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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 25, 2018
A SQL Server 2019 preview brings Hadoop and Spark into the fold, positioning the database as an all-purpose data portal. Azure Cosmos DB also gets an update.
August 09, 2018
Oracle launched a transaction processing version of Autonomous Database, a cloud-based platform that automates configuration and management of Oracle databases.
June 27, 2018
NoSQL vendor MongoDB upgraded its database software with ACID support, while also releasing a serverless platform intended to simplify application development.
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Data management teams are asking more questions about data security, Gartner analyst Merv Adrian says in a Q&A. But new factors are complicating the process of securing databases, he adds. Continue Reading
Moving relational data into Hadoop isn't a slam dunk. To avert programming complexities, a major Texas university turned to commercial tools to stock its Hadoop data lake. Continue Reading
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