Topic: databases

Zeichick’s Take: Look to the intranet

Where do your employees go to find shared data? If it’s external data, probably an external search engine, like Google (which apparently holds 67.6% of the U.S. market) or Bing (18.7%) or one of the niche players. What about internal data? If your organization uses a platform like Microsoft’s SharePoint, that platform includes a pretty … continue reading

Zeichick’s Take: Forget Big Data, what you should worry about is Bad Data

If you’re not checking the validity of the data in your databases, you could be in a lot of trouble … continue reading

Larry Ellison unveils Oracle’s 12c in-memory database

In-memory option speeds up queries, analytics and OLTP; will be available in July … continue reading

Apache CouchDB 1.6 released

Apache CouchDB uses JSON for documents, JavaScript for Map/Reduce indexes, and HTTP for its API … continue reading

From the Editors: Spark indicative of move to memory

Developers are flocking back to RAM, thanks to trends in NoSQL and in-memory data grids … continue reading

Choosing the right database: Understanding your options

There are many factors to consider when deciding which is best for your application’s needs … continue reading

NoSQL Now conference covers governance and transactions in the NoSQL diaspora

What’s going on in the expanding marketplace for databases, including the burgeoning NewSQL trend? … continue reading

From the Editors: Microsoft cares too much

Apple and Microsoft need to find a happy medium; databases are in a chaotic place now and that’s okay … continue reading

Zeichick’s Take: In-memory databases poised for takeoff

The secret of this less costly, more efficient (under certain circumstances) database type is out … continue reading

FoundationDB brings transactions to NoSQL

New database pitches itself as a transactional, ACID-compliant storage substrate … continue reading

Springtime for databases

New databases are popping up from the ground like seedlings in the spring, but which type is right for your project? … continue reading

Why graph databases are the next big thing

Relational databases cannot handle today’s databases complexity, but graph databases are a ready solution … continue reading Protection Status