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BackBlaze is a large scale cloud storage platform that currently boasts an impressive 1 billion gigabytes of file data hosted on the cloud and counting.

  • dbservices.com
  • Andrew Bosworth

The MariaDB Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of MariaDB 10.5.4, the first stable release in the MariaDB 10.5 series. See the release notes and changelogs for details.

  • mariadb.org
  • Ian Gilfillan

The term “polymorphism”, and its inflections, has various meanings in the context of programming languages in general. Roughly, it means “chameleon-like”. Of course, Wikipedia has something to say about it, here.

  • blog.yugabyte.com
  • Bryn Llewellyn

Six months ago today, you installed SQL Server Evaluation Edition. You told yourself you’d take care of that sooner or later, and…you forgot. Now, your SQL Server won’t start: Error 17051: SQL Server evaluation edition has expired.

  • brentozar.com
  • Brent Ozar

We recently announced that we became part of the AWS Partner Network. For those who want to take the same path, we wanted to share our experience.

  • dev.to
  • Sara Miteva

In fact, if you are a part of a team working on building a modern data architecture, chances are high you are using an open-source stack. Similarly, Cloud Computing has been enabling Big Data Solutions in yielding scalable and cost-effective solutions in analytics space.

  • dev.to

There are many things that we can monitor in SQL Server such as backups, SQL Agent Jobs, configuration changes, etc. There are also several different tools that can be used to track these things that come with SQL Server as well as third party tools.

  • mssqltips.com
  • Alejandro Cobar

In this article, we will discuss all Microsoft Certifications paths in a way that helps you to drive on the correct road, to meet the requirements of the current job career growth or the job that you plan for.

  • sqlshack.com
  • Ahmad Yaseen

The key difference between a library and a framework is "Inversion of Control". When you call a method from a library, you are in control. But with a framework, the control is inverted: the framework calls you. When you using a library, you are in charge of the flow of the application.

  • dev.to
  • Jean Japheth Ezekiel

PostgreSQL has quite a few compelling advantages, some of which are not found in any other database management system. This article will outline the ones that are most interesting to the Oracle developer seeking to do a migration or investigate alternatives for new development.

  • postgr.es
  • Kirk Roybal

In a previous post, I demonstrated how to call InfluxDB APIs from AWS Lambda, but the setup is fairly manual and the results are not portable. Ideally, we as a community can expand and share ways to collect and process time series data. To that end, I want to share a CloudFormation template.

  • influxdata.com
  • Nate Isley

In a previous tip on Slipstream Service Packs and Cumulative Updates on a SQL Server 2008 Installation, I have seen how to install SQL Server 2008 and include service packs and cumulative updates to reduce deployment time and effort.

  • mssqltips.com
  • Edwin Sarmiento

I have a number of files stored on Azure file shares which I use in my SQL Server environment. I had already configured backups of the file shares using the Azure Recovery Services vault. I had accidently deleted a few files from the Azure file shares.

  • mssqltips.com
  • Mohammed Moinudheen

In this article, explore just a little bit more about how the WHERE clause works to help you filter data so you avoid some of the bigger issues.

  • dzone.com
  • Grant Fritchey

According to Hedges & Co. report, US online sales of auto parts and accessories amounted to $12B and, while new car sales projection are looking bleak, the future of the automotive aftermarket is quite positive.

  • blog.griddynamics.com
  • Eugene Steinberg

Multi-cloud environments are a very good solution to implement disaster recovery and very high level of high availability. They help to ensure that even a full outage of a whole region of one cloud provider will not impact your operations because you can easily switch your workload to another cloud.

  • severalnines.com
  • Krzysztof Ksiazek

I love tips, and I love lists. I’ve written a top 10 tips post, but it was way back in 2012. And those tips are still good, but the software and my perspective have definitely changed since then.

  • thatjeffsmith.com
  • thatjeffsmith

Redis, the in-memory database and cache server, has announced RedisRaft, a module that turns a collection of Redis servers into a fault-tolerant cluster with strong data consistency between nodes.

  • infoworld.com
  • Serdar Yegulalp

A lot of the articles in this series take advantage of a feature of Python which allows us to performance test our code, and I finally wanted to get around to explaining how it works and how to use it. In this article, I cover three main techniques: brute force, timeit, and cProfile.

  • dev.to

I'm Andrew Brown and I am known for my free AWS Certification courses I publish on freeCodeCamp. I appreciate the community support but I am not the only one working hard to help you change careers into the cloud. ☁️ I have 9 channels I want to tell you Why I recommend them. Just so you know.

  • dev.to

The spiral of running the business, analyzing what to change & what to change to, and then changing the business is an eternal one. Do the right analysis, your spiral will get larger.  Else, you’ll spiral down.

  • blog.couchbase.com
  • Keshav Murthy

SQL Server Big Data Clusters (BDC) is a new capability brought to market as part of the SQL Server 2019 release.

  • cloudblogs.microsoft.com
  • Mihaela Blendea

It’s unlikely that any modern enterprise has a tech stack completely free of open source software. Open source is a big part of what helps companies innovate quickly, and use software to create a competitive advantage.

  • thenewstack.io
  • Emily Omier

Do you have a Prometheus histogram and have you asked yourself how to visualize that histogram in Grafana? You’re not alone. Here, we will show you how it’s done.

  • grafana.com
  • Emil Tullsted

Kubernetes has emerged the de facto container orchestration technology, and an integral technology in the cloud native movement.

  • elastic.co
  • Michael Hyatt

In this article, we will ensure that the execution of the SQL Server procedure inside the function is possible.

  • sqlshack.com
  • Jignesh Raiyani

Percona is pleased to announce the release of . Following our recent releases of Percona Distribution for MongoDB and Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL, we have assembled the best and most critical enterprise components for MySQL, designed and tested to work together.

  • percona.com
  • Rick Golba

23rd Jun 2020

Add those two things together, and Richie found himself working on a new feature for SQL ConstantCare® that would automatically break up advice into multiple emails if we needed to attach several big query plans.

  • brentozar.com
  • Brent Ozar

Passwords lists abound on the net. They exist to: From MySQL 5.6 the validate_password plugin has been available. It enables password strength to be checked against known security best practice for passwords.

  • dbadojo.com
  • paulmoen

Most IT and business leaders know that despite the economic and human disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic, digital transformation will ultimately speed up, not slow down.

  • splunk.com
  • Ram Sriharsha