Amazon has cut prices on the year old DynamoDB NoSQL database. The price cut celebrates one year of the service along with a reserved capacity offering to select users who run all instances in a single region and commit to one or up to three years of using the service.
In order to help clients to make optimum use of Oracle Database with Oracle’s Sun ZFS Storage Appliance, Oracle has introduced Oracle Snap Management Utility. This new product will help Oracle database users to simplify both storage management and internal development in enterprises. It will also help the customers to manage for all types of database workloads, including enterprise applications and big data analysis in efficient manner.
Handling Big Data in real-time is sure a challenge to many companies considering the volume, variety and velocity of data. Analysing the data in real-time and getting valuable insights into it, at the least possible time is the key. VoltDB claims that latest version of its product can deliver the performance and usability enabling unique and differentiated business value in Big Data.
DataStax, the company that powers the big data apps, announced the early adopter program (EAP) launch of DataStax Enterprise (DSE) 3.0. A company press release states that the new version provides core security capabilities to the entire Cassandra community, as well as the advanced data protection that businesses expect in an enterprise-grade database.
Opensource and descendant of original Berkeley code, PostgreSQL has come of out its beta version for its latest revision PostgreSQL 9.2 since its release in May, 2012 boasting a considerable step up in performance and both vertical and horizontal scalability.
While SQL to NoSQL move has been a challenge so far, enterprises face further challenges to manage and maintain nosql data store to current demands, specially while nosql is still evolving. We are talking about moving from an established, structured and widely accepted to an evolving, non-relational datastore. Take note of a startup "ScaleGrid" that has come up with an end to end lifecycle management solution for leading nosql database MongoDB called “MongoDirector”.
MemSQL, a new breed of databases has gone live today that uses an abstract framework that combines processing speed and robust SQL interfce within an in-memory data tier to achieve actionable insights at rates 30 times faster than with disk-backed alternatives.
Starcounter has last week said that its launch of in-memory database is capable to process millions of transactions per second on a single server. Such a database is designed on its patent pending VMDBMS technology which offers combined power of virtual machine (VM) and Database management system (DBMS) to process the data at required volumes and speeds.
OrientDB, an open source NoSQL DataBase Management System with the features of a Document DBMS as well as that of a Graph DBMS has released its major version 1.0 recently. This release comes after a year of hard work from its creators and with such a time spent to stabilize the product in every respect through out.
10gen, the company behind MongoDB, announced recently its support for MongoDB with Node.js. This includes an official Node.js driver as well as commercial support from 10gen for MongoDB backed applications developed with Node.js. Node.js joins the existing set of programming languages and environments 10gen supports, including Java, PHP, C#, Ruby, Python, C++, C, Perl, Scala, Haskell and Erlang.