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.
Pivotal Software Inc. followed through on its February promise to open source core components of its Big Data platform, placing the Greenplum data warehouse software on GitHub with an Apache 2 license.
Microsoft today announced a new Community Technology Preview of SQL Server 2016, a preview of Azure Data Lake Store and Analytics services and a preview of Azure SQL Database In-Memory OLTP and Operational Analytics.
Among numerous Big Data-related announcements at its recent user conference, Dell Inc. released an update of its no-coding-required Statistica advanced analytics software platform.
SnapLogic has announced the Fall 2015 Release of its Elastic Integration Platform, billed as the industry's first unified data and application integration platform as a service, with Big Data integration capabilities including Apache Spark data processing, a new "Snap" for the Apache Cassandra distributed DBMS and support for Microsoft Cortana Analytics.