Database management system DBMS software and technology
- 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.