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Teradata Delivers World’s Most Advanced Hybrid Row and Column Database

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “To help organizations achieve extreme query performance for operational and analytical workloads, Teradata, the big data analytics and marketing applications company, today announced enhancements to the Teradata Database’s  hybrid row and column capabilities. The enhancements provide quicker access to data stored on columnar tables,…

Webinar: Top 10 Enterprise Use Cases for NoSQL

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on April 28, 2015 Top 10 Enterprise Use Cases for NoSQL from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar was Sponsored by: About the Webinar The adoption of NoSQL databases by large enterprises for mission-critical applications is accelerating. It started with…

Slides: Top 10 Enterprise Use Cases for NoSQL

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on April 28, 2015 Top 10 Enterprise Use Cases for NoSQL from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar was Sponsored by: About the Webinar The adoption of NoSQL databases by large enterprises for mission-critical applications is accelerating. It started…

Why Apple Bought NoSQL Company FoundationDB

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay recently wrote for Read Write, “Apple has quietly—and not so quietly—been buying up Big Data companies over the past few years, most recently acquiring FoundationDB but in 2013 also purchasing Acunu, maker of a real-time analytics platform. The intent seems to be to purchase data infrastructure talent—and very particular talent at…

Database Archaeology

Michael Blaha

by Michael Blaha Few database projects start with a clean slate. Many operational applications have legacy databases as a source of data and ideas. Analytical applications have the operational databases that are feeding data. Developers often encounter existing databases that are poorly documented and need to figure them out. We use the term database archaeology…

NuoDB Raises the Bar on Continuous Availability in Larks Release 2.2

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by Angela Guess A recent article of the company reports, “NuoDB, the leader in scale-out SQL database technology, today announced the general availability of NuoDB Larks Release 2.2, featuring new resiliency and disaster recovery capabilities designed to further advance NuoDB’s inherent support for continuous availability. The release also features SQL, usability, performance, and scalability enhancements…

Be Wary of Database Layer Frameworks

Michael Blaha

by Michael Blaha Over the years we’ve seen a number of projects where application architects use a generic layer to hide a database. This is a common approach with object-oriented languages accessing a relational database. Application code accesses the layer which in turn accesses the database. The use of a generic layer can be a…