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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.
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