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Oracle Big Data Appliance Featuring Hadoop Released

Oracle this week officially released the Oracle Big Data Appliance, its new "engineered system" that tightly bundles servers and software into a unified system.

Java-Based NoSQL Graph Database Goes Spring

Neo Technology brought the Neo4j open-source NoSQL graph database to the Spring framework this week with the launch of Spring Data Neo4j 2.0.

Google Adds MySQL Database to Its App Engine Cloud

Google on Thursday announced a free preview of Google Cloud SQL, which adds a MySQL database Web service to Google's cloud-based App Engine development stack.

Toad for Oracle 11 Adds Code Analysis Tools

Version 11 of Quest Software's Toad for Oracle database management solution offers a new code analysis feature for developers.

Amazon Cloud RDS Now Supporting Oracle Databases

On Tuesday, Amazon announced that its Amazon Web Services' (AWS) Relational Database Service (RDS) can now support Oracle 11G Release 2 databases.

CA Looks To Broaden Use of Modeling Tool to Data Integration, Cloud

CA Technologies last week updated its ERwin modeling tool with an eye toward broadening its use beyond database developers.

New Oracle SQL Data Modeler Integrates Subversion

Oracle on Monday released a new version of its SQL Developer Data Modeler that integrates the open source version control software Subversion.

Microsoft Kills Key Components of the 'Oslo' Modeling Platform

It's no surprise that 'Oslo', also known as SQL Server Modeling, has not survived the on-going battle of competing data platform strategies at Microsoft.

Survey: Oracle Not So Bad for Java and MySQL

The results of a survey published this week seem to indicate that early concerns about the fate of Java and MySQL in the hands of Oracle have abated, at least for the present.

Coming This Fall: Windows Azure Cloud Appliances

Addressing one of the key objectives of cloud computing, Microsoft today said its Windows Azure platform will be available as an appliance that can run on customer and partner premises.

Build Your Own 'Skunk Works' Business Intelligence Project with SQL

How to use SQL Server to build a business intelligence (BI) platform without getting your organization's top brass involved.

SAP To Acquire Sybase

SAP will acquire database vendor Sybase Inc. for $5.8 billion in cash, a 44 percent premium in the company's closing price Wednesday.

SQL Server 2008 R2 Released to IT Pros

Microsoft released versions of SQL Server 2008 R2 products to IT professionals on Monday.

New Type 5 JDBC Driver Aimed at Data-Driven Java Apps

Progress Software has launched a new Type 5 JDBC driver, which the company is billing as an industry first.

SQL Server 2008 R2 Set to Analyze Mountains of Data, Coming in May

Developers with Visual Studio 2010 can package data-tier application components, including tables, views and stored procedures, as a single unit of deployment.

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