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Keeping Pace With Database — June Recap

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Keeping Pace With Database — June Recap

There have been several popular articles in Database this month, so let's take a look at what's been going on!

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There have been several popular articles in Database this month, so let's take a look at five that did exceptionally well and that deserve some recognition.  Also, take a look at some articles outside of DZone that showcase what's been happening in the database world. Want to know more? Dive even deeper into Database and take a look at our Guides and Refcardz!

Popular Database Articles on DZone

Here are five articles that did very well. There is a mixture of information in these articles, from an opinionated article on the best way to write a SQL query, to an analysis of consistency in databases. 

  1. The Best Way to Write a SQL Query by Javin Paul. How do you write SQL queries? Read this article to discover more than one way to write a SQL query, and see which is the best for you.

  2. The Future Isn't in Databases, but in the Data by Thomas LaRock. Read on to figure out why the future isn't in databases, but in the the data.

  3. Where Less Is More But You Still Pay Less: Hosting Your Database on a Raspberry Pi by Frederico Lois. There's no such thing as too much performance. But what happens when your database software is so fast that it hits the limits of your hardware?

  4. Database Design Best Practices by Navin Prakash. How will you know if a database is a strong or an eventual consistent?

  5. Database Design Best Practices by Biplab Pal. Want to learn the best practices of designing a database? Read this article to learn about a few!

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Database Around the Web

  • Does anyone else love crime shows? I sure do, so anything related to crime and catching bad guys is right up my alley. Take a look at this article to learn more about a DNA database that can help solve old cases!

  • Keeping with the theme of solving crime, this article explains how the police used facial recognition with license databases. This caused concerns for privacy among people. One question being asked is should the police be able to use facial recognition software even if it uses images of people that have never been convicted of a crime? What do you think?

  • Ever since GDPR, companies have been updating their policies in an effort to strengthen privacy. Take a look at this article to learn more about why Apple is prohibiting the selling and sharing of contacts databases. 

Diving Deeper 

DZone has Guides and Refcardz on pretty much every tech-related topic, but if you're specifically interested in Database, these will appeal the most to you. 

  1. Databases: Speed Scale, and Security. Advances in database technology have traditionally been lethargic. That trend has shifted recently with a need to store larger and more dynamic data. This Guide is focused on how to prepare your database to run faster, scale with ease, and effectively secure your data.

  2. Graph-Powered Search: Neo4j & Elasticsearch. See how combining technologies adds another level of quality to search results. In this new Refcard, we include code and examples for using Elasticsearch to enable full-text search and Neo4j to power graph-aided search.

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