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What Is New About NewSQL?

Most programmers are familiar with SQL and the relational database management systems, or RDBMSs, like MySQL or PostgreSQL. The basic principles for such architectures have been around

Uber’s Monitoring Platform with Rob Skillington

Uber manages the car rides for millions of people. The Uber system must remain operational 24/7, and the app involves financial transactions and the safety of passengers. Uber

Pachyderm: Data Pipelines with Joe Doliner

Data infrastructure is advancing beyond the days of Hadoop MapReduce, single-node databases, and nightly reporting. Companies are adopting modern data warehouses, streaming data systems,

RocksDB with Dhruba Borthakur and Igor Canadi

RocksDB is a storage engine based on the log-structured merge tree data structure. RocksDB was developed at Facebook to provide a tool for embedded databases. The code for RocksDB is a

TiDB: Distributed NewSQL with Kevin Xu

When a user interacts with an application to order a ride with a ridesharing app, the data for that user interaction is written to a “transactional” database. A transactional