Database management system DBMS architecture design and strategy
- 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.