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NoSQL Steps Things Up in Europe

St Bride's Church Spire - London

by Angela Guess Brian McKenna of Computer Weekly reports, “NoSQL suppliers DataStax, CouchBase and 10Gen all smell blood as they land and expand on European territory. All seem to sense a weakening of the relational model, with its neat rows and columns. DataStax, whose business is based on a distribution of open source NoSQL columnar database Cassandra, has opened its EMEA…

Closing In On A Million Open Government Data Sets

A million data sets. That’s the number of government data sets out there on the web that we have closed in on. “The question is, when you have that many, how do you search for them, find them, coordinate activity between governments, bring in NGOs,” says James A. Hendler, Tetherless World Senior Constellation Professor, Department…

A Semantic Take on The Royal Wedding

If you’re a sucker for the semantic web and the romantic royal wedding, heads up: AdaptiveBlue’s GetGlue entertainment social network has a deal with CNN around coverage of Kate and Will’s Big Day. According to the site’s blog, CNN viewers can earn stickers all week for watching Anderson Cooper 360° and other special coverage of…