SQLite 3.40 is now available with official support for Wasm
SQLite 3.40.0 has been made available with official Wasm compilation support.
Web developers can now utilize SQL to query local databases with the help of the browser's local storage, session storage and OPFS (Origin-Private FileSystem). The supporting system, however, is still patchy.
The de... Read more
Microsoft introduces SQL Server 2022
Microsoft SQL Server 2022 is now generally available. The update includes new Azure-based cloud functionality and various integrations with existing solutions.
SQL Server 2022 runs in both on-premises and cloud environments. The cloud variant (Azure SQL Managed Instance) is managed by Microsoft ... Read more
Data processor Alation expands with €120 million in growth capital
Alation secured a funding round of more than €120 million in growth capital. The organization develops data structuring solutions. Ten years after its founding, Alation is valued at about €1.7 billion euros.
The data analytics market is rapidly growing. The more data businesses generate, th... Read more
‘SQL skills are the most sought-after programming skills of 2022’
According to IEEE Spectrum's latest survey, Python is the most popular programming language of 2022 while SQL skills are the highest in demand.
EEE Spectrum conducts an annual survey of the most popular and sought-after programming languages. Python, C and C++ emerged as the three most popular ... Read more
Microsoft unifies data solutions in Intelligent Data Platform
Microsoft is merging multiple database, analytics and governance solutions into a new umbrella platform. The Intelligent Data Platform should help companies extract value from data.
According to Microsoft, the Intelligent Data Platform is an all-encompassing ecosystem of solutions for integrati... Read more
Security researchers find new Log4Shell in H2 database software
Security organization JFrog has found a vulnerability in H2. The problem is similar to Log4Shell, the infamous threat in Log4j.
H2 consoles on servers accessible from the outside can be abused for remote code execution (RCE). Multiple lines of code in H2 send urls to a 'javax.naming.Context.look... Read more
Starburst releases SaaS analytic package for cloud platforms
Data is migrating to the cloud, and Starburst Data Inc. is creating a solution that can allow organizations to execute SQL queries with ease.
More data is on the cloud today than ever before. Starburst Data is introducing the first-ever SaaS package that can run analytics on data across various ... Read more
Crate.io launches CrateOM to optimize operational processes
Crate.io Inc. has launched CrateOM, meant to convert device data into practical insights. As a result, CrateOM will help organizations reduce downtime, minimize cost and resource waste, and track equipment performance.
About Crate.io’s products
Crate.io, the creator of CrateDB, has now laun... Read more
Snowflake adds Python support for data pipeline and app development
Snowflake announces Python support in Snowpark. Until today, the latter solution made Scala and Java available for the development of data pipelines and data-intensive applications. Now, Python joins the ranks.
Snowflake's platform entails a complete data stack. This includes tooling for develop... Read more
PostgreSQL 14 is here with additions and enhancements
Last week, open-source fans were given a reason to be happy, when PostgreSQL 14 was released. This iteration of the RDBMS features performance enhancements for heavy, distributed workloads. The seasonal autumn release was announced last week.
In PostgreSQL 14, users should expect big new feature... Read more