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NuoDB Raises the Bar on Continuous Availability in Larks Release 2.2

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by Angela Guess A recent article of the company reports, “NuoDB, the leader in scale-out SQL database technology, today announced the general availability of NuoDB Larks Release 2.2, featuring new resiliency and disaster recovery capabilities designed to further advance NuoDB’s inherent support for continuous availability. The release also features SQL, usability, performance, and scalability enhancements…

Apache HBase NoSQL Database Finally Reaches Version 1.0 Status

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by Angela Guess Serdar Yegulalp writing for InfoWorld recently reported, “Corks popped earlier this week in the halls of the Apache Foundation, as its Apache HBase project finally reached 1.0 status after more than four years of work. HBase, sometimes called ‘the Hadoop database,’ is a distributed, column-oriented key-value store along the lines of Cassandra.…

NoSQL 101 for CIOs

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by Angela Guess Pat Brans recently wrote in CIO.co.uk, “Any CIO who doesn’t want to be squeezed out by shadow IT should bone up on NoSQL now. According to industry analysts at Gartner, by 2016, the majority of new enterprise applications will use at least one NoSQL DBMS. Some of those new applications will be…

Couchbase Delivers Real Time Big Data Solutions to the Enterprise

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by Angela Guess According to a new article, “ Couchbase, Inc., provider of the most complete NoSQL database, today announced new product integrations into the Hadoop ecosystem that make it easier for enterprises to build and deploy modern data architectures.  Couchbase and PayPal will demonstrate the new integrations during this week’s Strata + Hadoop World.…

Latest Release of MapR Distribution Enables the Real-Time, Data-Centric Enterprise

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced at Strata + Hadoop World the latest release of the MapR Distribution including Hadoop, which has new features that accelerate the data-centric enterprise by supporting real-time applications on globally-distributed, big and…

Graph Databases are in the Spotlight, and so is Neo4j

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by Jennifer Zaino Graph databases have had it pretty good the past year or so. Some highlights since the end of 2013 include: Gartner for the first time allowed graph databases to be included in its 2014 Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management System (ODBMS). Graph database management systems saw a more than 250 percent…

MapR Earns Highest Score in Hadoop / Data Warehouse Interoperability Report

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that its SQL-on-Hadoop solution earned the highest score for Hadoop / data warehouse interoperability in Gigaom Research’s latest Sector Roadmap. MapR was among six vendors featured in Gigaom Research’s January…

What to Expect from MongoDB 3.0

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week reports, “MongoDB is trying to silence its critics, please its customers, and look toward the future of database performance — all with one software release. The release in question is MongoDB 3.0, which was announced on Tuesday as is expected to be generally available in March. The…