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AWS Launches Time-Series Database

AWS threw its hat into the nascent ring for time-series databases yesterday with the launch of AWS TimeStream, a managed time-series database that AWS says can handle trillions of events per day. Time-series databases Read more…

Reverse Engineering ETL Jobs for Fun and Profit

As data-loving businesses amass more and more bits and bytes, the credibility of derived results -- as showcased in BI dashboards, KPIs, reports, and sundry other deliverables flowing downstream of the ETL spigot -- tren Read more…

Yellowbrick Claims Flash Breakthrough with MPP Database

Yellowbrick Data emerged with a bang from stealth today by pairing a new massively parallel processing (MPP) analytic database designed to run exclusively on NVMe flash drives along with a claim that it alone has finally Read more…

MapD’s GPU-Powered Database Now Available in Google Cloud’s Marketplace

GPU-powered database pioneer MapD Technologies today announced that customers can now get its software through the Google Cloud Launcher, the online marketplace for Google Cloud Platform. The news comes on the heals of a Read more…

Q&A With a MongoDB CTO

When it comes to database companies, few have had as good a run as MongoDB over the past year. With an IPO last fall and a cloud business that's booming, the New York City firm is flying high. This week at the MongoDB Wo 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…

HPE Moves Processing Closer to Data

Amid a flurry of cloud and networking initiatives announced by Hewlett Packard Enterprise was a commitment to invest $4 billion over the next four years to develop new technologies and services that would connect soaring Read more…

Weighing Open Source’s Worth for the Future of Big Data

The open source software movement began in earnest 20 years ago, when a group of technology leaders in Silicon Valley coined the term as an alternative to the repugnant "free software." Fast forward to 2018, and the conc Read more…

Why 2018 Will Be The Year Of The Data Engineer

The shortage of data scientists – those triple-threat types who possess advanced statistics, business, and coding skills – has been well-documented over the years. But increasingly, businesses are facing a shortage o Read more…

AWS, Others Seen Moving Off Oracle Databases

The shift to open source database software is reportedly weakening Oracle and other traditional database vendors as major customers like Amazon ready lowest cost alternatives. Oracle (NYSE: ORCL), which implemented a Read more…

2018 Predictions: Opening the Big Data Floodgates

The pace of innovation in big data today is exceeded only by the actual volume of data generated. So how will the industry respond to the opportunities and challenges posed by huge pipes of data that will be opened up in Read more…

MariaDB, Tableau Partner on Multiple Workload Types

MariaDB Corp., the open source database, has been integrated with Tableau Software's business intelligence and visual analytics platform. The combination means Tableau users could run both operational and transactional w Read more…

African Hospitals Go Digital with NoSQL and Mobile Tech

In many parts of Africa, patient health records are still a paper-based affair, which greatly hinders the capability of public health officials to track the spread of diseases like Ebola, let alone allow a nurse to acces Read more…

In-Memory Database Goes ‘Translytical’

Database vendors continue to move computing and analytical processing closer to data as applications leverage more data types ranging from structured to those data sets that can be transformed to another data type, or po Read more…

Mature MADlib Moves Up Apache Development Chain

As the in-database analytics library MADlib makes inroads in emerging cloud-based AI applications, the open source initiative is moving up the development chain as a priority project within the Apache Software Foundation Read more…

A Bottom-Up Approach to Data Quality

Despite the amazing progress we've made in novel data processing techniques, poor data quality remains the bane of analytics. It's why data scientists spend upwards of 80% of their time preparing and cleansing data inste Read more…

‘Database Learning’ Aims to Speed Queries

University researchers have developed a lightweight software tool that enables existing databases to learn from user queries, pinpointing requested data without starting from scratch on every query. A University of Mi Read more…

MongoDB, Tableau Expand Integration With BI Link

Database vendor MongoDB is again partnering with visual analytics specialist Tableau Software on an upgraded business intelligence connector designed to extend the merger of the two big data platforms to leverage Tableau Read more…

IBM Bolsters Spark Ties with Latest SQL Engine

IBM is extending its commitment to Apache Spark as a key component of in-memory analytics with the latest release of its SQL engine for Hadoop. The new version of IBM Big SQL released last week also solidifies the com Read more…

The Top Three Challenges of Moving Data to the Cloud

Most data-driven businesses have already or are looking to move their data from on-premises databases to the cloud in order to take advantage of its unlimited, on-demand storage and compute cycles. Implementing cloud war Read more…

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