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Endpoint Systems Updates its Figaro DB XML Engine

Endpoint Systems, a system integrator and developer of endpoint software solutions, announced it has released the latest update to Figaro, its embedded native XML database for the Microsoft .NET Framework. Figaro 6.1.4 builds on top of Oracle Berkeley DB XML 6.1.4, with database engine upgrades and several bug fixes.

ArangoDB 3.2 Improves Scalability, Security and High Availability

ArangoDB, the makers of the leading native multi-model database, announced that version 3.2 is Generally Available. This latest release expands ArangoDB to new use cases by being the most scalable, distributed multi-model and graph database.

Scality Launches Zenko, Open Source Software To Assure Data Control In A Multi-Cloud World

Scality, a leader in object and cloud storage, announced the open source launch of its Scality Zenko, a Multi-Cloud Data Controller. The new solution is free to use and embed into developer applications, opening a new world of multi-cloud storage for developers.

Solix Announces S3 Storage Solutions

Solix Technologies, Inc., a leading big data application provider for empowering data-driven enterprises, announced API support for Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service), a web service available from Amazon Web Services and also for private cloud deployments. The new S3 storage solutions are supported on Solix Big Data Suite 2.3, as part of a new software update.

StackShare Database Index

Our friends over at StackShare recently reached out to insideBIGDATA to provide their latest Database Index. To compile the StackShare Database Index, StackShare — one of the world’s largest developer communities, with 100,000+ CTOs and developers at companies like Spotify, Airbnb, Instacart, and Dropbox sharing and discussing their tech stacks — conducted original research on which databases are most widely used right now, and which are most in-demand by recruiters.

WekaIO Eliminates the Need for Legacy External Storage with Cloud-Scale Storage Software

WekaIO, a venture backed high-performance cloud storage software company, emerged from stealth to introduce the industry’s first cloud-native scalable file system that delivers unprecedented performance to applications, scaling to Exabytes of data in a single namespace.

Snowflake Announces Another World-First – The Data Sharehouse™

Snowflake Computing, the data warehouse built for the cloud, announced its newest and most transformative innovation, extending the modern data warehouse to the world’s first data sharehouse. Snowflake continues to deliver on its founding vision of removing all technology barriers that prevent enterprises from acquiring complete insight from any and all available data.

Want to Run Cassandra in a Container? You Need to Solve These 4 Problems First

In this contributed article, Gou Rao, Co-founder and CTO at Portworx, discusses how running the open source distributed NoSQL database Cassandra in a container requires some special considerations. If you can solve these problems, you’ll have gotten most of the way to a successful Cassandra deployment in containers.

MemSQL Offers Real-Time Data Warehouse Managed Service

MemSQL, provider of the fast real-time data warehouse, announced the general availability of MemSQL Cloud. With this release, MemSQL now allows customers to use the managed service on either Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure with a unified architecture for transactional, analytical, and streaming data warehouse workloads.

Actian Launches Actian NoSQL, Object-Oriented Database Designed To Deliver Enterprise-Class Performance

Actian, the hybrid data management, analytics and integration company, announced the newest version of the Actian NoSQL database, combining object technology and enterprise-class database features to provide solutions for businesses with complex data models. Actian has reinvented the traditional object-oriented database to deliver the first NoSQL database with enterprise-class performance and scale.