Are shared databases back in vogue?

via GIPHY I just stumbled upon this article by Roman Krivtsov on YC News Is shared database in microservices actually anti-pattern?. As a seasoned DBA in another life, I was intrigued by the title. I devoured the piece. Join 38,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. One quote at the end really sums …

Relational Database – What is it and why is it important?

A relational database is the warehouse of your data.  Your crown jewels.  It’s your excel spreadsheet or filing cabinet writ large.  You use them everyday and may not know it.  Your smartphone stores it’s contacts in a relational database, most likely sqlite – the ever present but ever invisible embedded platform.  Your online bank at …