NoSQL News, Articles, & Education

Couchbase Goes Mobile

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by Angela Guess J. Chris Anderson, co-founder of Couchbase recently reported, “I just sent an email to our open source mobile community sharing some exciting developments we’ve made in the last months. I also want to share it with the blog, because I’m sure many of our database users also have mobile challenges. I believe sync is fundamental…

Objectivity Launches Objectivity/DB 11.0

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Objectivity, Inc., provider of the leading object and graph databases, today announced the availability of Objectivity/DB 11.0 with new enhancements to deployment, querying and object clustering for enhanced Big Data analysis. Objectivity/DB has been the leading object database for more than 20 years…

Introduction to: Triplestores

Triplestores are Database Management Systems (DBMS) for data modeled using RDF. Unlike Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS), which store data in relations (or tables) and are queried using SQL, triplestores store RDF triples and are queried using SPARQL. A key feature of many triplestores is the ability to do inference. It is important to note…

DataStax New Platform Offers NoSQL Deployment & Security Tools

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by Angela Guess Christopher Tozzi of TheVarGuy.com reports, “Two major trends have emerged in the Big Data channel in recent months: First, NoSQL is becoming an increasingly popular database choice, and second, commitment to security is finally catching up with the drive to build Big Data infrastructures as quickly as possible. In a move that reflects both…

Clearing Up Misconceptions About NoSQL

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by Angela Guess Dwight Merriman, CEO of 10gen recently discussed several common misconceptions about NoSQL technology. He writes, “We’re several years into the rise of NoSQL, and yet common misconceptions persist about the movement. As spotlighted by 451 Research, NoSQL job demand is booming, and ranks second only to HTML5 among Indeed.com’s hottest job trends. Yet some continue to…

Thumbtack Releases Report on NoSQL Databases

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by Angela Guess Thumbtack Technologies reports, “As NoSQL databases move into the mainstream, there is growing confusion about the benefits and tradeoffs each major system makes to support different use cases. Today, Thumbtack Technology has published a report analyzing how NoSQL databases perform under conditions of extremely high load—addressing an increasingly common use case with…

NuoDB Unveils Cloud Database Management System

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by Angela Guess Andrew Brust of ZDnet recently shared his insights regarding NuoDB’s new cloud database management system or CDMS. He writes, “If you come from the relational database world, there’s a lot on the NoSQL side to be skeptical of.  But if you come from the Internet and startup world, RDBMSes (relational database management…

Neo4j Among InfoWorld 2013 Technology of the Year Winners

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by Angela Guess InfoWorld has shared its 2013 Technology of the Year award winners, and among the victors is Neo4j. The article states, “When you think of NoSQL, you may think of a nontransactional, nonrelational database. Graph databases like Neo4j are a bit of an odd man out in this category. When your data is structured but…

2013 Trends in NoSQL

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by Paul Williams As 2012 transitions into 2013, the multifaceted world of NoSQL continues to expand. Current platforms and databases gain market share and renown, while new products emerge, staking out their place in this constantly changing environment. Those interested in a primer on all things making up the world of “not only” relational databases…

Introducing Couchbase Server 2.0

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by Angela Guess Couchbase Server 2.0 was released last month, and now the people at Couchbase are offering a free webinar on January 22 introducing the latest updates. According to the company, “Couchbase Server 2.0 is here! Couchbase Server 2.0 is a document database that includes JSON support, indexing and querying capabilities, and cross datacenter…