Database management system DBMS software and technology
- 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 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 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.
- February 03, 2020
New Query Spotlight tool looks to provide visibility across a data analysis cluster into how a query performs over time and why it might have degraded performance.
- 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 15, 2020
Oracle updates its Enterprise Manager platform to version 13.4, bringing new hybrid management capabilities to database users across on-premises and cloud deployments.
- 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.
- January 07, 2020
Ariff Kassam, CTO of distributed SQL database vendor NuoDB, outlines how his company has embraced cloud native and hints about what's to come in the year ahead.
- 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 18, 2019
Cloud native data management isn't usually the first thing on anyone's mind, acknowledges Portworx co-founder and CTO Goutham Rao -- but find out how it's become part of organizations' journey.
- 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 04, 2019
AWS expands its Redshift data warehouse capabilities including managed storage and query acceleration at the re:Invent 2019 conference, alongside a new managed Cassandra database service.
- 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 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 14, 2019
Widely used open source PostgreSQL database platform gets a major update providing users with new SQL query capabilities for JSON and improved performance.
- 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 13, 2019
The new Apollo update is intended to enable organizations to federate multiple enterprise data sets more easily and use APIs to tap into disparate data sources.
- August 06, 2019
Longtime independent big data vendor MapR goes out of business, selling technology and intellectual property to HPE. The move marks the continuing decline of the Hadoop 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 03, 2019
In this Q&A, Christian Kleinerman, vice president of product development at cloud data warehouse vendor Snowflake, talks about the fast-moving company's plans for the next year.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- December 28, 2018
Better data governance, increased cloud use and wider DataOps adoption head the list of trends for data management teams to plan for in 2019, IT analysts say.
- 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.
- June 27, 2018
NoSQL vendor MongoDB upgraded its database software with ACID support, while also releasing a serverless platform intended to simplify application development.
- March 15, 2018
StreamSets software for inspecting big data brings governance to data in motion. Such capabilities may find more use as the European Union's GDPR deadline looms.
- 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.
- September 26, 2017
ETL jobs -- once the sole province of IT -- take on a new form as data wrangling and self-service gain greater traction with business users of analytics.
- 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.
- 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.
- August 31, 2016
Vertica 8.0 expands the analytical database's support for Kafka, Spark and Hadoop. That's an important step, as the Hewlett Packard Enterprise technology tries to compete in a field of diverse data tools.
- 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.
- July 08, 2016
Speed to production underlies interest in MongoDB. At its annual confab, the company behind the NoSQL database rolled out improvements, including a Spark analytics link.
- 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.
- May 19, 2016
New cloud apps seem ready-made for NoSQL. This may cause Oracle to put more focus on its Oracle NoSQL database, which is often overlooked amid a crush of NoSQL contenders.
- 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 29, 2016
Its collection of big-data processing features is priming the Apache Spark architecture for wider deployment. One key trait: Spark performance outpaces MapReduce in many Hadoop use cases.
- February 24, 2016
Amid the buzz at Spark Summit East 2016 in New York was word that the Spark data processing engine's stream processing architecture will be overhauled in the upcoming version 2.0 of the open source software.
- January 27, 2016
Software architect Mansour Raad is at the center of activity as geospatial data melds with Hadoop -- and soon, Spark.
- 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
This episode of the 'Talking Data' podcast looks at the word of the year in data analytics and management. In 2015, Spark joined Hadoop and MapReduce at the top of the list of trending big data technologies.
- 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.
- 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 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.
- November 26, 2014
Startup vendor Splice Machine has put SQL capabilities on top of Hadoop to create a hybrid database that it said can run both transaction processing and analytics applications.
- November 24, 2014
Data management product announcements by HP, SAP and NuoDB show greater support for SQL on Hadoop analytics, enhanced cloud deployment and mixed processing workloads.
- April 03, 2014
Leading RDBMS makers are bringing in-memory traits to their flagship offerings. Faster analytics and operations are in the offing.
- March 31, 2014
Big data privacy was on tap in this Talking Data podcast. A recent MIT workshop, held at the behest of President Obama, looked at encryption and more.
- March 31, 2014
Consultant John Myers discusses key trends in managing big data environments, including adoption rates for Hadoop clusters and NoSQL databases.
- March 27, 2014
Apache Spark is moving up a notch in the Apache stable; Embarcadero gets set to buy ERwin; and JSR-107 crosses finish line.
- 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.
- February 26, 2014
A digital marketer finds an Aerospike in-memory store can drive near-real-time marketing decisions; and a look at cloud data and new big data measures.
- January 21, 2014
Cloudera Impala brings fast SQL analytics to the Hadoop platform. Also discussed: Watson cognitive computing and NuoDB 2.0.2.
- January 14, 2014
Marketing analytics firm SumAll adopted SQL-enabled Data Warehouse as a Service tools to analyze social media data stored in a MongoDB NoSQL database.
- December 23, 2013
Data design tools like ERwin pave a new path to data management, helping varied stakeholders collaborate and prepping the way for new data types.
- 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.'
- October 15, 2013
Google's Jeromy Carriere spoke about the search engine giant's big data infrastructure at a recent TDWI meeting. Should it influence other efforts?
- July 19, 2013
Facebook's Graph Search application is putting a new spotlight on graph database designs aimed at capturing and organizing data relationships.
- June 18, 2013
SearchDataManagement editors discuss the Information Builders user conference and two other events; topics include graph databases and 'data artists.'
- May 02, 2013
The EMC-VMware launch of Pivotal and Actian's ParAccel buy share a theme: Both feature analytical databases and play to the big data trend.
- 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.
- March 28, 2013
Big data technologies challenge the status quo. In this Q&A, analyst Jeff Kelly sorts through the issues and sees big-time growth in new methods.
- March 07, 2013
Database drivers are sometimes an afterthought. But JDBC drivers came to the fore when Yamaha Motor Europe rebuilt its e-commerce website for dealers.