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  • IBM buys NoSQL cloud provider Cloudant

    Posted February 24, 2014 - 12:32 pm

    Adding more muscle to its cloud operations portfolio, IBM is acquiring hosted NoSQL database provider Cloudant.
  • NoSQL database vendor MongoDb raises $150M in new funding round

    Posted October 7, 2013 - 9:29 am

    In a sign of the growing enterprise interest in new technologies for big data applications, NoSQL database vendor MongoDB has raised $150 million in a fresh round of funding from several major firms including Salesforce.com, Intel Capital and Sequoia Capital.
  • SQL to NoSQL: A match made in heaven for eHarmony.com

    Posted August 20, 2013 - 10:02 am

    When SQL doesn't make the cut, NoSQL databases are called upon.
  • Google rolls out by-the-minute cloud billing, introduces a new NoSQL database

    Posted May 15, 2013 - 5:57 pm

    Google, attempting to build its reputation as an enterprise and developer-focused cloud computing provider, today said its cloud platform is open for anyone to signup for, and can be used with a new by-the-minute billing scheme.
  • MongoDB refines load balancing

    Posted March 19, 2013 - 10:09 am

    Following the tradition set by recent versions, the new release of the MongoDB NoSQL data store comes with a batch of new features designed to appeal to the enterprise market, including a new built-in search engine, more support for geospatial data and the ability to balance workloads across multiple servers more effectively.
  • FoundationDB aims to consolidate NoSQL

    Posted March 6, 2013 - 10:18 am

    In an effort to combine the best of two database technologies, startup FoundationDB has launched a new data store that it claims can offer the reliability of transactional databases and the scalability and speed of NoSQL.
  • A vendor-independent comparison of NoSQL databases: Cassandra, HBase, MongoDB, Riak

    Posted October 22, 2012 - 9:11 pm

    In 2010, when the world became enchanted by the capabilities of cloud systems and new databases designed to serve them, a group of researchers from Yahoo decided to look into NoSQL. They developed the YCSB framework to assess the performance of new tools and find the best cases for their use. The results were published in the paper, "Benchmarking Cloud Serving Systems with YCSB."
  • Apache Cassandra database upgrade due this fall

    Posted August 13, 2012 - 7:42 am

    Open source NoSQL database will get schema change and virtual node capabilities, and query improvements are also eyed
  • Red Hat releases NoSQL database for enterprise Java

    Posted June 20, 2012 - 1:24 pm

    Enterprise open source software provider Red Hat has jumpedinto the emerging NoSQL market, releasing an in-memory data store as part of an update of its JBoss management platform.
  • NoSQL vendor 10Gen secures $42M in fresh funding

    Posted May 30, 2012 - 1:24 pm

    10Gen, one of the leading vendors of NoSQL database technologies, has secured $42 million in fresh funding from New Enterprise Associates and existing investors such as Sequoia Partners and Flybridge Capital.
  • Digg, like Twitter, rips out MySQL

    Posted March 16, 2010 - 11:12 am

    Digg's engineering team has stopped using MySQL, echoing a move recently made by Twitter, another major social networking site.
  • Twitter growth prompts switch from MySQL to 'NoSQL' database

    Posted February 24, 2010 - 1:42 pm

    Twitter Inc. is slowly moving off the MySQL database for so-called 'NoSQL' open-source database technology that's already been embraced by Web 2.0 counterparts, Facebook Inc. and Digg.
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