Posts Tagged ‘database’

Introduction to Graph Databases

August 23rd, 2012 Leave a comment 1 comment
Introduction to Graph Databases

Have you heard about Graph Databases? They are a new way of storing data that helps to show relationships between things or people instead of the traditional style of a relational database. These relationships are given a level of importance and can be used to determine other relationships that your items might have. This introduction should give you an overview of what they are about, things to look out for and since there are several ways that you can use graph databases in your application or site development, a jumping-off point to begin learning more about how… View full post »

PostgreSQL 9.0 Offers Many New Features

December 10th, 2010 Leave a comment
PostgreSQL 9.0 Offers Many New Features

I’ve always loved PostgreSQL. It is my database of choice these days and I use it with both CakePHP and with the Django framework for Python. PostgreSQL has always had a very robust feature set and was one of the first truly ACID compliant open source databases. With the recent release of version 9, PostgreSQL has added a slew of requested features that truly put it above the rest. The biggest new feature in Postgres 9.0 is streaming replication. As many have noted, third party solutions for this have existed for some time but now there is… View full post »