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Pivotal Releases Hadoop Distribution Based on Open Data Platform

Pivotal Software released its first Apache Hadoop distribution based on the controversial Open Data Platform, a controversial new industry consortium designed to further standardized Big Data initiatives.

Atlassian Stash 3.8 Adds Support for AWS

The latest release of Atlassian's Stash, a Git-based distributed version control system (DVCS), now supports deployments on Amazon Web Services (AWS), the company announced this week.

Survey: Structured RDBMS Data Still Reigns

Despite all the Big Data hype, a new survey of database deployments shows traditional, structured relational database management systems still rule the corporate world.

Apache HBase 1.0 Release Features API Reorg

The Apache Software Foundation signed off on version 1.0 of HBase, the "Hadoop database," after seven years of development.

Spark Continues Big Data Ascension

Any doubts about the skyrocketing rise of Apache Spark technology in the Big Data ecosystem were put to rest at a recent conference, where it almost stole the show.

Oracle Unveils 'New Approach' to Democratizing Big Data

The latest major vendor to try its hand at "democratizing" Big Data is Oracle, which today announced a quartet of new products designed "to enable Hadoop, NoSQL, and SQL technologies to work together and be deployed securely in any model -- whether public cloud, private cloud or an on-premises infrastructure."

MarkLogic Cites Developer Benefits in NoSQL Upgrade

Enterprise NoSQL database platform vendor MarkLogic Corp. cited "massive enhancements for developers" in the latest version of its flagship database.

Oracle in the Enterprise: We're Going to Compete on Price

Oracle chairman Larry Ellison unveiled the fifth generation of its engineered systems this week, along with a new aggressive pricing strategy.

Aerospike Updates its 'World's Fastest Database' with Hadoop Integration

Aerospike Inc. yesterday announced better Hadoop integration, storage and performance improvements and easier installation and deployment of its "world's fastest database" NoSQL offering.

New Couchbase Server, SDKs Tout 'Developer Empowerment'

Numerous Big Data-related moves made by NoSQL database vendor Couchbase Inc. this week included releases of a new version of its flagship Couchbase Server and new SDKs aiming to provide "developer empowerment."

Tesora Broadens Developer Options with OpenStack Database Service

Tesora unveiled a Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) offering for the OpenStack cloud platform, giving more options to data developers.

Couchbase Server Integrated with Spring Framework Targets Java Developers

Couchbase this week announced the integration of its Couchbase Server NoSQL document database with the Spring Framework.

Splice Machine Makes Waves as 'Only Hadoop RDBMS'

Splice Machine Inc. is getting a lot of attention as it seeks to carve out a niche for itself in the exploding Big Data analytics arena by combining the advantages of traditional RDBMS technology with the scale-out capabilities associated with NoSQL databases.

Big Data Product Watch 8/4/14: Data Lakes, Visibility, Project Jumpstarts and More

Here's a roundup of recent Big Data product announcements from Solix Technologies, MongoHQ and GoGrid, Appfluent Technology, and Actian.

GraphLab Makes Big Data Machine Learning More Accessible

Seattle-based start-up GraphLab Inc. today emerged from stealth mode with a new platform designed to make large-scale machine learning more accessible to data scientists and developers everywhere.

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