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Distributed Database Architecture: What Is It?

This article, written by Alexander Fridman, was originally published in The New Stack and is reposted here with permission. Scroll below for the author’s profile. A look at the different types, their benefits and drawbacks, and how to design one. Databases...

Paul Dix Nga Tran

Compactor: A Hidden Engine of Database Performance

This article was originally published in InfoWorld and is reposted here with permission. The compactor handles critical post-ingestion and pre-query workloads in the background on a separate server, enabling low latency for data ingestion and high performance for queries. The demand...


Python Time Module: A How-To Guide

This post was written by Keshav Malik. Scroll down for the author’s bio. The Python time module is a powerful tool for working with times and dates in both simple and complex ways, allowing you to easily manipulate dates, format strings,...


How to Get the Current Date and Time in SQL

This article was written by Pius Aboyi. Scroll down for the author’s bio. SQL databases have several functions that reduce the complexity of working with date and time. Using these functions and a date and time type column, you can depend...


What Is eBPF? An Introductory Guide

This post was written by Suleiman Abubakar Sadeeq. Scroll down to view the author’s bio. It’s sometimes necessary to modify the core of an OS — for example, to create more flexibility or allow custom code to run on the OS....

Josh Powers

InfluxDB SQL Queries with Python

Recently InfluxData announced SQL support in InfluxDB Cloud, powered by IOx. Users can now use familiar SQL queries to explore and analyze their time series data. The SQL support was introduced along with the usage of Apache Arrow. Apache Arrow is...

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