Azure Search comes online
Microsoft continues to fill in the check boxes for its Azure cloud. Example: Azure DocumentDB, Microsoft’s take on NoSQL databases a la…
When investors come calling
According to MongoDB CEO Dev Ittycheria, it was unsolicited demand from investors that drove much of the company’s recent $80 million investment round, news of which broke…
NoSQL startup MongoDB is aiming to raise $100 million and has already taken in $79.9 million, according to a SEC document that…
Making REST easier
Espresso Logic, which offers a backend service to help businesses connect applications with SQL data sources, is adding NoSQL to the mix with new…
Choice is good
NoSQL fan favorite MongoDB has purchased WiredTiger and its storage engine technology, and as part of the deal snags itself some database stars…
MongoDB Vice Chairman and former CEO came on the Structure Show this week to talk about the company’s future, and how life has been since stepping down from the leadership role in order to spend more time with his family.
The MongoDB Management Service has received some major enhancements that let users deploy, provision and scale MongoDB resources from the cloud to any infrastructure. It’s not a cloud database, but it’s a valuable proposition the company thinks could generate hundreds of millions in additional revenue.
Microsoft is expanding its Azure platform again, this time rolling out a NoSQL database service as well as a new search tool. It’s the kind of innovation Microsoft needs to focus on if it’s going to lure new developers and really compete in the cloud.
By offering users of its free software the same support it offers users of its paid software, MongoDB is actually making a pretty bold statement. As competitors encroach on its turf and IPO demands ramp up, the company is doubling down on its open source foundation.
The NoSQL dichotomy of MongoDB and Cassandra obscures the growing influence of Apache HBase
The database-as-a-platform startup wants to help companies that may not know a lot about databases choose the right one (or more) that fits for them. In order for it to do that, it has to move beyond simply working with MongoDB.
The NoSQL company plans on enhancing its syncing function for Couchbase Mobile and improve upon its N1QL language as it takes on giants like Oracle and upstarts like MongoDB and DataStax.
Cloudera and MongoDB have formed a partnership that could potentially span everything from integrations to new products. It’s a big bet by MongoDB that Cloudera will be the Hadoop distribution of choice for its users, and another way for Cloudera to distinguish itself from Hadoop peers.
MongoDB has released version 2.6 of its eponymous NoSQL database, complete with some significant new capabilities around monitoring and management, search, indexing,…
Easily two of the most important breakthrough technologies in data processing and storage in the past decade are MongoDB and Hadoop. As…
IBM has acquired cloud-based database startup Cloudant. It’s a smart move in terms of getting a foothold in the cloud database space, but it also seemingly forces IBM to embrace cloud providers and technologies outside its current umbrella.
Open source database startup RethinkDB has raised an $8 million series A round, led by Highland Capital Partners. Like MongoDB, RethinkDB is…
HP released a new version of its Vertica database than easily connects with other systems to bring in unstructured data. It’s a big update for a database based on analytic SQL workloads but that needs to find a way to play with today’s data formats.
It was a good day for anyone invested in the greater NoSQL market, as Riak creator Basho and Couchcase both announced big…
Source code from Photoshop as well as Cold Fusion and Acrobat was also taken. And Adobe has found that data for 38 million active users was accessed.
NoSQL databases are fast becoming an essential tool for managing big data, the trick is to match the right NoSQL database to suit your application’s requirements.
Wow. MongoDB rakes in $150M more from mystery investor, EMC, Salesforce.com and others to build on its lead in NoSQL databases.
Analytics database startup MemSQL has integrated JSON support into its big, fast in-memory SQL database. Bridging both worlds is a compelling idea, although execution isn’t always easy.
Couchbase is officially opening up two new technologies to mobile developers as part of a public beta program. Couchbase Lite is a lightweight database designed specifically for iOS and Android devices, while Cloud Sync Gateway syncs local data with a bigger database in the cloud.
MongoDB creator 10gen has changed its name to MongoDB, Inc. It’s probably not a bad idea to align the company’s name with the its sole product, but it will take a little getting used to.
10gen has added some new features to its MongoDB connector for Hadoop, including support for Hive and the ability to backup MongoDB files in HDFS.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux has some advanced identity management features, and now it has extended them to popular NoSQL database MongoDB. According…
GridGain Systems has raised a $10 million series B investment round for its suite of in-memory computing technology. In-memory databases are popular…
Blippex calls on a few open-source tools to run its search engine on Amazon Web Services. The input is different from the usual search engine fodder, and so is the data architecture.
Want to correlate data from a NoSQL database with data from Salesforce, Stripe or Mailchimp? MetricaDB, a finalist in our Structure 2013 LaunchPad competition, wants to make that easy for you.
28msec is about to exit stealth mode and take the covers off its database platform that lets users query data from any source in real time.
IBM and 10gen are collaborating on a standard that would make it easier to write applications that can access data from both MongoDB and relational systems such as IBM DB2.
MetLife is building new products on new technologies thanks to a $300 million investment in new technology and new skills. One of the first products is a MongoDB-based app that puts all of customers’ information in one place.
Cloud service and hosting provider adds distributed Riak NoSQL database to its mix of services.
Here are the best of the best of this year’s Structure Launchpad startups. Come check them out at Structure in June.
MongoDB creator 10gen is growing again, this time with the addition of Sydney Carey as the company’s first CFO. She’ll help lay the infrastructure for plans to more than double in size in two years as it eyes an eventual IPO.
Database startup Drawn to Scale has extended its Spire distributed data platform from SQL to MongoDB. That means users can get high performance from the latter even across hundreds of terabytes.
10gen is introducing an enterprise edition of MongoDB, making the NoSQL database more appealing to larger-scale users. The company shares the space with plenty of competitors, and more features could be coming soon.
NoSQL databases are hot and MongoDB may be the hottest of the NoSQL databases, which is why Rackspace is buying ObjectRocket and its MongoDB expertise.
You love MongoDB but you’re not wild with all the configuration and tweaking? SoftLayer now offers a new managed MongoDB service that it created with help from 10gen, the company behind MongoDB.
The company behind the popular MongoDB NoSQL database has some big, new backers in Intel and Red Hat. 10gen CEO Dwight Merriman said that shows that NoSQL in general, and MongoDB in particular, are here to stay.
10gen, the proprietor of MongoDB, signs on a raft of senior execs from Cloudera and Oracle to accelerate its NoSQL push worldwide.
In-Q-Tel, a somewhat mysterious company, takes an undisclosed stake in Cloudant, the developer of a NoSQL-based data layer as a service. IQT’s blessing can help companies get their technologies deployed in government agencies, including the CIA and NSA.
MongoDB proprietor 10gen has raised more money, this time an undisclosed sum from intelligence-agency strategic investor In-Q-Tel. 10gen is the firm’s first foray into NoSQL databases, although certainly not its only investment in the next-generation data-management space that also includes big data technologies like Hadoop.
The big data world is full of small, scrappy startups using their ingenuity to build complex systems out of open source software, but the Walt Disney Company is not one of them. Here’s what goes into building a big data platform in a Fortune 100 company.
You never know what you’ll find on GitHub. Starting Thursday, you could download the source code to the Obama Administration’s “We The People” online petition application from the open source repository and start adapting it for your petition needs.
NoSQL databases like MongoDB, Cassandra or CouchDB are a key foundation for web startups. But those companies might be better served using an old-fashioned relational database when it comes to their bread-and-butter transactions, according to Thrillist CTO Mark O’Neill.
Up-and-coming IaaS player Tier 3’s new Web Fabric Platform aims to give enterprise customers access to infrastructure services and higher-level application services from a single console. It builds on Iron Foundry, an open source fork of Cloud Foundry that adds .NET support.
Database startup Basho on Tuesday released details of how its Riak NoSQL database underpins Bump. Bump is the seventh most-downloaded free iPhone app of all time — with more than 80 million downloads — so it has a lot of data to store and transfer.
According to business intelligence provider Jaspersoft, MongoDB and Hadoop dominate the big data landscape among its users. The company today announced a new service, called the Big Data Index, which is a monthly measure of downloads of Jaspersoft’s “big data” connectors to its flagship BI product.
Executives at NoSQL startups are keeping a brave face in response to Amazon Web Services’ new DynamoDB offering. They cite the new product as a validation, while generally dismissing the competitive ramifications of having Amazon now playing in the same pool. But is that confidence justified?
Viber Media, provider of iPhone and Android apps that let users talk and text for free over 3G and Wi-Fi networks, is built upon a foundation of the MongoDB NoSQL database running atop the Amazon Web Services cloud.
It looks like Oracle does indeed have a big data strategy in place, complete with plans for Hadoop, NoSQL and even an integration of the R statistical analysis software. Today, some of startups affected by Oracle’s impending moves weighed in with their takes on the situation.
DataStax has created the first commercial distribution of the Apache Cassandra database and has just closed an $11 million Series B round. Neither piece of news should come as a shock because as NoSQL products have been maturing over the past year, money has always followed.
Couchbase has big plans to take NoSQL mainstream. It unveiled two today: Couchbase 2.0, which combines the Membase Server key-value store with the CouchDB document database in a single product, and UnQL, an open query language designed to bring uniformity to the diverse NoSQL landscape.
Shutterfly is a popular Internet-based photo sharing and personal publishing company that manages a persistent store of more than 6 billion images with a transaction rate of up to 10,000 operations per second. Here’s why it made the journey from Oracle to MongoDB.
10gen, the company providing commercial support for the open-source MongoDB database, has raised $6.5 million in funding led by Sequoia Capital. Its CEO says NoSQL will become the third leg of the data storage stool for enterprises, and MongoDB is in the lead.