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MongoDB Users Discuss Their NoSQL Journeys

NoSQL databases account for a very small fraction of the overall database market, yet this segment is growing much faster than the overall market. What's driving this big demand in NoSQL? Last week at the MongoDB user co Read more…

Mobile Platform Links Databases to Devices

Tying mobile application data like completed transactions and updated customer records to company databases is proving a challenge. Among the reasons is synching mobile data across devices as well as combining data from Read more…

Bullish Forecast for Hadoop Services

Despite major market inroads being made by Apache Spark, a new forecast estimates the global market for the Hadoop big data framework will continue to grow at a healthy clip through 2021, fueled in part by growing enterp Read more…

Database Surge Led by Analytics Apps, Survey Finds

Growing demand for distributed applications and the corresponding adoption of scale-out and cloud databases is expected to fuel growth of Cassandra and other next-generation distributed databases, according to a new surv Read more…

Five Ways Open Source Databases Are Best for Business

Today 78% of organizations run part or all of their operations on open source software, a figure that has nearly doubled since 2010. And according to ranking site DB-Engines, six of the top 10 databases are open source, Read more…

Crypto Tools Target Hadoop Security Gaps

Growing concerns about the lack of built-in security for open source databases such as Hadoop has created a need for tighter data security as these databases are scaled up to perform big data analytics. A data encrypt Read more…

Deep Gooses MySQL Performance with New Database Math

Deep Information Sciences today unveiled a new storage engine for MySQL that it claims will blow any other database engine out of the water in performance and scalability. The secret to creating a 1 trillion row database Read more…

Databases Used to Trace Western Migrations

Researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas used three databases of "notable individuals" over the last 2,000 years to trace western migration patterns. While Rome remained the cultural center of the European con Read more…

The Sound and The NoSQL Fury

As guest contributor Dr. Martin Farach-Colton writes, the signal-to-noise ratio in the NoSQL world has made it hard to figure out what’s going on, or even who has something new. For all the talk of performance in the NoSQL world, much of the most exciting part of what’s new is really not about performance at all. For example... Read more…

How 8 Small Companies are Retooling Big Data

This week we wanted to step back and share our thoughts on a handful of the companies we have been following with some intensity over the last six months. From small innovators in analytical platforms finding big name customers to those with significant funding behind their efforts, we count the.... Read more…

CEP Commands Database Deathwatch

Several in the arena of complex event processing, including TIBCO and StreamBase, have argued for some time that the days of the mighty database are numbered. Real-time streams of data that can provide in the moment actionable information are the.... Read more…

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