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IBM’s Spark adoption heralds big data revamp

IBM finally sidelined a key technology in the big data movement last week, putting its efforts instead behind a newer...

June 22nd, 2015 Danny Bradbury

The data scientist ‘bottleneck’

The data scientist ‘bottleneck’

FRAMINGHAM, MASS. - Data is a huge presence within much of business and technology, and the next installment of the O'Reilly...

January 31st, 2012 brian proffitt

Hadoop, Cassandra to merge in DataStax distribution

Hadoop, Cassandra to merge in DataStax distribution

Uniting the seemingly conflicting values of fast data access and deep analysis, open-source software company DataStax is developing a package...

March 24th, 2011 joab jackson

CouchDB NoSQL database ready for production use

CouchDB NoSQL database ready for production use

The first fully production-ready nonrelational, or NoSQL, database, called CouchDB, has been released, the corporate sponsor of the project, Couchio,...

July 13th, 2010 joab jackson

Start-ups target Oracle, SQL with cloud-based data management

Start-ups target Oracle, SQL with cloud-based data management

Two start-ups launching at DEMO are offering cloud-based alternatives to traditional database management systems, saying today's databases are too expensive...

March 23rd, 2010 Jon Brodkin

Twitter switches from MySQL to ‘NoSQL’ database

Twitter switches from MySQL to ‘NoSQL’ database

Ryan King, an engineer at Twitter, today told the blog MyNoSQL that the social networking company plans to move from...

February 23rd, 2010 Eric Lai

Top 10 emerging enterprise technologies

Top 10 emerging enterprise technologies

We all know what buzz is: It's noise. At InfoWorld, one of our self-appointed tasks is to extract the signal...

November 16th, 2009 InfoWorld staff

No to SQL? Anti-database movement gains steam-1

No to SQL? Anti-database movement gains steam-1

The meet-up in San Francisco last month had a whiff of revolution about it, like a latter-day techie version of...

July 1st, 2009 Eric Lai

Google claims MapReduce sets data-sorting record

Google claims MapReduce sets data-sorting record

Google Inc. late last week claimed results of in-house data sorting tests bolster its claims that its MapReduce technology can...

November 26th, 2008 Eric Lai