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, ...

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 ...

Cascading 3.0 Future-Proofs Data-Centric Application Development on Hadoop

Concurrent, Inc., the company behind Cascading, an open source application development framework for building data applications on Hadoop, has announced Cascading 3.0, which CEO Gary Nakamura says will give enterprises the flexibility to build their data-oriented applications on Hadoop once, and ...