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The Big Data and Cloud market has been growing at a staggering pace. Data is becoming unmanageable and too big to be handled by relational database systems alone and there is a need to effectively provision, manage elastic and scalable systems. Information technology is undergoing a ma...
The title was interesting enough that I drove to Santa Clara to listen to a panel discussion this last week. The companies present were: TransLattice, MemSQL, Basho, and GenieDB. Out of the four companies present, only Basho (product Riak) was … Aug. 19, 2013 06:30 AM EDT  Reads: 3,571  Replies: 1
HBase is an open source data base with some very special features you should take note of. This post provides some context of hBase. Most of this information was gleaned from the great reference material at Cloudera.com, which has become the go-to site for learning about Big Data appro...
Kickfire, the data warehouse start-up with its very own parallel-processing SQL chip – and the first low-end data warehouse play ever – has beefed up its MySQL Enterprise-based appliance so it’ll stretch to systems that are 5TB. Back in the spring when it started rolling its widgets ou...
Sun said Wednesday that it’s got an update to its MySQL Enterprise subscription called MySQL Enterprise Fall 2009 that will let DBAs graphically drill down into database bottlenecks to improve application performance. The widgetry can be had for the moment on a free 30-day trial subscr...
Open-Xchange announced a feature update for the Open-Xchange Server 6 product family adding support for Dutch and Spanish languages. The Service Pack 5 update for Open-Xchange Server 6 provides users with new features as well as the additional language support - added to existing suppo...
Sun is offering to put its open source Glassfish application server and MySQL database on as many servers as a company's got for a flat annual subscription - no counting servers, CPUS, cores or virtual machines, it says.
One of the most exciting things about the software industry is how fast it moves. Software is constantly optimizing itself around the state-of-the-art. Inherent industry bottlenecks change cyclically every five years or so. Architectures and solutions change too. CPUs too costly? Enter...
When your next Java application calls for a database backend, before you reach for JDBC and a relational database, stop for a moment and consider another possibility: an object database. As we hope to show in this article, an object database may not only simplify coding chores, but its...
Some businesses using Linux as an internal server platform may only now be confronting the challenge of migrating to 64-bit Linux distributions but are actually stepping into familiar territory for most Linux users in the business world. 64-bit Linux has been running for years on chips...
Information Technology, a provider of fast, always-on and affordable databases, announced the availability of the beta version of its open source product, solidDB for MySQL. solidDB for MySQL is covered under GNU Public License (GPL) and is downloadable from http://forge.mysql.com and ...
In an event hosted by Oracle President, Charles Phillips, Oracle unveiled plans to help customers and partners more easily control, secure and manage large volumes of unstructured content. With Oracle Content Database and Oracle Records Database, organizations can manage the full infor...
Smart Style, the MySQL solution experts in Japan, has announced that it has extended its membership in the MySQL partner program in order to expand its MySQL sales activities throughout Japan. 'We welcome Smart Style, as a Platinum partner in Japan,' said Mr. Larry Stefonic, president...
Franprix and Leader Price have chosen open source Database MySQL to manage the data in their enterprise-wide supply chain and product distribution platforms -- servicing over 620 Franprix stores and 490 Leader Price outlets. The MySQL-based information system covers all the business ne...
Unisys Corporation has announced that it has signed a worldwide distribution agreement with MySQL, Inc. that will enable Unisys to distribute MySQL software products and provide consulting, integration and support services for customers implementing MySQL open source databases in their...
EnterpriseDB's Andy Astor and Dennis Lussier speak with Roger Strukhoff about winning a LinuxWorld award for best database solution and about Enterprise DB as well.
EnterpriseDB, potential proprietary-database giantkillers, won a major award here at LinuxWorld Conference and Expo yesterday: the company's flagship product, EnterpriseDB 2005, was chosen as the 'Best Database Solution' in LinuxWorld's Product Excellence Awards, managed by the editors...
EnterpriseDB, based in Edison, New Jersey, has announced what it calls an 'enterprise class' open-source database strategy that leverages PostgreSQL with Oracle compatibility. In an exclusive SYS-CON.TV interview, Andy Astor, co-founder and CEO said the company will offer 'enterprise c...
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