Apache Drill 1.0 is Now Generally Available

Today, we are extremely excited and proud to announce the general availability (GA) of Apache Drill 1.0, as part of the MapR Distribution. Congratulations to the Drill community on this significant milestone and achievement! Incubated in September 2012 as an Apache ...

HP Unveils Vertica for SQL on Hadoop

Hewlett-Packard is building a bridge between traditional SQL database analytics and Big Data on Hadoop systems. The result is HP Vertica for SQL on Hadoop. HP officially unveiled the new offering today -- though reports about the offering (previously code-named Dragline) surfaced in May ...

Riak Enterprise 2.0 enhances NoSQL database usability

For organizations that deal with large quantities of data, the NoSQL database is a popular choice. However, it can present problems for traditional database programmers. For this reason developers are always on the look out for ways to build applications more ...

NoSQL, NewSQL, or RDBMS-How To Choose

When should you choose a NoSQL or NewSQL option versus a conventional relational database management system? Here are 10 telltale traits that will help you make the right choice. Today's databases are not only expected to be flexible enough to handle ...

Can Super-Fast Apache Spark Light Up Hadoop?

it the Hadoop Swiss Army knife of cluster computing frameworks. The Apache Software Foundation just rolled out Apache Spark v1.0, which it's calling a "super-fast, open-source, large-scale Relevant Products/Services data Relevant Products/Services processing and advanced analytics Relevant Products/Services engine." That's a ...

Updated PostgreSQL targets NoSQL market

Embracing the widely used JSON data-exchange format, the new version of the PostgreSQL open-source database takes aim at the growing NoSQL market of nonrelational data stores, notably the popular MongoDB. The first beta version of PostgreSQL 9.4, released Thursday, includes a ...