NoSQL News, Articles, & Education

IBM to Acquire Cloudant

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “IBM today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Boston, MA-based Cloudant, Inc., a privately held database-as-a-service (DBaaS) provider that enables developers to easily and quickly create next generation mobile and web apps. Cloudant will extend IBM’s Big Data and Analytics, Cloud Computing and Mobile offerings by further helping clients take advantage of…

Can NoSQL Help Your Business Generate Better Analytics?

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by Angela Guess John Myers of Information Management recently wrote, “A question I receive quite a bit from people who are newly introduced to NoSQL platforms and the overall concept of multi-structured data sets is the following: Can you use NoSQL for business intelligence and analytics? This is a perfectly acceptable query. You have returned from…

NoSQL Now! Call for Presentations

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by Angela Guess A new article reports, “DATAVERSITY™ Education, LLC, has released a call for presentations for the fourth annual NoSQL Now! Conference & Expo, the largest vendor neutral forum focused on NoSQL (Not Only SQL) database technologies. The conference will take place in San Jose, California, August 19-21, 2014, at the San Jose Convention Center co-located…

Bob Wiederhold’s Take on Making NoSQL Mission-Critical

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by Angela Guess Database Trends and Applications recently interviewed Couchbase CEO Bob Wiederhold about the future of NoSQL. Asked about how NoSQL has changed over the last three years, Wiederhold commented, “There has been a massive change. The first phase of the NoSQL industry I think was really characterized by grass roots developer adoption. Developers would…

Couchbase Adds New Enterprise Features to Latest NoSQL Release

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by Angela Guess Maria Deutscher of SiliconAngle reports, “Couchbase, the startup behind the open source database of the same name, released a new version of its commercial offering that better addresses the availability requirements of mission-critical workloads. The announcement comes less than six months after the company raised $25 million in Series D funding from Adams Street Partners…

NuoDB Announces New ISV Partner Program

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “NuoDB, Inc., the leader in distributed database technology, today announced a further expansion of its global partner program. The company is now offering independent software vendors (ISVs) access to free software, specialized training, and NuoDB’s database experts. Using NuoDB’s distributed SQL database technology can deliver…

MarkLogic Announces Free NoSQL Courses

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “MarkLogic Corporation, the leading Enterprise NoSQL database platform company, today announced the schedule for its MarkLogic University public courses with hands-on instruction to attending users and developers free of charge. The courses are led by an instructor in various live, online, and classroom locations, and…

NoSQL’s Big Secret: It’s Not Just for Big Companies

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by Angela Guess Andrew C. Oliver of InfoWorld recently wrote, “Opting for Hadoop is in many ways an economic decision. If a company has deep pockets and daunting amounts of data, then it can throw money at a high-end MPP solution from IBM, SAP, or Teradata — in fact, most large companies have already made that…

Taking NoSQL “Out of the Box”

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by Angela Guess John L. Myers of Information Management recently wrote, “For all the fun of talking about NoSQL’s flexibility and promise, we should link that promise to some reality – particularly some product reality to ground the ideas of NoSQL with real-world applications. My last blog talked about how graph data structures and analysis are different than…

What to Look For in a Hadoop and NoSQL Platform

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by Angela Guess Michele Nemschoff of Smart Data Collective recently wrote, “Businesses have several options when looking for a Hadoop and NoSQL solution. The advantage of using the right enterprise-grade solution is that it can provide the dependability, ease-of-use, and speed required for real production use. Without these, you can’t deploy a system that is ready…