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Big Data Forcing Update of SQL Standard

A proposed standard would extend the SQL database language to accommodate multidimensional "data cubes" generated by scientists and engineers. The effort promises to launch a new technology dubbed "array databases." P Read more…

Array Databases: The Next Big Thing in Data Analytics?

There's no lack of database choices when it comes to building your next big data analytics platform. Relational data stores, column-oriented databases, in-memory data grids, graph databases, scale-out NewSQL systems, and Hadoop will all get time in the sun. But according to database pioneer Mike Stonebraker, none of these hold a candle to array databases when it comes to running complex analytics on big data sets. Read more…