IT - Database

9 Offbeat Databases Worth A Look
InfoWorld, March 25th, 2020
Plain old MySQL or MongoDB not doing the job? See if these unique offerings meet your needs

"By and large, if you need a database, you can reach for one of the big names - MySQL/MariaDB, PostgreSQL, SQLite, MongoDB - and get to work. But sometimes the one-size-fits-all approach doesn't fit all. Every now and then your use case falls down between barstools, and you need to reach for something more specialized. Here are nine offbeat databases that run the gamut from in-memory analytics to key-value stores and time-series systems..."

Why Are Database Migrations So Complex?
CIO Dive, March 24th, 2020
4 common mistakes made in database migrations -​ and how to avoid them

"In a perfect world, IT could push a button and move an enterprise's data from one location to another.

But of course this is not a perfect world, and the same complexity that makes databases the heart of an enterprise's operation makes it more difficult to move without careful planning - and more dangerous to mess up..."

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