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Couchbase Brings NoSQL to Mobile Applications

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by Angela Guess Serdar Yegulalp of InfoWorld reports, “Couchbase, makers of NoSQL key-value and document database products, is delivering a new mobile-centric line of products designed to make it easier for app developers to synchronize data between devices and back-end data stores. The offering, called Couchbase Mobile and billed as ‘the world’s first and only native embedded NoSQL…

Hottest Tech Properties Deal in Mobile, Cloud, and Analytics

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by Angela Guess Joe McKendrick of ZDnet reports, “If you are a company immersed in SMAC solutions — social, mobile, analytics and cloud — you’re an appealing acquisition target, a new analysis shows. According to EY’s latest Global Technology M&A Update, the first quarter in 2014 saw record growth driving what the consultancy calls ‘astonishing M&A activity’ in…

MongoDB Can Now Be Managed on OpenStack

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by Angela Guess Serdar Yegulalp of InfoWorld reports, “Chalk up another notch for OpenStack’s growth as a platform. Tesora, an OpenStack developer outfit that focuses on the Trove database component, is announcing partnerships with both Red Hat and MongoDB, the better to give OpenStack the power to manage NoSQL solutions. OpenStack’s Trove subcomponent was created to allow…

Aerospike Doubles Performance to One Million TPS on One Server

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by Angela Guess Rajkumar Iyer of Aerospike recently wrote, “About a year ago, Aerospike published a ‘recipe’ describing how a database can be tuned to deliver 1 M TPS on a $5k server. This year, we simplified the recipe, applied it to Aerospike and doubled performance in YCSB tests in just 4 easy steps. (1) Download…

What’s Changing in Key-Value Databases

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by Jelani Harper Once, Key-Value database consumers were either extremely smart or extremely cheap. The former were technologically savvy enough to leverage the architectural strengths of this NoSQL store, while the latter had few options but to learn the considerably different terminology and technology required to make it work. In their midst now arrives a…

In Demand Big Data Skills Include Hadoop, NoSQL, & Python

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by Angela Guess Serdar Yegulalp of InfoWorld reports, “The demand for job skills related to data processing — NoSQL, Apache Hadoop, Python, and a smattering of other such skills — has hit all-time highs, according to statistics collected by tech job site Dice.com. The biggest gains, though, are for all things NoSQL. Dice claims the number of job…

CTO Eliot Horowitz on the Release of MongoDB 2.6

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by Angela Guess Eliot Horowitz recently shared his insights on the release of MongoDB 2.6. He writes, “In the five years since the initial release of MongoDB, and after hundreds of thousands of deployments, we have learned a lot. The time has come to take everything we have learned and create a basis for continued innovation…

Cloudera and MongoDB Partner Up

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by Angela Guess Thor Olavsrud of CIO.com reports, “When it comes to the infrastructure that powers big data applications, organizations are floundering, says Matt Asay, vice president, Marketing, Business Development & Corporate Strategy at MongoDB. ‘They know big data is a big deal,’ Asay says. ‘They’ve read about it. They’ve seen what some of their peers have…

Gartner Names Neo Technology a “Cool Vendor”

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by Angela Guess According to a new release out of the company, “Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, today announced it has been included in the list of ‘Cool Vendors’ in the Cool Vendors in DBMS, 2014 report by Gartner, Inc. ‘We believe being named by Gartner as a Cool Vendor is a recognition of Neo’s…