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Teradata Puts Aster in Hadoop for IoT Analytics

The Internet of Things (IoT) is simultaneously a colossal data management challenge and the analytic opportunity of a lifetime. Teradata (NYSE: TDC) addressed both of those today with two product announcements, including Read more…

A Visual IDE for Big Data That Promotes Collaboration

Being successful at big data analytics today typically requires a collection of business, computer, and statistical skills. It's rare to find somebody who possesses all three—that's why data scientists are called somet Read more…

MapR Gives Hadoop Distro More NoSQL Smarts

Hadoop and NoSQL databases share some similarities, but the platforms typically live within different levels of the big data spectrum. Now MapR Technologies is working to break those barriers down by adding a major piece Read more…

How Datagres Boosts Cassandra Performance

As enterprises embrace NoSQL and other emerging database technologies, they are encountering familiar teething problems as they attempt to scale out and deal with stress points like soaring costs for hardware like fast m Read more…

How Apache Spark Is Helping IT Asset Management

There's been a lot of energy focused on how big data technology can improve the sales, marketing, service, and support departments of corporations. Tools like Hadoop, Spark, and NoSQL databases are changing the rules for Read more…

NoSQL Battle Heats Up As MarkLogic Hauls In $102M

Just a year ago, MarkLogic CEO Gary Bloom couldn't get any respect in the Wild West shootout that is the NoSQL database market. But today, with $102 million in new financing and a valuation north of $1 billion for MarkLo Read more…

Google Launches Bigtable Hosting Service

Google yesterday announced the beta launch of Google Cloud Bigtable, a hosted version of its wide-column NoSQL database. The service is accessible via the standard HBase API--making it instantly integrated with the Hadoo Read more…

DataStax Dips Into Graph Waters, Pulls Out a Titan

Growing interest in graph database technology led DataStax to acquire Aurelius, the company behind the open source TitanDB graph database. DataStax tells Datanami that it plans to make the TitanDB technology available as Read more…

Datastax Gives Startups Free Production Cassandra DB

Datastax today announced a new initiative to give new companies free licenses to its enterprise version of Cassandra. Not every startup will qualify for the free production NoSQL database, but for those that do, it could give them a head-start to serving analytic applications in the big data age. Read more…

DataStax Rakes $45 Million; Schemes Growth

While Hadoop has been getting the elephant’s share of attention recently in NoSQL database circles, Cassandra database vendor, DataStax, has been dutifully squirrelling away at their own plans, which it was revealed this morning will be fueled by a $45 million dollar series D funding round. Read more…

DataStax Takes Aim at Oracle as Cassandra Summit Kicks Off

Oracle, the poster child for the traditional database, was the target of choice when Apache Cassandra database vendor, DataStax released news dissing the entrenched database giant during the launch of Cassandra Summit this week. According to DataStax, three companies are stepping forward to publicly discuss their respective decisions to augment, and even (partly) scrap their traditional Oracle databases in favor of the Apache Cassandra NoSQL database platform. Read more…

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