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Neo Technology to Sponsor and Present at NoSQL Now! 2014

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by Angela Guess The NoSQL Now! 2014 Conference is under way, and DATAVERSITY is pleased to have sponsor Neo Technology in attendance. According to the company, “Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, today announced that it will sponsor and present at NoSQL Now! in San Jose, California, taking place from August…

The Case for NoSQL in the Financial Sector

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by Angela Guess Adrian Carr, Vice President EMEA at MarkLogic recently wrote, “According to a Gartner report published in 2013, 64% of financial services firms have already either deployed or launched a big data initiative. Ovum also predicts a rapid increase in big data technology adoption with worldwide spending on management information systems in the…

Is HBase the Dark Horse of the NoSQL World?

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by Angela Guess Andrew J. Brust of GigaOM reports, “In the world of NoSQL databases, the products that have dominated the conversation are MongoDB and DataStax Enterprise, a leading distribution of Apache Cassandra. But a couple of headlines this week bring into focus a perhaps less-splashy, though rather tenacious player: Apache HBase, which is included…

Redis Loves NoSQL Now! (And the Feeling is Mutual)

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by Angela Guess Itamar Haber of Redis Labs recently shared his excitement about the upcoming NoSQL Now! Conference, complete with a list of the sessions he’s looking forward to most. Haber writes, “Here’s a shocking confession for you: I’m a data-phile. I am fascinated by data and everything that has to do with it… I’m…

How Cassandra Went From Abandoned by Facebook to Powering the Likes of Apple

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Klint Finley of Wired.com reports, “Though Facebook has all but abandoned Cassandra, the technology has gone on to power critical web infrastructure at companies like Twitter, Netflix, even Apple.”by Angela Guess Klint Finley of Wired.com reports, “Though Facebook has all but abandoned Cassandra, the technology has gone on to power critical web infrastructure at companies…

McKnight Consulting Group President William McKnight to Speak at NoSQL Now!

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “McKnight Consulting Group [has] announced that its president, William McKnight, will be presenting ‘In-Memory Architectures for Current Workloads and the Future of Processing’ on August 21 at the NoSQL Now! Educational Conference in San Jose, CA. ‘William McKnight has given incredibly inspirational and popular…

Objectivity, Inc. Announces Several Records for Fiscal 2014

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Objectivity, Inc. announced today that it achieved several records during Fiscal 2014. While the fourth quarter produced record bookings and record revenues, the year finished with deferred revenue at an all-time high. The records reflect the continued expansion of Objectivity’s worldwide business, with 40%…

The Five Best NoSQL Databases

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by Angela Guess IT Business Edge recently put together a list of the five best NoSQL databases, complete with the best situations for using each. The article begins, “The days of the single source of truth, one database for the entire enterprise, are over. Now even a relatively simple mobile application demands more than one…

MongoDB Brings in a New CEO

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by Angela Guess Jordan Novet of Venture Beat reports, “MongoDB, the company behind the popular MongoDB open-source NoSQL database, has hired a new chief executive, Dev Ittycheria, who has experience taking a company public and selling it off. The appointment could help the company rocket itself forward and perhaps even follow on a similar trajectory.…