Diary of a CTO

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Diary of a CTO

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    • Aurora is a new offering from Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS). It is advertised as drop-in replacement for the MySQL - full compatibility with MySQL 5.6. Aurora is designed for fault-tolerance, availability and storage elasticity. It is a relational database and a highly cost effective …

    • Currently the majority of cloud based database and data warehouse services are provisioned with fixed storage and compute resources. Resizing of resources cannot be performed without compromising availability and performance. This means service users typically end up with over-provisioned under-u…

    • For those who are not familiar with MVC (Model–view–controller), MVC is a software architectural pattern primarily used for web development and to implement user interfaces. Ruby on Rails (RoR), Django, Spring MVC, ASP .net, Symfony, Zend, Express are some of the most popular MVC frameworks c…

    • In a recent InfoWorld article, FoundationDB’s Stephen Pimentel explained the rise of the multimodel database. A multimodel database uses a single data store to support multiple data models. For instance, FoundationDB tries to map documents, graphs, and relational tables to a key-value data …

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