SQL databases with in-memory column stores, NoSQL with query languages; it looks like the two schools of database design have begun to merge.
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Although organizations are exploring No-SQL and Big Data databases, many would like to access these data stores using a SQL interface. FoundationDB is now offering a SQL "personality" for their key-value store database.
Organizations that have maintained their investment in traditional SQL-based databases -- and are seeing the limitations of these databases -- have started adding No-SQL and Big Data databases to their portfolio. FoundationDB believes its database can do it all.
When it comes to the most popular database management systems, the top three are no surprise; but relatively unheralded PostgreSQL is gaining. And, despite what you may have heard, relational databases still rule.
What's a developer to do when a high-performance - but very small - database is needed for a project? FairCom believes that its c-treeACE family of navigational databases can be the solution.
Just as the iPod became a gateway drug for the iPhone, which itself became the gateway drug for the iPad, iOS is set to become the platform that tempts people into the OS X ecosystem.
A handful of tips to help you get the more out of the remote control fitted to Apple earphones, or EarPods as they are now called.
Because of the number of firms using its databases, Oracle has high hopes for its in-memory database architecture.
If you're sticking with an older iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, your preferences may warrant holding off upgrading to iOS 7 straight away. Here are six good reasons.
An iWatch could help Apple cement iCloud services with its current iOS and OS X offerings, but it's more likely that any iWatch will be more of an iPod nano than an iPhone or iPad.
Facebook's Social Graph -- the database underlying its Graph Search engine unveiled yesterday-- is just one of many graph databases being employed for complex, connected data. Neo4j is another leading graph database that is open source and used by Cisco, Adobe, Squidoo and Intuit.
Barnes & Noble has launched a new app that allows people to download and view content from the Nook store on an Android, iPad, iPhone or iPod touch device.
Samsung believes that "good cause exists" to add three more Apple devices to the original infringement claim because they were not yet released back when the original filings were made in June 2012.
VirnetX is now targeting the iPhone 5, the iPad 4, the iPad mini, the fifth-generation iPod touch, and all Macs that have OS X 10.8 'Mountain Lion' installed on them with a new lawsuit.
The company has updated its Cloud SQL service, increasing the maximum size of databases tenfold and the maximum size of instances fourfold. Users can also now choose whether they want their database stored in a US or EU datacentre.
Apple's new iPad mini; great for those moving up from iPod touch, not for those with an iPad already
The new iPad mini isn't going to challenge the low cost Android tablets on price alone, but those in the Apple ecosystem will like the larger display compared to the iPod touch.
Leaked pricing details of the expected iPad mini suggest the device will cost in-between the iPod touch and the fully-fledged iPad.
Here are 11 tips to help you get the more out of the remote control fitted to Apple earphones, or EarPods as they are now called.
The Korean firm has folded Apple's flagship smartphone into an existing lawsuit covering iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices. Meanwhile, a judge has lifted a temporary ban on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, as a jury found it was not infringing on Apple's patents.
If Apple has priced the iPod touch, starting at $299, then how does this affect how the technology giant would price the much-anticipated (but as yet totally mythical) iPad mini 7-inch tablet?
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