The Hidden Costs of Poor Database Access

Software developers love to try new programming languages, use different frameworks or experiment with new architectures. But when it comes to databases, they pretty much have been using the same database access approach for the past 30 years.

NoSQL Fight for Security

The NoSQL ecosystem thrived on combining scalability and simplicity. That often meant taking short cuts around security and this legacy is still haunting many products. This talk uses Elasticsearch as an example and covers both the technical background as well as anecdotal evidence of past incidents. Finally, we also discuss current and future steps to …

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Learn PostgreSQL Tutorial

Learn how to use PostgreSQL in this full course. PostgreSQL is an open source general purpose and object-relational database management system. It is the most advanced open source database system widely used to build back-end systems.

Engineering Data Quality

Garbage in, garbage out – we have all heard about the importance of data quality. Having high quality data is essential for all types of use cases, whether it is reporting, anomaly detection, or for avoiding bias in machine learning applications. But where does high quality data come from? How can one assess data quality, …

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Discover the Power of Graph Databases

Discover the amazing world of graph databases and how you can leverage graphs to understand your data with Jim Webber, co-author of “Graph Database” and Nicki Watt, CTO at OpenCredo. They’ll take you on a journey that starts with the definition of graphs, walks you through case studies and highlights pitfalls. The interview is based …

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When to Ditch Relational Databases for NoSQL

For many software developers, relational databases like Oracle, SQLServer or MySQL are their bread and butter. They work (mostly) and are a logical solution to your application’s data management needs. They have been the standard and that’s what’s always worked. And then NoSQL databases came along.