Dgraph raises $3M for its open-source distributed graph database, hits 1.0 release

 Dgraph is an increasingly popular open-source distributed graph database that uses a version of Facebook’s GraphQL as its default query language. Today, the company announced that it has raised $3 million in funding from (this includes a $1.1 million seed round raised last year). In addition, the company announced that its flagship database has hit the 1.0 stage. Read More

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Google Cloud Spanner update includes SLA that promises less than five minutes of downtime per year

 Cloud Spanner, Google’s globally distributed cloud database got an update today that includes multi-region support, meaning the database can be replicated across regions for lower latency and better performance. It also got an updated Service Level Agreement (SLA) that should please customers. The latter states Cloud Spanner databases will have 99.999% (five nines) availability, a level… Read More

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