NoSQL News

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…

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…

MapR Unveils Free On-Demand Training Program

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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 the availability of free Hadoop On-Demand Training for developers, analysts and administrators which represents a $50M in-kind contribution* to the broad Hadoop community. The Hadoop training program is a multi-course…

The Best Hardware and Software of the Year

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by Angela Guess Eric Knorr of InfoWorld recently wrote, “After witnessing the unprecedented explosion of enterprise technology development last year, I’ve been particularly excited to see how the 2015 Technology of the Year Awards would play out. As it turned out, some pretty bold themes emerged from this year’s selection of 32 winners. First and…

What NoSQL Has to Offer

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by Angela Guess John Leonard of Computing.co.uk recently wrote, “There is no doubt that many more people are taking a long look at what NoSQL has to offer, both to manage traditional workloads and for new applications too. The near-monthly announcements of a new multi-million dollar funding round are testament to the fact that this…

Choosing the Right NoSQL Database For Your Needs

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by Angela Guess Thomas Casselberry of Information Management has put together a guide to help businesses determine which NoSQL database might be right for them. He writes, “In this big data market where the NoSQL database is king, there are more than 100 different offerings available in various licensed models. The fact that these non-databases…

5 Ways NoSQL Databases Have Matured

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by Angela Guess Dale Kim of Sys-Con recently wrote, “With the proliferation of NoSQL databases in recent years, it can be easy to forget that not long ago, we were all discussing how to optimize traditional relational databases to perform tasks for non-relational workloads. Before we were talking about cost-effective horizontal scaling, flexible data types,…