Here's a round-up of this week's Big Data news from Looker, RethinkDB, Talend and others, featuring self-service data preparation, RethinkDB on Windows, Spark- and Presto-based BI, a turnkey data pipeline creator and more.
Today's release of Couchbase Mobile -- the NoSQL database turned into a mobile dev solution -- targets the enterprise with administration, security and performance enhancements.
Syncfusion moved its Windows-based Big Data platform out of preview and into production with new support for Apache Spark, Apache HBase and Scientific Python. The enterprise software development company claims it's the singular Apache Hadoop-based distribution designed for Windows.
Redis Labs today announced the integration of its namesake NoSQL database with Spark SQL, along with a new Spark-Redis connector said to speed up certain Big Data analytics tasks by 100 times or more.
Like an aging fighter fending off younger foes, Oracle rose above its upstart NoSQL and open source challengers to be named DBMS of the Year for 2015 by DB-Engines.
In a time-honored New Year's tradition, industry players weigh in with their predictions for the Big Data landscape in 2016.
Makers of the RethinkDB distributed JSON database today released a new Java client driver, the company announced.
MapR Technologies today announced the upcoming addition of an event streaming system to its Apache Hadoop-based Big Data distribution, improving real-time analytics capabilities in a new rebranded, integrated and converged solution.
New in-memory online transaction processing improvements highlight the new features in the latest Community Technology Preview of SQL Server 2016, the flagship RDBMS from Microsoft.
Microsoft has released SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3, which the company says includes performance, scalability and diagnostics workload improvements.
Splice Machine today announced the integration of Apache Spark technology in the version 2.0 beta edition of its "Hadoop RDBMS" offering.
AMPLab, the UC Berkeley research unit famous for creating the wildly popular Apache Spark technology, has now developed an adjunct open source project that uses data compression for faster queries.
MongoDB announced a new version of its open source-based NoSQL database with features designed to make it more attractive for enterprise use.
IBM is offering the new managed service for Big Data analytics to developers using its Bluemix cloud application development platform.