NoSQL News, Articles, & Education

A Look Inside the Open Data Platform Debate

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by Angela Guess Jeff Kelly recently wrote for Wikibon Premium, “The creation of the Open Data Platform has resulted in a pretty vigorous debate among industry players about the need (or not) for such an industry consortium to help speed Hadoop adoption in the enterprise. Rather than take up a lot of space detailing the…

Fifth Annual NoSQL Now! Conference Opens a Call for Presentations

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by Angela Guess DATAVERSITY® Education is happy to announce “a call for presentations for the fifth annual NoSQL Now! Conference, a vendor-neutral event focused on NoSQL (Not Only SQL) database technologies. Interested professionals should review the guidelines and topics outlined at http://nosqlnow.com/cfp.cfm. All submissions must be made by April 3rd, 2015 to be considered. The conference…

NoSQL Databases Aren’t Going Away

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay recently wrote for TechRepublic, “Of any enterprise technology, enterprises are most dedicated to their chosen database. Once data goes into a particular database, CIOs hate to take it out. It’s costly, and the risks often outweigh the benefits. Which is why it’s so fascinating to delve into jobs, social media,…

NuoDB Raises the Bar on Continuous Availability in Larks Release 2.2

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by Angela Guess A recent article of the company reports, “NuoDB, the leader in scale-out SQL database technology, today announced the general availability of NuoDB Larks Release 2.2, featuring new resiliency and disaster recovery capabilities designed to further advance NuoDB’s inherent support for continuous availability. The release also features SQL, usability, performance, and scalability enhancements…

Apache HBase NoSQL Database Finally Reaches Version 1.0 Status

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by Angela Guess Serdar Yegulalp writing for InfoWorld recently reported, “Corks popped earlier this week in the halls of the Apache Foundation, as its Apache HBase project finally reached 1.0 status after more than four years of work. HBase, sometimes called ‘the Hadoop database,’ is a distributed, column-oriented key-value store along the lines of Cassandra.…

NoSQL 101 for CIOs

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by Angela Guess Pat Brans recently wrote in CIO.co.uk, “Any CIO who doesn’t want to be squeezed out by shadow IT should bone up on NoSQL now. According to industry analysts at Gartner, by 2016, the majority of new enterprise applications will use at least one NoSQL DBMS. Some of those new applications will be…

Couchbase Delivers Real Time Big Data Solutions to the Enterprise

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by Angela Guess According to a new article, “ Couchbase, Inc., provider of the most complete NoSQL database, today announced new product integrations into the Hadoop ecosystem that make it easier for enterprises to build and deploy modern data architectures.  Couchbase and PayPal will demonstrate the new integrations during this week’s Strata + Hadoop World.…

Latest Release of MapR Distribution Enables the Real-Time, Data-Centric Enterprise

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced at Strata + Hadoop World the latest release of the MapR Distribution including Hadoop, which has new features that accelerate the data-centric enterprise by supporting real-time applications on globally-distributed, big and…

Graph Databases are in the Spotlight, and so is Neo4j

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by Jennifer Zaino Graph databases have had it pretty good the past year or so. Some highlights since the end of 2013 include: Gartner for the first time allowed graph databases to be included in its 2014 Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management System (ODBMS). Graph database management systems saw a more than 250 percent…

MapR Earns Highest Score in Hadoop / Data Warehouse Interoperability Report

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that its SQL-on-Hadoop solution earned the highest score for Hadoop / data warehouse interoperability in Gigaom Research’s latest Sector Roadmap. MapR was among six vendors featured in Gigaom Research’s January…