5 Big Data Apps with Effective Use Cases

Even if your organization is compelled to become more data-driven, many don’t know how to transform themselves out of the use-your-gut mentality and into a data-first one. The easiest way? Take shortcuts by refusing to reinvent the wheel and following the ...

16 NoSQL, NewSQL Databases To Watch

Why are businesses increasingly choosing alternatives to the leading relational database management systems when grappling with new data types and extreme scale? We put that question to Bryson Koehler, CIO of The Weather Company, which is using a NoSQL database, Riak, ...

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 ...

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 ...

5 Areas Where Big Data is Doing Well

It's not often that an IT innovation is as disruptive as Big-Data. The tecnology has brought a paradigm shift in our approach, storage, usage and monetization of data assets. Every path-breaking innovation has its share of hype, expectations and "Big ...
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