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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…

“Open Source” Doesn’t Mean Less Competitive

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay of InfoWorld recently wrote, “Given the absence of an outside enemy, it’s likely that open source will turn on itself… Most software is neither open source nor licensed. Instead, it’s built within banks and other enterprises for internal use and never shared with anyone beyond the four walls of the…

Blurred Lines: RDBMS Vendors Will Add NoSQL Database Features

by Jennifer Zaino Research firm Forrester at the end of September issued its Forrester Wave: NoSQL Key-Value Databases, Q3 2014 report. The report looked at seven enterprise-class vendors in the space: Amazon Web Services, Aerospike, Basho Technologies, Couchbase, DataStax, MapR Technologies, and Oracle. Noting that the current adoption of NoSQL is at 20 percent and…

Oracle Pushes Both SQL and NoSQL

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by Angela Guess Paul Krill of InfoWorld recently wrote, “It’s no secret that Oracle became very successful by selling relational database technology anchored by the venerable SQL standard. These days, SQL is being pushed out of the limelight by concepts like NoSQL, which is not confined by the rows and tables paradigm of the RDBMS.…

Early Bird Registration Rates Expire Today (Friday) for Semantic Technology & Business Conference

[Updated July 18, 2014 11:20 am] The 10th Annual Semantic Technology & Business Conference will take place August 19-21, 2014 in San Jose, California, and early (read: discounted) pricing expires Friday, July 18. This is your opportunity to get the best price on this, the leading conference on business and practical applications of Semantic Technologies.…

Oracle Unveils Big Data SQL

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by Angela Guess Rachel King of ZDNet reports, “Hadoop continues to operate as a looming influence in the world of big data, and that holds true with the unveiling of the next step in Oracle’s big data roadmap. The Redwood Shores, Calif.-headquartered corporation introduced Oracle Big Data SQL, SQL-based software streamlining data running between the Oracle Database…

Oracle Social Cloud Expands Global Language Resources

Richard Lefebvre of Oracle reports, “With organizations entering global marketplaces and engaging customers worldwide, Oracle Social Relationship Management (SRM), an Oracle Social Cloud business solution, has added advanced listening and monitoring support for Bahasa, Finnish, Norwegian, Polish, Swedish, Thai, and Turkish.”

Spiderbook’s SpiderGraph: Linking Datasets To Help You Sell Better

by Jennifer Zaino Startup Spiderbook, which is building a linked dataset of companies and their partners, customers, suppliers, and people involved in those deals, has recently closed its seed round for $1 million. The next-generation sales intelligence company was co-founded by CEO Alan Fletcher, who was a vp of product engineering, IT and operations at…