The 13 most popular Database links of 2016
We’ve gone through the data and brought together the most popular articles shared in DB Weekly from the past twelve months.
DB Weekly is a free email round-up of the latest database technology news and articles covering new developments in SQL, NoSQL, document databases, graph databases, and more.
So, sit back and enjoy — here’s 13 popular database related articles from 2016:
A fun, and very extensive, walkthrough of the possibilities and properties of SQL that you may have overlooked.
Alex Woodie| Shared in Issue 119
A high level, commercial look at the increasingly crowded NoSQL database market, based on an interesting report by Forrester.
Evan Klitzke | Shared in Issue 115
Uber Engineering explains the technical reasoning behind its switch in database technologies.
Ferruh Mavituna | Shared in Issue 97
A detailed resource to find technical information about the many different variants of SQL injection vulnerabilities. A good reference for both seasoned penetration testers and those just getting started in web app security.
Markus Winand| Shared in Issue 116
Uber’s story of its move away from Postgres to MySQL got a lot of attention this year.
In response, we saw a few well reasoned replies from the Postgres community, including this one.
A walk through some of the fundamentals of SQL and the key concepts it introduces by being a declarative language rather than imperative or object oriented.
Emil Drkušić | Shared in Issue 112
Well defined indexes will improve your database’s performance significantly, but how do they work?
Charles Leifer| Shared in Issue 86
SQLite, a self-contained, zero-config SQL database engine, is frequently underestimated. But it’s fast, convenient, and there are compelling reasons to use it in certain contexts.
Sovit Poudel | Shared in Issue 105
“A few SQL scripts which have proven to be very useful for my daily job as a SQL developer.” — Sovit shares what he finds handy.
Steven Acreman| Shared in Issue 120
The author looks at and ranks DalmatinerDB, InfluxDB, Prometheus, Riak TS, OpenTSDB, KairosDB, Elasticsearch, Druid, Blueflood and Graphite.
Jeffrey Edison | Shared in Issue 89
A look at numerous online resources for avoiding poor database design that can lead to many problems and cost both time and money.
This incredibly thorough overview of the NoSQL landscape proved popular.
“There’s a number of bad practices that tend to get picked up when working with databases, here’s a rundown of just a few.”
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