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SQL Server 2016 In-Memory OLTP

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Date : April 8, 2016

With the release of SQL Server 2016 RC0, last month, I thought it would be pertinent to review the New Features and Enhancements being made to our favourite Database Server. This is the first in a series of blogs where I would discuss the changes that are being released as part of SQL Server 2016. In this post – we will review the new features and enhancements that are being made to In-Memory OLTP. Continue Reading…

HBase – Overview of Architecture and Data Model

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Date : October 10, 2013

In this article, we will briefly look at the capabilities of HBase, compare it against technologies that we are already familiar with and look at the underlying architecture. In the upcoming parts, we will explore the core data model and features that enable it to store and manage semi-structured data.


HBase is a column-oriented database that’s an open-source implementation of Google’s Big Table storage architecture. It can manage structured and semi-structured data and has some built-in features such as scalability, versioning, compression and garbage collection. Since its uses write-ahead logging and distributed configuration, it can provide fault-tolerance and quick recovery from individual server failures. HBase built on top of Hadoop / HDFS and the data stored in HBase can be manipulated using Hadoop’s MapReduce capabilities. Continue Reading…