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StarTree Finds Apache Pinot the Right Vintage for IT Observability

Apache Pinot grew popular among companies like Uber for its capability to serve SQL queries to thousands of external users with sub-second latency. Now the commercial open-source vendor backing Pinot, StarTree, announced Read more…

PayPal Open Sources Key-Value Store, JunoDB

PayPal last month released the source code for JunoDB, a distributed key-value store it developed internally and which today powers a variety of backend services at the payment site, including 350 billion transaction req Read more…

Can Yugabyte Modernize the Database Layer? Bill Cook Thinks So

It’s a conundrum that many database startups have yet to solve: Why does Oracle continue to dominate the space if its relational database is so out of step with the times? The software vendor that cracks the code will Read more…

Cockroach Snags $87 million to Grow Cloud Database Biz

Cockroach Labs founder and CEO Spencer Kimball has a gaudy goal: to have CockroachDB power the next generation of Ubers and Googles. With today’s $86.6 million Series D funding round complete, he’s one step closer to Read more…

GridGain Expands Support for Apache Ignite

Enterprise support for Apache Ignite, the open source distributed database for in-memory computing applications, is being expanded for Ignite users. GridGain Systems, which transferred Ignite to the open source commun Read more…

With Eye on Oracle, MariaDB Buys Clustrix

MariaDB Corp. continued its buying spree this week with the acquisition of distributed database pioneer Clustrix, adding what the buyer said is a scale-out capability running on commodity hardware or in the cloud. Ter Read more…

Flink Delivers ACID Transactions on Streaming Data

The folks behind Apache Flink just delivered something you may not have realized you needed: ACID guarantees in a stream processing framework. According to data Artisans, its new Streaming Ledger offering could even repl Read more…

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