1. REFERENCE
    9 min read

    So you want Database Versioning?

    Tim Sehn|

    Here at DoltHub, we've had a lot of success with our "So you want..." series of blog posts helping people find Dolt when they are looking for it. Dolt is a lot of things. Dolt is a version controlled database, a Git database, Git for data, data…

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  1. INTEGRATION
    11 min read

    Dolt + Datadog: Building Dolt Dashboards with Datadog

    Dolt is a MySQL-compatible SQL database that supports Git-like functionality, including branching, diffing, and merging. Dolt enables you to version control your data and your data's schema, just like Git allows you to version control your code. Do...

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  2. DOLTLAB
    8 min read

    DoltLab v2.1.4 Installer Update

    We've been on a tear as of late trying to make the new user experience of DoltLab simpler and easier. Tim, our CEO, went through the process of setting up his own DoltLab instance and published two blogs about it; one that explains how to get ...

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  3. 4 min read

    How to fix bugs in 24 hours or less

    Here at DoltHub, we made a pledge to fix Dolt correctness bugs in 24 hours or less . We're proud of this pledge and we work hard to uphold it. But how is this possible? Response times to issues in the software industry vary wildly. It's not un...

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  4. DOLTGRESSQLTECHNICAL
    5 min read

    Is Postgres Too Customizable?

    We're steadily making progress on DoltgreSQL , which is a version of Dolt built to be a drop-in replacement for PostgreSQL. With the goal of being a drop-in replacement, we're doing a lot of research to make sure that we're implementing the sa...

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  5. TECHNICAL
    7 min read

    Binary Search Vs. Prolly Search

    Dolt, the world's first SQL Database which has full version control properties, has a lot of interesting computer science lurking in its depths. Recently I've been writing about the Dolt storage system , and there is a very subtle bit buried in t...

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  6. GOLANG
    10 min read

    ok Considered Harmful

    Introduction There's an old joke among programmers that there are only 2 hard problems in computer science: naming things, concurrency, and off-by-one errors. Let's talk about naming boolean variables in Go. ok Ok yeah let's talk....

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  7. DOLTLABREFERENCE
    4 min read

    Getting Started: DoltLab Enterprise

    DoltLab is Dolt 's self-hosted remote with a built-in web interface. You get all the features of DoltHub , a built in SQL Workbench, Pull Requests, Issues, etc, on infrastructure deployed in your own network. DoltLab has an Enterprise o...

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  8. TECHNICAL
    8 min read

    dolt fetch Gets Much Faster

    The latest version of Dolt includes lots of work to better parallelize, pipeline and schedule network requests when we fetch new commits from certain types of Dolt remotes. In some benchmarks, under some network conditions, pulls are almost 25x…

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  9. DOLTGRES
    5 min read

    Understanding Postgres Database Schemas and the search_path

    Introduction We're hard at work building Doltgres , a Postgres-compatible database with git-inspired version control features. Before we built Doltgres we built Dolt , which is MySQL-compatible instead. One of the biggest differences i...

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  10. SQL
    6 min read

    Disk Storage Read Planning

    Dolt is the first and only database that versions structured data the way Git versions code. Our users use Dolt either as a relational database running on cloud hardware, like Hosted Dolt , or as a web collaboration tool like DoltHub or Dolt...

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  11. 5 min read

    Deconfusing How To Use Gmail's SMTP server in 2024

    I'm old enough to remember when writing an app to send emails from a Gmail account was cool. You click a couple things in your Google account console, you provide your username and password to your app, and zing , you're in business. Now, i...

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  12. DOLTLABREFERENCE
    11 min read

    Getting Started: DoltLab

    DoltLab is Dolt 's self-hosted remote with a built-in web interface. You get all the features of DoltHub , a built in SQL Workbench, Pull Requests, Issues, etc, on infrastructure deployed in your own network. This blog will walk through...

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  13. GOLANGTECHNICAL
    10 min read

    Dolt Gets a cgo Dependency

    At DoltHub, we're building Dolt, a MySQL-comptaible SQL database with Git-like functionality, including branch, diff, merge, push, pull and clone. Dolt is written in Go. For a variety of reasons, we have traditionally avoided cgo dependencies in Do...

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  14. DOLTGRES
    1 min read

    Introducing doltgres.com

    We're serious about Doltgres , the Postgres-compatible version of Dolt. We're bringing Git-style version control to the Postgres ecosystem just like we brought it to the MySQL ecosystem with Dolt. We're just a couple years behind on Doltgres. ...

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  15. TECHNICAL
    5 min read

    Dolt Storage: Introducing Archives

    This is the third in a series about how Dolt stores bytes on disk. The first two parts provide a lot of context about what today's blog is about: A new storage format! Two weeks ago we reviewed the existing storage system and its index lookup...

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  16. REFERENCE
    9 min read

    Shiny using R Works With Dolt

    Dolt is a combination of MySQL and Git, creating the first ever version controlled database . Today's blog we will build a simple Shiny app using Dolt to branch, commit, push, and pull a database. What we nee...

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  17. REFERENCE
    9 min read

    Why you need a Git-style Remote for your Database

    Dolt is the world's first version-controlled SQL database . It merges, pun intended, all the features of a SQL database like MySQL with the version control functionality of Git. Git has the concept of a remote . Remotes are the things you ...

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  18. SQL
    4 min read

    Correctness Update

    About a month ago, we provided an update to Dolt's correctness . Since then, we've continued to make improvements; here's what we've been up to. Bug Fixes As usual, we're always trying to make a dent in our bug queue . Here are some no...

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  19. DOLTGRESFEATURE RELEASE
    5 min read

    Announcing Postgres to Doltgres Replication

    Introduction Last month we published a deep dive on how to build a Postgres logical replication system in Go . Today we're excited to announce the release of this feature, available in the latest version of Doltgres . ...

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  20. TECHNICAL
    11 min read

    Dolt Storage: The Case For Dictionary Compression

    Last week, I reviewed the storage system used to store bytes on disk for Dolt databases. As I mentioned at the time, it's not perfect, and we are considering changes to the format. I've been researching this primarily through the lense of space…...

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