ECLIPSE JNoSQL: One API to Many NoSQL Databases. Looking for an Eclipse framework to bring your Java apps into NoSQL databases? In this article, Otávio Gonçalves de Santana explores why Eclipse JNoSQL is such a good tool for integration with its one API, many databases approach. Read more
CLOUD: Amazon Web Services’ Newest Database, Amazon Neptune, is Now Generally Available. After showing it off last year at AWS re:Invent 2017, Amazon Web Services announced last month that its new cloud graph database, Amazon Neptune, is ready for the general public to take it for a spin. Amazon Neptune fills a gap across the array of databases AWS customers can choose to run on its cloud, giving the company its own graph database product to offer next to open-source graph databases like JanusGraph and commercial products like Neo4j. AWS now offers six managed and generally available databases on its cloud service as well as a database migration service for moving hosted databases into the cloud. Read more
LEARN: 5 Open-Source SQL IDEs for You to Learn and Explore. If you’ve done a lot with SQL, you’ve probably used some form of SQL IDE. Yes, it’s possible to do everything in SQL from the command line; but creating or even maintaining databases and tables that way is an exercise in masochism. There are some nice commercial IDEs such as dbArtisan and SQL Server’s Management Studio, but IDEs is one area where open-source can do just as well (or in some cases, even better). Here are five open source SQL clients (Squirrel, HeidiSQL, DBeaver, Tora and OmniDB) to test. Read more
MICROSOFT: Introduces Cloud Database Backup Service for SQL Server. The company’s latest cloud-based data protection offering helps businesses back up their SQL Server databases with much less IT management overhead. Read more
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