With Amazon Web Service’s re:Invent 2015 conference taking place this week, there’s been a steady stream of cloudy news releases, with new additions from both Elastic (formerly ElasticSearch) and MariaDB cropping up in the feeds. The Elastic collaboration comes in the form of a new Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Amazon ES for short). Developers can quickly […]

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Now that I have your attention, I’d like to invite you to a critical review of where we’re at in the MySQL vs. MariaDB debate. Earlier this year, I visited Oracle Open World 2014, and I met with Morgan Tocker, the MySQL community manager at Oracle to learn about where MySQL is heading. Who “is” […]

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