Big Data will mean big year for Hadoop

Big Data will mean big year for Hadoop

FRAMINGHAM, MASS -- You can't have a conversation in today's business technology world without touching on the topic of big data.Simply...

January 31st, 2012 michael friedenberg

Hadoop version of enterprise DB launched

Hadoop version of enterprise DB launched

FRAMINGHAM -- Online database repository provider RainStor today announced what it calls the industry's first enterprise-class database that runs natively...

January 19th, 2012 Lucas Mearian

CommVault to combine backup, archive functions

CommVault to combine backup, archive functions

FRAMINGHAM  - NEW YORK -- CommVault plans to announce a significant upgrade to its flagship Simpana backup software in the...

January 11th, 2012 Lucas Mearian

Don’t get carried away by Hadoop’s ‘gee-whiz’ factor

Don’t get carried away by Hadoop’s ‘gee-whiz’ factor

Companies should take a pragmatic approach to implementing Hadoop for their "big data" requirements, a new report released Tuesday by...

October 12th, 2011 Jaikumar Vijayan

HP’s Vertica adds developer-level access

HP’s Vertica adds developer-level access

Hewlett-Packard's Vertica has updated its flagship parallel columnar database so other programs can instigate analysis directly on its database clusters....

June 20th, 2011 joab jackson

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

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

Big three database vendors disagree on Hadoop

Big three database vendors disagree on Hadoop

The three leaders of the relational database market are responding to the sudden mania for the data processing technology Hadoop...

December 17th, 2009 Eric Lai