NoSQL News, Articles, & Education

Couchbase Previews N1QL Language, Bridges SQL-NoSQL Gap

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by Angela Guess Rick Whiting reports for CRN.com, “NoSQL database vendor Couchbase has developed a SQL query language that will help developers with SQL expertise — and there are millions of them — build enterprise web, mobile and Internet-of-Things applications that run on the Couchbase Server. Couchbase is previewing the new N1QL (pronounced ‘nickel’) language…

NoSQL Is Rising Hot and Fast

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay recently wrote for TechRepublic, “While there are a number of ways to measure NoSQL’s rise, there is one clear reason: today’s data is messy, variable, and growing extraordinarily fast. For such data, a new breed of database is required. This may explain why it has been such a dismal year…

Semantic Search, NoSQL, and Agriculture

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by Angela Guess John Leonard recently wrote for Computing.co.uk, “The history of agricultural not-for-profit organisation CAB International (CABI) goes back to 1910 – a time when Britain’s enthusiasm for record keeping and categorisation was perhaps at its zenith. This history has allowed the organisation to build up a huge amount of information about plants, pests…

Book Review: NoSQL for Mere Mortals by Dan Sullivan

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by Angela Guess Kay Ewbank recently wrote on i-Programmer, “NoSQL is a topic that covers a variety of technologies, and for which many claims are made. Translating those promises into working systems is quite a lot harder, as is working out just what is really on offer. In this lucid guide Dan Sullivan goes through…

JSonar Announces Industry’s First NoSQL Data Warehouse

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “jSonar today announced, SonarW, a major, new, capability for its jSonar Analytics Platform. SonarW is a NoSQL Data Warehouse – the industry’s first JSON-native data warehouse. SonarW is 100% MongoDB compatible, providing seamless data warehousing for MongoDB OLTP environments. SonarW can also be easily…

Embarcadero ER/Studio Data Architect Certified for HortonWorks Data Platform and MongoDB Enterprise

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Embarcadero Technologies, a leading provider of software solutions for application and database development, today announced that its data modeling tool, ER/Studio® Data Architect version 10.0, has been certified by HortonWorks for HortonWorks Data Platform (HDP) 2.1 and certified against MongoDB Enterprise for versions 2.4…

The NoSQL Market is Consolidating: What Does That Mean?

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by Angela Guess Chloe Green recently wrote for Information Age, “Apple’s acquisition of FoundationDB a couple of weeks ago and Percona’s more recent acquisition of Tokutek raised many questions about whether the NoSQL industry is consolidating. It is and this is prompting lots of questions around the risks for developers and operations engineers that invest…

Revolutionizing Big Data and Hadoop: Operations and Analytics

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by Jelani Harper The implementation of a Big Data initiative through utilizing Hadoop enables organizations to achieve a number of key objectives in their overall data-centric processes including: Incorporating more sources: According to MapR CMO Jack Norris, “There’s going to be ever increasing sources of data. The rate of increase is growing. 60 to 70…

The 2015 Modeling NoSQL Survey: Your Participation Needed!

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by Angela Guess Embarcadero, FairCom, and DATAVERSITY are calling on data professionals to complete the 2015 Modeling NoSQL survey. The companies write, “Thank you for completing this survey on Modeling NoSQL practices and trends, conducted by DATAVERSITY. Your answers help us to compile the best education resources, and in the immediate, will be analyzed and…