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Redis in 100 Seconds

Redis is an extremely fast in-memory database often used as a cache. It has evolved into a multi-model database with support for graphs, JSON documents, full-text search, and more. Fireship explains it all in 100 seconds.

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Python

Better Web Scraping with Mechanical Soup

I wrote a lot of web scraping libraries back in the day in C#. I had considered porting my library to Python. Python Simplified discusses the benefits of using Mechanical Soup over Beautiful Soup for web scraping.

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CosmosDB

Using Azure Cosmos DB for Faster Delivery and Data Insights

Based in Germany, Munich Reinsurance Company (Munich Re) is one of the top providers of reinsurance, primary insurance, and insurance-related risk solutions in the world with a vast client base and a 140-year history. The company chose Azure Cosmos DB as the database to power MIRA Digital Suite, a newly-built cloud-native digital insurance applications and […]

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Azure SQL

Leveling Up Your Azure SQL Database Deployments

The Basic, Standard, and Premium service tiers fulfill a lot of customers’ needs. For some customers, though, the General Purpose, Business Critical, and Hyperscale service tiers offer additional performance and ability that is required for certain workloads. Even if you don’t require those abilities, the technology and infrastructure behind these are worth learning. In this […]

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Data

Database Design Course for Beginners

This database design course by Caleb Curry will help you understand database concepts and give you a deeper grasp of database design. Contents / Time stamps: ⌨️ (0:00:00) Introduction ⌨️ (0:03:12) What is a Database? ⌨️ (0:11:04) What is a Relational Database? ⌨️ (0:23:42) RDBMS ⌨️ (0:37:32) Introduction to SQL ⌨️ (0:44:01) Naming Conventions ⌨️ […]

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Big Data Data

7 Database Paradigms

Learn about seven different database paradigms and what they do best. Contents: 00:00 Intro 00:45 Key-value 01:48 Wide Column 02:47 Document 04:05 Relational 06:21 Graph 07:22 Search Engine 08:27 Multi-model

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CosmosDB

2-minute data modeling with Azure Cosmos DB

Data modeling is the process of establishing patterns and rules for how data is stored in database documents and containers and how it is accessed. You can significantly improve speed and performance of Azure Cosmos DB – especially for your most frequent queries – by choosing the data model that best fits the needs of […]

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Data NoSQL

Introduction to NoSQL databases

Gaurav Sen explains NoSQL databases in this introductory video. NoSQL is a popular database storage method. It keeps data as key value pairs. The advantages and disadvantages of NoSQL compared with RDBMS (which uses SQL) are discussed here, using the Cassandra architecture as an example. Video index: 1:08 NoSQL explanation and comparison 10:27 Cassandra Architecture […]

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CosmosDB

How to Troubleshoot Queries in Azure Cosmos DB

Discover ways to troubleshoot and optimize queries in Azure Cosmos DB using the Core (SQL) API. Program Manager Tim Sander demonstrates. Content Index 0:30 Request Units (database throughput capacity) 3:30 Including necessary paths 8:30 Optimizing ORDER BY queries 11:30 Optimizing JOINs 13:15 Avoiding cross-partition queries Get started: Documentation – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cosmos-db/sql-query-getting-started Hands-on lab – https://github.com/AzureCosmosDB/labs/blob/master/dotnet/labs/03-querying_in_azure_cosmosdb.md

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