postgresql

Google Cloud launches AlloyDB, a new fully managed PostgreSQL database service

Google today announced the launch of AlloyDB, a new fully managed PostgreSQL-compatible database service that the company claims to be twice as fast for transactional workloads as AWS’s comparab

Real-time database platform SingleStore raises $80M more, now at a $940M valuation

Organizations are swimming in data these days, and so solutions to help manage and use that data in more efficient ways will continue to see a lot of attention and business. In the latest development,

Supabase raises $6M for its open-source Firebase alternative

Supabase, a YC-incubated startup that offers developers an open-source alternative to Google’s Firebase and similar platforms, today announced that it has raised a $6 million funding round led b

Google acquires Actifio to step into the area of data management and business continuity

In the same week that Amazon is holding its big AWS confab, Google is also announcing a move to raise its own enterprise game with Google Cloud. Today the company announced that it is acquiring Actifi

Hasura launches managed cloud service for its open-source GraphQL API platform

Hasura is an open-source engine that can connect to PostgreSQL databases and microservices across hybrid- and multi-cloud environments and then automatically build a GraphQL API backend for them, maki

Microsoft launches Azure Synapse Link to help enterprises get faster insights from their data

At its Build developer conference, Microsoft today announced Azure Synapse Link, a new enterprise service that allows businesses to analyze their data faster and more efficiently, using an approach th

Azure Arc, Microsoft’s service for managing cloud resources anywhere, brings its Kubernetes service into public preview

At its Build developer conference, Microsoft today announced that Azure Arc, its service for managing cloud resources anywhere, including competing clouds like AWS and GCP and platforms like Red Hat&#

DigitalOcean launches its managed database service

DigitalOcean started as an affordable but basic virtual private server offering with a pleasant user interface. Over the last few years, the company started adding features like object and block stora

Microsoft acquires Citus Data

Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Citus Data, a company that focused on making PostgreSQL databases faster and more scalable. Citus’ open-source PostgreSQL extension essentially tu

VMware pulls AWS’s Relational Database Service into the data center

Here’s some unusual news: AWS, Amazon’s cloud computing arm, today announced that it plans to bring its Relational Database Service (RDS) to VMware, no matter whether that’s VMware C

YugaByte’s new database software rakes in $16 million so developers can move to any cloud

Looking to expand the footprint of its toolkit giving developers a unified database software that can work for both relational and post-relational databases, YugaByte has raised $16 million in a new r

Google Cloud expands its bet on managed database services

Google announced a number of updates to its cloud-based database services today. For the most part, we’re not talking about any groundbreaking new products here, but all of these updates address

Microsoft launches Azure Database for MySQL and PostgreSQL

While Microsoft's big Azure database news today is the launch of Cosmos DB, its new "planet-scale" distributed database service, there is a good chance that many developers will be more interested in

AWS goes after Oracle with new PostgreSQL support in Aurora

There were a lot of jokes and comments at Oracle’s expense today at the AWS re:Invent conference, but perhaps the boldest statement came when AWS announced it  was adding PostgreSQL support to

Citus Data Update Gives True Real-Time Analytics

Sometimes necessity truly is the mother of invention, and such was the case recently with Citus Data, the company that helps you extend Postgres SQL and run analytics across massive amounts of data in

Heroku Forces Customer Upgrade To Fix Critical PostgreSQL Security Hole

Heroku customers are getting first access to a critical update to the PostgreSQL database system that will patch a major security hole. The overall PostgreSQL community will get access to an update on

Citus Data Launches CitusDB, An Analytics Database Based On Google Dremel With Parallel Processing At Its Core

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.citusdata.com/">Citus Data</a> has launched <a target="_blank" href="http://www.citusdata.com/docs/before-production/13-documentation/60-documentation-sql-on-hadoop

Your Database Is Probably Terrible

Databases aren't sexy, but they're the absolute foundation of the tech world, the ground on which all of its edifices are constructed. You probably use a hundred every day. At <em>least</em>. They're

Heroku Releases Free PostgreSQL App for OSX

Today <a target="_blank" href="http://www.heroku.com/">Heroku</a>, a platform cloud company owned by <a target="_blank" href="http://www.salesforce.com/">Salesforce.com</a>, released a free <a target=