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Couchbase Advances Case for Becoming Your System of Record

By making its database look and behave more like a traditional relational database with today’s launch of Couchbase Server 7.0, Couchbase is giving companies a reason to leave their Oracle systems and power their most Read more…

Graph Database ‘Shapes’ Data

A semantic graph database technology vendor is supporting a key specification designed to validate graph-based data against a set of conditions that specify the “shape” of data. The goal is a more agile way of analyz Read more…

AWS Debuts PartiQL for Query Agnosticism

Amazon Web Services last week debuted partiQL, a new query language that's agnostic to the type of database, format, or model that the underlying data is stored in. The language, which is based on SQL++, can be used to q Read more…

Funders Target Flexible Graph Databases

The graph database ecosystem continues to expand with new venture funding for Dgraph Labs Inc., a transactional and distributed graph database startup. The San Francisco-based startup announced an $11.5 million Series Read more…

Amazon GAs Textract, Its New Machine Learning-Based OCR Service

Companies that rely on optical character recognition (OCR) to digitize the content of printed forms may be interested in Textract, a new machine learning-based OCR service that just became available from Amazon Web Servi Read more…

The Polyglot Problem: Solving the Paradox of the ‘Right’ Database

Polyglot Persistence, first introduced in 2011, is now almost canon law in IT. So, what I have to say may come across as blasphemy. Most organizations today have adopted the concept of Polyglot Persistence -- deployin Read more…

Rockset, SQL Cloud Service, Emerges from Stealth

An analytics and search startup launched by former Facebook engineers emerged from stealth mode this week with a cloud service that “runs SQL directly on raw data,” offering developers a quicker path from data to app Read more…

How SQL++ Makes JSON More Queryable

For more than 40 years, SQL has provided a standard way to query structured data. However, much of the data being generated and stored today exists in semi-structured formats, like JSON, which doesn't "speak SQL." But no Read more…

Couchbase to Deliver Parallel JSON Analytics — Without the ETL

Couchbase yesterday unveiled a JSON-native analytics engine it claims will let users perform parallel ad-hoc analytics on operational data just milliseconds after it's landed in the NoSQL store. The Analytics Service, wh Read more…

MongoDB Cloud Cases: Three Studies

During the recently MongoDB World conference, Datanami was invited to talk shop with three customers – Braze, Ticketek, and Longbow Advantage – that have implemented the NoSQL database in production cloud environment Read more…

SQL Database Adds GDPR Compliance Tools

The big data startup Cockroach Labs is itself targeting startups and multinational companies hustling to comply with pending European data governance rules with a new version of its open-source SQL database. The 2.0 v Read more…

MongoDB Looks to Future Following IPO

MongoDB CEO and President Dev Ittycheria rang the opening bell at the NASDAQ MarketSite this morning as shares in the local New York City company started trading under the ticker symbol MDB. With about $200 million in pr Read more…

The New Math Driving NoSQL Analytics

NoSQL databases are extremely popular among developers thanks to their flexible schemas and rich data types like JSON. But those same attributes make getting data out of them using traditional SQL queries a real pain. No Read more…

SAP Vora Gets Analytics, Cloud Upgrades

Building on its acquisition of Hadoop specialist Altiscale Inc., SAP is combining the latest release of its Vora in-memory distributed computing platform with its big data cloud as it extends the Apache Spark framework t Read more…

Couchbase Passes MongoDB in Functionality, CEO Claims

Couchbase and MongoDB have been going head to head in the world of document-oriented NoSQL databases for some time. With today's launch of Couchbase Server 4.0, the company has caught up to and even surpassed some of Mon 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…

Apache Drill Poised to Crack Tough Data Challenges

It's been three years in the making, and today the Apache Drill project announced that version 1 of the eponymous tool is ready for business. MapR Technologies, which develops Hadoop and NoSQL database software, wasted n Read more…

MarkLogic Goes All In with JavaScript

One of the knocks on MarkLogic's has been the need for specialized training to develop applications that run on its NoSQL database. With today's unveiling of MarkLogic 8, the company has addressed that criticism by enabl Read more…

How SQL-on-JSON Analytics Bolstered a Business

Running a multi-channel loyalty and engagement platform requires a lot of data. With 18,000 loyalty programs running across Web, mobile, social, and email channels, the folks at PunchTab are up to their eyeballs in data for customers like Arby's, Green Day, ConAgra Foods. But when it came to allowing customers to analyze all that data, its NoSQL-based transactional system came to a grinding halt. Read more…

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