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June 23, 2017
MongoDB has expanded cloud coverage for its Atlas hosted database service, with Azure and Google versions joining an initial AWS-based offering to give users a choice on cloud platforms.
May 18, 2017
There are bits of DocumentDB at the foundation of Microsoft's Azure Cosmos DB, a multimodel database that supports multiple modes of data processing.
April 17, 2017
Several companies are augmenting their Oracle database workloads with NoSQL Cassandra. Why?
November 18, 2016
Microsoft looks to broaden the horizons of SQL Server, as it moves some Enterprise features to Standard Edition and issues the first public preview of a release supporting SQL Server on Linux.
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The days when relational databases were the answer to almost every data management question have given way to a more varied environment, which has pros and cons for IT teams. Continue Reading
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Establishing SQL Server performance baselines is a crucial first step for cloud migrations, says a University of Notre Dame DBA, who is using database monitoring software to do so. Continue Reading
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A NewSQL database with NoSQL-style scaling and SQL-style queries may be apt for an IoT system that monitors hotel air conditioning. Fast data and ease of development play roles. Continue Reading
NoSQL databases provide alternatives to relational software for managing pools of big data. But prospective buyers need to discern between the various types of NoSQL technologies. Continue Reading
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Moving relational data into Hadoop is not a slam dunk. To avert programming complexities, a major Texas school turned to commercial tools to stock the Hadoop data lake. Continue Reading
In the ever-burgeoning world of big data compounded by the cloud and internet of things, NoSQL database technology is gaining popularity as perhaps a solution to scalability and performance issues that relational databases and the SQL programming ... Continue Reading
Data is an upside and a downside to the Internet of Things. Many companies are eager to make IoT products or add IoT capabilities to their devices, and some don't go beyond that. But taking IoT from cool toy to useful tool means doing something with... Continue Reading