Google Cloud Spanner competes directly with Amazon DynamoDB
Google Cloud is trying to market its Cloud Spanner in an interesting way. "Cloud Spanner now costs half as much as Amazon DynamoDB," the blog is titled. Beyond price, does it score better than DynamoDB in other areas?
Google Cloud makes some performance improvements to Cloud Spanner: "now offer... Read more
MariaDB gives SkySQL DBaaS solution better auto scaling
MariaDB has upgraded its SkySQL Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) solution. This should allow customers to better manage their cloud costs through auto scaling capabilities.
The new version of the DBaaS service is suitable for use in the harshest environments, according to the vendor.
A key part ... Read more
‘7 out of 10 companies increase revenue by using real-time data’
Most organizations see the benefits of real-time data, but costs and complexity hold back adoption. A new research report by DataStax sheds light on the state of real-time data in business.
Real-time system monitoring solutions are commonplace today. The same can't be said for the early days of... Read more
MongoDB is bringing multi-cloud clusters to Atlas database service
MongoDB announced that it is making multi-cloud clusters available on MongoDB Atlas, its DBaaS (database-as-a-service) product. With multi-cloud clusters, Atlas developers will deploy a single cluster across Google Cloud, AWS, and Azure.
MongoDB said that its customers would use multiple clouds ... Read more