Category Archives: Databases and SQL

Using database transactions with Apache Camel

Just put an example of using database transactions with Apache Camel on github: https://github.com/hedleyproctor/camel-transaction-example It is based on the example given at the start of Chapter 12 of “Camel In Action”, but using database transactions, rather than a JMS transaction. … Continue reading

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Comparing two MySQL databases

When doing development, you’ll often have multiple versions of a database on different environments and sometimes it would be useful to be able to check the differences between the data. Did you know you can use the Toad database tool … Continue reading

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NoSQL databases, scaling and Project Voldemort

At the moment there is a lot of discussion of NoSQL databases. Rather than referring to a single thing, this term is more of a catch-all that refers to a number of different non-relational database designs. In fact, it is … Continue reading

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