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

Aug 8, 2019 |

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 prevent fraud. Read more…

Has FaunaDB Cracked the Code for Global Transactionality?

Dec 12, 2018 |

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, but it requires advanced hardware and is only available in Google data centers. Read more…

Flink Delivers ACID Transactions on Streaming Data

Sep 4, 2018 |

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 replace relational databases in some use cases, upping the ante in big data’s ongoing architectural war. Read more…

MongoDB Fleshes Out Mobile and Cloud Strategies

Jun 27, 2018 |

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. Read more…

NoSQL Startup FaunaDB Has Twitter Roots

Mar 21, 2018 |

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 funding round was the largest ever for an operational database vendor. Read more…

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

Feb 15, 2018 |

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 last hurdle preventing enterprises from moving off relational databases. Read more…

Aerospike Now Offers Strong Consistency with NoSQL Database

Oct 18, 2017 |

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 added the option to prioritize data consistency, thereby opening up new uses for the database. Read more…

GridGain Adds Persistent Store to In-Memory Platform

Jun 21, 2017 |

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 “memory-centric” Read more…

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

Apr 4, 2017 |

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 release of Apache Hive, as well as a new ACID merge function that can prevent “dirty reads.” Read more…

Meet the Avant-Garde of New Relational Databases

Nov 27, 2015 |

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 elasticity on industry-standard hardware, while retaining the precepts of relational tables and SQL. Read more…

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