Topic: redis

SD Times news digest: DigitalOcean announces managed databases for MySQL and Redis, Waymo’s Open Dataset, and GitHub Enterprise Server 2.18

DigitalOcean is expanding on its managed database solutions with new releases for MySQL and Redis. Managed databases are a critical component of application development and provides terabytes of storage, ability to process thousands of I/O operations, and enables data access with minimum latency, the company explained.  The new releases allows developers to now use MySQL … continue reading

Biotech firms turns to open source for speed

Founded 10 years ago by a group of MIT scientists, Massachusetts-based biotech firm Ginkgo Bioworks has found great success in leveraging a number of open-source technologies to speed up and automate a wide variety of synthetic biology laboratory tasks. The organization’s main focus is the genetic engineering of compound-producing bacteria for a range of industrial … continue reading

Redis Labs switches open-source licensing model

In response to the negative reaction to its move to a Commons Clause licensing model, Redis Labs today is introducing the Redis Source Available License (RSAL) for Redis Modules. Redis Modules are add-ons to the Redis database. Last year, the company caused a lot of controversy and confusion when it included the Commons Clause with … continue reading

The Commons Clause causes open-source disruption

A group of software companies and developers are going after cloud infrastructure providers for what they claim is an abuse of the open-source software ecosystem. The group says cloud providers are using open-source software for their own commercial benefit without returning anything back to the open-source community, helping sustain those projects, or giving open source … continue reading

Google releases PostgreSQL support for Cloud SQL

Google is releasing a number of cloud database improvements this week aimed at accelerating cloud-native database innovation. Key improvements include commit timestamps for Cloud Spanner, the beta of Cloud Bigtable replication, the beta version of Cloud Memorystore for Redis, and Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL. “Every application has to store and access operational data, usually in … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Google’s Voice Experiments, CData partners with Redis Labs, and Testplant adds API Testing

Google has created a new site to showcase developers that are using voice interaction in new and exciting ways. Voice Experiments showcases projects such as MixLab, Mystery Animal, and Story Speaker. These projects can be previewed through Google Assistant on phones, through voice-activated speakers such as Google Home, or through a web browser. Developers can … continue reading

Redis 4.0 improves on limitations

Redis 4.0 is out, and while it may not be perfect, it overcomes some important limitations of Redis, according to the Redis team. Salvatore Sanfilippo, a programmer who is part of Redis Labs, writes that several features in Redis 4.0, which is now generally available, is a “measurable step” towards Redis 4.2. Some of these … continue reading

Redis adds Spark-based machine learning

Redis and Spark are coming a bit closer together. Redis Labs today announced a new project, Redis-ML, to bring Spark-based machine learning capabilities to the Redis database. The combination will provide a faster place to store a trained Spark machine learning model. Redis-ML is hosted on GitHub and will be demonstrated at the Big Data … continue reading

Google’s Bret Taylor gives a tour of Quip’s architecture

Bret Taylor cut his teeth in the workplace at Google. While completing his bachelors and masters degrees at Stanford, he got a job as an intern at the then-fledgling search company, back when the whole company fit into one Mountain View building. And it was there that he co-created Google Maps. As a follow-up, he … continue reading

What real-time data streaming means for the enterprise

Big Data has introduced some notable challenges to the enterprise world. At first, it was enough to wrangle the data (structured and not) and then to glean actionable information from it, but today, enterprises are shifting their priorities toward real-time analytics and data streams. Early tools couldn’t cope with the scale or speed involved in … continue reading

Top 5 projects trending on GitHub this week

#1. Corefx Corefx is a repository for the recently open-sourced .NET Core, featuring the foundational libraries that make it up. According to the project page, the repository doesn’t currently contain the entire set, but it does include immutable collections, an ECMA-335 metadata reader, SIMD-enabled vector types, and XML. More information about .NET Core is available … continue reading

Plugging in to Hadoop

Even if it’s not where they end up, Hadoop can be a great starting platform for a data-driven software company. That’s what San Francisco- and Taipei-based Fliptop found in 2009 when they launched a social media identity matching engine, ultimately employed by such companies as MailChimp, Dell, Toyota, Oracle and Nordstrom. Based on Amazon Web … continue reading

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