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With Amazon DocumentDB developers and DBAs can balance availability, read scalability, and latency with five pre-configured consistency levels. The data in an Amazon DocumentDB cluster is accessible just like a MongoDB 3.6 cluster. The CData Software Drivers for MongoDB provide a SQL-like interface to MongoDB data through standards-based drivers. This allows users to see their data in the […]


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A key finding from Redgate’s recent State of Database Monitoring Survey of over 2,500 IT professionals was that 79% of respondents reported using either a third-party or in-house monitoring tool. It’s notable because it’s an increase of 10 percentage points from the same survey last year. But when should you use an in-house tool, and when should you take the plunge and invest in a third-party monitoring tool like SQL Monitor?


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Design your systems and processes for auditability

I have worked in more than one regulated industry, and since the banking crisis of 2008, I have witnessed a sea change in the approach to regulation.  The UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) was seen to be a toothless tiger.  The UK government replaced the FSA with two separate bodies, each with its own more […]

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CData Connect: Derived Views and Query Federation

Big data plays a key role in promoting both manufacturing and scientific development through industrial digitization and emerging research. Integrating big data demands scalable tools for enabling not only big data ingestion and curation but also efficient large-scale exploration and discovery. There is a solution to scale up to large volumes of data distributed across multiple […]


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