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Announcing Amazon DocumentDB Elastic Clusters

Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) is a scalable, highly durable, and fully managed database service for operating mission-critical JSON workloads. It is one of AWS fast-growing services with customers including BBC, Dow Jones, and Samsung relying on Amazon DocumentDB to run their JSON workloads at scale. Today I am excited to announce the general availability of Amazon DocumentDB Elastic Clusters. Elastic Clusters enables...

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Backing Up MySQL Part 5: Backing Up Big Data

According to research made by Statista in 2022, the amount of data that is being worked with globally is expected to reach more than 180 zettabytes. Part of that is because more and more data is being introduced to the online world – but another part has its roots in software development. There are approximately 24.3 million software developers in the world (source: InApps), and with the number increasing every year, there‘s bound...

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API logic for write-behind caching for JSON file

I have a JSON I would like to cache, that holds the values of images a user has uploaded and some info about their account. They can upload images to win site credit, etc. The basic structure is: { 'site_credit': 10.00, 'user_location': 'New York, NY', 'media' : [ {'112122_contest': 'https://s3.amazonaws.com/bucket/path/image1.png'}, {'111422_contest': 'https://s3.amazonaws.com/bucket/path/image2.png'}, ...

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Backing up MySQL Part 3: mysqlpump

In the MySQL world, there are a couple of ways to take backups of your data. Backups in MySQL can be categorized into two distinct categories: logical or physical. MySQL also comes with a lot of tools helping us achieve our backup objectives: we have walked you through one of the most popular offerings in this space – Percona XtraBackup – in the second part of this series, and the first part of this series covered one of the main...