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NoSQL Databases Gain Usability, Speed

NoSQL database vendors Aerospike and Couchbase this week unveiled new enhancements that accelerate the performance and accessibility of their offerings, as the NoSQL market continues to notch gains against the relational Read more…

Cassandra to Get ACID Transactions via New Accord Consensus Protocol

The next release of Apache Cassandra, the super-scalable NoSQL database backed by DataStax, will gain support for ACID transactions, thereby opening it up for more demanding use cases. The method that will enable transac Read more…

Derive Insights in Real-Time Using Data Visualization and Analytics

For enterprises to compete in an increasingly crowded and distributed market, it’s critical they understand that modern applications require both operational processing of transactions and interactions, along with real Read more…

DataStax Nabs $115 Million to Help Build Real-Time Applications

DataStax, the commercial vendor behind the Apache Cassandra NoSQL database, today announced that it has raised $115 million in a private equity round led by Goldman Sachs. The company says it will use the round to expand Read more…

MongoDB Targets Analytics with V6.0

MongoDB held its annual user conference this week, which means database customers have been inundated with new features and capabilities. Some of the most compelling enhancements unveiled at MongoDB World revolve around Read more…

Choosing a Database for Your Enterprise? Here Is What You Need to Consider

Data is everywhere. Big data is still a talking point - those massive volumes of data that businesses have to manage, day-in, day-out. Irrespective of how much data there is (or even what type of data), its true value li Read more…

Aerospike Adds JSON Support, Preps for Fast, Multi-Modal Future

The addition of JSON support in Aerospike Database version 6 shows that Aerospike is not afraid to go head-to-head with bigger database vendors in the NoSQL market. The addition of performance enhancements to secondary i Read more…

MongoDB Launches Pay-As-You-Go Option on GCP

Companies that are hesitant to enter into long-term relationships with their database vendor may be interested in the new pay-as-you-go option MongoDB announced today on the Google Cloud Platform. The new MongoDB Atla Read more…

O’Reilly Report Shows Relational DB Momentum, No AI Slowdown

O’Reilly has released its Technology Trends for 2022 report, highlighting trends in its data spanning technologies from cloud and AI to databases and the metaverse. Among its conclusions: a bright and continuing future Read more…

AWS Working to Scale Aurora DB Writes Globally, Like Spanner

AWS is currently working to add global-scale transaction processing technology to its Postgres-compatible Aurora database service, which would give the likes of Google Cloud’s Spanner and Cockroach Labs a run for their Read more…

Vendors Compete to Make Serverless NoSQL in the Cloud Drop-Dead Simple

You will soon be able to get started on a serverless instance of MongoDB in the AWS cloud without spending a dime, and use the NoSQL database on a pay-as-you-go basis, the company announced this week at re:Invent. Not to Read more…

Apache Cassandra 4.0 Launches

Nearly six years after the 3.0 release of Apache Cassandra NoSQL database in November 2015 – and more than a year since it launched into beta – Apache Cassandra 4.0 has finally released to general customers. Apache C Read more…

Couchbase Pops in Stock Market Debut

NoSQL database maker Couchbase went public today with an initial public offering (IPO) on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, successfully selling millions of shares at $24 a pop, slightly above the range it gave earlier. B Read more…

There’s a NoSQL Database for That

While relational databases still dominate IT budgets, many new development projects are turning to NoSQL databases, which have emerged in recent years to serve all sorts of interesting use cases. Relational databases wil Read more…

MongoDB Automates Resharding, Adds Time-Series Support

Resharding a distributed database is among the most time-consuming tasks that DBAs are asked to perform. But that pain may be a thing of the past, at least with MongoDB’s database, which brings a new automated reshardi Read more…

Off the Couch: Database Maker Seeks $160 Million In IPO

Couchbase plans to sell 7 million shares at about $20 to $23 each, netting the NoSQL database vendor about $160 million for its upcoming initial public offering (IPO), the company announced today. The Santa Clara, Cal Read more…

Aerospike Turbocharges Spark ML Training with Pushdown Processing

Companies that need to access a lot of data in a hurry, such as retraining a machine learning model in Spark, have traditionally had to move that data from the edge to a central repository, such as a cloud data lake. But Read more…

Redis Nabs $110 Million in VC Funding as Deployments Grow

Following the latest Series G round of funding in the amount of $110 million, NoSQL database vendor Redis Labs is worth more than $2 billion, the company announced today. That additional venture funding will help the com Read more…

Microsoft Extends Cassandra Rings with NoSQL Database Preview

Microsoft today announced the public preview of a new Cassandra database service for Azure Cosmos DB. The service, called Azure Managed Instance for Apache Cassandra, extends previous work that Microsoft did with Cassand Read more…

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