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  • For decades organizations have relied on monolithic databases to run core business operations, but these traditional relational database management systems weren’t designed to support the requirements of modern application architectures.

    Modern tools and technologies allow developers to design and build web-scale microservices and container-based applications, and non-scalable centralised databases just don’t work in this type of architecture. In fact, they become a real limitation, particularly for mission-critical applications moving to distributed or cloud

  • Each day we’re learning more about the global impact of the Coronavirus and the steps each nation and individual is taking to alleviate its widespread impact. Right now, social distancing is our best bet, so how can we do that and stay connected?

    One of the benefits to the way the NuoDB team operates is that even under normal circumstances; we’re built to be productive and effective as a distributed workforce. We already had the tools and processes in place that enable us to stay

  • Organizations have—for decades—relied on traditional monolithic databases to run their core business operations, but these products were never designed to support the requirements of modern application architectures. This isn’t surprising, and hardly a failing; advances in technology have come fast and furious in the last ten years or so. Even with these advances, monolithic databases have been stable and reliable for decades, and served enterprise organizations well in many ways. Still, on demand scalability and continuous availability have remained elusive.

  • Enterprise financial services organizations are considering how to increase efficiency and reduce costs as they deploy banking applications that meet the demands of customers today.

  • The world is moving to the cloud and various post-monolithic SQL databases are emerging. The term “NewSQL” was coined by 451 Research analyst Matt Aslett in 2011, and in 2016 Aslett and Professor Andrew Pavlo of Carnegie Mellon University published a paper titled, “ What’s Really New with NewSQL ,” describing NewSQL as a new class of database management systems that “want to achieve the same scalability of NoSQL DBMSs from the 2000s, but still

  • At NuoDB , we’ve not only been working hard to improve upon on our distributed SQL database engine, but also to make it easier to adopt NuoDB into CI/CD pipelines. NuoDB is a ANSI standard and ACID compliant SQL database that is suitable for all common deployment models, such as bare-metal, virtual machines, cloud and hybrid-cloud, and most recently container-based environments, such as Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform. At its core, NuoDB is designed to be highly scalable and fault-tolerant with the ability to load-

  • We typically talk about transactions in the context of Data Manipulation Language (DML), but the same principles apply when we talk about Data Definition Language (DDL). As databases increasingly include transactional DDL, we should stop and think about the history of transactional DDL. Transactional DDL can help with application availability by allowing you perform multiple modifications in a single operation, making software upgrades simpler. You’re less likely to find yourself dealing with a partially upgraded system that requires your database administrator (DBA) to go in and fix

  • Recently we hosted a webinar discussing the different scaling options for databases. There are a lot of databases on the market, so it’s important to choose one that offers the scalability and consistency you’re looking for, and that’s going to vary based on the application and deployment in question. To learn more about scale up vs. scale out, eventual vs. strong consistency, and the trade offs different database solutions make to optimize scalability, please watch the webinar or read more about it in this

  • What does NuoDB do?

    TL;DR: NuoDB is a distributed SQL database .

    NuoDB is a SQL database, it is fully transactional, fully ACID, and fully consistent. This is a stark contrast to NoSQL solutions that have emerged in the last decade.

    NuoDB is distributed, meaning that it is able to scale horizontally and automatically keeps multiple replicas in sync. Having multiple replicas of a database is a strict requirement for any service having 99.99% or better availability guarantees.

    Do you run in the