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Facebook, Google, Twitter & LinkedIn Team Up On WebScaleSQL

Facebook, Google, Twitter & LinkedIn Team Up On WebScaleSQL

By Chris Crum March 27, 2014

Facebook, Google, Twitter and LinkedIn announced a new collaboration among their engineer teams called WebScaleSQL. A spokesperson for Facebook tells us that the companies are “working to share a common set of changes to the upstream MySQL branch that will …

Teradata Announces Teradata Intelligent Memory Teradata Announces Teradata Intelligent Memory

Teradata has introduced a new database technology called Teradata Intelligent Memory, which the company says “creates the industry’s first extended memory space beyond cache that significantly increases query performance and enables organizations to leverage in-memory technologies with big, diverse data.” …

Airbnb Forgoes SQL In Favor Of Memcached Airbnb Forgoes SQL In Favor Of Memcached

Airbnb recently shared an engineer Q&A talking about building its Airbnb Neighborhoods feature. Here’s a look at the feature if you’re unfamiliar: Introducing Airbnb Neighborhoods from Airbnb on Vimeo. Basically, it shows users pages about neighborhoods in cities, so they …

Rackspace Acquires DBaaS Provider ObjectRocket Rackspace Acquires DBaaS Provider ObjectRocket

Rackspace announced today that it has entered an agrement to acquire Object Rocket, a MongoDB DBaaS provider. A Rackspace spokesperson tells WebProNews, “Every web application requires a database to store customer behavior and other critical data. With this open source-based …

Idera Launches Three New SQL Server Tools Idera Launches Three New SQL Server Tools
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Idera announced the availability of three new free tools for SQL Server DBAs and IT administrators: Server Backup Free, SQL Backup Status Reporter and SQL Permissions Extractor Free. Idera CEO Rick Pleczko says, “Idera has made a commitment to providing …

NuoDB Officially Launches Its Cloud-Based Database NuoDB Officially Launches Its Cloud-Based Database

Developers need scalable databases more than ever for their apps. Of course, this presents a problem for those apps that become really popular and need more room to grow. It might prove too costly for some developers to traditionally scale …

Google Makes Some Improvements To Cloud SQL Google Makes Some Improvements To Cloud SQL

Google announced some updates to Google Cloud SQL, which will enable users to work with bigger and faster MySQL databases. Google has increased the amount of available storage to 100GB, which is ten times more than before. They’ve also increased …

FBI Wants To Build A Tattoo Database FBI Wants To Build A Tattoo Database
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One of the easiest ways to identify certain people is by their tattoo. Various crime organizations, most notably the Yakuza, use tattoos as a calling card. Others just get tattoos out of self expression. The FBI doesn’t care why you …

United Nations Is Latest To Be Hacked United Nations Is Latest To Be Hacked
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The Web site hacking and dumping of info will not stop – next up is the United Nations. A hacker going by the handle Casi dumped information from the United Nations Web site yesterday that contained many vulnerabilities that other …

Salesforce Launches Chatter Free, Announces Database.com
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Back in the summer, Salesforce announced the general availability of Salesforce Chatter, the company’s cloud-based enterprise "social collaboration" app and platform, which a representative for the company once called "Facebook for the Enterprise."

SES San Jose – Getting Started With SEO

Shawn MooreThis sponsored session was an entry level overview of what websites should be doing on their website to get visibility and rankings in search engines.

Blist Socializes, Opens Public Beta

New social networking features complement the opening of the public beta of Blist, a site that wants to make the database as easy to use as any kind of list.

Blist Seeks Mainstream Database Audience
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Building database sources and constructing queries intimidate the typical Internet user. Blist founder and CEO Kevin Merritt believes databases should serve people, instead of the other way around.

Amazon’s “Open Infrastructure”

Dave Winer: Amazon removes the database scaling wall.

OMB Updates Earmarks Database

The federal Office of Management and Budget has made a couple of tweaks to the Earmarks database they maintain.

SustainLane Sustains Opening To All

A database previously open to government officials only has been made available to the general pulbic, with information on various sustainable development topics.

GoDaddy And Friends Rescue RegisterFly Database
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It was a team effort, but GoDaddy.com was the main mover; it’s this domain name registrar that “will take over the entire portfolio of more than 850,000 generic top-level domain (gTLD) names held by RegisterFly.”

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