NoSQL News, Articles, & Education

The CIO, the CMO, and NoSQL

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by Angela Guess Ian White recently wrote for IT Pro Portal, “In 2015, both the CIO and the CMO share the same fundamental challenge – effective information management… Both CMOs and CIOs need a solid foundation to work together. NoSQL databases do just that. Not having a pre-defined columnar schema allows for much more flexibility.…

Accelerating Big Data Projects Drive Demand for NoSQL

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by Angela Guess Writing for Information Management, Joe Panettieri recently noted, “As businesses accelerate big data project deployments, demand for NoSQL as the underlying engine is growing rapidly. In fact, the global NoSQL market will reach $4.2 billion by 2020, growing 35.1 percent annually along the way, according to Allied Market Research. In some cases,…

Why Apple Bought NoSQL Company FoundationDB

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay recently wrote for Read Write, “Apple has quietly—and not so quietly—been buying up Big Data companies over the past few years, most recently acquiring FoundationDB but in 2013 also purchasing Acunu, maker of a real-time analytics platform. The intent seems to be to purchase data infrastructure talent—and very particular talent at…

Mtell and MapR Deploy Big Data Platform for Oil and Gas

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the companies reports, “Mtelligence Corporation (dba Mtell), and MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced a new Big Data platform called Mtell Reservoir that combines the MapR Distribution including Hadoop, Mtell Previse Software, and Open TSDB (time-series database) software technology. The…

Can Open Source Data Projects Turn a Profit?

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by Angela Guess Mike Wheatley recently wrote for SiliconAngle, “Open source software is accelerating innovation in technology like never before. Over the last decade, non-proprietary, community-developed software has been adopted into virtually every aspect of computing, becoming the foundation for everything from Big Data and cloud computing to mobile devices and Bitcoin. Yet despite the…

Slides: Integrating Structure and Analytics with Unstructured Data

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on March 24, 2015 Integrating Structure and Analytics with Unstructured Data from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this webinar, click HERE>> This Webinar was Sponsored by: About the Webinar How can you make sense of messy data?  How do you wrap structure around non-relational,…

Webinar: Integrating Structure and Analytics with Unstructured Data

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on March 24, 2015 Integrating Structure and Analytics with Unstructured Data from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar was Sponsored by: About the Webinar How can you make sense of messy data?  How do you wrap structure around non-relational, flexibly…

MapR Free Hadoop On-Demand Training Exceeds 10,000 Registrants in First Month

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article out of the company, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced its newly available free Hadoop On-Demand Training program has enrolled more than 10,000 registrants worldwide in its first 30 days, signaling strong interest in Hadoop skills training.  MapR is also…