Tag Archive for NoSQL News, Articles, & Education

Basho and Cisco Get Riak Running on Apache Mesos

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by Angela Guess Alex Woodie reports for Datanami, “At the MesosCon conference this week, Basho Technologies and Cisco are demonstrating the Riak key-value store database running atop Apache Mesos, the next-gen cluster manager developed by UC Berkeley’s AMPLab. As Basho CEO Adam Wray tells Datanami, it’s all about making data delivery more scalable. Basho develops…

EnterpriseDB to Add Auto-Sharding to Postgres

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by Angela Guess Paul Krill reports for InfoWorld, “EnterpriseDB will make its open source PostgreSQL relational database more attuned to a NoSQL world, with plans to add auto-sharding capabilities. Speaking at this week’s NoSQL Now conference in San Jose, Calif., Bruce Momjian, senior database architect at EnterpriseDB, talked about plans for the database, also known…

RethinkDB Adds Automatics Failover to NoSQL Solution

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by Angela Guess Chris Preimesberger reports for eWeek, “RethinkDB, a scalable NoSQL database that uses intelligence and automation to keep its data content up to date and available at all times, on Aug. 17 released a new version of its product that features automatic failover in case of a power failure or other unplanned outage.…

9 Pain Points Every Big Data Professional Contends Against

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by Angela Guess Andrew C. Oliver recently wrote for InfoWorld, “Sometimes, there’s a big hole in the side of the ship, and the industry decides to wait until the ship starts sinking in hope of selling lifeboats. At other times, less severe flaws resemble the door in my downstairs bathroom, which opens only if you…

NoSQL Technology Rising to the Challenges of Modern BI

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by Angela Guess Jason Tee reports for The Server Side, “In today’s era of cheap, highly available storage capacity, data keeps getting bigger with no end in sight. This bounty brings with it both benefits and difficulties. Organizations have more opportunities than ever to acquire insightful business intelligence (BI) by taking advantage of unprecedented access…

Machine Learning Plays Role in Reinvention of Database Science

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by Jennifer Zaino Machine learning has been put to many uses that involve analyzing Big Data to solve issues or address opportunities. It’s been applied to delivering personalized video or article recommendations, handling fraud detection, clustering news, and predicting customer churn, for example. Now it – along with other computer science breakthroughs – is playing…

Expanding Master Data Management with Big Data

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by Jelani Harper Initially, Master Data Management (MDM) systems and the content they contain may seem counterintuitive or even diametrically opposed to Big Data systems. Some of the considerable differences between Master Data and Big Data include: Volume: Comparatively, Master Data sets are much smaller than those for Big Data. One of the pivotal attractions…

10 Factors Driving NoSQL Adoption

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by Angela Guess Chris Preimesberger recently wrote for eWeek, “Eight to 10 years ago, when NoSQL pioneers first deployed them, their use was limited to Internet-age companies such as Google, Amazon, Facebook and LinkedIn. Now, a variety of enterprises are adopting this database for customer-facing, revenue-driving applications that serve hundreds of millions of consumers. The…

Neo4j Powers Businesses Worldwide With Graph-Based Search

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Facebook’s database of people and Google’s database of information have one crucial thing in common: they were both built using graph technology. Their use of graphs is a powerful representation of how the technology handles huge volumes of content and makes data available…

NoSQL and NewSQL: Which is Right For You?

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by Angela Guess Writing for EnterpriseTech, Monte Zweben recently gave a simple breakdown of the differences between NoSQL and NewSQL databases. He writes, “NoSQL or ‘Not only SQL’ refers to any database that stores and models data in a format other than relational tables. These databases are popular because they cost-effectively scale out on commodity…