NoSQL News

Why 2015 Will be the Year of NoSQL

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by Angela Guess Toby Wolpe of ZDnet recently wrote, “Next year could mark a shift away from the ad hoc adoption of NoSQL, with firms starting to use the technology in earnest to replace relational databases. Some three-quarters of production deployments of open-source document-oriented Couchbase already involve replacing legacy relational systems, according to the NoSQL…

The Biggest Data Trends of 2014

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week recently wrote, “The era of big data analysis is here to stay. Take your pick of 2014 proof points. Tech watchers might cite the more than $200 million in venture capital raised by the top three NoSQL database vendors, or the $1 billion raised by the top-three…

The Internet of Things Requires NoSQL

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay of Read Write recently opined, “Your relational database is great. Really, it is. But it’s not going to help you with your Internet of Things project. Really, it isn’t.  At least, not according to a study by Machina Research, which looks at the management of data in the coming network…

NoSQL Is a Key Ingredient to Better Business Practices

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by Angela Guess David Maitland of Beta News recently opined, “Clearly, it’s not possible for every piece of hardware or software introduced within a business to have a revolutionary, transformative impact. However, perhaps it’s worth considering whether or not you are at least maximizing the impact of the tools you have at your disposal and…

The Three NoSQL Databases to Watch

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay recently wrote for Info World, “Hadoop gets much of the big data credit, but the reality is that NoSQL databases are far more broadly deployed — and far more broadly developed. In fact, while shopping for a Hadoop vendor is relatively straightforward, picking a NoSQL database is anything but. There…

Teradata and MapR Partnership Expands Hadoop Choices within Teradata’s Unified Data Architecture

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Teradata, the big data analytics and marketing applications company, and MapR Technologies, Inc., a provider of Apache™ Hadoop, today announced an expanded partnership that covers technology integration, road map alignment, and a unified go-to-market offering. The two companies are optimizing integration of the…

How the Hortonworks IPO Could Change the Big Data Landscape

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by Angela Guess Conner Forrest of Tech Republic recently wrote, “There’s no doubt that the Apache Hadoop open source framework is one of the foundational elements of the recent rise of big data. Hadoop, which allows users to store and process large data sets, is the cornerstone of many big data software stacks. Companies such…