Tag Archive for NoSQL News, Articles, & Education

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…

FoundationDB Plans to Raise the NoSQL Stakes

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by Angela Guess Maria Deutscher of Silicon Angle reports, “FoundationDB Inc. reportedly intends to open a new front in its war against the conventional wisdom of database design with the planned addition of another configuration option for its adaptive key-value store. If and when the move materializes, the startup can expect to draw considerably more…

Will the Hadoop-NoSQL Market Reach $3 Billion by 2017?

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by Angela Guess Bert Latamore of Silicon Angle reports, “The combined Hadoop-NoSQL market will exceed $3 billion in revenues in 2017 predicts Wikibon’s “Hadoop-NoSQL Software and Services Forecast, 2013-2017”. What’s driving growth is a major shift away from traditional relational databases such as Oracle and Teradata to Hadoop-based technologies, often used with NoSQL databases, writes…

Is Moore’s Law Dead?

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by Angela Guess Brad McCredie of IBM recently wrote for Venture Beat, “The reality is, the literal definition of Moore’s Law that every 18 months you can get the same number of transistors (or Silicon Functionality) for half the price is reaching its limit. However, the concept of consistent cost/performance gains is very much alive…

In the SQL v. NoSQL Battle, Everyone Wins

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by Angela Guess Rasmus Johansson, VP of Engineering at SkySQL recently told TechRadar, “I think this is a very exciting time in the evolution of IT, where the value that technology professionals can deliver to a business has simply never been greater. The debate around the merits of SQL and NoSQL is just a symptom…

Cloud Developer Survey Highlights Performance Struggles and Debunks SQL vs. NoSQL Misconception

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article, “Redis Labs, the leading commercial Redis provider, today released the results of its latest survey detailing database usage among developers who use cloud technologies. The survey was conducted with over 100 AWS (Amazon Web Services) re:Invent conference attendees in 2014. This research revealed several key insights: Performance…

Introducing Splunk Enterprise 6.2

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by Angela Guess Srini Penchikala of InfoQ reports, “The latest version of big data analytics tools Splunk Enterprise and Hunk support instant pivot, enhanced event pattern detection, and prebuilt dashboard panels. Splunk Inc., provider of the software platform for operational intelligence, recently announced the release of version 6.2 of Splunk Enterprise and Hunk, Splunk analytics…

Aerospike Improves NoSQL Database with More Hadoop-Centric Features

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by Angela Guess Maria Deutscher of Silicon Angle recently wrote, “Aerospike, Inc. unleashed a broad set of new features for its flagship in-memory database that provides developers with more flexibility in how they build their applications and addresses several key enterprise requirements. The launch marks the biggest update for the platform since the company released…

Why 2015 Will be the Year of NoSQL

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by Angela Guess Toby Wolpe of ZDnet recently wrote, “Next year could mark a shift away from the ad hoc adoption of NoSQL, with firms starting to use the technology in earnest to replace relational databases. Some three-quarters of production deployments of open-source document-oriented Couchbase already involve replacing legacy relational systems, according to the NoSQL…

The Biggest Data Trends of 2014

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of Information Week recently wrote, “The era of big data analysis is here to stay. Take your pick of 2014 proof points. Tech watchers might cite the more than $200 million in venture capital raised by the top three NoSQL database vendors, or the $1 billion raised by the top-three…