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Integrating VoltDB with Hadoop

Integrating Hadoop with VoltDB

This White Paper is Sponsored by:   About this White Paper Hadoop is an open-source framework for managing and manipulating massive amounts of data. VoltDB is a transactional database for managing high velocity data. Business applications often require both instantaneous, reliable database execution as well as the archival and analysis of historical data. The ability…

Introducing FoundationDB

by Angela Guess Alex Williams of TechCrunch recently covered a new NoSQL solution, FoundationDB. He writes, “FoundationDB, here at Disrupt San Francisco 2012, is a modern database with features that have been the foundation for databases since the 1970s. The result, they say, is an infinitely scalable database that goes beyond what most NoSQL databases…

VoltDB & Actuate Team Up to Deliver Faster Big Data Management

by Angela Guess Delaney Rebernik of Search Data Management reports that VoltDB and Actuate Corp. have teamed up “to offer what they call an all-in-one “big data” processing and analysis package. Under the new partnership, VoltDB’s namesake in-memory database will enable customers to handle transactions at ‘lightning speed,’ while Actuate’s ActuateOne business intelligence (BI) package…

Big Data Analytics Faster with Metric Insights

by Angela Guess Andre Bourque and Lillian Pierson of Technorati recently interviewed Metric Insights CEO Marius Moscvici regarding Business Intelligence, Big Data, and NoSQL. The pair writes, “Data plus context equals insight, that’s the mantra of business intelligence (BI) solution, Metric Insights. The company provides a self-service, collaboration-focused business intelligence platform that delivers insight from…

New MongoDB Release Improves NoSQL Analytics

by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week reports that the latest release of MongoDB fills the current “NoSQL analytics void.” He writes, “10Gen, the company behind the fast-growing MongoDB database, on Wednesday announced the general availability of a highly anticipated upgrade that promises easier analytic querying of a NoSQL database best known for speedy…

NoSQL’s Place is in the Enterprise

by Angela Guess William McKnight has written an insightful article for Jaspersoft regarding the “proper place” for NoSQL solutions. He writes, “I have spoken with about 40 IT Leaders this year about NoSQL technologies. I’ve either been tasked with assessing fit, education, bringing in a technology appropriately or just conversation and thoughts about NoSQL. The…

Interest in Graph Databases on the Rise

by Angela Guess Paul Krill of InfoWorld reports that graph databases are on the rise. He writes, “Graph databases, which store and query connected information, are starting to emerge as a way of dealing with data delivered in a nonrelational format, such as social networking data. With a graph database, the focus is on the connections…

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…