NoSQL News

How Graph Databases are Fostering Re-Imagined MDM

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by Angela Guess Emil Eifrem, CEO of Neo Technology, recently wrote for Information Management, “MDM needs to be re-imagined. Current MDM solutions typically store their data in an Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) which makes it hard to see relationships within the data and leverage those insights in real time for competitive advantage. The new…

Bridging the Gap Between IT and Marketing by Embracing NoSQL

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by Angela Guess Ian White, CTO of Sailthru, recently wrote in The Wise Marketer, “Today, both the CIO and the CMO share the same fundamental challenge – effective information management. Whether engineering a big data strategy or seeking a single customer view, the objective is the same: making sense of the rapid increase in information,…

How Amazon’s DynamoDB Helped Spawn the NoSQL Market

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by Angela Guess Brandon Butler recently shared the history of DynamoDB and it’s effect on the NoSQL market in NetworkWorld. Butler writes, “Behind every great ecommerce website is a database, and in the early 2000s Amazon.com’s database was not keeping up with the company’s business. Part of the problem was that Amazon didn’t have just…

Which NoSQL Solution is Right For You?

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by Angela Guess Craig S. Mullins recently wrote for SearchDataManagement, “Reviewing NoSQL database management system (DBMS) offerings is a more difficult task than comparing and contrasting relational DBMSes, as there’s more than one type of NoSQL database and a large number of individual NoSQL DBMSes. Part of the process of vetting a NoSQL DBMS is…

Couchbase Previews N1QL Language, Bridges SQL-NoSQL Gap

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by Angela Guess Rick Whiting reports for CRN.com, “NoSQL database vendor Couchbase has developed a SQL query language that will help developers with SQL expertise — and there are millions of them — build enterprise web, mobile and Internet-of-Things applications that run on the Couchbase Server. Couchbase is previewing the new N1QL (pronounced ‘nickel’) language…

NoSQL Is Rising Hot and Fast

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay recently wrote for TechRepublic, “While there are a number of ways to measure NoSQL’s rise, there is one clear reason: today’s data is messy, variable, and growing extraordinarily fast. For such data, a new breed of database is required. This may explain why it has been such a dismal year…

Semantic Search, NoSQL, and Agriculture

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by Angela Guess John Leonard recently wrote for Computing.co.uk, “The history of agricultural not-for-profit organisation CAB International (CABI) goes back to 1910 – a time when Britain’s enthusiasm for record keeping and categorisation was perhaps at its zenith. This history has allowed the organisation to build up a huge amount of information about plants, pests…

Book Review: NoSQL for Mere Mortals by Dan Sullivan

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by Angela Guess Kay Ewbank recently wrote on i-Programmer, “NoSQL is a topic that covers a variety of technologies, and for which many claims are made. Translating those promises into working systems is quite a lot harder, as is working out just what is really on offer. In this lucid guide Dan Sullivan goes through…

JSonar Announces Industry’s First NoSQL Data Warehouse

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “jSonar today announced, SonarW, a major, new, capability for its jSonar Analytics Platform. SonarW is a NoSQL Data Warehouse – the industry’s first JSON-native data warehouse. SonarW is 100% MongoDB compatible, providing seamless data warehousing for MongoDB OLTP environments. SonarW can also be easily…