NoSQL News, Articles, & Education

Which NoSQL Databases are Used the Most?

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by Angela Guess Klint Finley of Wired reports that new data published by DB-Engines shows which NoSQL databases are proving to be adopted most. Finley writes, “For the past year, the company has mined everything from LinkedIn profiles and job listings to question-and-answer sites in an effort to get a handle on what companies are using.…

What’s Next for NoSQL?

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by Angela Guess Kenny Gorman, co-founder of ObjectRocket, recently wrote for The Next Web, “The recent news that MongoDB, Inc. secured $150 million of investment capital underscored the fact that open source data is no longer in its infancy. In fact, judging from the marquee names of the investors—including T. Rowe Price and Fidelity Investments—it’s fair to say…

NoSQL Databases: The Crucial Points to Know

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by Angela Guess Rahim Yaseen of Couchbase recently wrote an article for InfoWorld regarding the key architectural matters involved in NoSQL databases. He writes, “Today, we’re at an inflection point where organizations are looking for ways to manage, store, and capitalize on a ballooning influx of data. With ultralarge data sets, organizations must determine the solution…

Featured Video: Embracing Polyglot Persistence

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Embracing Polyglot Persistence: Surviving and Succeeding with NoSQL in the Enterprise from DATAVERSITY by Angela Guess The Enterprise Data World 2013 Conference featured a number of excellent presentations about NoSQL solutions. Vladimir Bacvanski, founder of SciSpike, and Jeff McCalip, Enterprise Architect at VHA, gave one such presentation entitled Embracing Polyglot Persistence: Surviving and Succeeding with NoSQL…

RethinkDB Rasies $8M for NoSQL Solution

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by Angela Guess Jordan Novet of Venture Beat reports, “MongoDB has captured the minds of developers and investors in recent years as a flexible, easy-to-use open-source nonrelational database. But now the company behind a different open-source nonrelational database, RethinkDB, is looking to prove the tool’s advantages over MongoDB, and $8 million in new funding should help do the trick.…

Michael Stonebraker’s Predictions for the Future of Databases

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by Angela Guess Derrick Harris of GigaOM reports, “Michael Stonebraker is a lightning rod in the database world. He knows his stuff, having helped create some of the most-popular database systems around — Postgres, Ingres and Vertica. One of his most-recent endeavors (among many), VoltDB, is an in-memory OLTP (online transaction processing) system he claims is…

DB-Engines Tracks Growth of NoSQL

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by Angela Guess Klint Finley of Wired reports, “Relational databases like Oracle DB and Microsoft SQL have dominated the business software market for decades… But thanks to companies like Amazon and Google, the RDMS now has a fight on its hands. Amazon and Google use distributed data storage systems that span thousands of servers, letting them…

Travel Co. Amadeus Turns to Couchbase for New Platform

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week reports, “Think of the tens of millions of travelers frantically searching, pricing, and booking flights, rental cars, and hotel rooms in the run-up to this week’s Thanksgiving Day holiday. Now think of the scale of the IT required behind the scenes to make it all happen online. Amadeus,…

NoSQL Now Webinar: Migrating Security Policies from SQL to NoSQL

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on November 26, 2013 NoSQL Now! Webinar Series: Migrating Security Policies from SQL to NoSQL from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE. About the Webinar In the past, many NoSQL systems came with minimal security features and put security functions in the…