Kafka 0.9 and MapR Streams put streaming data in the spotlight

As the Internet of Things (IoT) heats up as a topic, and as big data continues along on its path to maturity, streaming data technology, which fits perfectly in the intersection of the two, is having its shining moment. How appropriate, ...

5 Questions Enterprises Should Ask When Selecting a NoSQL Database

By Barry Perkins With the need for more flexibility when it comes to defining and handling large amounts of data, NoSQL has emerged as a feasible alternative to relational databases. NoSQL databases enable better application development productivity, greater ability to scale dynamically ...

MongoDB 3.0 NoSQL database integrates WiredTiger engine and Ops Manager tool

MongoDB has announced the latest release of the NoSQL database, incorporating the WiredTiger storage engine for greater performance, and introducing Ops Manager, a new application for managing MongoDB deployments. MongoDB 3.0 is set to be generally available in March, when the ...

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 ...

Couchbase NoSQL Database Goes Mobile

NoSQL database vendor Couchbase Inc. is seeking to let developers build always-available, data-driven apps for mobile users wherever they are, even when they don't have connectivity to the cloud. The Couchbase Mobile suite was released yesterday, featuring three components, including an ...