NoSQL News

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…

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…

A Look Inside the Open Data Platform Debate

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by Angela Guess Jeff Kelly recently wrote for Wikibon Premium, “The creation of the Open Data Platform has resulted in a pretty vigorous debate among industry players about the need (or not) for such an industry consortium to help speed Hadoop adoption in the enterprise. Rather than take up a lot of space detailing the…

Fifth Annual NoSQL Now! Conference Opens a Call for Presentations

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by Angela Guess DATAVERSITY® Education is happy to announce “a call for presentations for the fifth annual NoSQL Now! Conference, a vendor-neutral event focused on NoSQL (Not Only SQL) database technologies. Interested professionals should review the guidelines and topics outlined at http://nosqlnow.com/cfp.cfm. All submissions must be made by April 3rd, 2015 to be considered. The conference…

NoSQL Databases Aren’t Going Away

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay recently wrote for TechRepublic, “Of any enterprise technology, enterprises are most dedicated to their chosen database. Once data goes into a particular database, CIOs hate to take it out. It’s costly, and the risks often outweigh the benefits. Which is why it’s so fascinating to delve into jobs, social media,…

NuoDB Raises the Bar on Continuous Availability in Larks Release 2.2

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by Angela Guess A recent article of the company reports, “NuoDB, the leader in scale-out SQL database technology, today announced the general availability of NuoDB Larks Release 2.2, featuring new resiliency and disaster recovery capabilities designed to further advance NuoDB’s inherent support for continuous availability. The release also features SQL, usability, performance, and scalability enhancements…

Apache HBase NoSQL Database Finally Reaches Version 1.0 Status

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by Angela Guess Serdar Yegulalp writing for InfoWorld recently reported, “Corks popped earlier this week in the halls of the Apache Foundation, as its Apache HBase project finally reached 1.0 status after more than four years of work. HBase, sometimes called ‘the Hadoop database,’ is a distributed, column-oriented key-value store along the lines of Cassandra.…

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…