We at DatabaseProNews often run across fun and interesting database related tidbits that we just don’t use. Here are some we found today: When you realize all the snapchat filters are really building a facial recognition database pic.twitter.com/txiIOKvLDA — ㅤ (@JayOkojie) June 13, 2016 The newest tool in the fight […]
According To Fortune, SalesForce is plotting to end its dependency on the pricey Oracle database, likely moving to an open-source solution. Of course, it would take years in order to make a safe and reliable transition. “Sources close to the Salesforce say that Pat Helland, a former top Microsoft software […]
Microsoft announced that it will bring SQL Server to Linux, enabling a consistent data platform across Windows Server and Linux. For now, the core relational database capabilities are in preview (starting immediately) with availability coming mid-2017. “SQL Server on Linux will provide customers with even more flexibility in their data […]
Back in 2013, Facebook acquired Parse, a cloud-based platform for cross-platform apps, which let developers create rich social apps integrated with Facebook across platforms like iOS, Android, HTML5, etc.
It was a big day in Microsoftland, where the company announced new Windows 10 features and unveiled a set of SDKs to help developers bring their code for the web, .NET, Win32, Android and iOS to Windows 10. Additionally, the company announced new Microsoft Azure data services for intelligent apps, […]
Internet of Things database analytics platform provider Infobright announced that it has joined the ThingWorx Ready partner program, which enables hardware and software companies to integrate products to make it easier to create and deploy Internet of Things solutions.
Western Digital’s HGST and NEC announced a PCIe SSD Appliance for Microsoft SQL Server built on NEC Express 5800 and HGST FlashMAX II PCIe server-mounted flash storage.
EnterpriseDB announced the availability of EDB Postgres Replication Server 6.0, which is a log-based solution and, according to the company, the first and only production-ready multi-master replication product to feature new technology developed for PostgreSQL that reduces latency during data replication and increases (“dramatically”) performance of transactional workloads that require […]