NoSQL News

GE Power & Water CIO on Big Data Breakthroughs

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week reports, “GE Power & Water has been monitoring its industrial turbines and predicting maintenance and part-replacement needs for nearly 10 years. But three changes in recent years have really enabled this $28 billion unit of GE to up its game, according to CIO Jim Fowler. The first trend…

MongoDB 2.6 Has Arrived

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by Angela Guess Eliot Horowitz, CTO and Co-founder of MongoDB reports, “In the five years since the initial release of MongoDB, and after hundreds of thousands of deployments, we have learned a lot. The time has come to take everything we have learned and create a basis for continued innovation over the next ten years. Today…

Oracle Announces NoSQL Database 3.0

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by Angela Guess A new article out of Oracle reports, “Continuing its leadership in enterprise-class database solutions, Oracle announced Oracle NoSQL Database 3.0. With this latest release, Oracle offers developers an enhanced NoSQL solution for building high performance, next generation applications. The combination of security, availability, scalability, and data model flexibility delivers a comprehensive high performance…

Couchbase Launches NoSQL Training Courses

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Couchbase, the fastest-growing provider of enterprise class NoSQL databases and technologies, today announced the launch of a new Learning Services program to address the growing need to develop and expand the NoSQL talent pool. As part of the program, Couchbase will begin offering classroom-based courses that…

New MariaDB Offering Offers NoSQL Integration

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by Angela Guess Mikael Ricknas of PC World reports, “Hoping to give database managers and developers more flexibility in handling vast amounts of data, SkySQL is releasing versions of its MariaDB-based Enterprise and Enterprise Cluster products that offer integration with NoSQL databases. The growing number of users on mobile devices and cloud services has led to…

Rocket Software Releases Rocket D3 NoSQL Database

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Rocket Software ( www.rocketsoftware.com ) today announced that it has launched the latest version of its industry leading MultiValue database server, D3 Linux 9.2. This release — the first since the company acquired TigerLogic Corporation’s (NASDAQ: TIGR) MultiValue database business last November – reflects the commitment of…

Hybrid NoSQL Solutions

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by Angela Guess Lisa Morgan of the SD Times recently wrote, “Data requirements are constantly changing. As a result, organizations are adopting NoSQL databases to accommodate an expanding number of data models. Some companies are adopting multiple NoSQL databases to suit their growing number of use cases. Meanwhile, Couchbase, FairCom and LexisNexis Risk Solutions are delivering…

A Few Reasons to Consider Cassandra

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by Angela Guess Rick Grehan of Infoworld recently offered his review of Apache Cassandra, writing, “Apache Cassandra is a free, open source NoSQL database designed to manage very large data sets (think petabytes) across large clusters of commodity servers. Among many distinguishing features, Cassandra excels at scaling writes as well as reads, and its ‘master-less’ architecture…

Lines Between SQL and NoSQL Getting Blurry

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by Angela Guess Steve Wexler of IT Trends and Analysis recently wrote, “The lines between SQL and NoSQL will start to blur this year, said FoundationDB co-founder, Dave Rosenthal in a recent interview with IT Trends & Analysis. One would have to consider IBM’s decision to buy NoSQL cloud database startup Cloudant at the end of February a pretty good indicator…

It’s Time to Take Note of NoSQL

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by Angela Guess Desire Athow of Tech Radar recently interviewed Billy Bosworth, CEO of Datastax, on the growing prominence of NoSQL. Bosworth told Athow, “First, it’s already infiltrated your world and you probably don’t even know it. Whether you are shopping, gaming, reading news sites, watching movies online, or getting a prescription filled, you’re likely using…