NoSQL News, Articles, & Education

Could One Big Data Acquisition Upend the Entire Market?

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay of ReadWrite recently wrote, “It has become de rigueur to read eulogies for Oracle, IBM and other enterprise stalwarts as more nimble, data-rich upstarts like Cloudera and DataStax threaten to upend them. I’ve certainly done my share of eulogizing. But in a recent conversation with me, former Wall Street technology…

Dell Ups Big Data Analytics, Partners with Microsoft Azure Machine Learning

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week reports, “Dell Software advanced its push into the big data world on Wednesday by integrating formerly separate analytics capabilities and by partnering with Microsoft to use its cloud-based Azure Machine Learning (Azure ML) service. Before Wednesday’s announcement at Dell World, the vendor had two separate analytics products.…

MapR Partners with MongoDB, Certifies MongoDB Connector for Hadoop with the MapR Distribution

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced today a partnership with MongoDB, the next-generation database that helps businesses transform their industries by harnessing the power of data. As part of this agreement, MongoDB has certified its Connector for Hadoop…

The Growing Influence of NoSQL

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by Angela Guess Brandon Butler of Network World recently wrote, “Much of the movement to NoSQL is being driven by megatrends happening in the enterprise IT market. For example, developers are pushed to produce more applications faster. Having a database that’s more flexible, can be configured multiple different ways and changed on the fly (NoSQL…

To SQL, or to NoSQL …: That is STILL the Database Question

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by Evaldo Horn de Oliveira All right, Hamlet database aficionados — we get it. You’re having a hard time deciding what path to take your company down in terms of choosing the right database infrastructure. You spend endless days and nights ruthlessly seeking the answer, and although it may not be as drama-filled a decision…

MapR Makes NoSQL Database Freely Available

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by Angela Guess Ellis Booker of Information Week reports, “MapR’s API-compatible implementation of Apache HBase, the NoSQL in-Hadoop database, is now available for free download and unlimited production use, MapR Technologies announced Wednesday. ‘The big picture is having the marketplace understand Hadoop can go far beyond batch processes and support high-speed data sources, doing both…

Why the Weather Channel Switched to NoSQL

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by Angela Guess Joab Jackson of PC World recently wrote, “Changing databases is not a move to be taken lightly, especially when the switch is to a relatively new kind of database. The Weather Channel, however, found that it had to switch to a NoSQL MongoDB data store in order to more quickly develop apps…

MapR Announces Initiative for Integration between Apache Drill and Apache Spark

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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 an initiative to integrate Apache Drill, which provides instant, self-service data exploration across multiple data sources, with Apache Spark, the in-memory processing framework that provides speed, programming ease and real-time…