What is a relational database?
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What is a relational database?

Relational databases underpin many applications and software, but what is it?
18 Jul 2019
What is SQL?
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What is SQL?

This guide should help you understand the programming language that defined the database query
15 Jul 2019
MoD 'unlawfully' searches police biometric data
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MoD 'unlawfully' searches police biometric data

The UK's biometric commissioner is concerned about inter-government searches of law enforcement databases
28 Jun 2019
Huawei confirms its entrance into the database market
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Huawei confirms its entrance into the database market

The AI-native database is thought to be part of a wider cloud service offering
14 May 2019
How to use Twitter analytics: start sharing like the pros
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How to use Twitter analytics: start sharing like the pros

Here’s how to make the most of Twitter’s data analysis tools - and why you need to
21 Feb 2019
NHS legacy IT at fault for mismanaged health screenings
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NHS legacy IT at fault for mismanaged health screenings

An investigation has been launched after eligible patients weren’t notified about their required screenings
5 Feb 2019
AWS launches DocumentDB in a blow to open source
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AWS launches DocumentDB in a blow to open source

AWS claims MongoDB's complexities means it's difficult for customers to scale their apps
10 Jan 2019
MongoDB acquires mLab for $68 million
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MongoDB acquires mLab for $68 million

The acquisition could see exciting new changes to the database giant's Atlas offering
15 Oct 2018
Congress probes Cambridge Analytica-linked firm
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Congress probes Cambridge Analytica-linked firm

Congress wants to know whether it's collecting data from apps or using data brokers
2 Jul 2018
4m Facebook users' details 'exposed by Cambridge academics'
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4m Facebook users' details 'exposed by Cambridge academics'

Personal data including age, location and gender was accessible to anyone - report
15 May 2018
Apple finally open-sources FoundationDB
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Apple finally open-sources FoundationDB

Code for the well-established NoSQL database is now freely available on Github
20 Apr 2018
Why Sega's latest games required a move to the cloud
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Why Sega's latest games required a move to the cloud

Sonic Forces and classic re-releases force Sega to evolve its infrastructure
10 Nov 2017
MongoDB Europe kicks off in London with version 3.6
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MongoDB Europe kicks off in London with version 3.6

Department of Work and Pensions CTO explains why he chose MongoDB
8 Nov 2017
What is Apache Kafka?
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What is Apache Kafka?

Learn about the distributed stream processing engine powering thousands of well-known companies
25 Oct 2017
Data quality issues in big data
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Data quality issues in big data

To understand data quality issues in Big Data, you need to look at its main features
20 Oct 2017
MongoDB shares close 34% higher in its IPO
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MongoDB shares close 34% higher in its IPO

We talk to their VP of cloud to find out what it means for them
20 Oct 2017
Oracle automates the cloud database
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Oracle automates the cloud database

Larry Ellison tears into Amazon's uptime guarantee, promises faster and cheaper service
2 Oct 2017
New optimisation plugin could speed up SQL Server by 30%
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New optimisation plugin could speed up SQL Server by 30%

The new technology could be a game changer for databases
26 Sep 2017
Microsoft reveals Coco Framework blockchain service
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Microsoft reveals Coco Framework blockchain service

The enterprise-grade blockchain service is supported by Intel hardware and software
11 Aug 2017
What is storage Quality of Service?
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What is storage Quality of Service?

Quality of service isn't just a feature you can simply add to storage
19 Jul 2017
MongoDB helps developers stitch services together
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MongoDB helps developers stitch services together

Database vendor offers backend-as-a-service and expands cloud support
22 Jun 2017
SAP seeks $600m from Stella Artois brewer
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SAP seeks $600m from Stella Artois brewer

Tech giant pursues licence dispute against Anheuser, another large customer
10 May 2017
Hortonworks upgrades data platform
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Hortonworks upgrades data platform

HDP 2.6 includes support for Apache Hive 2.0 and Spark 2.1
4 Apr 2017