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Category: MySQL

Current DBA Trends: Adapting to a Data-Driven and Hybrid Environment

Learn how today’s database administrators must adapt to an increasingly complex hybrid and data-driven environment.

Eric Russo | March 23, 2023

AWS re:Invent 2022 Executive Summary of Database Announcements

AWS re:Invent is always an exciting time of year for cloud database announcements, and 2022 delivered. Get this handy summary of the latest and greatest.

Eric Russo | January 10, 2023

The Database Announcements We’re Excited About from Oracle Cloud World 2022

Read our coverage of database announcements from Oracle CloudWorld 2022, including MySQL HeatWave Lakehouse, Oracle 23c, PostgreSQL Aries, and more.

Srinivasa Krishna | November 22, 2022

Improving Performance, Costs, and Scaling of Commercial Databases Through Open-source and Cloud-Native Solutions

Learn about the benefits of open-source and purpose-built databases in your cloud modernization strategy.

Michael Agarwal | October 6, 2022

The Role of Purpose-built NoSQL Databases in Commercial Database Cloud Modernization Strategies

SQL versus NoSQL databases is a topic that comes up frequently during cloud modernization discussions.

Michael Agarwal | August 23, 2022

Escape MySQL 5.6 on Azure End of Life with a 5.7 Upgrade

MySQL on Azure 5.6 reached End of Life (EoL) in February 2021. It’s past time to upgrade to MySQL on Azure 5.7.

Srinivasa Krishna | August 11, 2021

It’s the End of the Road for MySQL 5.6

As MySQL 5.6 reaches its EoL, newer versions 5.7 and 8.0 – continue to make the work of MySQL users more manageable, learn your options for next steps post 5.6.

Srinivasa Krishna | May 3, 2021

Exploring MariaDB’s Storage Engine Options

All of MariaDB’s storage engines have their place, and you can pick and choose the combinations that work best for your workload.

Srinivasa Krishna | April 12, 2021

Keeping Your Data Secure and Resilient with MariaDB

Workloads in MariaDB can be protected with many options, from encryption to user authentication.

Srinivasa Krishna | February 2, 2021