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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…

MySQL Tops Database Rankings

MySQL remains the world's most popular open source database while MySQL skills are by far the most in-demand among recruiters, according to the latest rankings of popular databases. The Stackshare Database Index ranke Read more…

MongoDB Pivots to Analytics

MongoDB wasn't originally designed to power advanced analytics. But the frustration that people have with Hadoop data lakes and the desire to get real-time answers from the database driving their applications is leading Read more…

Tibco Launches BI Cloud, Updates Streaming Platform

As self-service data analytics inexorably shifts to the cloud, another business intelligence and analytics tool vendor has rolled out a cloud platform along with an updated version of its streaming analytics framework as Read more…

Ignite Buys Database Vendor Infobright

Ignite Technologies Inc., a privately held enterprise software vendor, has acquired Toronto-based analytic database developer Infobright Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Ignite is owned by enterprise Read more…

MapD Upgrades GPU-Based Database Performance

The latest version of MapD Technologies' flagship database and visualization platform reemphasizes GPU acceleration as a means of scaling data volumes and boosting query performance to "hundreds of billions of rows." Read more…

Actian Stages Comeback With Hybrid Database

Actian Corp., which reportedly dropped out of the analytical database market last fall, is making a comeback with the release of a hybrid database that combines transaction processing with its analytics query engine A Read more…

5 Ways to Optimize Your Cloud Storage ROI

Every day, machine data or data gathered from the Internet of Things (IoT) data is continuously produced by almost every process businesses run, including storage, applications, servers, networks, sensors and security sy Read more…

Redis Labs Gains VC Funding, New Enterprise Customers

While the pace of venture capital investment in technology startups declined during the first half of this year, some analytics and database companies are reporting continuing and expanding investments. Among them is Read more…

One Myth Buster’s View on Success and Failure

"Fail fast" is one of the credos that has come to permeate our big data culture. The quicker we can get the bad ideas out of the way, the quicker we can find the ones that work. But as MythBuster Adam Savage said at the Read more…

Upgrades Aid Access to Legacy Data

The latest release of a No+SQL database management platform adds integration capabilities for legacy COBOL and Btrieve systems designed to allow users to update the data management engine underneath their existing applic Read more…

BI on Hadoop–What Are Your Options?

In the era of RDBMS and modern data warehouses, business intelligence was mostly a solved problem. Any reasonably advanced tool would work with any reasonable database, and the only real work was deciding what to collect Read more…

New Databases Help Astronomers Probe the Universe

The observable universe became a bit more manageable this week when international astronomers moved to get their arms around their massive datasets through a partnership with the developers of the integrated Rule-Oriente Read more…

FDA Releases Medical Device Database

In an attempt to spur innovation and advance scientific research, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has released a range of information related to the development and regulation of new medical devices. Under its " Read more…

Five Ways Open Source Databases Are Limited

Two of the reasons to deploy an open source database are cost and philosophy. Philosophically, the open source movement subscribes to the notion that having community-developed product creates a better product, and/or "c Read more…

AMEX Adopts Machine Learning to Crunch More Data

Machine learning continues to make inroads in the financial services sector and other large enterprises as businesses seek to leverage the technology to get a better handle on customer data and preferences. A user and Read more…

Neo Tech Cranks Up Speed on Upgraded Neo4j

Graph database specialist Neo Technology has rolled out an updated version of its Neo4j tool that includes faster read and write performance capabilities aimed at critical graph database applications. Neo4j 2.2 releas Read more…

Hadoop RDBMS Ready for Primetime

Targeting database architects and application developers, Splice Machine Inc. announced general availability this week of its Hadoop database that had been in beta testing since May. The Hadoop relational database manage Read more…

MongoDB Teams with Weather Channel on Digital Alerts

Somebody is finally trying to do something about the weather. The Weather Channel has begun transitioning its digital platforms, including its mobile apps running on iOS and Android, to MongoDB's database. The new pla Read more…

Are Data Lakes All Wet?

Enterprise data management platforms known as "data lakes" are being promoted as, among other things, a potential solution to "information siloes" by combining different managed collections of data in an unmanaged data l Read more…

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