Tag Archive for MongoDB

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…

MapR Partners with MongoDB, Certifies MongoDB Connector for Hadoop with the MapR Distribution

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced today a partnership with MongoDB, the next-generation database that helps businesses transform their industries by harnessing the power of data. As part of this agreement, MongoDB has certified its Connector for Hadoop…

The Growing Influence of NoSQL

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by Angela Guess Brandon Butler of Network World recently wrote, “Much of the movement to NoSQL is being driven by megatrends happening in the enterprise IT market. For example, developers are pushed to produce more applications faster. Having a database that’s more flexible, can be configured multiple different ways and changed on the fly (NoSQL…

Why the Weather Channel Switched to NoSQL

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by Angela Guess Joab Jackson of PC World recently wrote, “Changing databases is not a move to be taken lightly, especially when the switch is to a relatively new kind of database. The Weather Channel, however, found that it had to switch to a NoSQL MongoDB data store in order to more quickly develop apps…

NoSQL is the Future, and Couchbase Thinks It’ll Come Out on Top

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by Angela Guess Virginia Backaitis of CMS Wire recently wrote, “Don’t tell Oracle’s Larry Ellison, but NoSQL databases are the future of the enterprise. Yesterday’s databases weren’t built to handle today’s avalanches of data streaming from social, mobile, web transactions, the Internet of Things and God knows what’s next. And Couchbase will be the NoSQL…