NoSQL News, Articles, & Education

MetLife Turns to NoSQL for Better Customer Service

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week reports, “Developing an integrated customer view has been on the wish list at insurance giant MetLife for at least 10 years, but it recently took a fresh approach to the challenge by choosing a NoSQL database as the platform for bringing together data from more than 70…

A Closer Look at the MongoDB Document Database

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by Paul Williams The document database, MongoDB, is currently one of the most prevalent NoSQL databases on the market. MongoDB offers both open-source and enterprise versions with the complete support of its developers 10gen. It provides an innovative tool for an individual developer experimenting with the freely available community edition and more robust functionality for…

10 Things to Know About Couchbase

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by Angela Guess Don Pinto of Couchbase writes, “The bottom line for any sysadmin is to keep the database and in case of Couchbase, keeping the cluster up and running 24×7. With demanding app requirements, your cluster needs to be properly configured, sized and monitored. This can be quite challenging as things can fail anytime without…

Webinar: Making the Case for NoSQL

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Making the Case for NoSQL from DATAVERSITY  To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE. This Webinar was Sponsored by: 10gen | the MongoDB company About the Webinar Since relational databases were introduced in the 1970s, the environment has changed dramatically, and they are no longer best suited to solve all the challenges…

Slides: Making the Case for NoSQL

Making the Case for NoSQL from DATAVERSITY To view the recording of this webinar, click HERE. This Webinar was Sponsored by: 10gen | the MongoDB company About the Webinar Since relational databases were introduced in the 1970s, the environment has changed dramatically, and they are no longer best suited to solve all the challenges of…

MapR Releases M7 Edition for NoSQL, Hadoop

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by Angela Guess John Rath of Data Center Knowledge reports, “MapR Technologies has announced an update of its Big Data platform that provides performance improvements for NoSQL and Hadoop applications. With the MapR M7 Edition, MapR says it has removed the trade-offs organizations face when looking to deploy a NoSQL solution. M7 delivers over one million operations per second…

Precog NoSQL Solution Now Available

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Precog, the leading vendor for NoSQL analytics, today announced the general availability of its analytics platform for non-relational data. The announcement comes approximately 6 months after Precog launched its public beta. With the GA release, Precog has formalized pricing for its cloud offering,…

Netflix Relies on NoSQL

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by Angela Guess Andrew Lampitt of InfoWorld reports, “Netflix is the big Kahuna of a Web media businesses, with 33 million subscribers in more than 40 countries. As Netflix’s “watch now” streaming service has grown, the company has had to rethink its data and storage strategies to cope with ballooning workloads managed in the cloud.…

Neo Technology and Azul Systems Partner on Big Graph Databases

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by Angela Guess According to an article out of the companies, “Azul Systems, the award-winning leader in Java runtime scalability and Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, today announced that Neo Technology is now a member of Azul’s ISV partner program. The two companies are working together to target key vertical…

Neo4j Adopted by Global Companies Including Junisphere, Zenoss

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, today announced continued global adoption of Neo4j by Network and Data Center Management companies, including Junisphere, Zenoss and gen-E. With Neo4j, these customers are experiencing major improvements in performance, agility and competitiveness as a result of…