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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Oracle will likely pitch its database, content management tools and analytics packages to Front Porch customers such as A&E Television, BBC, Discovery and Nascar.
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.
Database auditing is an integral part of every organization’s compliance protocol, but the built-in auditing tools that come with your database exact a heavy toll on hardware, software, storage, and human resource costs.
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.
MongoHQ's CEO believes that many in the database and database as a service market should focus on creating real solutions not just tools.
Because of the number of firms using its databases, Oracle has high hopes for its in-memory database architecture.
Release 4 of Oracle's Enterprise Manager 12c set of datacentre infrastructure tools seems locked on helping firms run databases in private clouds.
Fusion-io announced NVM Compression, a flash-aware interface that the company claims can double the database capacity of ioMemory flash when using MySQL.
As data usage continues to grow exponentially, IT managers will need to orchestrate multiple kinds of storage — including flash, hard disk and tape — in a way that optimises capacity, performance, cost and power consumption.
Cloudconnect provides developer tools for facilitating access to customer data based on MySQL and PostgreSQL open source databases.
In-memory databases are hot, but tiered storage may be our cooler destination.
Microsoft changes its IE Flash policies, there are ructions in HTML5, and Adobe is readying a new release of its Flash development tools. Is it time for the return of the plug-in?
Rackspace has bought Exceptional Cloud Services, an error tracking and database company, in a bid to bolster the tools.
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.
Tools that help monitor and adjust usage are key to whether small and midsize businesses save money or bear more costs from cloud adoption.
Five out of six developers recently surveyed by Forrester Research say they have used or are using open source tools as part of their application development or deployment and the top five classes of software used are operating systems, web servers, databases, developer tools and configuration management tools
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.
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