Google Cloud SQL hits general availability with data encryption, 99.95% uptime, and databases up to 500GB

The Next Web

Google today announced the general availability of Cloud SQL , which, as its name implies, is a MySQL database that lives in Google’s cloud. First and foremost, Cloud SQL data (database tables and temporary files) is now automatically encrypted.

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Google introduces six-month trial for Cloud SQL, ups storage 10x to 100GB, adds EU datacenter

The Next Web

Google today announced a major update to its Cloud SQL, which, as its name implies, is a MySQL database that lives in Google’s cloud. Google has increased the available storage on Cloud SQL from 10GB to 100GB.

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Google Cloud SQL hits general availability with data encryption, 99.95% uptime, and databases up to 500GB

The Next Web

Google today announced the general availability of Cloud SQL , which, as its name implies, is a MySQL database that lives in Google’s cloud. First and foremost, Cloud SQL data (database tables and temporary files) is now automatically encrypted.

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Rimini Street: 50 shades of grey

deal architect

Rimini Street has announced general availability of support for a wide range of database platforms, including IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL Server, the SAP Sybase family. They have previously supported Oracle and SAP HANA databases and a wide range of applications. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

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The Best Programming Languages for Digital Marketers


For a newcomer, there are four programming languages worth learning: SQL*. Technically, SQL is a “declarative language,” not a programming language, but it has the “ functionality of a mature programming language.”. Python, SQL, JavaScript, and Bash are good at different things.

Advice On How To Make Your First Analytics Hire

View from Seed

As the former Head of Product at Blue Apron where I also built and led our Analytics & Data Science team (I know enough SQL to be dangerous), I have an intuitive sense for the “when” and “what” of this role.

Framework Benchmarks Round 7


We also have some SQL Server tests in our i7 environment. Prior to finishing Round 7, that SSD failed, so Round 7 is run with ramdisk-backed databases (excluding SQL Server). Happy Halloween fans of web development frameworks!

4 Digital Skills to Make Your Resume More Marketable


SQL training can prove to be a huge advantage to job seekers. With that in mind, many companies are utilizing SQL to adequately sort out their data. Therefore, recruiters hiring their company's next analysts often need workers with SQL knowledge.

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The Essential SaaS Metrics for Growth


Unless your marketing team checks whether MQLs reach the SQL stage, the sales team could waste time chasing unqualified leads. Before handing over an SQL to their sales teams, many SaaS marketers use lead scoring to ensure the leads are qualified.

Frameworks Round 5


And yes, we would like to include Microsoft SQL Server in the future. We have posted Round 5 of our ongoing project measuring the performance of web application frameworks and platforms.

Google BigQuery: A Tutorial for Marketers


Alternatives include Amazon Redshift , Snowflake , Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse , Apache Hive , etc. Once the project is created and you’re in BigQuery, you’ll need to know some SQL to start playing with your BigQuery data. Here’s a great tutorial for using SQL in BigQuery.).

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Don't Write Off Relational Databases For Big Data Just Yet

Big Data may be the poster child for NoSQL databases and date warehouses, but one industry veteran isn't giving up on SQL databases for Big Data just yet. Of course, the relational model and SQL dominate todays database landscape. SQL is not going away. Sections. Social.

Enhancing SaaS Business Growth via Incremental Improvements

The Startup Magazine

Creating Sales Qualified Leads and handing them over to the sales team (S3 – SQL). These include MQL, SQL, SAL, Commit and Live. Every business is always on the lookout for ways to increase performance and drive business growth.

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Apache Spark Becomes Easy To Implement With These 7 Tips


Spark SQL + Dataframes: A module that provides a structured data processing interface via SQL-a language used for communicating with a database.

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Weekend Favs November 11

Duct Tape Marketing

Analysts get the simplicity of SQL they need. Weekend Favs November 11 written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week.

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Fractional Hiring

Mike Michalowicz

For example, if your small business computer network has a problem processing SQL queries (cough… an exact problem I had with a, cough-cough, not to be mentioned CRM system. SQL problem fixed – fast, fully and cheaply.

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Google Cloud Platform gets new storage options, 20% price cut, more European datacenter support

The Next Web

The news comes just under three weeks after the company gave its Cloud SQL service a big update. Google on Monday announced new Cloud Platform features, including new storage and compute capabilities, lower prices, and more European Datacenter support.

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Learning From Silicon Valley About Blockchain Adoption


Because services like SQL Server and Oracle cover similar territory as blockchain, some people assume it’s meant to replace more traditional relational databases. One of Silicon Valley’s most compelling attributes is its lack of interest in the traditional bottom line.

Ex-Facebookers launch MemSQL to make your database fly

On Monday, former Facebookers Eric Frenkiel and Nikita Shamgunov (who also spent six years as a senior engineer on Microsoft SQL Server) launched a startup called MemSQL that seeks to speed relational databases by taking a page out of the Facebook playbook. Cloud Computing News. Events. Books.

4 Best Programming Languages To Learn For Your Career


So learn the four languages below and take your career to the next level: SQL. SQL is a database language. According to Pluralsight, SQL training “will set you on the path to becoming a true data professional.”

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Best Big Data Tools And How To Use Them


The query is normally performed by means of HiveQL which is a language similar to SQL. In this competitive world, it is important to have robust tools which can effectively analyze the organization’s data.

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11 Cyber Security Tips for Small Businesses

The Startup Magazine

Make sure to keep these logs to a minimum when displayed publicly as hackers can take advantage of these and potentially implement SQL injections or other kinds of attacks. Online security is now becoming a great challenge especially, for small and medium businesses.

5 expert tips to strengthen your APM strategy with SaaS

The Next Web

Consider SQL response times. Isolation of an application or database tier means you get answers quickly, and your solution should also offer insight to the code and SQL levels for even greater context. Andy Wild is the president of OpTier.

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Mangling JSON numbers


Auto-incrementing primary keys in a SQL database. If we have a long (64-bit integer) that we serialize into JSON, we might be in trouble if JavaScript consumes that JSON. JavaScript has the equivalent of double (64-bit floating point) for its numbers, and double cannot represent the same set of numbers as long. If we are not careful, our long is mangled in transit. Consider 2 53 + 1. We can store that number in a long but not a double.

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JavaScript vs. Python: Which Should Marketers Learn?


Several languages come up : Python, SQL, Bash, JavaScript. Like many marketers, you may fantasize about the amazing things you could do if you learned to code. But before you get there, you need to decide which language to learn.

Watching Larry Ellison become Larry Ellison — The DNA of a Winner

Steve Blank

The choice of the SQL a way to ask questions (queries) in an easy-to-understand language. In Oracle’s early days Kathryn Gould was the founding VP of Marketing, working there from 1982 to 1984.

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When Microsoft Threatened to Sue Us Over the Letter “E”

Steve Blank

software; NT, SQL Server and IIS), with the free and ever present. By 1997 E.piphany was a fast growing startup with customers, revenue and something approaching a repeatable business model. Somewhere that year we decided to professionalize our logo (you should have seen the first one.)

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Everything about Java 8


There are minor exceptions, such as ZonedDateTime which has no counterpart in SQL. The following post is a comprehensive summary of the developer-facing changes coming in Java 8. This next iteration of the JDK is currently scheduled for general availability in September 2013. At the time of this writing, Java 8 development is still very much in progress. Language features and APIs may still change. I'll do my best to keep this document up to date.

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Intermediate+ Web Developer


Requirements: • 3+ years of software development experience; • Excellent back-end and front-end programming skills; • Proficiency in JavaScript and PHP; • Experience with ReactJS and Flux; • Experience with Laravel/Lumen frameworks; • Experience with HTML, HTML5, and CSS; • Proficiency in SQL (e.g., This is a remote, home-based position. Scopic Software is the largest virtual software company in the world. We have over 200 employees spread across 30 different countries.

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Just Make It Faster

Feld Thoughts

He then dissects a simple SQL query ( DELETE FROM some_table WHERE id = 1234; ) and gives several quick reasons why performance could vary widely when this query is executed. He did a nice job of synthesizing the requirements, wrestling Oracle for the PC to the ground (on a Novell network), and getting all the PL/SQL stuff working.

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The art of hiring a data scientist

Version One Ventures

Just because most academics work in Matlab or R, this doesn’t mean that they aren’t capable of translating their skills to Python, SQL or MongoDB. Nearly four years ago, I joined the Insight Data Science team and we launched an intensive 7 week post-doctoral training fellowship bridging the gap between academia and data science.

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Choosing a Programming Language and Framework for Your Startup


We had an interesting presentation at the LA CTO Forum by the CTO of a startup who chose Groovy / Grails as the framework for their startup. t prompted a good discussion around how CTOs go about choosing the programming language and framework for their startup.

4 Great Jobs That Don’t Require Experience


For graduates with a general IT degree, the role of an applications developer allows IT-minded individuals to gain experience in building applications in a wide array of “popular environments like Windows,NET, Linux and SQL.”

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Moving At The Speed Of ‘What’s Next’: Subscription Business Models Spur Continuous Innovation


by Jason Bissell and Calvin Hoon, Talend. With the immense success of cloud platforms and S oftware – as -a- Service (SaaS) models on one hand and the increase of subscription services on the other, it’s clear that software offered as a subscription is becoming the new standard.

Multichannel Attribution: How to Measure the Unmeasurable


Using SQL queries, the Ile de Beaute team combined all data collected in BigQuery into a single table. If you’ve ever tried to build an attribution model that wasn’t position-based (i.e. last click, first click, linear, etc.), you might have felt overwhelmed.

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China Regains Top Spot As Source Of Malignant Online Traffic: Akamai


Port 1433 (Microsoft SQL Server) was the top target for China, and Port 443 was the most targeted from Indonesia. After being unseated last quarter by Indonesia, China has regained its spot as the source of observed attack traffic in the third quarter of 2013.

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Google Analytics 360: The Features Worth $150k a Year


Once data is in BigQuery, SQL scripts return a user-by-user table with the requested data: BigQuery can join data in GA to a CRM via, for example, a hidden field in a contact form that passes the anonymous GA ID into a field tied to an individual ID in a CRM.

Introducing ThoughtSpot – The End of Business Intelligence As we Know It

Lightspeed Venture Partners

Business Intelligence (BI) is the gift that keeps on giving. For years, startups have popped up, promising better insights and faster decision making capabilities, consistently resulting in new waves of highly valued companies.

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Takeaways from our first V1 Data Team Hangout

Version One Ventures

The company provides Python/SQL training sessions and refreshers, with “homework” being related to the business. George Psiharis (the awesome VP of Business Operations at Clio ) reached out with a great suggestion: connect the data teams across our portfolio companies with the goal of building a peer network to share best practices, and together push the bar on data science innovation.

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Skills Development in Africa: How Wide is the Skills Gap?


Java EE, Java SE, Javascript, PHP, Software, Development, Software Testing, SQL. MySQL, PHP, Software Architecture, Software Development, Software Testing, SQL, Web Hosting, AngularJS.

Lottery Avoidance: Require Real Capital

Andrew Payne

When we started Open Market in 1994, a basic Unix server and SQL database cost $100-200k. Continuing my ad-hoc series on avoiding the entrepreneurial lottery , another way of avoiding lottery odds is to require real capital for your project (and to get it funded). It took real money to build Internet companies, and that meant competition was limited by available capital. Now, anyone with a $500 laptop can start an Internet company (or copy your idea).

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AppDirect’s Developer Incubator aims to help engineers become entrepreneurs through apprenticeship

The Next Web

AppDirect is looking for back-end people who possess skills in Java and SQL, and can integrate a web application.

Tips On Choosing A Control Panel For Your Web Hosting Environment


Does it support your preferred database server (MySQL, SQL Server 2008 R2 / 2012, etc.)? by Greg Rockwood, community and PR manager at Softsys Hosting. It is not an easy decision to choose a correct control panel for your web hosting account – particularly when you have several options available in market. A few popular control panels that have the most market share are as follows: 1) WHM / CPanel – Supports Linux OS – CentOS only.