On December 12 Couchbase released the latest version of its flagship NoSQL database system.
Intel Corp. this week released an open source tool called GraphBuilder for rapid big data application development.
EMC Corporation this week confirmed rumors that former VMware chief exec Paul Maritz, now EMC chief strategy officer, will lead a new corporate spinoff that will manage products from several divisions.
10gen, the creator and chief commercial sponsor of the open-source MongoDB NoSQL database, has announced a new Cloud Subscription version of the database.
Talend earlier this month released version 5.2 of it open source integration platform, touting new support for NoSQL databases and Apache Hadoop big data profiling.
On Friday Microsoft released the first service pack for SQL Server 2012.
Informatica Corp. recently announced its new PowerCenter Big Data Edition software, offering a "no-coding environment" to increase big data development productivity when using technologies such as Hadoop.
Continuuity Inc. this week announced Big Data AppFabric, consisting of big data application development tools and an application runtime platform running in the cloud.
JNBridge last week released another in its evolving series of free interoperability kits.
Precog recently announced the launch of its big data infrastructure platform in public beta, aiming to simplify the capture, storage and analysis of large amounts of data by developers through the use of cloud-based APIs.
A vulnerability in Oracle Database 11g Releases 1 and 2 could allow an attacker to remotely steal information located on the database, including user passwords.
MarkLogic has upgraded its enterprise NoSQL database offering, adding Java and REST APIs.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that its Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) service is now supporting Amazon RDS for SQL Server.
Microsoft released SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 this week and announced that it's available for download.
Microsoft last week updated the SQL Server 2012 Developer Training Kit to "release to manufacturing" status, according to a tweet from the product's Twitter page.