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MongoDB CTO Addresses the NoSQL Skeptics


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…

IBM Beefs Up Bluemix Platform-as-a-Service


by Angela Guess Charles Babcock of Information Week reports, “IBM is beefing up its Bluemix platform-as-a-service, relying on decades of software development expertise in an attempt to muscle into this developer-oriented form of cloud computing. If it can attract more developers to its SoftLayer unit, then it’s likely to find more enterprise applications deployed on that…

Is NoSQL to Blame for Healthcare.gov? Nope


by Angela Guess Matt Asay of ReadWrite recently wrote, “Recently NoSQL database vendor MarkLogic has been taking bullets over its alleged role in Healthcare.gov’s many technical problems. Some have gone so far as to argue that NoSQL databases, in general, are faulty because of the Healthcare.gov debacle. This is stupid. MarkLogic is a fine database. While not perfect, it’s silly…