Topic: database

SD Times news digest: Mapzen joins the Linux Foundation, OutSystems’ new code-review offerings, and Timescale’s $15 million funding

The Linux Foundation has announced that the open-source mapping platform Mapzen is being accepted as one of its own projects. According to the Linux Foundation, Mapzen provides customizable and easily accessible wide-ranging data sets. “Mapzen is a high-utility technology for developers building aesthetically pleasing maps, which are increasingly important to a wide range of businesses … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Progress’ DataDirect Autonomous REST Connector, MariaDB Platform X3, and FoundationDB’s Record Layer

Progress has announced the release of Progress DataDirect Autonomous REST Connector. The new solution enables teams to build connectors for applications quickly without needing to write custom code. According to Progress, the Data Direct Autonomous REST Connector allows developers to fully access data from SQL-based applications. The key benefits that the solution offers are broad … continue reading

Melissa simplifies data verification

As applications become increasingly data-intensive, developers need faster, easier, more timely access to accurate customer data. Toward that end, leading provider of global contact data quality and identity verification solutionsMelissa recently introduced open-source low-code and commercial tools. It also created a new division that uses semantic technology and machine reasoning to identify relationships in data … continue reading

Report: Node.js sees strong growth in cloud applications

The community-led Node.js Foundation, which maintains and organizes development of the Node.js JavaScript runtime environment, released the findings of its Node.js User Survey Report today. According to the survey, containers and cloud-native applications are on the rise with 58 percent of surveyed developers using Node.js to develop for Kubernetes and Docker, up from 45 percent … continue reading

AWS releases graph database service Amazon Neptune

Amazon Web Services has announced Amazon Neptune is now generally available. Amazon Neptune is a fully managed graph database service designed to store and navigate connected data. The company first announced the database at its AWS re:Invent conference last year. “Delivered as a fully managed database, Amazon Neptune frees customers to focus on their applications … continue reading

SD Times news digest: WhiteSource’s software composition analysis, MapR’s AI training program, and MariaDB TX 3.0

WhiteSource has announced the launch of its software composition analysis tool, Effective Usage Analysis. The solution provides details on how software components are being used and highlights their impact on the application’s security. According to WhiteSource, the tool will reduce open-source vulnerability alerts by 70 percent.   “Our Effective Usage Analysis technology allows security and … continue reading

Couchbase releases new managed database service

Couchbase is tackling challenges that come with managing database infrastructure in the cloud with the launch of Couchbase Managed Cloud. Couchbase Managed Cloud is a managed database service designed to eliminate the tedious and time-consuming task of maintaining and managing data in the cloud. The solution is being offered in partnership with Rackspace and will … continue reading

DataStax Enterprise 6 released with double the Apache Cassandra performance

DataStax has announced the latest release of its distributed cloud database, DataStax Enterprise 6. This release is designed to give users the ability to maintain hybrid cloud flexibility with the benefits of distributed cloud databases on public clouds and on-premises.  DataStax Enterprise is built on the distributed NoSQL database management system Apache Cassandra. According to … continue reading

Oracle announces Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud

Oracle has announced the general availability of Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud, a self-driving, self-securing, and self-repairing database solution. Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud is built on Oracle Database 18c, which is the first release as part of the company’s new annual database software release model. The solution uses machine learning to deliver performance and … continue reading

Multi-document ACID transactions coming to MongoDB version 4.0

MongoDB Inc. announced today that version 4.0 of its MongoDB database platform will support multi-document ACID transactions to provide a consistent view of data across replica sets. ACID Transactions are now in beta and the company says the syntax of multi-document transactions should feel familiar to those used to working with transactions in relational databases. … continue reading

Guest View: Software reflects teams that build it

Stop me if you’ve heard this one. To deliver more customer value, a software team decides to upgrade the database. They talk to their operations people, who say, “Sorry, we can’t upgrade to the latest version because another team shares the database, and their application won’t support it.” Resigned to their fate, they put the … continue reading

Closing the DevOps and database gap

Security isn’t the only aspect overlooked in a DevOps approach. According to Robert Reeves, co-founder and CTO of Datical, a database automation company, database deployments are often forgotten about. “Pushing out the application is the easy part of DevOps,” he said. “It is managing and automating database changes that is the real challenge.” According to … continue reading

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