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June 23, 2015

Avoid Being Locked into Your Cloud Services

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Before you sign on the dotted line for a cloud service supporting your application development or other core IT operation, make sure you have an easy, seamless exit strategy in place. Just because an infrastructure service is based on open-source ...

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June 14, 2015

Don't Go Into Elasticsearch Production without this Checklist

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Elasticsearch is a great tool to provide fast and powerful search services to your web sites or applications, but care should be taken when moving from development to production. By following the checklist below, you can avoid some issues that may...

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April 13, 2015

Avoid Being Locked into Your Cloud Services

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Before you sign on the dotted line for a cloud service supporting your application development or other core IT operation, make sure you have an easy, seamless exit strategy in place. Just because an infrastructure service is based on open-source ...

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April 13, 2015

Troubleshooting Problems with MySQL Replication

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One of the most common MySQL operations is replicating databases between master and slave servers. While most such connections are straightforward to establish and maintain, on occasion something goes amiss: some master data may not replicate on t...

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April 13, 2015

MongoDB 3.0 First Look: Faster, More Storage Efficient, Multi-model

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Document-level locking and pluggable storage APIs top the list of new features in MongoDB 3.0, but the big-picture view points to a more prominent role for NoSQL databases in companies of all types and sizes. The immediate future of databases is r...

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April 02, 2015

Troubleshoot Lost MySQL Remote Connections

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There aren't many MySQL databases that don't need to support users' remote connections. While many failed remote connections can be traced to a misconfigured my.cnf file, the many nuances of MySQL remote links make troubleshooting a dropped networ...

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April 01, 2015

Don't Go Into Elasticsearch Production without this Checklist

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Elasticsearch is a great tool to provide fast and powerful search services to your web sites or applications, but care should be taken when moving from development to production. By following the checklist below, you can avoid some issues that may...

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April 01, 2015

Preparing Developers for a Multi-language Multi-paradigm Future

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Tried-and-true languages such as Java, C++, Python, and JavaScript continue to dominate the most popular lists, but modern app development requires a multi-language approach to support diverse platforms and links to backend servers. The future wil...

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April 01, 2015

MongoDB Poised to Play a Key Role in Managing the Internet of Things

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Rather than out-and-out replacing their relational counterparts, MongoDB and other NoSQL databases will coexist with traditional RDBMSs. However, as more -- and more varied -- data swamps companies, the scalability and data-model flexibility of No...

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