Microsoft Announces Linux Version of SQL Server

Mar 07, 2016

Redmond says its classic database tool will run without Windows

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Apache Announces Cassandra 2.0

Sep 09, 2013

Big Data database rolls out new features and adds new powers to its query language.

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MongoDB NoSQL Database Migrating to NoSQL – MongoDB

Jul 02, 2013

MongoDB combines the usual advantages of NoSQL databases with sharding, load balancing, replication, and failover.

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Google Releases C++ B-Tree Template Library

Feb 07, 2013

C++ B-Tree offers memory and time advantages over standard containers.

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MariaDB Creators Launch Non-Profit Foundation

Dec 08, 2012

New organization will oversee interoperability and standards for the popular open source database.

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Welcome Editorial

Oct 26, 2012

I’m looking at another crop of press releases and marveling at the ever-expanding market for products that fall under the ubiquitous heading of Big Data. Big Data is everywhere. (Or is it Big Data are everywhere – to reprise that classic quandary?) Gigantic file storage appliances from vendors like Oracle and HP and software tools like Apache Hadoop continually add new building blocks to the data infrastructure. And the goal of all this? Apart from more conventional uses for scientific modeling and analysis, one of the reasons for this huge interest in accumulating data is a phenomenon known as data mining, which Wikipedia defines as a process that “attempts to discover patterns in large data sets.”

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Tech Tools

Oct 26, 2012

Citrix Announces XenServer 6.1

Red Hat Updates Enterprise MRG Releases Xen 4.2

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Hadoop Big data excavation with Apache Hadoop

Sep 21, 2012

Experience the power of supercomputing and the big data revolution with Apache Hadoop.

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