NoSQL News, Articles, & Education

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%…

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.…