Tag Archive for Amazon Web Services

Blurred Lines: RDBMS Vendors Will Add NoSQL Database Features

Research firm Forrester at the end of September issued its Forrester Wave: NoSQL Key-Value Databases, Q3 2014 report. The report looked at seven enterprise-class vendors in the space: Amazon Web Services, Aerospike, Basho Technologies, Couchbase, DataStax, MapR Technologies, and Oracle. Noting that the current adoption of NoSQL is at 20 percent and is likely to…

Setting Government Data Free

As July 4 approaches, the subject of open government data can’t help but be on many U.S. citizens’ minds. That includes the citizens who are responsible for opening up that data to their fellow Americans. They might want to take a look at NuCivic Data Enterprise, the recently unveiled cloud-based, open source, open data platform for…

Semantic Web Job: Software Development Engineer

Amazon Web Services is looking for a Software Development Engineer. The job description states, “Every day customers are moving complex workloads and applications to harness the power, availability, and scalability of Amazon Web Services (AWS). Being very customer focused, AWS wants to provide as friction-less a migration path to AWS as possible, to that end…

Cruxly Analytics Technology Drives Actions From Intents

What are your customers – or potential clients – saying or asking online, often in short texts and streaming posts, or in emails about your products, services, or their own particular interests or desires? If you can understand their actionable intents in realtime, then you have a good shot at responding swiftly and appropriately to…

The Supply Chain Is One Big Graph In Start-up Elementum’s Platform

Startup Elementum wants to take supply chains into the 21st century. Incubated at Flextronics, the second largest contract manufacturer in the world, and launching today with $44 million in Series B funding from that company and Lightspeed Ventures, its approach is to get supply chain participants – the OEMs that generate product ideas and designs,…

DigitalOcean is Growing Faster Than AWS

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Cloud computing provider DigitalOcean is now growing faster than Amazon Web Services. Our December 2013 Web Server Survey showed a month-on-month gain of 6,514 web-facing computers at DigitalOcean; Amazon, meanwhile, grew by an almost as huge 6,269 web-facing computers. Together, the two companies accounted for more than a third of…

Introducing Amazon Kinesis for Big Data Streams

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by Angela Guess Jason Levitt of Ars Technica reports, “Jumping on the ‘real-time’ bandwagon, Amazon today announced Kinesis, a new stream processing service that aims to help make sense of high-volume data sources such as Twitter’s ‘firehose,’ weblog data, financial data, and any other large data streams. Kinesis adds to Amazon’s existing set of big data…