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Working with Data: What’s Hot and What’s Not


In honor of all things data, our friends over at MemSQL asked their own team of data engineers and developers – what’s hot and what’s not in working with data these days? Here’s what they came up with.

Couchbase Announces New Query Language N1QL: SQL for JSON


Couchbase, Inc. is adding fuel to the NoSQL fire with its announcement of the beta for Couchbase Server 4.0 and the new query language N1QL: SQL for JSON.

IBM: The Optimal Storage Platform for Big Data


A central theme of new technology requirements surrounding big data is the ability to host data effectively. The foundation of a big data technology stack is the storage layer. A new white paper is now available that details these issues surrounding big data storage – specifically through the deployment of IBM Spectrum Scale.

New Basho Data Platform Provides Operational Simplicity for Enterprise Big Data Applications


Basho Technologies, the creator and developer of Riak®, a leading distributed NoSQL database, announced The Basho Data Platform, developed to simplify the operation and integration challenges of deploying and managing Big Data, IoT and hybrid cloud applications.

MarkLogic NoSQL Powers Saturday Night Live App and Dedicated SNL 40 Website


MarkLogic Corporation, a leading Enterprise NoSQL database platform provider, announced that NBC Entertainment’s (NBC) wildly popular and upgraded SNL app and SNL 40 website are powered by the MarkLogic® Enterprise NoSQL database platform.

Attunity Expands Big Data Solution to Support the Fast Growing NoSQL Market


Attunity Ltd. (NASDAQ CM: ATTU), a leading provider of information availability software solutions, announced the expansion of its Big Data solution for the fast-growing NoSQL market – Attunity Replicate for MongoDB.

MemSQL Launches Community Edition


MemSQL, a leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, announced the most significant release of MemSQL to date. MemSQL 4 – which includes a new Community Edition – empowers interconnected enterprises to aggregate and report on real-time data, accelerating the growth trajectories of their digital businesses.

Ryft Open API Library Extends Batch and Streaming Analysis to Existing Big Data Environments


Ryft announced the availability of the Ryft Open API Library, expanding the company’s Ryft ONE high-performance data analysis capabilities into existing big data environments.

Gartner Identifies Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies for 2015


A new Gartner research report, “Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies,” details five emerging vendors that can assist organizations in meeting their storage modernization and cost containment initiatives. For example, Storiant is a multifaceted archiving platform that can support active, compliance and historical archives in a private cloud environment.

Hadoop 101: Simplifying MapReduce Development


This article explores some typical configuration roadblocks found in traditional Hadoop platforms and explains how they can be sidestepped using ScaleOut hServer using the WordCount application to illustrate these benefits.