1. REFERENCE
    13 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

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  1. GOLANG
    7 min read

    Some Useful Patterns for Go's os/exec

    We're building Dolt , the world's first SQL database with Git-like version control . Dolt has a large test suite, partly in golang unit tests and partly in bats , a framework for writing tests that run in Bash and can easily test many interac

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  2. REFERENCE
    20 min read

    So you want Data Quality Control?

    Data Quality Control is a big, broad topic. So, I'm warning you in advance, this article is going to be long, like 4,000 words long. Here at DoltHub we built the world's first version controlled SQL database , Dolt . In traditional softwa

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  3. SQL
    11 min read

    Three Ways to Import Data into Dolt

    Dolt is the first database that versions data like Git versions code. We focused on a few key areas for improving Dolt this year: 1) sharpening MySQL feature parity, 2) smoothing the first hour experience, and 3) chasing MySQL's performance. T

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  4. 9 min read

    Cozy Data

    Today, I want to talk about a new term that I just invented but feel certain is destined for fame or even infamy: cozy data . To introduce what I mean by this groundbreaking concept, I think it's easiest to come at it sideways by describin

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  5. FEATURE RELEASE
    3 min read

    Hosted Dolt now has Organization Teams

    In May we launched Hosted DoltDB , a cloud-hosted Dolt database with built in logs and monitoring. For those new to Hosted DoltDB , here are some blogs to get you up to speed. Introduction to Hosted Dolt Hosted Dolt Infrastructure

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  6. FEATURE RELEASESQL
    12 min read

    Introducing Branch Permissions

    Here at DoltHub, our centerpiece is Dolt, which fuses a MySQL-compatible database with Git-style versioning capabilities. After you install Dolt , all it takes are a few commands to have a running server: mkdir demo cd demo dolt init dolt sq

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  7. REFERENCE
    14 min read

    What Do Two Dot and Three Dot Mean for Logs and Diffs?

    TL;DR Git versions files and Dolt versions data . The diff and log commands in Git and Dolt are useful tools to view what has changed between different revisions. You can control what changes you want to include when listing logs

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  8. SQL
    4 min read

    Dolt Supports Every Type

    If you haven't heard, Dolt is a version controlled database, kinda like if Git and MySQL had a baby. Not too long ago, we announced partial support for Spatial Data Types . Since then, we've received requests for the rest of the Spatial Types,

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  9. GOLANG
    19 min read

    Pruning test dependencies from Go binaries

    We're building Dolt , the world's first SQL database with Git-like version control . Recently, a customer contacted us to let us know that test symbols were making it into their binary when they took a dependency on our go-mysql-server l

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  10. SQL
    12 min read

    Memoizing Joins

    Dolt is a relational database with Git versioning primitives. Dolt versions data where Git versions code. Most of our users are interested in transactional workloads, but we also have customers with heavier analytical queries. Joins have been th

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  11. REFERENCE
    8 min read

    So you want Soft Deletes?

    This recent article and corresponding Hacker News thread brought the topic of soft deletes to my attention. People have been wondering if soft deletes are a good idea for a long time . Here at DoltHub , we built a version controlle

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  12. BOUNTY
    11 min read

    I Am Healthcare Transparency and So Can You

    If you're like me you've spent a lot of the last two months thinking about how to parse huge JSON files. That's because some of the most valuable data in the world of healthcare is buried in them. These files are big (sometimes 100GB+) and ann

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  13. WEB
    4 min read

    Migrate your Dolt database to the new format on DoltHub

    DoltHub is the central repository for Dolt's version-controlled databases . We like to call it the Github of databases. It lets you query, share, and collaborate on Dolt databases. Last month, we brought Dolt's new storage format to DoltH

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  14. FEATURE RELEASE
    6 min read

    Dockerception: Leonardo DiCaprio and DoltLab v0.7.0

    In early October we released DoltHub Jobs , our latest backend change to DoltHub that lets DoltHub handle large, long-running write operations like file import and pull-request merge. We also recently released DoltLab v0.7.0 which include

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  15. BOUNTY
    2 min read

    Announcing the $10,000 chargemaster URLs bounty

    DoltHub is building a database of hospitals and their chargemasters for Payless.Health . A complete list of URLs will help them build out their comprehensive search engine of hospital prices, spanning all 7,000+ hospitals in the US. Backgro

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  16. REFERENCE
    8 min read

    How to Publish Releases to Docker Hub using GitHub Actions

    Dolt is a version controlled relational database. It is a combination of Git and MySQL. We've received requests for an official Dolt Docker image from many customers who want to run Dolt in a container. We give our customers what they ask for, no

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  17. FEATURE RELEASE
    3 min read

    Hosted Trial Instances for $50

    Dolt is a database like no other. Dolt is a version controlled MySQL compatible database . In Dolt both your data and schema are managed with a Git-like commit graph which allows you to do things that you can't do with any other database

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  18. SQL
    6 min read

    Improved SQL Alias Support

    Dolt is a MySQL-compatible database with Git's distributed versioning features. It's the first relational database that versions your data changes AND your schema changes. Dolt allows you to branch and merge, push and pull, fork and clone, diff a

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  19. FEATURE RELEASE
    8 min read

    Announcing Standby Replication

    Almost a year ago, we announced the first version of Dolt sql-server replication . In that blog post, we described a replication feature of Dolt sql-server where new Dolt commits on a primary server are replicated to a Dolt remote and reads issue

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  20. REFERENCE
    8 min read

    So you want a Multiplayer Database?

    Some of you may have heard that Adobe bought Figma or $20B. . Figma brought a "multiplayer" experience to design tools like Sketch much the same way Google Docs brought a multiplayer experience to Microsoft Word. This online, collaborative exp

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