• Let Me Graph That For You

    by Ian Robinson on  Sep 29, 2014

    In this article on Graph Databases, author Ian Robinson discusses the problems Graph DBs aim to solve. He also talks about the data, storage, and query models for managing variably structured, densely connected data.

  • Aerospike NoSQL Database Architecture

    by Srini Penchikala on  Sep 25, 2014

    Aerospike is an open source distributed Key-Value NoSQL database. It supports flexible data schemas and ACID transactions. InfoQ spoke with Brian Bulkowski, Aerospike co-founder and CTO, about the NoSQL database architecture, advantages and its limitations.

  • Nikita Ivanov on GridGain’s In-Memory Accelerator for Hadoop

    by Srini Penchikala on  Sep 08, 2014

    GridGain recently announced the In-Memory Accelerator for Hadoop, offering the benefits of in-memory computing to Hadoop based applications. It includes two components: an in-memory file system and a MapReduce implementation. InfoQ spoke with Nikita Ivanov, CTO of GridGain about the architecture of the product.

Apache CouchDB: The Definitive Introduction

Posted by Jan Lehnardt on  Aug 28, 2014

Apache CouchDB is a Document NoSQL database that uses JSON for storing documents. In this article, Jan Lehnardt gives an overview of CouchDB, its architecture and what problems it aims to solve. 3

Practical Cassandra: A Developer's Approach - Book Review and Interview

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Aug 21, 2014

Practical Cassandra: A Developer's Approach book is a developer's guide to build applications using Cassandra NoSQL database. InfoQ spoke with authors about the book and data modeling in Cassandra.

Data Modeling with Key Value NoSQL Data Stores – Interview with Casey Rosenthal

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Jun 25, 2014

In Key Value data stores, data is represented as a collection of key–value pairs. InfoQ spoke with Casey Rosenthal from Basho team about data modeling when using Key Value NoSQL databases. 1

Rich Reimer on SQL-on-Hadoop Databases and Splice Machine

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Jun 19, 2014

InfoQ spoke with Rich Reimer, VP of Marketing and Product Management at Splice Machine about the architecture and data patterns for SQL-on-Hadoop technologies.

Transactional NoSQL Database

Posted by Ken Krupa on  Jun 12, 2014

NoSQL databases are eliminating the impedance mismatch between developers and traditional data models. This article looks at how MarkLogic provides NoSQL benefits with transactional support. 2

Apache Kafka: Next Generation Distributed Messaging System

Posted by Abhishek Sharma on  Jun 04, 2014

Apache Kafka is a distributed publish-subscribe messaging system. This article covers the architecture, features and characteristics of Kafka and how it compares with other messaging systems. 14

Data Modeling in Graph Databases: Interview with Jim Webber and Ian Robinson

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  May 24, 2014

Graph data modeling requires a different paradigm than modeling with Relational or other NoSQL databases. InfoQ spoke with Jim Webber and Ian Robinson about data modeling with Graph databases.

NoSQL, JSON, and Time Series Data Management: Interview with Anuj Sahni

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Mar 26, 2014

InfoQ spoke with Anuj Sahni, Principal Product Manager at Oracle about the time series data, NoSQL databases and best practices for managing this type of data.

SQL Server 2014: NoSQL Speeds with Relational Capabilities

Posted by Jonathan Allen on  Mar 19, 2014

For the last four years MS has been working on the first rewrite of SQL Server’s query execution since 1998. The goal is to offer NoSQL-like speeds with the capabilities of a relational database. 2