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04.13.14

Free/Libre Databases News: MongoDB, NoSQL, and MySQL Branches/Forks

Posted in News Roundup at 4:38 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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  • SQL and NoSQL come together with new MariaDB Enterprise offerings

    The products are based on MariaDB 10, which became generally available on Monday

  • Hyperscale Titans Team To Scale MySQL

    Four of the titans of hyperscale Web applications – Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter – have teamed up to create a set of common extensions aimed specifically at running the open source MySQL relational database at scale.

  • Has SkySQL MariaDB pulled off the NoSQL + SQL combo challenge?

    There is something of a war of words (and code) going on between the NoSQL and SQL database camps.

  • MariaDB Enterprise 2 Bridges The Gap Between SQL And NoSQL

    The latest release of MariaDB Enterprise removes the need to choose between different database technologies, says SkySQL

  • Oracle doubles the speed of MySQL query handling

    For the next release of its open source MySQL, Oracle is making a number of changes designed to vastly boost the speed of the open source relational database management system.

    Such a sizeable performance bump could help organizations save money in server purchases, because it would require fewer servers to run large jobs. Or, it will allow them to run complex queries that might have taken too long to run on earlier versions of the database system, said Tomas Ulin, Oracle vice president of MySQL engineering.

    On Monday, the company released the latest development version of the software, MySQL Development Milestone 5.7.4, along with a number of associated programs for managing the database. The last major version of MySQL, version 5.6, was released in February 2013.

  • The MariaDB Foundation Announces General Availability of MariaDB 10

    London, United Kingdom – 31 March 2014 – The MariaDB Foundation, an independent body which promotes the popular open source database MariaDB, today announced the much-anticipated general availability of MariaDB 10, providing today’s generation of application developers with enhanced performance and functionality.

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