Database management system DBMS architecture design and strategy
- March 31, 2020
New Kubernetes tool for the Apache Cassandra database is DataStax's attempt to create a broadly adopted approach for cloud native deployment.
- March 16, 2020
Real-time cloud database looks to help better enable developers to build applications with Query Lambdas capabilities that execute queries and lookups from REST endpoint triggers.
- March 06, 2020
Monte Zweben, co-founder and CEO of Splice Machine, provides insight into what his distributed SQL database company is doing and where it's headed with its new 3.0 update.
- March 06, 2020
DataStax has acquired open source Cassandra services firm The Last Pickle, adding in key tools that could help overcome enterprise database adoption challenges.
- February 25, 2020
Databricks Ingest entered a public preview in a move by Databricks to enable a lakehouse that combines the best features of the data lake and data warehouse models.
- February 21, 2020
Enterprises are increasingly using the open source PostgreSQL database. Read in this Q&A where the growth is coming from and how some of it is from users in the cloud.
- February 14, 2020
Oracle adds news new services to its cloud infrastructure platform in a bid to provide data scientists, as well as data analysts, with data management and query functionality.
- February 05, 2020
Open source NoSQL database vendor Couchbase enters the cloud database market with a database as a service that lets users choose which public cloud vendor they want to use.
- February 04, 2020
Major milestone release of open source graph database platform enhances security with controls to limit the risk of data traversal and add multi-database support.
- January 21, 2020
Users need more than SQL for querying databases, according to Paul Dix, co-founder and CTO of InfluxData. That's why the vendor created the Flux data scripting and query language.
- January 16, 2020
Open source database vendor MariaDB updates its flagship platform with new features to enable the convergence of transactional and analytical databases.
- January 10, 2020
New release of multi-model database platform from ArangoDB introduces OneShard feature, along with other query optimization capabilities to help improve overall performance.
- December 20, 2019
SolarWinds grows its product portfolio with the acquisition of cloud native database monitoring vendor VividCortex, in a bid to help organizations deal with the challenges of cloud.
- December 13, 2019
Vendors in the open source Cassandra NoSQL database market voice their concerns about AWS' entry into the field, as the cloud giant looks to expand its database portfolio.
- December 11, 2019
Aerospike 4.8 adds full support for Intel's Optane persistent memory, enabling the NoSQL database to run both the index and data in memory for better overall performance.
- December 02, 2019
While open source is a key to success for many database vendors, it can also potentially lead to a competitive threat from a cloud scale provider.
- November 26, 2019
Decade after decade, Oracle continues to be relevant in the database market as it pivots to include an expanding list of capabilities to serve users, notably cloud.
- November 21, 2019
Getting streaming data optimized to work inside of a database often involves disparate vendors and technologies, a challenge that Confluent aims to help fix.
- November 19, 2019
New release of CockroachDB cloud-native distributed database platform helps to reduce latency; it also gets enhanced data backup capabilities.
- November 18, 2019
Based on the open source RDBTools project, Redis Labs' new tool gives database administrators a stable graphical user interface for database management.
- November 13, 2019
Scaling a MySQL database in the cloud is not easy, but the open source Vitess project manages the project at scale for cloud-native Kubernetes deployments.
- November 08, 2019
ScyllaDB has been helpful for big organizations such as Comcast, which was able to trim from nearly 1,000 database nodes to 78 ScyllaDB nodes and now has more room to grow.
- November 06, 2019
Forrester identifies top vendors in the translytical database category and common elements that help make the unified database model well adapted for multiple use cases.
- October 31, 2019
Data continues to grow at a rapid rate, and users are faced with increasing complexity and challenges to make sense of it all in a way that helps improve business outcomes.
- October 24, 2019
Raj Dutt, co-founder and CEO of Grafana Labs, provides insight into what his company is doing and where it's headed, now that it has raised new money and is seeing new use cases for its data observability technology.
- October 21, 2019
Study shows that more users are using open source software for data management, with most organizations using more than one technology to help meet different needs.
- October 18, 2019
Databricks has found a new home at the Linux Foundation for its open source Delta Lake data lake project, in a bid to help grow a broader community and accelerate adoption.
- October 17, 2019
Open source triple store database technology used by the U.S. Navy moves forward as a stable, mature project at the Apache Software Foundation.
- October 08, 2019
As MemSQL pushes into the cloud with its Helios service, the vendor is also pushing the boundaries of traditional row and column data stores with its SingleStore technology approach.
- October 08, 2019
Now available in beta, the Couchbase Server 6.5 update brings distributed ACID transactions and query optimizations to the open source NoSQL database platform.
- September 30, 2019
The list of vendors offering managed cloud database services is growing rapidly, which gives IT teams more opportunities to offload management of database systems.
- September 17, 2019
While the core open source InfluxDB 2.0 project is still in alpha, InfluxData has advanced its cloud service to support new features as it grows its time series database service.
- September 16, 2019
Oracle introduced new cloud and on-premises deployment options for its namesake database and automated cloud service as Oracle OpenWorld 2019 got underway.
- September 12, 2019
Based on technology built internally at Amazon, the tech giant's newest database provides a centralized approach for enabling a cryptographically secure ledger system.
- August 22, 2019
ArangoDB 3.5 accelerates its database platform with improved query performance and enhanced data security capabilities, as market demand for multi-model platforms builds.
- August 15, 2019
First released in late 2018, AWS Lake Formation is now generally available and it could be the force that helps to accelerate adoption in the cloud data lake market.
- August 01, 2019
Dgraph Labs looks expand its graph database platform, which offers the promise of reducing isolated data sources and speeding up queries.
- July 31, 2019
Support for multiple clouds, tighter integration with Kubernetes and indexing enhancements that accelerate database performance highlight the new NuoDB release.
- June 28, 2019
EnterpriseDB is looking to push its database further with help from new financial backers. The deal sees Postgres originator Michael Stonebraker coming onboard as technical adviser.
- June 18, 2019
MongoDB released an S3-compatible data lake its developer legions can quickly query. But, word of MongoDB Atlas use on Google's cloud shows there are clouds to sow beyond AWS.
- May 07, 2019
Blockchain is intriguing technology, but carries with it high system overhead. ProvenDB adds blockchain to MongoDB in an effort to gain acceptable performance.
- April 25, 2019
MongoDB is buying Realm, the maker of an open source database for cross-platform mobile applications, to boost its Atlas cloud platform and Stitch backend as a service.
- April 17, 2019
New Google Cloud boss Thomas Kurian is putting databases and data management at the forefront at Google. The vendor has forged key data deals, showing a more mature Google Cloud.
- March 25, 2019
Startups Interana and Rockset differ in their approaches to providing new query capabilities on fast-arriving big data. Both are led by technologists who started at Facebook.
- March 15, 2019
Many data professionals have yet to solidify traditional data management practices, but they have a new set of challenges to overcome to ensure data privacy and avoid misuse.
- March 12, 2019
Apache Kafka and Apache Spark connectors ease use of the Aerospike NoSQL data store in high-speed applications such as analytics that are becoming more broadly supported.
- March 11, 2019
Data catalogs form a hub for managing enterprise data. New products focus on machine learning and AI add-ons that help automate aspects of data governance.
- February 26, 2019
An in-memory data grid (IMDG) from Hazelcast lets designers tune subsystems to support consistency over availability, or the reverse, depending on what designers want.
- February 01, 2019
Cloud giants like AWS have adopted open source databases, causing Confluent, MongoDB and others to guard their assets the best way they know how: licensing.
- January 22, 2019
Cloud architecture, analytics and AI data processing are top innovation priorities for new Teradata CEO Oliver Ratzesberger. He talks about his goals in this Q&A.
- January 21, 2019
The Data.gov shutdown shows that, as open data can be turned off, data professionals may need to consider alternative sources for the kinds of data the government offers.
- December 14, 2018
Third-party vendors that offer data platforms to AWS users tout hedges against cloud lock-in. But they must both compete and collaborate with the cloud leader.
- November 30, 2018
Built-for-purpose databases target general ones, especially in the cloud. At re:Invent 2018, AWS added time-series and transaction ledger databases to expand its line.
- November 27, 2018
A new Microsoft Azure SQL Database Managed Instance service seeks to span the gap between cloud and on-premises systems. Meanwhile, Oracle also has cloud plans of the data kind.
- October 12, 2018
MarkLogic rolled out a cloud-service version of its NoSQL database management system, a move designed to make the technology more cost-effective for cloud users.
- September 07, 2018
Hadoop data tooling is expanding. A view holds that Hadoop is moving from alternate data warehousing to a full-fledged big data analytics offering.
- September 04, 2018
A graph database startup's parallel loading, processing and querying combine to deliver real-time data for fintech firms that offer fast credit evaluations online.
- June 27, 2018
NoSQL vendor MongoDB upgraded its database software with ACID support, while also releasing a serverless platform intended to simplify application development.
- February 16, 2018
MongoDB is taking a deeper step into SQL-style processing waters with a 4.0 update that brings increased support for ACID-compliant transactions to its NoSQL database.
- December 01, 2017
After Cyber Monday, Amazon Web Services techies headed for re:Invent 2017. There, among a deluge of cloud product announcements by AWS, the Amazon Neptune graph database surfaced.
- October 30, 2017
The Neo4j graph database emphasizes easy relationship mapping for diverse data points. Now, its related Cypher query language is hooking into Apache Spark.
- July 10, 2017
MongoDB targets better dashboard visualization with MongoDB Charts, which adds another means for business users trying to look into their NoSQL data pools.
- June 30, 2017
The quest for the agile database is putting developers in the forefront and has some DBA tasks moving to the development groups, according to panelists at a conference in Boston.
- 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.
- 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.
- June 30, 2015
SonarW is a columnar data warehouse built especially to handle JSON data. It can support data warehousing for MongoDB systems and some data lakes.
- June 09, 2015
MongoDB 3.0, which now has swappable data storage engine support, gained much attention at MongoDBWorld 2015, even as MongoDB 3.2 details emerged.
- May 29, 2015
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.
- May 28, 2015
The latest release of Neo Technology's Neo4j graph database boosts the NoSQL software's performance and scalability through faster processing of both data reads and writes.
- April 24, 2015
As NoSQL databases become more prevalent in enterprise processing, designing data models for the flexible-schema systems is a looming challenge for data architects and developers.
- March 26, 2015
Cloud applications are no longer curious IT experiments -- now they're often on shortlists of deployment options.
- March 25, 2015
New database updates address large-scale applications. Included are Couchbase Server 4.0 with multidimensional scaling support and VoltDB 5.0 with links to Hadoop data streaming tools.
- September 25, 2014
News briefs describe MapR's latest Hadoop distribution, which includes Apache Drill for SQL analytics. Also, InfiniDB said it will close down business.
- September 05, 2014
The field of log and machine data management gains a new player as the X15 Software platform for ingestion and queries. Also in the news, Teradata buys Think Big.
- July 03, 2014
NoSQL database MongoDB supports flexible schemas and agile development, several enterprise IT leaders told recent conference attendees.
- March 19, 2014
In a Q&A, consultant William McKnight discusses the potential benefits of in-memory processing and its recent inroads with top relational databases.
- November 13, 2013
The Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational DBMS highlights notable vendors and predicts growth in the market that will lead to fierce competition.
- October 31, 2013
Requirements gathering shouldn't get short shrift in the database rush, says Michael J. Hernandez, author of 'Database Design for Mere Mortals.'
- July 19, 2013
Facebook's Graph Search application is putting a new spotlight on graph database designs aimed at capturing and organizing data relationships.
- April 25, 2013
Trident Marketing is running analytical models on a data warehouse appliance to help keep consumers hooked on satellite TV service and other products.
- April 08, 2013
An MDM and data consolidation effort brought previously siloed databases together to better support boating operations on France's rivers and canals.
- April 04, 2013
All the big data buzz belies a potent trend that sees lower-cost hardware and massive Web applications driving more diversity in database engines.
- May 29, 2012
Find out why application performance management company AppDynamics chose ScaleBase over the “Rolls Royce” of sharding technologies.
- May 09, 2012
In-memory database caching technology is helping gamers take charge of their online identities.
- March 19, 2012
As "big data" systems steal into organizations, the enterprise data warehouse is often depicted as a dinosaur. But it may not be doomed to extinction.
- March 08, 2012
Find out how “the world’s biggest travel site” is gaining valuable insights from staggering amounts of log files and other machine-generated data.
- February 29, 2012
Various software vendors have begun offering connectors designed to help users bridge the gap between Hadoop clusters and relational databases.