24 Sep 2012
 
Tirasa

Windows Azure SQL Database sharding support for OpenJPA: first public release available

Written by ilgrosso

Federations in MS SQL Azure are a way to achieve greater scalability and performance from the database tier of your application through horizontal partitioning. One or more tables within a database are split by row and portioned across multiple databases (Federation members).

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20 May 2011
 
Tirasa

HSQLDB 2.0.0, BLOB & Hibernate

Written by ilgrosso

HSQLDB is a very nice and complete all-Java DBMS, particularly useful when doing quick test-outs or maven tests. A while ago, a bug has been discovered in release 2.0.0 that is causing issues with BLOB management: this is a considerable issue especially with @Lob fields in Hibernate.

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