Database

What is InfluxDB?
InfluxDB – explanation, advantages, and first steps
  • Technical matters

The open-source database management system InfluxDB manages and visualizes data from time series databases, in which thousands of data sets from Internet of Things (IoT) devices or sensors are captured in a constant stream of time-stamped data. The current version 2.0 runs as a cloud service with its own user interface and is written in the new scripting, and query language, Flux.

InfluxDB – explanation, advantages, and first steps
Server migration - transfer without data loss
Server migration: how to transfer your data to a new server
  • Configuration

Moving to a new server can become a real challenge even when you’re not changing provider. You need to take care and plan your strategy well. This is the only way to ensure the integrity of the data transferred to a new server and to keep downtime to a minimum. But what exactly is server data migration? And what problems can be expected during implementation?

Server migration: how to transfer your data to a new server
What is a server? One term, two definitions
What is a server?
  • Know-how

When talking about web hosting, it is impossible to avoid the term ‘server’. So what is a server? And how does it work? In IT, there are actually two definitions of the term. The traditional server is the software for network services, but more recently the word has also been used to describe the corresponding hardware used to carry out server programs. Here is our overview of the most common...

What is a server?
MongoDB tutorial: first steps
MongoDB tutorial: installation and setup
  • Web development

MongoDB is a document-based database system that competes with the more traditional relational systems. The setup and configuration is comparable to classics like MySQL, making it fairly straightforward to switch over. So how do you save and call up data with this modern software? Our MongoDB tutorial will explain the installation process and first steps to get you started on this open source...

MongoDB tutorial: installation and setup
Finding a website host: how to search successfully
Host: how to find out which provider is most suitable for your project
  • Technical matters

If you want to release a new web project today, you need to find the right host. Hosts have become a popular alternative for large companies, since they enable convenient outsourcing of certain work areas or data, saving company resources. But how do you know which host and which hosting package best meets your needs? And why is the provider’s security concept such a crucial criterion nowadays?

Host: how to find out which provider is most suitable for your project
CouchDB introduction
An introduction to CouchDB
  • Technical matters

The creation and continued development of web applications require numerous data sets. How exactly these datasets are stored in databases is crucial for the user. The CouchDB database management system stores data in a way that is schema-free and document-oriented. Non-structured or half-structured data can be virtually filtered and structured without any issues.

An introduction to CouchDB
Data mining: analysis methods for big data
Data mining: analysis methods for big data
  • Web analytics

The total amount of data generated worldwide increases by 40% every year. Many companies seek to make use of the constantly increasing mountain of data in order to increase their e-commerce business. But making use of such Big Data alone doesn’t add any value — enter data mining. Below you can find a discussion of the various analysis approaches involved in data mining, to give you an idea of how...

Data mining: analysis methods for big data
DWH | What is a data warehouse?
Data warehouse systems: get success with big data analysis
  • Web analytics

More and more businesses are adopting dispositive data with the aim of making strategic decisions shaped by reports, prognoses, and patterns. The database is usually supplied by an information system that functions as a central data repository, separate from a data operating system. This is known as a data warehouse, or a DWH for short. A data warehouse is a modularly built system made up of...

Data warehouse systems: get success with big data analysis
What is Redis?
What is Redis? Introducing the database
  • Technical matters

So, you need a database for your project, but you don’t want to use traditional relational databases with MySQL or MariaDB. Redis could be the solution. This database management system offers an in-memory database with a key-value store providing fast access speeds and simple scalability. Can this open source system also support your project?

What is Redis? Introducing the database
Columnar Database
Columnar Database: The System Explained
  • Technical matters

Databases are usually based on rows of data. Columnar databases turn this system on its side. Instead of saving each entry one after the other, in a columnar database entries are stored category by category. This results in a decisive speed advantage when working with massive quantities of data. But how exactly does a column-oriented DBMS work?

Columnar Database: The System Explained