According to Lukas Eder, “the SQL database will constantly outperform any hand written data retrieval algorithm – or in other words – … SQL, being a logic language, is the best language for business logic.” How can complex SQL statements return results quickly on huge tables? On February 23rd, Lukas Eder is speaking at Voxxed Days Zurich. We caught […]

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By John Dandeneau, vice president of marketing and business development at Astadia. MAPPER (MAintain, Prepare, and Produce Executive Reports) is a database management and processing system. Today, most see MAPPER as an increasingly costly application that is preventing the modernizing of legacy systems. Typically, the only way available to convert MAPPER to a more modern system is to manually […]

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This article was originally published over at the Codurance blog. Evolutionary Database Development, as coined in Martin Fowler’s book Refactoring Databases, is a concept whereby the design of the database is not done upfront, but instead is done in a way that evolves as the software that is relying on the data store does. In […]

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SQL for JSON

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13 Oct

Querying with Performance for NoSQL Databases & Applications In today’s world of agile business, developers and organizations benefit when JSON-based NoSQL databases and SQL-based querying come together. NoSQL provides schema flexibility, high performance, and elastic scaling. SQL provides expressive, independent data access. Developers need to deliver apps that readily evolve, perform, and scale, all to […]

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Last week at JavaOne, Oracle Database JDBC Architect Douglas Surber gave a talk about what is next for JDBC. There was an advance look at a possible new Java standard for accessing SQL databases: a non-blocking API. This would be a separate API that gives access to the same databases as JDBC, rather than a […]

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Streaming with Speedment Duke and Spire Mapping Streams. Back in the ancient 90s, we Java developers had to struggle with making our database application work properly. There was a lot of coding, debugging and tweaking. Still, the applications often blew up right in our faces to our ever increasing agony. Things gradually improved over time […]

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Most applications written in Java require some form of data storage. In small applications this is often realized using a primitive JDBC-connection that is queried using ordinary SQL. Larger systems on the other hand often use an Object Relational Mapping (ORM) frameworks to handle the database communication. There are pros and cons with both of […]

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For a long time, Neo4j occupied a unique niche in the market with its graph based data model, but as data flows have become more complex, more and more vendors have been experimenting with the power of the graph. This week, open source search provider Elastic has stepped up with new capabilities for two of […]

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This is part 4 (part 3, part 2, part 1) of Coffee on Couchbase series where we are building a NetBeans plugin for Couchbase. This multi-part webinar series is a discussion with Geertjan Wielenga (@GeertjanW) and Eben Haber (@ebenhaber). As part of this series, you’ll also learn how to build a NetBeans plugin from scratch and learn the awesomeness behind NetBeans […]

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Founder and CTO at JustOne Database Inc. Duncan Pauly chats to Voxxed about  the challenges for data analytics brought about by the swelling Internet of Things (IoT). Up for discussion: how the IoT will break out of the Gartner  ‘Trough of Disillusionment’, building in a fragmented market, and how wearables and smart technologies are nothing […]

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