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MongoDB Plans ‘Giant’ Event in June

Senior executives from tech giants Google and IBM along with financial services infrastructure managers are scheduled to deliver keynotes addresses at database vendor MongoDB's annual conclave in June. MongoDB, Palo A Read more…

Apache Spark Surrounded By Cloud Data Services at IBM

IBM has made no secret about its admiration for Apache Spark, which it sees as the future for in-memory analytics. Today the IT giant unveiled a host of new cloud-based data services that bolsters its hosted Apache Spark 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…

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…

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…

Struggling Under Multiple Databases? Get Used To It

Programmers are a fickle bunch. One day they're all using Java, and the next day Python is the hot new thing. While developers indelibly will dabble in different languages, we're now seeing them do similar things with da Read more…

Security Survey: Huge Datasets Exposed Online

An estimated 1.1 petabytes of data related to a handful of databases, search engines and other caching technologies is exposed online, a data security startup reports. A key security flaw centers on default settings that Read more…

NoSQL Battle Heats Up As MarkLogic Hauls In $102M

Just a year ago, MarkLogic CEO Gary Bloom couldn't get any respect in the Wild West shootout that is the NoSQL database market. But today, with $102 million in new financing and a valuation north of $1 billion for MarkLo Read more…

MySQL Leader Percona Takes Aim at MongoDB

The company driving the MySQL database today unveiled a plan to go after MongoDB's business with a drop-in replacement for the popular document-oriented NoSQL database. The new strategy is the result of Percona's acquisi Read more…

MongoDB Goes Pluggable with Storage Engines

MongoDB is taking a page out of the MySQL playbook and adopting a new architecture that allows customers to run a variety of different storage engines that are optimized to do specific tasks on its database. The company Read more…

MongoDB Unveils Management Service Upgrades

MongoDB Inc. rolled out upgrades to its database management service this week that include automation features designed to speed the deployment and provisioning of MongoDB on Amazon Web Services and other cloud infrastru 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…

EnterpriseDB Throws Down PostgreSQL Gauntlet

A new database development environment released earlier this month has been tweaked to leverage the NoSQL capabilities in PostgreSQL, the open source object-relational database tool, to build next-generation web applicat Read more…

A Prediction Machine Powered by Big Social Data

What if you had a machine that could predict what people will be talking about on the Internet over the next three days. How would you use that information? The folks at Blab say they have created such a machine, and the way its customers are using it might surprise you. Read more…

Couchbase Finds $25M in the Cushions

While you were heating up the BBQ and drinking cold ones during the Labor Day weekend holiday, the folks over at NoSQL database company, Couchbase, were counting cold cash. The company recently announced a $25 million dollar funding haul, which they say will be used to sharpen their edges as they look to carve out their share of the enterprise NoSQL market. Read more…

MongoDB Levels Up with a Dedicated Conference

The company formerly known as 10gen, who recently changed their name to MongoDB to better align themselves with the product they offer, has plans to take the open source document database to a new level of attention and visibility. Last week, the company announced that the scrappy MongoDB NoSQL database will receive its own dedicated MongoDB World conference. Read more…

Manufacturing Real-Time Analytics on the Shop Floor

With large production machines pumping out endless streams of data, and production processes that are in constant need of improvement, manufacturing and big data technologies seem like a match made in heaven. One company is working to make that match a reality. Read more…

On the Couch with a NoSQL CEO

This week at Strata we sat down with Bob Wiederhold, CEO of the NoSQL database company, Couchbase to talk about the future of emerging database approaches in environments that require top-tier scalability and performance. We also touched on the vendor landscape around the database... Read more…

Nine Databases in 45 Minutes

Miles Pomeroy, Chad Maughan, and Jonathan Geddes run through each database in five minutes each, thus the title, "9 Databases in 45 minutes." The video proceeds in efficient and occasionally amusing fashion, where a countdown clock and a gong keep the presentations terse. Read more…

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