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Blog posts tagged
"NoSQL"


Michelle Anne Tabirao
6 December 2023

Charmed MongoDB: the operator you need for managing your document database

Data Platform Article

Charmed MongoDB primary mission is to simplify the MongoDB experience so it can be an operated database powerhouse. ...


Michelle Anne Tabirao
31 October 2023

Running MongoDB on Kubernetes

Data Platform Article

Running databases like MongoDB in public, private and hybrid environments provides multiple benefits. Kubernetes provides the additional advantages of portability, reduced vendor lock-in, DevOps friendliness, scalability and cost-effectiveness. ...


Michelle Anne Tabirao
1 November 2022

What is OpenSearch?

Data Platform Article

OpenSearch is an open-source search and analytics suite. Developers build solutions for search, data observability, data ingestion and more using OpenSearch. Another popular use case is log analytics. You take the logs from applications, servers and network elements, feed them into OpenSearch, and use the rich search and visualisation fun ...


Michelle Anne Tabirao
30 September 2022

That’s a wrap! Canonical attends the very first OpenSearchCon in Seattle

Data Platform Article

A few of us at Canonical travelled from Europe to the beautiful Pacific Northwest, Seattle, Washington and attended the very first OpenSearchCon. Huge congratulations to the OpenSearch team for the well-organised, first ever in-person conference held on 21 September 2022 at Fremont Studios. Best in class open-source search and analytics s ...


Mohamed Wadie Nsiri
14 September 2022

Should you use open-source databases?

Charms Article

You are not the only one asking this seemingly popular question! Several companies are torn between the rise in appeal of open-source databases and the undeniable challenges inherent to their adoption. Let’s explore the trends, the drivers and the challenges related to open-source database adoption. The popularity of open-source databases ...


Canonical
26 August 2022

Meet Canonical at OpenSearchCon 2022 and hear about our new community collaboration

Data Platform Article

OpenSearch makes it easy to ingest, search, visualise, and analyse data. Developers build with OpenSearch for use cases such as application search, log analytics, data observability, data ingestion, and more. OpenSearch is Apache 2.0 licensed software, which means that it is open source and run, maintained and advanced by the community. O ...


Mohamed Wadie Nsiri
2 August 2022

Patterns to achieve database High Availability

Cloud and server Article

The cost of database downtime A study from ManageForce estimated the cost of a database outage to be an average of $474,000 per hour. Long database outages are the result of poor design concerning high availability. With the exponential growth of data that is generated over the internet (which is expected to reach 180 zeta-bytes ...


Michelle Anne Tabirao
10 June 2022

What is NoSQL and what are database operators?

Data Platform Article

In the previous blog, SQL vs NoSQL Database, we discussed the difference between two major database categories. In a nutshell, the main difference between NoSQL and SQL is that NoSQL adopts a ‘right tool for the job’ approach, whilst SQL adopts a ‘one tool for all the jobs’. While SQL remains a standard in organisations ...


Michelle Anne Tabirao
10 June 2022

SQL vs NoSQL: Choosing your database

Data Platform Article

IT leaders, engineers, and developers must consider multiple factors when using a database. There are scores of open source and proprietary databases available, and each offers distinct value to organisations. They can be divided into two primary categories: SQL (relational database) and NoSQL (non-relational database). This article will ...


Michelle Anne Tabirao
10 June 2022

Is your database on Kubernetes production-ready?

Data Platform Article

Last May, KubeCon gathered multiple tech enthusiasts, students, professionals, and companies. The event highlighted various topics and insights on how to collaborate on pushing the boundaries of cloud-native computing. One of our Engineering Directors, Mykola Marzhan, shared his knowledge about databases on Kubernetes at KubeCon, during a ...


Michelle Anne Tabirao
21 April 2022

What is MongoDB and why use it for modern web applications?

Data Platform Article

Overview Organisations of different scales and forms want to harness the power of data to identify new business opportunities and improve current business operations. Organisations that use data effectively can hold a potential advantage – the ability to make faster and more informed business decisions. However, working with data can be a ...


nilayshrugged
5 May 2020

What is Cassandra and why are big tech companies using it?

Cloud and server Article

(Canonical recently added Apache Cassandra to its Managed Apps portfolio, based on customer demand. Want any cloud app managed? Reach out to Canonical now. You can also watch this webinar on how Managed Apps will help you maintain focus on your business, for more information.) It’s no secret that organisations have a love-hate relationshi ...