With the Internet of Things (IoT) rapidly gaining prominence as a key factor in Big Data analytics, a new survey shows that 50 percent of developers don't believe they have the skills or resident technology to deliver on expectations of IoT projects.
Couchbase announced a new language called N1QL that allows SQL queries over JSON data stored in its NoSQL document-oriented database.
MapR Technologies Inc. added the newly available Apache Drill 1.0 project for SQL-based Big Data analytics to its Apache Hadoop distribution.
Syncfusion has updated what it claims to be "the one and only Hadoop distribution designed and optimized for Windows" with multiple-node cluster management capabilities.
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.
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.
Despite all the Big Data hype, a new survey of database deployments shows traditional, structured relational database management systems still rule the corporate world.
The Apache Software Foundation signed off on version 1.0 of HBase, the "Hadoop database," after seven years of development.
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.
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."
Enterprise NoSQL database platform vendor MarkLogic Corp. cited "massive enhancements for developers" in the latest version of its flagship database.
Oracle chairman Larry Ellison unveiled the fifth generation of its engineered systems this week, along with a new aggressive pricing strategy.
Aerospike Inc. yesterday announced better Hadoop integration, storage and performance improvements and easier installation and deployment of its "world's fastest database" NoSQL offering.
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 unveiled a Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) offering for the OpenStack cloud platform, giving more options to data developers.