts of their applications. AWS has figured that out, too

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Skip containers and do serverless computing instead

Container technologies like Docker are very powerful, but require talent you can’t get. Serverless computing provides the same benefits—with talent you can actually get

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Big data analytics with Neo4j and Java, Part 1

Graph databases like Neo4j are ideal for modeling complex relationships between collections of users--and they move through big data at lightspeed. This tutorial gets you started with graph databases and analytics in Java.

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MongoDB will support multidocument ACID transactions

MongoDB 4.0 will be released in summer 2018 but is in public beta now

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Serverless computing with AWS Lambda, Part 2

Integrate your AWS Lambda backend with a DynamoDB datastore, then use the AWS SDK to invoke Lambda functions from a Java client

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AWS cloud services guide: The right tools for the job

Moving to the cloud makes more sense than ever, if you know why you're doing it and how to make the most of your platform of choice. Find out the most common reasons for cloud migration, and which AWS components you'll need to succeed...

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Serverless computing with AWS Lambda, Part 1

Serverless computing is no magic carpet, but how does it really work? Get an overview of AWS Lambda's nanoservices architecture and execution model, then build your first Lambda function in Java

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Why old-school PostgreSQL is so hip again

Postgres is old as dirt, yet over the past five years it has panned out as pure gold

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What are microservices? Lightweight software development explained

Use microservices architecture to break large applications into lightweight apps that can be scaled horizontally

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8 technologies transforming the database

That database has come a long way from tables of rows and columns, and the journey is far from over

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