Alibaba Cloud and MariaDB Announce the Launch of ApsaraDB RDS for MariaDB TX

According to a recent press release, “Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, and MariaDB® Corporation, the company behind the world’s fastest growing open source database, today announced the general availability of ApsaraDB Relational Database Service (RDS) for MariaDB TX at The Computing Conference 2018 hosted by Alibaba. With this partnership, the two […]

Driving Revolutionary Customer Experiences with Latest Release of Couchbase Data Platform

by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “Couchbase, Inc., creator of the world’s first Engagement Database, today announced the release of the latest version of the Couchbase Data Platform with the general availability of Couchbase Server 5.0 and Couchbase Mobile 1.5. The newest release further positions the Couchbase Data Platform as the Engagement Database […]

A Brief History of Data Modeling

Data Modeling is “the act” of  creating a data model (physical, logical, conceptual etc.), and includes defining and determining the data needs of an organization, and its goals. The act of Data Modeling defines not just data elements, but also the structures they form and the relationships between them. Developing a data model requires the […]

Couchbase Introduces Industry’s First Engagement Database

by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “Couchbase, Inc. today unveiled the industry’s first Engagement Database, a new category of database that  enables enterprises to continually create and reinvent the customer experience. Unlike traditional databases, the Engagement Database taps into dynamic data, at any scale and across any channel or device, to liberate data’s […]

Identity: Working with Surrogate Keys

Click to learn more about author Michael Blaha. Identity is the means for denoting individual entities, so that they can be found. Identity is a prominent concern for databases because developers must have some way for referring to things. There are two aspects of identity – how to connect records together (internal identity) and how […]

Hackolade Introduces First Data Modeling Software Tool For Couchbase NoSQL Databases

by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Hackolade, the pioneer for data modeling for NoSQL and multi-model databases, today announced the introduction of the first data modeling software tool for the Couchbase NoSQL database community. This software is compatible with Couchbase versions 4.0 through the latest 4.6 release. Standard features of Hackolade, already […]

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