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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.
September 30, 2016
The big data movement has frozen out many data professionals who are versed in SQL. Microsoft's U-SQL programming language tries to get such folks back in the data querying game.
September 29, 2016
Among a handful of new SQL-oriented, in-memory databases is MemSQL. Recent product updates are meant to improve data pipeline creation and performance in high-speed ingestion applications.
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Verizon's ThingSpace IoT platform uses a Couchbase NoSQL system to help provide reliable data ingestion and flexible development. That is key as IoT devices proliferate. Continue Reading
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Behind hyperbolic terms like 'digital transformation' are innovative systems of engagement. DataStax CEO Billy Bosworth joins this discussion of the often underlying NoSQL architecture. Continue Reading
SQL Server on Linux may just be the start. After making PowerShell open source, Microsoft can build Linux versions of any of its server technologies. And it has reason to do so. Continue Reading
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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
Consultant Dan Sullivan, author of "NoSQL for Mere Mortals," discusses some of the pertinent points for IT shops to consider before entering the new world of NoSQL databases. Continue Reading