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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%…

The Five Best NoSQL Databases

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by Angela Guess IT Business Edge recently put together a list of the five best NoSQL databases, complete with the best situations for using each. The article begins, “The days of the single source of truth, one database for the entire enterprise, are over. Now even a relatively simple mobile application demands more than one…

Sponsor Spotlight: Tokutek and Dave Rosenlund on Big Data

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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 Dave Rosenlund of Tokutek, the creators of Fractal Tree™ indexing and TokuMX,…

Speaker Spotlight: Karen Lopez on Columnar Data Stores

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

MongoDB Brings in a New CEO

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by Angela Guess Jordan Novet of Venture Beat reports, “MongoDB, the company behind the popular MongoDB open-source NoSQL database, has hired a new chief executive, Dev Ittycheria, who has experience taking a company public and selling it off. The appointment could help the company rocket itself forward and perhaps even follow on a similar trajectory.…

Basho Introduces Riak CS 1.5

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Basho, the creator and developer of Riak, the industry leading distributed NoSQL database, today introduced Riak CS 1.5 and Riak CS 1.5 Enterprise, Basho’s distributed object storage software. Riak CS (Cloud Storage) is open source software built on top of Riak, used to…

Slides: Consistency in Distributed Systems, Part 2

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on July 31, 2014 Consistency in Distributed Systems, Part 2 from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar is Sponsored by: About the Webinar Building on the introductory work of a past webinar, we take a deep dive in the…

Webinar: Consistency in Distributed Systems, Part 2

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on July 31, 2014 Consistency in Distributed Systems, Part 2 from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar is Sponsored by: About the Webinar Building on the introductory work of a past webinar, we take a deep dive in the locking,…

Palantir, NoSQL, and Simplicity

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by Angela Guess Derrick Harris of GigaOM recently wrote, “If any company could get away with cramming a horribly complex user experience down its customers’ throats, you’d think it would be Palantir. The well-funded and not-so-secretive Palo Alto, California, based startup has engineered a platform that supposedly does some amazing things with data analysis, and…

Webinar: What, Where, and How of Polyglot Persistence

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on July 29, 2014 What, Where, and How of Polyglot Persistence from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> About the Webinar As we started embracing Big Data and NoSQL across a number of projects, it quickly became clear that one technology is…