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Building More NoSQL Support with Rich Development Experience

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by Jennifer Zaino Know UnQL (Unstructured Query Language)? It was designed to be a community-supported, common database query language that could be used to access document-oriented databases from a range of vendors, enabling application portability across database engines and easing the load on application developers. Its SQL-like syntax was meant to be especially helpful to…

NoSQL Now! Announces 2014 Keynote Presentations

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by Angela Guess We are pleased to announce the keynote speakers and their discussion topics for the NoSQL Now! 2014 Conference taking place this August in San Jose, CA. The release states, ” The fourth annual NoSQL Now! Conference and Expo (NoSQL Now!) is the largest vendor-neutral forum focused on NoSQL (Not Only SQL) technologies. In…

FoundationDB and DataRPM Partner to Simplify Analytics & Visualization on Next Generation Database

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the companies, “FoundationDB, the company behind next generation database software that uniquely combines scalability and consistency, today announced a technology partnership with DataRPM, the industry pioneer in cognitive big data discovery & analytics platform. The integration allows users to perform data analysis, discovery and natural language…

Will We See Cassandra in Every Fortune 100 Companies?

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by Angela Guess Derek du Preez of Diginomica reports, “DataStax has made good headway in short four years and it’s co-founder, Matt Pfeil, told me that it is already in 25% of all Fortune 100 companies (in some form or another). He added that over the next decade, he is certain that this figure can rise…

Hadoop or Relational – Wrong Question

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by Gil Allouche Big data is on the rise. It’s being implemented by more businesses than ever, and it’s becoming even more available because of big data in the cloud which gives affordable, quality access to businesses of all sizes. The increasing popularity and accessibility make big data extremely attractive to many different businesses, which…

$110 Mil Revitalizes MapR’s Hadoop Push

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by Jelani Harper In a recent article for Gigaom, Derek Harris wrote, “Hadoop vendor MapR has raised $110 million in capital to help it keep growing in a heated enterprise Hadoop market. Most of the funding — $80 million — came in the form of venture capital from Google Capital, Qualcomm Ventures and MapR’s previous investors…

Couchbase Funds Further Work on its NoSQL JSON Database for Mobile

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by Jelani Harper Toby Wolpe of ZDNet recently wrote that, “Open-source NoSQL firm Couchbase says a new round of investment worth $60m will help fund further work on its mobile software and the creation of a worldwide technical support channel. The series E round, participated in by all the document-oriented database firm’s existing backers but…

Dell Targets Hadoop with Hardware Release

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by Jelani Harper Serdar Yegulalp of Infoworld reported that, “Dell today became the latest hardware vendor to tailor a solution specifically for Hadoop, the big data analysis framework that’s practically become its own software ecosystem. Dell’s appliance is being pitched as an in-memory acceleration solution that runs Cloudera’s Hadoop distribution. This latest addition is a…