Database management system DBMS architecture design and strategy
- June 23, 2017
MongoDB has expanded cloud coverage for its Atlas hosted database service, with Azure and Google joining an initial AWS-based offering to give users a choice on cloud platforms.
- April 28, 2017
Systems of engagement represent a hotbed of activity in data management these days. Flexibility and scalability are watchwords.
- August 30, 2016
Cloud data warehouse offerings from smaller vendors seek to address functionality gaps that bigger players may miss. Newcomer Snowflake Computing targets concurrent queries, for example.
- August 23, 2016
Managed data services are growing in use, as types of data stores proliferate and the cloud becomes the home for more data. DevOps is a driver behind the changes, which bring new duties and needed skills for DBAs.
- June 24, 2016
DataStax Enterprise 5.0 couples a Cassandra column-family data store with a rewritten version of the open source Titan graph database. The goal is fast analytics closely tied to fast transactions.
- March 16, 2016
Because of growing data demands, and the need to nimbly scale up and down, a startup social networking platform chose a Redis Labs NoSQL database management system running on AWS.
- February 03, 2016
Attention's been placed on Spark running on Hadoop, but there are Spark connectors for NoSQL that usher in a new class of operational analytics.
- January 14, 2016
MapR's Hadoop distribution will add a message system to feed a streaming data pipeline. It takes a cue from open-source Kafka technology.
- December 21, 2015
In a Q&A, big data and data science expert Kirk Borne discusses new data processing and analytics technologies and the growing importance of data literacy in organizations.
- October 19, 2015
We may have outlived the era of killer apps in some part defined by Walmart, but Hadoop big data applications may help the giant's quest for more growth.
- September 30, 2015
The latest version of MongoDB finds the NoSQL database running on a new WiredTiger storage engine. Better performance and data compression are among MongoDB 3.0's touted benefits.
- September 30, 2015
The DataStax Cassandra engine, officially called DataStax Enterprise, is now Spark-certified. The move is one of several for the NoSQL database on a possible upswing, further evidenced by a new deal with Microsoft.
- August 31, 2015
IBM has added massively parallel processing and R language support to its dashDB software -- important steps for a data warehouse database tailored for distributed cloud computing.
- August 07, 2015
This episode of BizApps Today looks at the appeal of MongoDB database features and why companies struggle with determining a unified view of their customers.
- July 31, 2015
Couchbase offers an embedded version of its NoSQL database, which can fit on a smartphone. That feature turned out to be a plus for air carrier Ryanair.