Matt DeBergalis has released version 1.1 of Meteor, announcing support for both Windows and MongoDB 3.0. The 1.1 release "adds first-class official support" for developing applications software on Microsoft Windows, DeBergalis said, adding that it is the start of "a commitment to developers on the Microsoft platform."
After three developer previews, six release candidates and over 1500 closed tickets the Apache foundation has announced version 1.0 of Apache HBase, a NoSQL database in the Hadoop ecosystem. After more than 7 years of active development, the team behind HBase felt that the project had matured and stabilized enough to warrant a 1.0 version.
Pinterest, the company behind the visual bookmarking tool that helps you discover and save creative ideas, is using real-time data analytics for data-driven decision making purposes. It’s experimenting with MemSQL and Spark technologies for real-time user engagement across the globe.
Twitter's Answers is an analytics service for mobile apps that has come to see five billion sessions per day. Ed Solovey, software engineer at Twitter, has described how their system works to provide "reliable, real-time, and actionable" data based on hundreds of millions of mobile devices sending millions of events every second.
Some time ago, when MongoDB 2.6 was released Kelly Stirman, Director of Products at MongoDB answered our questions regarding the latest release. Now with MongoDB 3.0 announced for March and MongoDB 3.0 RC-8 already available, it’s time to see in more detail what WiredTiger storage engine, new and improved MMS and storage compression can bring to NoSQL users.
RethinkDB is an open-source distributed database built to store JSON and scale with very little effort. Self compared with MongoDB, RethinkDB is aiming to be developer friendly all the while maintaining an operations oriented approach of being highly available and high scale..a way to subscribe to change notifications from the database. A client can subscribe to changes in a table and get notified
Azure DocumentDB, Microsoft’s NoSQL cloud database service is available in newer regions within Asia and US. The account limits are enhanced to support increased capacity units and document size.
Amazon DynamoDB, the NoSQL database service of AWS now supports online indexing. Along with this, customers can now buy reserved capacity for long term usage.
Five years ago many NoSQL databases were pre version 1.0 and when, it came to the CAP tradeoff, choosing availability over consistency was in vogue. Fast forward to today and distributed, fault tolerant transactions are moving into the fore as a new round of NoSQL databases seek to redefine our NoSQL expectations.
Network performance, virtualization and testing are some of the considerations to address performance and scalability issues with NoSQL databases. Alex Bordei wrote about scaling NoSQL databases and tips for increasing performance when using these data stores.
The latest version of big data analytics tools Splunk Enterprise and Hunk support instant pivot, enhanced event pattern detection, and prebuilt dashboard panels. Splunk Inc., provider of the software platform for operational intelligence, recently announced the general availability (GA) of version 6.2 of Splunk Enterprise and Hunk: Splunk Analytics for Hadoop and NoSQL Data Stores.
ThoughtWorks has published a digital preview of the January 2015 radar, providing opinion on techniques, tools, platforms and languages and taking a snapshot of the current trends in software technology.
Splice Machine version 1.0 supports analytic window functions and integration with Hadoop ecosystem. Splice Machine team recently released their Hadoop based RDBMS data management solution that can be used for transactional workloads on Hadoop.
MapR Technologies, provider of the Apache Hadoop distribution, has open sourced their MapR-DB NoSQL database for unlimited production use. MapR-DB is a Wide Column NoSQL database with native integration to Hadoop and support for strong consistency and ACID transactions.
CONTENT IN THIS BOX PROVIDED BY OUR SPONSOR:
Moving from Relational to NoSQL: How to Get Started
As enterprises adapt to the digital economy, development and operations teams have to build...
MongoDB vs. Couchbase Server: Architectural Differences and their Impact
From the new generation of NoSQL databases, MongoDB and Couchbase Server have...
NoSQL Database Evaluation Guide
While every company has its own specific set of requirements for the NoSQL database...
Why Retail and eCommerce are making the move to NoSQL
In today’s digital economy, leading companies like Best Buy Canada, Nike, Staples, and...
How to Choose a Database for your Mobile Apps
Today’s consumers rely on their mobile apps everywhere – even when they can’t get a network connection...
Simply Accelerate NoSQL data stores
Leading businesses count on NoSQL databases to run their web, mobile, and IoT applications...
High Performance with Distributed Caching Couchbase
For many web, mobile, and Internet of Things (IoT) applications that run in...
Introduction to Data Modeling in Couchbase
The white paper, “Introduction to Data Modeling in Couchbase Server,” explains the process...