CockroachDB 22.1 is now available
The latest version of CockroachDB is available. 22.1 introduces features for automation and compliance.
CockroachDB is a SQL database management system (DBMS) for cloud apps. The software supports both public and private clouds. A central dashboard allows databases to be deployed in a region and... Read more
Google Cloud introduces PostgreSQL database AlloyDB
Google Cloud recently introduced AlloyDB, a managed, PostgreSQL-compatible database service. The open-source database service is suited for key enterprise workloads.
By introducing the managed open-source database service, Google Cloud aims to compete with similar services from Oracle and AWS. A... Read more
Researchers steal databases of fellow customers in Microsoft Azure
A vulnerability in Microsoft Azure allowed customers to find and copy the databases of fellow customers.
Microsoft Azure Database for PostgreSQL Flexible Server is a widely used database service. Organizations assume that Microsoft shields their databases from fellow customers, also known as 'te... Read more
‘Amount of internet-facing databases rose sharply in 2021’
The number of vulnerable internet-facing databases increased worldwide in the past year. This is concluded by Group-IB in a recent study.
According to Group-IB, the number of exposed databases increased considerably in the second half of 2021. The segment grew by 16 percent to 165,600 worldwide... Read more
Akamai and Linode launch managed database service
Akamai launched a managed database service. The service is provided by Linode, a subsidiary and recent acquisition.
Akamai was founded in 1998. In its early years, the organization built a content delivery network (CDN). CDN providers operate data centres worldwide to push customer content to en... Read more
Oracle Launches Multi-VM Autonomous Database in Exadata Cloud@Customer
The latest Oracle Exadata Cloud@Customer update allows autonomous- and non-autonomous database depoyments on the same infrastructure. Customers freely choose the optimal database for each deployment.
Oracle Exadata combines software and hardware in a single solution for database provisioning and... Read more