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Nimble Storage Introduces the First Multicloud Storage Service

Nimble Storage (NYSE: NMBL), the leader in predictive cloud infrastructure, today announced Nimble Cloud Volumes, the only enterprise-grade multicloud storage service for running applications in Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Nimble Cloud Volumes will provide enterprise-grade availability and data services that have previously not been readily available in block storage for the cloud. These capabilities are necessary for moving the next wave of applications to the cloud — traditional transactional workloads — which place stringent requirements on storage.

Why Columnar Databases Are the Future of Business Intelligence

In this special guest feature, Jamie Clark, Senior Developer at Dimensional Insight, discusses why columnar databases are the future of business intelligence as massive amounts of data continue to accumulate.

Reduce Data Lake Ingestion Time by 75% with Ingestion Factory

It is estimated that data preparation eats up as much as 80% of data analysts’ time, leaving less bandwidth for actual analytics and significantly reducing a data lake’s return on investment. To dramatically speed up data ingestion and data preparation in the data lake, Zaloni offers a new solution, Ingestion Factory, which can help enterprises successfully hydrate and organize a production-ready data lake in weeks.

EnterpriseDB Sets New Standard for Digital Business with Release of the EDB Postgres Platform 2017

EnterpriseDB® (EDB™), the database platform company for digital business, announced the general availability of the EDB Postgres™ Platform 2017. The EDB Postgres Platform is the first integrated open source-based database management platform that brings together all of the components required for managing structured and unstructured data in a single platform. The 2017 version of the platform enables organizations to improve decision-making, explore new revenue opportunities, and boost productivity with better support for advanced analytics and data integration.

Graph Databases and the Connected Enterprise

In this special guest feature, Emil Eifrem, Founder and CEO of Neo Technology suggests that in order to achieve connected enterprise status and realize the significance of the graph database, companies must understand the database options that are available. Right now, the landscape consists of three categories, which he outlines below, including where he sees their growth in the next few years.

Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4 Product Bundle Released

Percona, the company that delivers enterprise-class MySQL® and MongoDB® solutions and services, announced a solution bundle of updated products that enable any organization to create a robust, secure database environment that can be adapted to changing business requirements. Percona Server for MongoDB 3.4, Percona Monitoring and Management 1.1, and Percona Toolkit 3.0 offer more features and benefits, with enhancements for both MongoDB® and MySQL® database environments.

EnterpriseDB Announces New Apache Spark Connecter to Speed Postgres Big Data Processing

EnterpriseDB® (EDB™), the database platform company for digital business, announced the general availability of a new version of the EDB Postgres Data Adapter for Hadoop with compatibility for the Apache Spark cluster computing framework. The new version gives organizations the ability to combine analytic workloads based on the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) with operational data in Postgres, using an Apache Spark interface.

Zaloni Continues to Redefine the Data Lake

With the latest release of its Bedrock Data Lake Management Platform and its Mica Self-service Data Platform, Zaloni continues to establish itself as a leader in the space by pushing the boundaries of what defines a “data lake,” expanding beyond Hadoop to encompass a more holistic, enterprise-wide approach.

Qumulo Announces Major Advancements in Scale-Out Storage

Qumulo, a leader in scale-out storage, announced the next release of Qumulo Core, delivering machine intelligent storage quotas. Qumulo’s machine intelligent quotas provide storage administrators with the flexibility to allocate storage resources without the compromises associated with legacy scale-out storage systems.

New Release of Couchbase Data Platform Powers Always-On Digital Business Applications Across All Channels and Devices with Advanced Security

Couchbase, Inc., a NoSQL leader, announced a new release of the Couchbase data platform that powers web, mobile and IoT (Internet of Things) applications for digital businesses. The enhanced product suite now provides easier global application deployments, advanced security capabilities and greater development flexibility, and includes Couchbase Server 4.6, Couchbase Sync Gateway 1.4, Couchbase Kafka Connector 3.0 and Couchbase Spark Connector 2.0.