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  • 8 MySQL gotchas worth a rant

    MySQL is easy to install, relatively fast, and loaded with features. If that's not enough, it's also one of the most prominent flagships of the open source movement, the big success story that showed us that a winning company could be built around open source code.

    Written by Peter Wayner23 July 15 02:31
  • PHP vs. Node.js: An epic battle for developer mind share

    It's a classic Hollywood plot: the battle between two old friends who went separate ways. Often the friction begins when one pal sparks an interest in what had always been the other pal's unspoken domain. In the programming language version of this movie, it's the introduction of Node.js that turns the buddy flick into a grudge match: PHP and JavaScript, two partners who once ruled the Internet together but now duke it out for the mind share of developers.

    Written by Peter Wayner13 Jan. 15 07:43
  • re:Cap of AWS re:Invent: 10 cool new Amazon Cloud features

    At Amazon Web Services' third annual re:Invent cloud computing conference the market's leading infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) public provider revealed a variety of new cloud service features. Here's a recap of AWS's announcements from re:Invent 2014.

    Written by Brandon Butler18 Nov. 14 05:17
  • It's an unstructured world and Rackspace wants to play in it

    Databases and the information in them used to be simple, but not any more. Not all data fits into neat spreadsheets and SQL databases. Hence, the rise of NoSQL databases to handle this mass of unstructured data.

    Written by Brandon Butler27 Feb. 13 17:35
  • A vendor-independent comparison of NoSQL databases: Cassandra, HBase, MongoDB, Riak

    In 2010, when the world became enchanted by the capabilities of cloud systems and new databases designed to serve them, a group of researchers from Yahoo decided to look into NoSQL. They developed the YCSB framework to assess the performance of new tools and find the best cases for their use. The results were published in the paper, "Benchmarking Cloud Serving Systems with YCSB."

    Written by Sergey Bushik, senior R&D engineer at Altoros Systems Inc.22 Oct. 12 20:53
  • 5 tech pros companies want to hire

    Seasoned networking pros are in an enviable position, according to Robert Half Technology. The tech staffing firm includes systems and networking engineers among the top five tech professionals that companies are currently looking to hire.

    Written by Ann Bednarz26 Oct. 11 03:37
  • OpenWorld 2011 news roundup

    All the news and pictures from Oracle's flagship event in San Francisco

    Written by CIO Staff06 Oct. 11 10:08
  • MySQL hits new development milestone

    Oracle is making the open-source MySQL database more stable and feature-rich through a shift in development philosophy, MySQL Vice President of Engineering Tomas Ulin said during a keynote address Monday at the OpenWorld conference in San Francisco.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus04 Oct. 11 07:45
  • MySQL.com hacked to serve malware

    The website for the open-source MySQL database was hacked and used to serve malware to visitors Monday.

    Written by Robert McMillan27 Sept. 11 05:19
  • Oracle further commercializes MySQL database

    Oracle has added additional commercial extensions to the enterprise edition of its open-source MySQL database, further differentiating it from the community version available to anyone at no charge.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus17 Sept. 11 01:10
  • Skytap automates cloud deployments

    Skytap, a provider of cloud automation software, this week unveiled orchestration and configuration products designed to enable enterprises to easily create virtual environments in the cloud.

    Written by Jim Duffy10 Aug. 11 01:46