This Hadoop thing started by Yahoo 10 years ago seems to be catching on, but it lacks certain functionality, so the Web giant has moved on in its never-ending quest for more efficient Big Data processing. Say hello to Druid.
As nearly all developer products are seemingly getting turned into "X-as-a-Service" offerings, Web and mobile coders are enjoying a growing universe of options from vendors large and small for easily hooking up their apps with back-end databases.
MariaDB Corp. today announced the Summer 2015 release of its open source database distribution, claiming "developer enablement" and speedier app deployment via new support for Docker containers and Chef recipes and cookbooks.
Teradata said it will add an option to use Cloudera's Hadoop distribution with its Big Data analytics appliance, alongside the current Hortonworks Hadoop offering.
A new data visualization engine highlights improvements to Platfora Inc.'s updated Big Data analytics platform.
Updated NoSQL approach helps developers fully realize the potential of modern mobility, such as online/offline functionality and efficient data transfer.
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.