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The Best of the Week (Apr. 11): SQL Zone

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Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the SQL Zone (Apr. 11 to Apr. 17). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1. NoSQL No More

The author works at Revolv, and right now they're just about finished with a major migration off of a NoSQL database. They're moving onto a traditional RDBMS (PostgreSQL, to be precise). Why move to an "old" technology, though? There are three main reasons.

2. Heartbleed: Separating FAQ From FUD

If you’ve been following this blog or any tech news outlet in the past few days, you’ve probably seen some mention of the “Heartbleed” vulnerability in certain versions of the OpenSSL library. This series of common questions and answers help clarify what everybody should and should not do to maximize security.

3. How JOIN Order Can Increase Performance in SQL Queries

All developers are concerned with performance; if someone says that something increases performance, developers are running behind it. From the author's point of view, that's the way it should be, so in this article, he will show you how to maximize the performance of SQL queries.

4. Phabricator and NuoDB: Porting a PHP Application to a Distributed Database

In order to certify that NuoDB is a fully-featured database product that can be used to power existing enterprise-grade applications, we frequently migrate various pieces of software to run on NuoDB. Recently, we did that with Phabricator.

5. We're Hacking JDBC, so You Don't Have To

"We love working with JDBC" - Said no one. Ever.

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