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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…

Slides: 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 the On Demand recording of this webinar, 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…

Vital Big Data Jobs Still Going Unfilled

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by Angela Guess Rick Delgado of Data Center Knowledge recently wrote, “Although Big Data is no longer a foreign concept to businesses they still face significant challenges when implementing it into their organizations. And the problem doesn’t stem from understanding its importance. Rather, it lies in finding the right people for the job. There are…

MongoDB CTO Addresses the NoSQL Skeptics

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by Angela Guess Eric Knorr of Info World reports, “NoSQL is the darling of the millennial tech community — and MongoDB is the leading NoSQL database, with a valuation of more than $1.2 billion. By most accounts, Web developers have been a major driver of MongoDB’s success, because as a document database, it’s easier to…

Building More NoSQL Support with Rich Development Experience

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by Jennifer Zaino Know UnQL (Unstructured Query Language)? It was designed to be a community-supported, common database query language that could be used to access document-oriented databases from a range of vendors, enabling application portability across database engines and easing the load on application developers. Its SQL-like syntax was meant to be especially helpful to…

NoSQL Now! Announces 2014 Keynote Presentations

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by Angela Guess We are pleased to announce the keynote speakers and their discussion topics for the NoSQL Now! 2014 Conference taking place this August in San Jose, CA. The release states, ” The fourth annual NoSQL Now! Conference and Expo (NoSQL Now!) is the largest vendor-neutral forum focused on NoSQL (Not Only SQL) technologies. In…