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Couchbase NoSQL Database Goes Mobile

NoSQL database vendor Couchbase Inc. is seeking to let developers build always-available, data-driven apps for mobile users wherever they are, even when they don't have connectivity to the cloud.

Splice Machine's 'Only Hadoop RDBMS' Released as Beta

Splice Machine Inc. today announced the public beta of what it claims to be "the only Hadoop RDBMS" on the market, capable of supporting real-time applications while natively supporting Apache Hadoop.

Cloudera and MongoDB Enter Big Data Partnership

Cloudera Inc. and MongoDB Inc. yesterday announced a strategic partnership to integrate their Big Data technologies.

Typesafe Releases First Implementation of 'Reactive Streams' Spec

Akka is Typesafe's asynchronous, event-driven middleware implemented in Scala.

Apache Hive Updated with SQL-on-Hadoop Features

Hortonworks yesterday announced a new version of Apache Hive, the open source data warehouse software running on top of Hadoop, with new SQL query features and performance improvements.

Google Adds to Big Data Connection Options

Google yesterday introduced two new connectors for accessing Hadoop data stored in the company's cloud storage platform.

MapR Adds Some Spark to its Hadoop Distribution

MapR announced the addition of the Apache Spark technology stack to its Hadoop distribution, one of the leading tools in the fast-growing arena of Big Data analytics.

MongoDB Releases Major Upgrade to NoSQL Database

MongoDB Inc. announced the "biggest release ever" of its popular NoSQL database, with improvements coming in the areas of aggregation, text-search integration, query engine performance, security and many more.

SQL Server 2014 Goes Live

As expected, on April 1 Microsoft released to "general availability" an updated version of its SQL Server database, SQL Server 2014.

Facebook Leads Effort to Improve MySQL for Large-Scale Use

Facebook today announced an alliance with Web powerhouses Google Inc., LinkedIn and Twitter Inc. to improve the open source MySQL database for large-scale applications.

With a New $160 Million, Cloudera Targets Hadoop Community Contributions

Cloudera this week raised $160 million in funding from major investors as it considers an initial public offering, planning to invest much of the money in engineering resources to extend its contributions to the Apache Hadoop community.

Embarcadero Platform Aims at Native, Multi-Device App Development

Embarcadero Technologies today announced a new app development platform to help coders build native mobile apps targeting multiple devices with one codebase.

SQL Server 2014 Hits RTM, Going Live April 1

SQL Server 2014 hit its "release-to-manufacturing" milestone today, and will go live April 1. Microsoft also launched Windows Azure HD Insight -- the company's "big data" Hadoop solution.

Pivotal Adds Hadoop Distribution to In-Memory Big Data Parade

Pivotal Software Inc. today announced the release of a new version of its enterprise Hadoop distribution based on the recently upgraded Apache Hadoop 2.2.

New Intel Big Data Platform Includes Analytics Toolkit for Developers

Intel Corp. announced a new platform that seeks to simplify Big Data analytics while improving upon the capabilities of straight Apache Hadoop.

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