Scale up or scale out? As we develop better tools and strategies for treating the whole data center- real or virtual- as a “server,” the answer seems obvious: it’s all about scaling out. But that’s the big picture. While we’re scaling up, to more and more boxes, inside the box
Couchbase Server, the open source, distributed NoSQL document-oriented database has unveiled a new query tool compatible with SQL. The new offering, has already been at the disposal of developers as N1QL since over a year now. It will henceforth be shipped as part of Couchbase Server under the name SQL for
Next-gen database innovator MongoDB revealed earlier this week that it had secured $80 million in fresh Series G funding. The round was led by an undisclosed sovereign wealth fund, with participation from Goldman Sachs and existing investors Altimeter Capital, NEA, Sequoia and funds managed by T. Rowe Price Associates. The round
MongoDB, the cross-platform document-oriented database developer and HCL Infosystems, India’s Premier Distribution and IT Services and Solutions Company, have signed a global partnership in a bid to enable HCL Infosystems gain further grounding with its offerings in the emerging big data segment by developing services around MongoDB. “MongoDB provides immense
When it comes to this years big data funding stories, the first thing that probably comes to your mind is Intel’s $740 million investment in Cloudera, or MapR’s $110 million financing round led by Google Capital. You’ll also probably recall funding rounds of companies like Hotonworks, MongoDB, and DataStax too.
MongoDB, the leading NoSQL database, announced the availability of Production Support for MongoDB for the free-to-download Community Edition. This allows users to get expert guidance from the same team that builds MongoDB, citing strong demand from community edition users for greater support options, without investing in the whole enterprise package.
The open source technology market is huge. It fuels 1 million unique projects today, and opens up massive opportunities for small and large enterprises alike. It means small companies can deploy technologies in a cost-effective manner, and large enterprises have the means to scale; as John Gallaugher points out, Google has
‘SQL is outdated’. ‘RDBMS can no longer meet businesses’ data management needs’. ‘New database technologies like NoSQL are the solution for today’s enterprises’. We hear statements like these alot, both inside and outside the database technologies industry. But are they accurate? Is SQL a thing of the past, and are
Teradata and MongoDB have annouced an alliance, and working on integrating their products to boost analytic workloads. The integration revolves around Teradata’s bi-directional QueryGrid connector, introduced in version 15 of Teradata’s namesake database, released in April. Teradata have already released a few QueryGrid connectors, with systems such as Aster, Oracle