Author - Matt Yonkovit

Why the Heck Are So Many Databases Being Breached, Leaked, and Hacked?

database security

How many times have we seen this headline lately: “X million records leaked in data breach”? The answer is, too many! 
In fact, because “millions of records” are starting to leak so frequently, larger news outlets are not covering the “smaller” leaks as often as they were a few years ago. These days it’s all […]

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Is MongoDB the New Oracle?

MongoDB New Oracle

Billy Duberstein’s article, If You Invested $1000 in MongoDB’s IPO, This Is How Much Money You’d Have Now, illustrated how much money you would have made if you had invested in the MongoDB IPO — over five times what you bought in at!
Although that’s impressive, what was really striking was the reasoning behind why […]

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The State of the Open Source Database Industry in 2020: Part Four

when is open source not really open

This post is the last in a four-part blog series by Matt Yonkovit, Percona Chief Experience Officer. Read Matt’s other blogs in the series here – “Baseline Data and the Size of the Market”, “Migrating from Proprietary Software to Open Source”, and “The Most Popular Open Source Databases 2020.”
When is Open Source Not Really […]

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The State of the Open Source Database Industry in 2020: Part Three

State of the Open Source Database Industry

A four-part blog series by Matt Yonkovit, Percona Chief Experience Officer. Read Matt’s other blogs in this series –  “Baseline Data and the Size of the Market“,  “Migrating from Proprietary Software to Open Source“, and “When is Open Source Not Really Open?“
The Most Popular Open Source Databases 2020
Although there are some variations, the most […]

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The State of the Open Source Database Industry in 2020: Part Two

migrating to open source

A four-part blog series by Matt Yonkovit, Percona Chief Experience Officer. Read Matt’s other blogs in this series – “Baseline Data and the Size of the Market“,  “The Most Popular Open Source Databases 2020″, and “When is Open Source Not Really Open?“
Migrating from Proprietary Software to Open Source
There are two main sources of growth […]

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