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MongoDB Adds Support Option for Its Community Edition

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by Angela Guess Chris Kanaracus of PC World reports, “IT shops that want professional support for MongoDB without paying for the enterprise edition of the company’s increasingly popular NoSQL database now have an option from MongoDB itself. The company is offering support plans for running MongoDB’s community edition in production scenarios, according to a blog…

PostgreSQL Adds New Developer Kit, Encourages NoSQL Use

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by Angela Guess Serdar Yegulalp of InfoWorld reports, “EnterpriseDB added NoSQL-style JSON processing earlier this year to its open source PostgreSQL database solution. Now, the company is encouraging further work around that feature set by providing a developer kit to make it easier for programmers to leverage PostgreSQL’s JSON functions and build applications around them.…

Microsoft Introduces NoSQL as a Service, Azure DocumentDB

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by Angela Guess Derrick Harris of GigaOM reports, “Microsoft took some big steps to make its Azure cloud platform a more appealing place for developers, highlighted by the announcement of its Azure DocumentDB database service. Additional new products as part of the new Microsoft Data Platform include Azure Search and fully managed HBase as part…

Oracle Pushes Both SQL and NoSQL

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by Angela Guess Paul Krill of InfoWorld recently wrote, “It’s no secret that Oracle became very successful by selling relational database technology anchored by the venerable SQL standard. These days, SQL is being pushed out of the limelight by concepts like NoSQL, which is not confined by the rows and tables paradigm of the RDBMS.…

Speaker Spotlight: Brian Clark on Graph and Object Databases

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Brian Clark, the Vice President of Product Management at Objectivity Inc. Brian will be giving two sessions at the NoSQL Now! Conference in San Jose, CA from August 19-21, 2014. The first session is titled “Understanding the Value of Graph and Object Databases for Business.” The second session is…

Speaker Spotlight: Gary Heitman on Big Data

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Gary Heitman, the Director of Marketing at Scientel Corp. Gary will be giving a session at the NoSQL Now! Conference in San Jose, CA from August 19-21, 2014. The session is titled “NoSQL on HPC – (SQL Queries/Tables, OLTP transactions): See How Gensonix is the “ALL BIG DATA” Solution.”…