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MemSQL Ups Ante on Cloud Databases

The shift to cloud databases continues to gain momentum with the release of a MemSQL’s Helios cloud service along with the beta release of the company’s latest distributed SQL database. Helios is billed as a “si Read more…

Oracle Bolsters Cloud Gambit With Expanded Analytics

As it looks to challenge public cloud leader Amazon Web Services, Oracle Corp. is rolling out an analytics package spanning data services, applications and infrastructure. Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) unveiled its analytics cl Read more…

Oracle Extends Buying Spree With Opower Deal

Oracle extended its reach into the industrial and analytics sectors this week with the acquisition of Opower, an energy analytics company and provider of cloud services to utilities in a deal worth about $532 million. Read more…

Oracle Adds Visualization Service to Analytics Push

Oracle rolled out a new cloud-based data visualization service this week as it and other analytics vendors seek to drive data science deeper into organizations. The database giant (NYSE:ORCL) said Monday (Oct. 26) dur 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 Concerns Extend to ‘Big Data Life Cycle’

The "datafication" of modern life is now measured in the quintillions of bytes of data generated by humans each day. The struggle to store, manage and retrieve the waterfall of data has also highlighted a growing list of 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…

Deep Dive Into Oracle’s Emerging Big Data Stack

Oracle has a lot of turf to protect in the multi-billion-dollar relational database market, where it owns a dominant share of the market. That creates a natural tension when it comes to big data technologies like Hadoop Read more…

Survey: Mega-Vendors Still Dominate Database Management Market

Industry analyst Gartner's "Magic Quadrant" survey of the operational database management systems market found a widening gap between market leaders and niche players, identifying only one "challenger," MongoDB, and a ha Read more…

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