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August in Database: Graph Theory, Async Modules, and Talking to Databases

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August in Database: Graph Theory, Async Modules, and Talking to Databases

Check out the top articles on DZone that you should check out, the top news that happened in the world of database, database jobs you might be interested in, and more.

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Navigating today's database scaling options can be a nightmare. Explore the compromises involved in both traditional and new architectures.

Welcome to the third edition of This Month in Database! Can you believe we've already come this far?! If you missed out, you can check out June's update here and July's update here. This time around, we've got a whole new slew of fun stuff to talk about. We'll cover everything you need to know about databases from the past month, including the top database-related articles on DZone that you should check out, the top news that happened in the world of database, database jobs that you might be interested in, and more. Let's get started!


You Know We're All About Database (No Treble)

  1. Build a Rotten Tomatoes Clone With GraphQL and Auth0 by Prosper Otemuyiwa. Rotten Tomatoes may be harsh in the way it rates movies, but building a clone of it doesn't have to be!

  2. How to Interact With a Database Using the Async Module in Node.js by Dan McGhan. Written by one of DZone' newest MVBs, this article will show you just how powerful the Async module can be and how Async can help you write asynchronous code in Node.js. 

  3. Top Resources for Understanding Graph Theory and Algorithms by Amy Hodler. Interested in expanding your knowledge of graph theory, or even getting started with it? This post is a must-read for anyone even remotely curious about graph theory.

  4. 5 Tips for Securing Your MySQL Data Warehouse by Mary Gevorgyan. Incorporate these five tips into managing your MySQL data warehouse and you'll ensure that important business data gets full protection.

  5. Three DBAs Walk Into a NoSQL Bar... [Comic] by Daniel Stori. You know that classic "three DBAs walk into a NoSQL bar..." joke, right? Well, not like this, you don't!


Database From Dat-a-Way

  1. Percona Live Europe 2017 Sneak Peak Schedule by Dave Avery at Percona. August 3, 2017. 

  2. Now You Can 'Talk' To A Database, Tableau Acquires ClearGraph by Adrian Bridgwater at Forbes. August 10, 2017.

  3. Database Giant Oracle Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Project by Stan Higgins at CoinDesk. August 31, 2017. 


Go to Your Database Happy Place

Below are a few Database-related jobs that may pique your interest. Feel free to check them out and apply today!

Software Engineer
VoltDB
Location: Bedford, MA or Santa Cruz, CA
Experience: Need to be skilled in C++, Java, Agile/Scrum, SQL planning/execution/optimization, distributed system, and developing UNIX/Linux systems software.

Java Developer: Database Connector
Couchbase
Location: San Francisco, California, United States
Experience: 5+ years software development experience working in large-scale, distributed systems with an understanding of the techniques involved in making these systems scale and perform.


Dive Deeper Into Database

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  2. Data Warehousing: Best Practices for Collecting, Storing, and Delivering Decision-Support Data. This DZone Refcard walks you through each aspect of data warehousing. Gain a complete understanding of data modeling, infrastructure, relationships, attributes, and speedy history loading and recording with atomic data.

Planning for disaster doesn't have to actually be a disaster. Understand your options for deploying a database across multiple data centers - without the headache.

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database ,graphql ,auth0 ,async ,node.js ,graph theory ,algorithms ,mysql ,data warehouse ,nosql

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