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.
Couchbase this week announced the integration of its Couchbase Server NoSQL document database with the Spring Framework.
Splice Machine Inc. is getting a lot of attention as it seeks to carve out a niche for itself in the exploding Big Data analytics arena by combining the advantages of traditional RDBMS technology with the scale-out capabilities associated with NoSQL databases.
Here's a roundup of recent Big Data product announcements from Solix Technologies, MongoHQ and GoGrid, Appfluent Technology, and Actian.
In an age of NoSQL and Hadoop, original "Big 3" RDBMS vendor Oracle Corp. is getting back to its roots with a new product designed to integrate access across all three data stores with a single SQL query.
Seattle-based start-up GraphLab Inc. today emerged from stealth mode with a new platform designed to make large-scale machine learning more accessible to data scientists and developers everywhere.
Company continues full-court press to attract mobile developers at New York conference with introduction of new SDK along with data management and analytics services.
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.