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Cloudant Announces Cloud-Based Faceted Search Functionality

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by Angela Guess Alan Hoffman of IBM’s Big Data & Analytics Hub reports, “With more than 20 million businesses on file in their database, Central Index, a global exchange for business data, is built on big data. Their international directory data is rich and varied, so when the team looked to make the switch to NoSQL from…

Datawatch Delivers Visual Data Discovery to NoSQL Cloud DBaaS

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Datawatch Corporation, a leading provider of visual data discovery solutions, today announced it will integrate its software with Cloudant’s NoSQL database-as-a-service (DBaaS) to help Web and mobile software developers quickly build data visualizations into their applications. This announcement follows news of Cloudant’s acquisition by IBM, whose…

7 Predictions for Cloud Data Storage

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by Angela Guess Derek Schoettle, CEO of Cloudant  recently wrote for InfoWorld, “I’m not going to bore you with terms like “big data” and the capabilities of various strains of NoSQL databases. What I’d rather discuss is something that is changing drastically: how we store and access our data. As the cloud evolves beyond cheap infrastructure,…

IBM to Acquire Cloudant

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “IBM today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Boston, MA-based Cloudant, Inc., a privately held database-as-a-service (DBaaS) provider that enables developers to easily and quickly create next generation mobile and web apps. Cloudant will extend IBM’s Big Data and Analytics, Cloud Computing and Mobile offerings by further helping clients take advantage of…

New Cloudant Dashboard Improves Usability for Application Developers Using NoSQL Database Service

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by Angela Guess A recent article reports, “Cloudant today announced the immediate availability of a new developer dashboard experience for users of the company’s multi-tenant NoSQL database-as-a-service (DBaaS). With Cloudant Dashboard 2.0, customers experience significant ease-of-use improvements in database development, administration and monitoring. The company is also contributing the software framework for the new dashboard, along with…

Cloudant CTO Adam Kocoloski on Big Data

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by Angela Guess Robert Zicari of ODBMS Industry Watch recently interviewed Adam Kocoloski, CTO of Cloudant about the current state of Big Data. Asked how he thinks data science will evolve over the next few years, Kocoloski responded, “The pace that we can generate data will outstrip our ability to store it. I think you’ll…

Foundbite Photo-and-Sound Sharing App Uses Cloudant DBaaS and Windows Azure

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Cloudant, provider of a globally distributed database-as-a-service (DBaaS), today announced that Foundbite is using the company’s NoSQL database to store user account information and geospatial data. Foundbite is a Microsoft Windows Phone application that combines sound, photos and location data to capture moments in time of…

Cloudant Named Among the Who’s Who of NoSQL Solutions by Gartner

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article out of the company, “Cloudant, provider of a globally distributed database-as-a-service (DBaaS), today announced that database industry analysts from Gartner, Inc. have included Cloudant in its August 2013 Who’s Who in NoSQL DBMSs report. Research VP Merv Adrian and Research Director Nick Heudecker from Gartner Intelligence’s Information Management group co-wrote the Who’s Who report, which…