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Cockroach Labs Ready for Primetime with Scale-Out Database

Oct 7, 2019 |

Until recently, companies that need a distributed, ACID-compliant relational database to power global transactions didn’t have a lot of options. There was Google Spanner and not much else. But now a group distributed systems experts from Google says their new database, CockroachDB from Cockroach Labs, is ready for business. Read more…

4 Apache Cassandra Pitfalls You Must Avoid

Mar 19, 2019 |

The distributed nature of Apache Cassandra – boasting an architecture that avoids any single point of failure – enables the open source database to deliver the high scalability, near 100% availability, and powerful read-and-write performance required for many data-heavy use cases. Read more…

What Gartner Sees In Analytic Hubs

Jan 29, 2019 |

In the old days, companies would build their business intelligence strategies from the ground up, typically starting with a traditional data warehouse. But as the volume, trajectory, and types of data have exploded, companies have looked for more agile solutions to drive their analytics strategies. Read more…

MemSQL Giving Away Database for Four-Node Clusters

Nov 6, 2018 |

Everybody likes free stuff. Today MemSQL announced that it’s getting into the free software market by giving away copies of its distributed relational database management system for clusters up to four nodes and 128GB of RAM. Read more…

Data Warehouse Modernization and the Journey to the Cloud

Oct 30, 2018 |

To say that organizations today are facing a complex data landscape is really an understatement. Data exists in on-premises systems and in the cloud; data is used across applications and accessed across departments. Read more…

How SQL++ Makes JSON More Queryable

Oct 22, 2018 |

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.” Read more…

The Future of Storage: Software

Aug 3, 2018 |

In the previous story in this series, we looked at innovations occurring in storage hardware. Now it’s time to turn our attention to what’s going on in storage software, where innovation continues to push the boundaries of what is possible. Read more…

MemSQL Gains Traction, New Investors

May 16, 2018 |

MemSQL, the database vendor that touts its architecture as capable of handling both data analytics and transactions, announced a $30 million funding round led by, GV, the former Google Ventures. Read more…

Making Hadoop Relatable Again

Mar 26, 2018 |

There has been much debate over the future of Hadoop in recent months. Should it work more like a cloud object store? Should it support GPUs and FPGAs, Docker or Kubernetes (or both)? Read more…

Distributed PostgreSQL Settling Into Cloud

Nov 16, 2017 |

Organizations that want the scalability of a distributed PostgreSQL database but don’t want the hassle of managing it themselves may be interested in the latest news from Citus Data, which today unveiled new options for its hosted, scale-out relational database. Read more…

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