NoSQL News, Articles, & Education

Will the Hadoop-NoSQL Market Reach $3 Billion by 2017?

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by Angela Guess Bert Latamore of Silicon Angle reports, “The combined Hadoop-NoSQL market will exceed $3 billion in revenues in 2017 predicts Wikibon’s “Hadoop-NoSQL Software and Services Forecast, 2013-2017”. What’s driving growth is a major shift away from traditional relational databases such as Oracle and Teradata to Hadoop-based technologies, often used with NoSQL databases, writes…

Is Moore’s Law Dead?

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by Angela Guess Brad McCredie of IBM recently wrote for Venture Beat, “The reality is, the literal definition of Moore’s Law that every 18 months you can get the same number of transistors (or Silicon Functionality) for half the price is reaching its limit. However, the concept of consistent cost/performance gains is very much alive…

In the SQL v. NoSQL Battle, Everyone Wins

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by Angela Guess Rasmus Johansson, VP of Engineering at SkySQL recently told TechRadar, “I think this is a very exciting time in the evolution of IT, where the value that technology professionals can deliver to a business has simply never been greater. The debate around the merits of SQL and NoSQL is just a symptom…

2015 Trends in NoSQL: Aspects of Integration

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by Jelani Harper Adoption rates for NoSQL database technology and its deployment are relatively modest at present; Forrester recently indicated this technology occupies 20 percent of the overall market share. However, there are a number of trends in Data Management that will further spur those adoption rates in 2015, including: A blurring of the distinction…

Hadoop Will Live Up to the Hype

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by Angela Guess Mike Wheatley of Silicon Angle recently wrote, “When an organization wants to dig into its Big Data these days, it’s almost inevitable that Hadoop, the open-source data storage and processing framework for dealing with extremely large data sets, will get the call. It’s easy to see why Hadoop is such an appealing…

Cloud Developer Survey Highlights Performance Struggles and Debunks SQL vs. NoSQL Misconception

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article, “Redis Labs, the leading commercial Redis provider, today released the results of its latest survey detailing database usage among developers who use cloud technologies. The survey was conducted with over 100 AWS (Amazon Web Services) re:Invent conference attendees in 2014. This research revealed several key insights: Performance…

Top 20 Data Management Posts in 2014

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by Shannon Kempe It has become an annual tradition here at DATAVERSITY® to publish our top twenty most popular data management content for the year. What have people been reading? What’s hot and trending into the New Year? Our top twenty includes Data Blogs, Articles, News, and other formats published throughout the year. A Couple…

Introducing Splunk Enterprise 6.2

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by Angela Guess Srini Penchikala of InfoQ reports, “The latest version of big data analytics tools Splunk Enterprise and Hunk support instant pivot, enhanced event pattern detection, and prebuilt dashboard panels. Splunk Inc., provider of the software platform for operational intelligence, recently announced the release of version 6.2 of Splunk Enterprise and Hunk, Splunk analytics…

Aerospike Improves NoSQL Database with More Hadoop-Centric Features

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by Angela Guess Maria Deutscher of Silicon Angle recently wrote, “Aerospike, Inc. unleashed a broad set of new features for its flagship in-memory database that provides developers with more flexibility in how they build their applications and addresses several key enterprise requirements. The launch marks the biggest update for the platform since the company released…

Database Predictions for 2015

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by Evaldo Horn de Oliveira This fall has been an exciting time with an extended European tour. The trip began with the Gartner ITxpo in Barcelona followed by visits with customers in London and Europe. It was a pleasure to see the warm reception we received everywhere we went. The topic on everyone’s mind was…