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. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. GOLANG
    22 min read

    Golang PGO builds using GitHub Actions

    In February of this year, I announced that Dolt releases are now built as profile-guided optimized (pgo) binaries, levering this powerful feature of Golang 1.20 to increase Dolt's read performance by 5.3%. Prior to my announcement, Z...

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  6. REFERENCE
    6 min read

    Schema Migrations in Dolt

    Dolt is the world's first version controlled SQL database. You can build applications with Git-style branches and merges on top of Dolt using all the frameworks you know and love: Laravel , Ruby on Rails , Django , .NET , Knex.js , etc. T...

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  7. TECHNICAL
    7 min read

    Dolt Storage: A Review

    Storage of information is the bedrock of every Database in existence. The logical application concepts by which you store that information is where a lot of Database discussion occurs. In Dolt's case, we talk abou...

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  8. DOLTGRESSQLTECHNICAL
    5 min read

    Exploring DoltgreSQL through Type Compatibility

    We're steadily making progress on DoltgreSQL , which is a version of Dolt built to be a drop-in replacement for PostgreSQL. For those that may not know, Dolt is the world's first database that is built, from the ground up, with version cont...

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  9. 7 min read

    What I Wish I'd Known About Writing Extensions for Unreal Editor

    In a previous blog , I announced a plugin for the Unreal Editor that allows for importing and exporting table data to and from Dolt , our version-controlled SQL database with Git-like semantics. You can find that plugin here . I've already...

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  10. REFERENCE
    13 min read

    A Study in Structural Sharing in a Dolt Prolly Tree

    Dolt is a MySQL-compatible SQL database with Git-like versioning features. It supports branching, merging, diff, push, pull and clone of the entire database — schema and data. Dolt's data versioning features are based on a unique sorted index…

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  11. DOLTLAB
    19 min read

    Announcing DoltLab v2.1.0 and its new Installer

    We recently released DoltLab v2.1.0 , that contains a brand new tool for configuring a DoltLab instance: the installer . The DoltLab installer is a single binary that will generate all the assets DoltLab needs to run. For those familiar with...

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  12. FEATURE RELEASE
    5 min read

    Feature: last_insert_uuid()

    DoltDB is the world's first fully-versioned relational database . You can branch, merge, diff, push, and pull your relational data in the same ways Git allows you to work with source code files. If you're curious what sorts of use cases that en...

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  13. REFERENCEDOLTGRES
    4 min read

    Cataloguing SQL Support in DoltgreSQL

    Dolt is version controlled relational database combining features from Git and MySQL. Not a fan of MySQL ? No problem. We are now developing DoltgreSQL , Doltgres for short, which has features of PostgreSQL instead of MySQL . In this blo...

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  14. WEB
    8 min read

    Setting Up Storybook for React Components

    Here at DoltHub , we're building a React library to share hooks, contexts, utilities, and components between our web applications. Storybook has been a useful tool for testing and reviewing UI changes before we publish our React components....

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  15. REFERENCE
    7 min read

    MediaWiki works with Dolt

    We're on a mission to show that Dolt , the world's first version controlled SQL database , works with all your favorite tools in all your favorite languages . Today, we're going to show how to set up a MediaWiki backed by Dolt, import a...

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  16. 4 min read

    State of Dolt

    In June 2021, I took to this blog and announced Dolt is a database . Though it wasn't called "State of Dolt", that was the first blog where I presented an overview of Dolt stability, correctness, performance, and features. On May 1, 2023, w...

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  17. TECHNICALDOLTGRES
    10 min read

    Emulating Postgres Prepared Statements

    We're building Doltgres , a Postgres-compatible version of our version-controlled SQL database, Dolt . Our goal is to eventually be a drop-in replacement for PostgreSQL (just as Dolt is a drop-in replacement for MySQL). This means that any appl...

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  18. GOLANG
    8 min read

    Building an interactive shell in Golang

    Go is great for building command-line applications. We built one: Dolt , the world's first version-controlled SQL database. We wrote our own command line parser for handling all of Dolt's subcommands and arguments, but maybe we shouldn't have. Th...

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  19. SQL
    4 min read

    Correctness Update

    Dolt is a version-controlled SQL database that you can fork, clone, branch, merge, push, and pull just like a git repository. It turns out building a database is difficult to get right, but we're always improving. About a month ago, we announced th...

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  20. USE CASEDOLTLAB
    3 min read

    Dolt + KAPSARC: DoltLab in Production

    Dolt is a version controlled SQL database . How would you use such a thing? Does your organization manage a lot of disparate data from a number of different sources? Do you want to track what or who made changes to your data? Are people stom...

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