The Mid Week News 15/05/2019 edit  

It feel’s like deja-vu, but it’s time for the news again…

Technology updates (details are on the relevant technology pages):

Other technology news:

  • From the Apache Flink blog - using temporal tables in their Streaming SQL and Table API - link
  • From Elastic - field aliases in Elasticsearch - link
  • Also from Elastic this week - common performance issues with Elasticsearch and how to fix them - link
  • From Cloudera - information on MirrorMaker 2, replicating data between Kafkaka instances based on Kafka Connect - link
  • And also from Cloudera, a couple of Hadoop / Hive posts on managing small files and partitions in Hive - small files; partition management
  • From Microsoft - introducing Azure SQL Database Edge - link; InfoQ
  • And more from Microsoft - new performance and capability fixes for Azure SQL Data Warehouse - link
  • ZDNet and Datanami have updates on Confluent Cloud - ZDNet; Datanami
  • From LinkedIn, an introduction to Ambry - their “distributed, highly available and horizontally scalable immutable object store optimized to store and serve media” - link
  • From Confluent, a couple of posts on managing multi-clusters with Confluent Control Centre and consuming data from Kafka - managing multi-clusters; data access
  • And lastly, from Influx Data - getting started with InfluxDB 2.0 and announcing their InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 Beta Free Tier - getting started; influxdb cloud free tier