Tag Archive for MongoDB

NoSQL Is Rising Hot and Fast

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay recently wrote for TechRepublic, “While there are a number of ways to measure NoSQL’s rise, there is one clear reason: today’s data is messy, variable, and growing extraordinarily fast. For such data, a new breed of database is required. This may explain why it has been such a dismal year…

Embarcadero ER/Studio Data Architect Certified for HortonWorks Data Platform and MongoDB Enterprise

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Embarcadero Technologies, a leading provider of software solutions for application and database development, today announced that its data modeling tool, ER/Studio® Data Architect version 10.0, has been certified by HortonWorks for HortonWorks Data Platform (HDP) 2.1 and certified against MongoDB Enterprise for versions 2.4…

Can Open Source Data Projects Turn a Profit?

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by Angela Guess Mike Wheatley recently wrote for SiliconAngle, “Open source software is accelerating innovation in technology like never before. Over the last decade, non-proprietary, community-developed software has been adopted into virtually every aspect of computing, becoming the foundation for everything from Big Data and cloud computing to mobile devices and Bitcoin. Yet despite the…

3 NoSQL Data Security Issues to Keep an Eye On

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by Angela Guess Serdar Yegulalp of Info World recently wrote, “Word broke last week of 40,000 instances of MongoDB that were found to be almost completely unsecured, among them a database for a French telecom with millions of customer records. It’s easy to point fingers, but it’s better to see this as an indicator of…

MongoDB Raises $80M in New Funding

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by Angela Guess Jonathan Vanian of GigaOM reports, “NoSQL startup MongoDB is aiming to raise $100 million and has already taken in $79.9 million, according to a SEC document that the company filed this week and has confirmed to Gigaom. The new cash influx comes after a $150 million funding round the startup landed in…

DB-Engines Has Ranked the Top 3 Databases of the Year

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by Angela Guess Paul Andlinger and Matthias Gelbmann of DB-Engines recently wrote, “For determining the DBMS of the year, we subtracted the popularity scores of January 2014 from the latest scores of January 2015. We use the difference of these numbers, rather than a percentage, because that would favor systems with a tiny popularity at…

The Three NoSQL Databases to Watch

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay recently wrote for Info World, “Hadoop gets much of the big data credit, but the reality is that NoSQL databases are far more broadly deployed — and far more broadly developed. In fact, while shopping for a Hadoop vendor is relatively straightforward, picking a NoSQL database is anything but. There…

Altoros Releases In-Depth Scoring Framework for Custom Evaluation of NoSQL Data Stores

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Altoros, a leading Cloud Foundry integration specialist, released a 53-page report that features a comprehensive scoring framework for custom evaluation of NoSQL data stores. Unlike other studies that focus on one or two dimensions only, this research approaches NoSQL databases from 20+ technical…

Could One Big Data Acquisition Upend the Entire Market?

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay of ReadWrite recently wrote, “It has become de rigueur to read eulogies for Oracle, IBM and other enterprise stalwarts as more nimble, data-rich upstarts like Cloudera and DataStax threaten to upend them. I’ve certainly done my share of eulogizing. But in a recent conversation with me, former Wall Street technology…