Microsoft launches Spring Cloud Azure 4.5.0 with passwordless support
Spring Cloud Azure 4.5.0 has been released by Microsoft and is now available from Maven Central. This is the first stable release to support passwordless access to Azure Database for MySQL and Azure Database for PostgreSQL.
Spring Cloud Azure is a framework that allows users to develop cloud-na... Read more
‘MySQL HeatWave Lakehouse queries 17 times faster than Snowflake’
Oracle expanded MySQL HeatWave with a Lakehouse solution. The solution allows organizations to apply OLTP and OLAP directly to files in object stores. According to Oracle, query speeds are seventeen times higher than Snowflake, a competing service.
Oracle MySQL HeatWave was introduced in 2021. ... 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
Western Digital and Percona improve MySQL performance by factor of three
During its own Flash Perspective Event, Western Digital has just announced a partnership with Percona. This consists of linking Percona's open-source MySQL database and Western Digital's Zoned Storage technology. This should yield significant performance gains under the belt.
The idea behind the... Read more
Oracle’s new MySQL analytics tool doesn’t need data warehouse
Oracle has announced a new service for analyzing data in an SQL database. The MySQL Database Service with the MySQL Analytics Engine should enable much higher speeds by connecting directly to a MySQL database.
According to Oracle, the direct integration with MySQL ensures that the MySQL Analytic... Read more
Renewed MariaDB Enterprise Server is more stable and reliable
During MariaDB OpenWorks 2019, the annual conference that MariaDB organizes for users and developers, the company announced a new version of the MariaDB Enterprise Server. The new database is built with a great focus on reliability and stability.
Vice President Max Mether informs the iTWire site tha... Read more
MySQL vulnerability lets hackers steal sensitive information
There appears to be an error in the popular MySQL database management system. Which allows rogue servers to steal documents from users of the system. Sensitive information can just fall into the wrong hands because of a few minor mistakes.
The vulnerability was discovered by Security Boulevard and t... Read more
Database provider MariaDB acquires competitor Clustrix
Database provider MariaDB announced today that its competitor is taking over Clustrix. The amount of money involved in the takeover is not known, but we do know that the takeover was partly paid for with money that MariaDB raised at an investment round last year.
It appears that the takeover was pa... Read more