July 2018 archive

MySQL v/s PostgreSQL – Relational Database Comparison

What is Relational Database? A relational database is a digital database whose organization is based on the relational model of data, as proposed by E. F. Codd in 1970. The various software systems used to maintain relational databases are known as a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS). In this article we will be comparing the two well …

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Public Cloud War: AWS v/s Google Cloud Platform v/s Windows Azure

In the public cloud arena there are three dominant players; Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform. Each offers slightly different services to the other, but they also overlap in many areas and directly compete on price. The strengths and weaknesses of each can be key factors for you as a business looking …

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Elasticsearch 2.3 for Geo Location

Elasticsearch is an open-source, broadly-distributable, readily-scalable, enterprise-grade search engine. Accessible through an extensive and elaborate API, Elasticsearch can power extremely fast searches that support your data discovery applications. ElasticSearch is able to achieve fast search responses because, instead of searching the text directly, it searches an index instead. This is like retrieving pages in a …

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Databases at a Glance: Datastore Based Categorization

There are various databases available these days. But the choice of database depends on what database or combination of databases best resolves your problem? Each database has its pros and cons. One of the major factor that decides the kind of database to be used is the kind of datastore you are dealing with. Based …

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