NoSQL News, Articles, & Education

GE Power & Water CIO on Big Data Breakthroughs

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week reports, “GE Power & Water has been monitoring its industrial turbines and predicting maintenance and part-replacement needs for nearly 10 years. But three changes in recent years have really enabled this $28 billion unit of GE to up its game, according to CIO Jim Fowler. The first trend…

MongoDB 2.6 Has Arrived

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by Angela Guess Eliot Horowitz, CTO and Co-founder of MongoDB reports, “In the five years since the initial release of MongoDB, and after hundreds of thousands of deployments, we have learned a lot. The time has come to take everything we have learned and create a basis for continued innovation over the next ten years. Today…

Speaker Spotlight Column: Joe Caserta on NoSQL

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Joe Caserta, the President and Founder of Caserta Concepts. Joe will be giving a session at the Enterprise Data World 2014 Conference in Austin, Texas from April 27 – May 1, 2014. His session is titled “Zero-Latency Analytics with NoSQL.” The Speaker Spotlight Column (and its parallel venture the…

Oracle Announces NoSQL Database 3.0

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by Angela Guess A new article out of Oracle reports, “Continuing its leadership in enterprise-class database solutions, Oracle announced Oracle NoSQL Database 3.0. With this latest release, Oracle offers developers an enhanced NoSQL solution for building high performance, next generation applications. The combination of security, availability, scalability, and data model flexibility delivers a comprehensive high performance…

Couchbase Launches NoSQL Training Courses

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Couchbase, the fastest-growing provider of enterprise class NoSQL databases and technologies, today announced the launch of a new Learning Services program to address the growing need to develop and expand the NoSQL talent pool. As part of the program, Couchbase will begin offering classroom-based courses that…

Speaker Spotlight Column: Emil Eifrem on Graph Databases

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Emil Eifrem, the Founder and CEO of Neo Technology. Emil will be giving a session at the Enterprise Data World 2014 Conference in Austin, Texas from April 27 – May 1, 2014. His session is titled “The Five Graphs of Telecommunications – Real World Graph Database Use Cases. The…

New MariaDB Offering Offers NoSQL Integration

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by Angela Guess Mikael Ricknas of PC World reports, “Hoping to give database managers and developers more flexibility in handling vast amounts of data, SkySQL is releasing versions of its MariaDB-based Enterprise and Enterprise Cluster products that offer integration with NoSQL databases. The growing number of users on mobile devices and cloud services has led to…

Rocket Software Releases Rocket D3 NoSQL Database

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Rocket Software ( www.rocketsoftware.com ) today announced that it has launched the latest version of its industry leading MultiValue database server, D3 Linux 9.2. This release — the first since the company acquired TigerLogic Corporation’s (NASDAQ: TIGR) MultiValue database business last November – reflects the commitment of…

Hybrid NoSQL Solutions

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by Angela Guess Lisa Morgan of the SD Times recently wrote, “Data requirements are constantly changing. As a result, organizations are adopting NoSQL databases to accommodate an expanding number of data models. Some companies are adopting multiple NoSQL databases to suit their growing number of use cases. Meanwhile, Couchbase, FairCom and LexisNexis Risk Solutions are delivering…

A Few Reasons to Consider Cassandra

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by Angela Guess Rick Grehan of Infoworld recently offered his review of Apache Cassandra, writing, “Apache Cassandra is a free, open source NoSQL database designed to manage very large data sets (think petabytes) across large clusters of commodity servers. Among many distinguishing features, Cassandra excels at scaling writes as well as reads, and its ‘master-less’ architecture…