Tag Archive for scalability

Basho Introduces Riak CS 1.5

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Basho, the creator and developer of Riak, the industry leading distributed NoSQL database, today introduced Riak CS 1.5 and Riak CS 1.5 Enterprise, Basho’s distributed object storage software. Riak CS (Cloud Storage) is open source software built on top of Riak, used to…

3 NoSQL Mistakes to Avoid

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by Angela Guess Jason Tee of The Server Side recently wrote, “Like many emerging technologies, NoSQL has gone through a hype cycle that saw widespread implementation followed by decidedly mixed results. The cargo-cult mentality that had everyone jumping on board the non-relational database train has certainly led to some high profile, embarrassing roll-backs. There is no one party totally to…

Bob Wiederhold’s Take on Making NoSQL Mission-Critical

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by Angela Guess Database Trends and Applications recently interviewed Couchbase CEO Bob Wiederhold about the future of NoSQL. Asked about how NoSQL has changed over the last three years, Wiederhold commented, “There has been a massive change. The first phase of the NoSQL industry I think was really characterized by grass roots developer adoption. Developers would…

Stardog 2.1 Hits Scalability Breakthrough

Washington, DC – January 21, 2014 – The new release (2.1) of Stardog, a leading RDF database, hits new scalability heights with a 50-fold increase over previous versions. Using commodity server hardware at the $10,000 price point, Stardog can manage, query, search, and reason over datasets as large as 50B RDF triples. The new scalability…

Scalability Experts Share How They’d Fix HealthCare.gov

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by Angela Guess David Carr of Information Week reports, “When HealthCare.gov choked on the volume of uninsured citizens who flocked to it on Oct. 1, it was following an all-too-common pattern that occurs on other websites with big ambitions, according to two men who have built their reputations on expertise in web scalability. ‘We think it’s…

When to Opt for NoSQL

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by Angela Guess Doug Henschen of NoSQL recently wrote, “Scalability and flexibility. These are the two key attributes of NoSQL databases, the ones that have made them big data darlings. NoSQL databases haven’t quite reached the hype heights of the Hadoop data management framework, but they’re drawing a lot of attention and experimentation. Choose wisely…

Talend Improves Value of Big Data with New Integration Platform Release

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Talend, a global open source software leader, announced the availability of version 5.3 of its next-generation integration platform, the only unified environment that scales the integration of data, application and business processes of any complexity. With version 5.3, Talend redefines the skillsets and development…

Tunewiki: A Billion Documents and Counting

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by Angela Guess A recent article by Don Pinto reports, “TuneWiki now stores more than 1,000,000,000 documents for its service in Couchbase, proving once again the scalability and performance you get with Couchbase. Now that’s a billion fewer things users need to worry about… The other day I had a chance to catch up with…

Nara Neural Networking Dining Personalization Service Goes Mobile, Adds Cities, And Targets New Categories With Partners

Early in the summer, The Semantic Web Blog introduced readers to Nara, an advanced neural networking service to automate, personalize and curate web dining experiences for users. (See that story here.) The service is moving ahead with the launch today of its mobile version, as well as in other respects. “We’re now doing a full-on…

NoSQL and Scalability

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by Angela Guess Ilya Katsov recently wrote, “Scalability is one of the main drivers of the NoSQL movement. As such, it encompasses distributed system coordination, failover, resource management and many other capabilities. It sounds like a big umbrella, and it is. Although it can hardly be said that NoSQL movement brought fundamentally new techniques into…