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Splicing a Pause Button into Cloud Machines

Splice Machine develops a machine learning-enabled SQL database that is based on a closely engineered collection of distributed components, including HBase, Spark, and Zookeeper, not to mention H2O, TensorFlow, and Jupyt Read more…

Can Yugabyte Modernize the Database Layer? Bill Cook Thinks So

It’s a conundrum that many database startups have yet to solve: Why does Oracle continue to dominate the space if its relational database is so out of step with the times? The software vendor that cracks the code will Read more…

Aerospike Delivers Multi-Site Clustering in DB 5

Aerospike today announced support for multi-site clustering in version 5 of its eponymous NoSQL database, giving customers the capability to deploy a single database across multiple geographically dispersed data centers Read more…

Cockroach Snags $87 million to Grow Cloud Database Biz

Cockroach Labs founder and CEO Spencer Kimball has a gaudy goal: to have CockroachDB power the next generation of Ubers and Googles. With today’s $86.6 million Series D funding round complete, he’s one step closer to Read more…

Cockroach Labs Ready for Primetime with Scale-Out Database

Until recently, companies that need a distributed, ACID-compliant relational database to power global transactions didn't have a lot of options. There was Google Spanner and not much else. But now a group distributed sys Read more…

The Critical Element for a Successful Digital Transformation? HTAP Powered by In-Memory Computing

Many of today’s digital transformation and omnichannel customer experience initiatives demand real-time analysis of data. For example, banks need to analyze transactions across their systems in real time to detect and Read more…

Has FaunaDB Cracked the Code for Global Transactionality?

An organization that wants to power a transactional application using a single database that spans multiple data centers around the world without giving up ACIDity has few good options. One solution is Google Spanner, bu Read more…

Flink Delivers ACID Transactions on Streaming Data

The folks behind Apache Flink just delivered something you may not have realized you needed: ACID guarantees in a stream processing framework. According to data Artisans, its new Streaming Ledger offering could even repl Read more…

MongoDB Fleshes Out Mobile and Cloud Strategies

As its name implies, MongoDB likes to do big things. But with today's unveiling of MongoDB Mobile at MongoDB World in New York City, the company is delivering a diminutive database that runs on mobile devices. It also an Read more…

NoSQL Startup FaunaDB Has Twitter Roots

A Bay Area startup touting a transactional NoSQL database has disclosed early investments by financial services backers and Google’s investment arm. Fauna Inc. claimed Wednesday (March 21) its $25 million Series A f Read more…

Full ACID Support Means ‘Game Over’ for Relational, MongoDB Says

MongoDB today revealed that it's now supporting multi-document ACID transaction guarantees with version 4.0 of its database. When it becomes generally available later this year, MongoDB says it will have eliminated the l Read more…

Aerospike Now Offers Strong Consistency with NoSQL Database

Aerospike's speedy NoSQL database has traditionally been used to power applications where high performance matters more than data correctness. With yesterday's unveiling of a fourth version of the database, Aerospike add Read more…

GridGain Adds Persistent Store to In-Memory Platform

The steady shift to memory-intensive processing continues with the latest release of GridGain System's in-memory computing platform that seeks to leverage steady advances in memory and storage technologies within a "memo Read more…

Hortonworks Touts Hive Speedup, ACID to Prevent ‘Dirty Reads’

If you're considering using Hadoop for SQL-based analytics and BI, you'll be interested in the latest news out of Hortonworks, which today unveiled a new release of its flagship data platform that boasts a fast new relea Read more…

Meet the Avant-Garde of New Relational Databases

In a new research report, Gartner advises clients to consider the new "avant-garde" of new relational databases from vendors like MemSQL, NuoDB, and VoltDB when projects call for large amounts of scalability and elastici Read more…

FoundationDB Gets $17M to Push ACID Machines

NoSQL startup FoundationDB became the latest recipient of venture capital funding today when it announced a $17 million Series A round of funding led by Sutter Hill. The Washington D.C.-area company hopes the cash infusion gives it the resources to build out its NoSQL database, which it claims is one of the few of the class to deliver true ACID features. Read more…

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