Citing a lack of customer interest, Microsoft said it's closing down its six-year-old Azure DataMarket, a place where developers could access data services to power apps and analytic projects.
Microsoft released the first service pack for SQL Server 2016, featuring a consolidation and addition of advanced features across all versions of its flagship relational database management system.
Neo Technology, the creator and chief commercial supporter of the Neo4j open source NoSQL graph database implemented in Java, announced the public beta of a major update of its namesake product.
InfluxData Inc. said its new open source InfluxDB time-series database -- just moved to version 1.0 -- was almost three years in the making.
The open source MongoDB database is featured prominently among a pack of Big Data NoSQL offerings all identified as "Leaders" in a new report from Forrester Research Inc.
A start-up founded by academic researchers has created the NoSQL Toolbox, a method for choosing the best database for a given job.
Companies often take to the newswires to trumpet being featured in Gartner "Magic Quadrant" research, but Talend just did it with a twist, claiming its inclusion in a new data integration report marks a milestone for the open source movement.
The Spring Data team has announced the first milestone release of the Ingalls Release Train
A new community formed to let developers publicly air their rants about coding -- appropriately named devRant -- has dived into its collected data to reveal which programming languages provoke the most ire.
Couchbase Mobile 1.3 has reached general availability, featuring improvements to its Sync Gateway mechanism that provides functionality such as authentication, authorization and data orchestration.
No dramatic surprises are found in the latest ranking of programming languages by IEEE, which reported that Go is leading the ascending trend of Big Data-related languages that dominate the findings.
Apache Spark, the widely used open source cluster computing framework featuring a general processing engine for Big Data analytics, has reached version 2.0, the Apache Software Foundation announced.
Through its developerWorks site, IBM is helping spread the word about an academic-based project that provides free videos on numerous data analytics concepts, such as the recently published "Introducing SQL on Hadoop" presentation.
Already benefitting from mobile developers switching to its MongoDB-as-a-Service offering in the wake of the Parse back-end being shut down, mLab is out with a new guide to smooth the transition.