NoSQL News, Articles, & Education

NoSQL Now! Sees Surge in Enterprise IT Attendees

by Angela Guess The second annual NoSQL Now! Conference has come to a close, and DATAVERSITY saw a significant increase in enterprise IT attendees. According to a new article, “NoSQL Now! hosted 80 educational presentations, many of which explained how NoSQL technologies address various business needs, and helped attendees match the right NoSQL solutions with…

Observations from NoSQL Now!

by Angela Guess Evan Quinn of ESG reports, “The NoSQL Now! conference at the San Jose Convention Center, efficiently hosted by DATAVERSITY™, swam with rather new to extremely new data management and analytics offerings, some of which I will write about subsequently.  But here are four underlying themes and general observations garnered from the conference.” First up, “NoSQL is…

Webinar: Big Challenges in Data Modeling – NoSQL

Big Challenges in Data Modeling: NoSQL from DATAVERSITY   Topic Focus for this session: NoSQL About the Presentation We invite you to join us in this monthly DATAVERSITY webinar series, “Big Challenges with Data Modeling” hosted by Graeme Simsion. Join Graeme and two or more expert panelists each month to discuss their experiences in breaking…

Introducing Accumulo, a NoSQL Database

by Angela Guess Jeff Kelly of SiliconAngle recently discussed NoSQL solution Accumulo, “an open source database originally developed at the National Security Agency. You may be wondering why the world needs yet another database to handle large volumes of multi-structured data. The answer is, of course, that no one of these NoSQL databases has yet…

VoltDB Announces Availability of VoltDB-S at NoSQL Now!

by Angela Guess At the NoSQL Now! Conference, VoltDB announced the availability of VoltDB-S, “the world’s first database to accommodate millions of transactions per second, targeted specifically at emerging companies building innovative solutions. With this offering, VoltDB brings its revolutionary speed to startup and other emerging companies that need to perform real-time operations and analytics…

Data Modeling in Cassandra

by Angela Guess Jay Patel of the eBay Tech Blog has written a series of articles regarding best practices for Cassandra data modeling. He writes, “This is the first in a series of posts on Cassandra data modeling, implementation, operations, and related practices that guide our Cassandra utilization at eBay. Some of these best practices…

The Real Purpose of Big Data: What Is Meant By Situational Awareness?

Robert Greene

by Robert Greene The concept of Big Data has been around for more than a decade – but while its potential to transform the effectiveness, efficiency, and profitability of virtually any enterprise has been well documented, the means to effectively leverage Big Data and realize its promised benefits still eludes some organizations. Ultimately, there are…

10Gen Sponsoring and Presenting at NoSQL Now!

by Angela Guess 10Gen reports that the company “will be sponsoring the second annual NoSQL Now!, from August 21st through the 23rd in San Jose, California. The goal of the educational conference is to ‘describe the diversity of NoSQL technologies available to all organizations to address their business needs, and to offer objective evaluation processes to…

VoltDB Technical Overview

VoltDB WP Cover

This White Paper is Sponsored by:   About the White Paper Created by database pioneer Michael Stonebraker along with senior computer scientists from MIT, Yale, Brandeis and Brown universities, VoltDB is a blazingly fast relational database management system (RDBMS) designed to run on modern scale-out computing infrastructures. VoltDB is aimed at a new generation of…