Tags: MySQL

MyRocks leads Percona announcements

Open source database company Percona has made a raft of announcements at its European conference Percona Live in Dublin. It has announced the first experimental release of MyRocks with Percona Server for MySQL. In a separate announcement, Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 1.3 has been released. The latter is a major update to its free…

Can Severalnines improve MongoDB security?

Severalnines has announced the latest version of ClusterControl, it claims that it “completes the ambition to de-risk MongoDB deployments for businesses”. This is a very bold statement to make, although it backs it up with several features that aim to achieve it. Why Securing MongoDB is important Over the last year there have been a…

MariaDB continues assault on competitors

Open Source database vendor MariaDB has announced its latest update a big data analytics engine called MariaDB ColumnStore. The company claims that this is a significant milestone for the MariaDB open source community and that the release is: “… the industry’s first to enable transactional and massively parallelized analytic workloads under the same roof.” According…

Percona ups the ante for enterprise MySQL

Percona has raised the stakes in the enterprise MySQL market with the announcement today of two major updates to its products, Percona Server for MySQL 5.7 and Percona XtraBackup 2.4.  What is interesting is how competitive this market is getting and the Percona announcements come a month after its major competitor, MariaDB announced new funding…

relationalDB offered by CenturyLink for developers

CenturyLink has launched a new relational database service based on what they call a MySQL compatible database called relationalDB. The service is either available stand alone or as part of AppFog, CenturyLinks PaaS (Platform as a Service). One of CenturyLink’s target markets is likely to be existing enterprise customers whose developers use rival development environments…

Oracle releases MySQL 5.7

Oracle has announced the latest version of MySQL. MySQL 5.7 is now publicly available and can be downloaded at http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/ from October 26, 2015. The new version offers greater performance with Oracle claiming up to 3x the speed and several new capabilities including JSON support and MySQL Router which allows application to connect to multiple MySQL databases. MySQL 5.was…

AWS lights up with Amazon Aurora

Amazon has finally released Amazon Aurora for general release to all of its customers. The new database is firmly aimed at MySQL users and beyond that it is hard to say. The initial trials included more than a thousand customers from a variety of industries and use cases with the initial results were quite positive. Amazon…

Chris Lalonde on carpentry and analytics

Chris Lalonde is a founder and the CEO of ObjectRocket, now a Rackspace company. He has held several senior technology roles during his career including eBay, Meraki Networks and Apptera. Enterprise Times spent some time discussing both the recent announcement by ObjectRocket supporting Elasticsearch and also how CIO’s might approach analytics in the cloud. For some IT…

ObjectRocket gets ElasticSearch

ObjectRocket has announced the availability of fully managed instances of Elasticsearch. This adds yet another feature to what Chris Lalonde, Founder and CEO of ObjectRocket, describes as “the suite of data stores” that the ObjectRocket platform provides. Elasticsearch is an open source, distributed, real-time, full-time search engine based on Apache Lucene. The software, written by…