Tag: SkySQL

MariaDB SkySQL Updates for Cloud Data Warehousing and HTAP Topologies

The newest release of MariaDB SkySQL includes MariaDB Enterprise ColumnStore 5.4. ColumnStore is a columnar smart engine used to accomplish cloud data warehousing and hybrid transactional/analytical processing (HTAP) in SkySQL.…

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New Major MariaDB SkySQL Release Increases Versatility and Scalability

Modern applications require robust data models that span from traditional transactions to business analytics, to complex machine learning and AI algorithms with varying scalability requirements. SkySQL eliminates the need for…

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Lift and Shift to MariaDB SkySQL

Database professionals will often groan when someone utters the word migration – it can be complex to move a database from one platform to another. There is one type of…

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Getting Started with MariaDB SkySQL and Smart Transactions

MariaDB SkySQL is the only database-as-a-service (DBaaS) that supports transactions, analytics and smart transactions (HTAP) for MariaDB. For developers, this means access to a wider range of data, enabling you…

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Survey reveals COVID-19 driving cloud adoption

COVID-19 has changed everything. That isn’t news. In May 2020, MariaDB conducted a global survey that looked at the initial COVID-19 impact on businesses moving to the cloud and IT…

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Lower cloud costs with custom instance types in SkySQL

DBaaS offerings like Amazon RDS require you to choose from a predefined set of instance types, and they’re often based on the underlying infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) instance types. In the case…

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Introducing SkySQL Power, the first tailored cloud DBaaS

Until today, there have always been difficult trade-offs between running a database on public or private infrastructure (e.g., Amazon EC2) and using a database-as-a-service (DBaaS). You can run databases on…

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SkySQL and Life After Amazon Redshift, Part 2

We already gutted Amazon Redshift in Part 1, we might as well finish with a fatality. Yes, the Mortal Kombat in the arcade at the roller rink kind of fatality.…

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SkySQL and Life After Amazon Redshift, Part 1

If you needed an on-premises data warehouse today, would you choose a version of Postgres released in 2005 (Postgres 8.0.2)? How about a version of MySQL released in 2005 (MySQL…

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DBaaS, cloud and transparent query routing

More often than not, replicas are deployed for high availability and/or read scaling. If the primary fails, one of the replicas is promoted to primary. If there are lots of…

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