The big problem with Big Data isn't big volume, it's the big variety of data types, according to a survey of data scientists released by Paradigm4 Inc. this week.
DataStax today introduced an upgrade to its Cassandra NoSQL database offering that sports new Big Data capabilities via integration with Apache Spark and Hadoop.
Big Data database provider RainStor Inc. today released a new version of its software that includes an archive application for storing data long-term on Hadoop 2.0.
The Embarcadero Technologies cross-platform mobile development tool gets C++ support in addition to Object Pascal.
One of the hottest open source projects in the Big Data/Hadoop ecosystem was upgraded with new SQL functionality and more as the Apache Software Foundation announced the release of Apache Spark 1.0.
The latest Neo4j open-source NoSQL graph database adds built-in ETL, new functionality for easily mapping tabular data into Neo4j from CSV files, and a faster data loader, among other changes.
NoSQL database vendor Couchbase Inc. is seeking to let developers build always-available, data-driven apps for mobile users wherever they are, even when they don't have connectivity to the cloud.
Splice Machine Inc. today announced the public beta of what it claims to be "the only Hadoop RDBMS" on the market, capable of supporting real-time applications while natively supporting Apache Hadoop.
Cloudera Inc. and MongoDB Inc. yesterday announced a strategic partnership to integrate their Big Data technologies.
Akka is Typesafe's asynchronous, event-driven middleware implemented in Scala.
Hortonworks yesterday announced a new version of Apache Hive, the open source data warehouse software running on top of Hadoop, with new SQL query features and performance improvements.
Google yesterday introduced two new connectors for accessing Hadoop data stored in the company's cloud storage platform.
MapR announced the addition of the Apache Spark technology stack to its Hadoop distribution, one of the leading tools in the fast-growing arena of Big Data analytics.
MongoDB Inc. announced the "biggest release ever" of its popular NoSQL database, with improvements coming in the areas of aggregation, text-search integration, query engine performance, security and many more.
As expected, on April 1 Microsoft released to "general availability" an updated version of its SQL Server database, SQL Server 2014.