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MongoDB CTO Addresses the NoSQL Skeptics

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by Angela Guess Eric Knorr of Info World reports, “NoSQL is the darling of the millennial tech community — and MongoDB is the leading NoSQL database, with a valuation of more than $1.2 billion. By most accounts, Web developers have been a major driver of MongoDB’s success, because as a document database, it’s easier to…

CTO Eliot Horowitz on the Release of MongoDB 2.6

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by Angela Guess Eliot Horowitz recently shared his insights on the release of MongoDB 2.6. He writes, “In the five years since the initial release of MongoDB, and after hundreds of thousands of deployments, we have learned a lot. The time has come to take everything we have learned and create a basis for continued innovation…

Ten Tech Topics to Stay On Top Of

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by Angela Guess Wally Bahny of Tech Republic recently compiled a list of ten hot IT topics that CTOs and CDOs should stay abreast of. First on the list is software-defined networking: “Software-defined networking (SDN) was, by far, the biggest topic discussed at Interop this year. It seemed like a full 25% of the sessions were…

Riak’s Basho Says Goodbye to Three Top Execs

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by Angela Guess Jack Clark of The Register reports, “Riak database steward Basho has lost its chief executive, its chief architect, and now its chief technology officer in the past three months. But we’re assured that the upstart’s distributed system dream will be kept alive and well. The Register has learned that CTO Justin Sheehy will soon…

SemTech Keynotes Show The Power of the Semantic Web

The Semantic Technology & Business Conference has been underway since Sunday, with tutorials and lightning sessions catching audience interest. The conference presentations get underway today, most of them following on the heels of the opening keynotes given by Bart van Leeuwen, firefighter and architect at netage.nl; Jay Myers, web architect at Best Buy; and Steve…