As well as acquiring storage-engine company WiredTiger, open-source database firm MongoDB is bringing on board the architects behind the technology.
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SQL databases with in-memory column stores, NoSQL with query languages; it looks like the two schools of database design have begun to merge.
The virtualisation specialist is to make its vCloud Air platform available from a datacentre in Germany, introduce new database and object storage services, and roll out the ability to pay per minute for infrastructure.
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.
Big trends in the No Design Database era and other takeaways from MongoDB's first user conference.
On track with April's planned cloud announcements, Oracle released two enterprise-grade products that it says supports the adoption of hybrid cloud platforms.
Kingsoft Cloud Group officially launches its full suite of cloud services including hosting, storage, and developer database, and hopes its links with security and smart devices will give the company a competitive advantage.
The PowerApp BaaS back-end service is a step toward building a comprehensive platform which covers cloud computing, storage, database, and standard middleware services.
Given its specification and performance, the Nexus 5 delivers great value for money — if you can live with its (few) drawbacks. The middling-quality camera and uninspiring chassis design don't worry us, but the lack of MicroSD card storage expansion and moderate battery life are more serious minus points.
The storage giant is opening a new design and R&D center called "The Shugart", which will focus on development of 2.5-inch small form-factor products for computing devices.
Delphix says virtualising the database can save space and avoid replicating data that can take up lots of storage.
While you can reasonably expect to be able to upgrade the RAM and storage in most notebooks, the design of Apple's MacBook Pro 13-inch with retina display makes even these basic upgrades impossible.
The Vostro 3560's 1080p screen is well worth the extra outlay, and rest of the specification is solid, although we'd like more storage options. The physical design is unremarkable, the keyboard a little too flexible and battery life disappointing, but it's still good value for money.
Facebook has made its stripped-down storage and rack designs available to businesses via the Open Compute Project, a move that could have an impact on the datacentre industry in a number of ways.Facebook will contribute its low-cost storage hardware to open-source hardware design clearing house the Open Compute Project, the company's Frank Frankovsky has said.
Fujitsu's Stylistic Q550 has a functional and robust design. We appreciate the removable battery, while the Infinity Lounge Windows 7 overlay has potential. However, performance is mediocre and internal storage sparse. There should also be a housing on the chassis for the stylus.
Oracle has brought out expansion racks for its Exadata Database Machine to provide backups and additional processing capacity for data analytics on the appliance.The expansion racks, which went on sale on Tuesday, provide extra storage capacity and processing power for any of the X2-2 and X2-8 appliances.
Oracle rolled out an Exadata storage expansion pack to add a plug-and-play rack to ride shotgun with its database machine.
Fast storage can improve database performance
Database performance issues can turn into big problems. Improved storage performance can be an easy way to address them.
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