NoSQL News, Articles, & Education

Is HBase the Dark Horse of the NoSQL World?

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by Angela Guess Andrew J. Brust of GigaOM reports, “In the world of NoSQL databases, the products that have dominated the conversation are MongoDB and DataStax Enterprise, a leading distribution of Apache Cassandra. But a couple of headlines this week bring into focus a perhaps less-splashy, though rather tenacious player: Apache HBase, which is included…

Speaker Spotlight: Duy Hai Doan on Cassandra and Achilles

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Duy Hai Doan, a Cassandra Freelance Consultant at Archinnov Info Ltd. Duy Hai will be giving a session at the NoSQL Now! Conference in San Jose, CA from August 19-21, 2014. The session is titled “Cassandra Rapid Prototyping with Achilles.” The Speaker Spotlight Column (and its parallel venture the…

Three Ways HTAP Boosts the Bottom Line

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by Eric Frenkiel Speeding up databases and business infrastructure only adds value to a business’s bottom line when that speed opens up new channels of revenue or delivers new savings. Often it’s real-time analytics that makes the difference because it enables companies to extract value from data before it reaches some time threshold. Unfortunately, many…

Redis Loves NoSQL Now! (And the Feeling is Mutual)

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by Angela Guess Itamar Haber of Redis Labs recently shared his excitement about the upcoming NoSQL Now! Conference, complete with a list of the sessions he’s looking forward to most. Haber writes, “Here’s a shocking confession for you: I’m a data-phile. I am fascinated by data and everything that has to do with it… I’m…

Sponsor Spotlight: Oracle and Robert Greene on NoSQL

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by Charles Roe In an effort to leverage the knowledge of several of the top minds in the Data Management industry, DATAVERSITY™ has been conducting a series of interviews on some of the most relevant topics in the field today. Recently, we interviewed Robert Greene of Oracle Corporation. Oracle is one of the largest IT…

How Cassandra Went From Abandoned by Facebook to Powering the Likes of Apple

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Klint Finley of Wired.com reports, “Though Facebook has all but abandoned Cassandra, the technology has gone on to power critical web infrastructure at companies like Twitter, Netflix, even Apple.”by Angela Guess Klint Finley of Wired.com reports, “Though Facebook has all but abandoned Cassandra, the technology has gone on to power critical web infrastructure at companies…

McKnight Consulting Group President William McKnight to Speak at NoSQL Now!

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “McKnight Consulting Group [has] announced that its president, William McKnight, will be presenting ‘In-Memory Architectures for Current Workloads and the Future of Processing’ on August 21 at the NoSQL Now! Educational Conference in San Jose, CA. ‘William McKnight has given incredibly inspirational and popular…

Speaker Spotlight: Joey D’Antoni on Hadoop

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Joey D’Antoni, a Solutions Architect at Solutions Anexinet. Joey will be giving two sessions at the NoSQL Now! Conference in San Jose, CA from August 19-21, 2014. The first session is a tutorial titled “Architecting for Columnar Data Stores“ and will be co-presented with Karen Lopez, the Senior Project…

Objectivity, Inc. Announces Several Records for Fiscal 2014

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Objectivity, Inc. announced today that it achieved several records during Fiscal 2014. While the fourth quarter produced record bookings and record revenues, the year finished with deferred revenue at an all-time high. The records reflect the continued expansion of Objectivity’s worldwide business, with 40%…