database engine

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database engine

Software that stores and retrieves data in a database. It may be a self-contained program or the part of a database management system (DBMS) that performs the storage and retrieval. The actual reads and writes are performed by the operating system. See DBMS and database manager.
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Stardog, the provider of Enterprise Knowledge Graph technology, has announced the release of Stardog 7 to include a new storage engine that is dramatically faster, providing between 10x and 20x improvement for write performance, the company said.
"The goods-to-person (G2P) trend has really created a need for an inventory storage engine that can feed these G2P stations accurately and at the right time, volume and speed needed to keep those stations busy," Ruehrdanz says.
Predictive Storage Engine: The new engine leverages heuristics and machine learning to optimize and auto-tune data protection policies, therefore breaking the traditional static approach of yesteryear.
The Avid NEXIS family includes several new storage engine options, designed to meet any scalability and density requirement.
MariaDB ColumnStore is a columnar storage engine for massively parallel distributed query execution and data loading.
Customers with mission-critical applications will benefit from over a dozen transaction processing performance improvements that include InnoDB storage engine optimization, memory optimization to boost query response, and numerous enhancements from WebScaleSQL created by the user community.
Specifically, the launch of TokuMX drove record-breaking numbers of downloads, surpassing those of Tokutek's MySQL and MariaDB storage engine, TokuDB.
So far Tokutek has signed contracts with no fewer than 12 companies, including Intent Media and Limelight Networks that use its TokuDB, "a high-performance database storage engine" that runs on two kinds of databases - MySQL and MariaDB.
The "upper layer" API of ReFS is the same as NTFS and the differences lie in the actual storage engine.