Hazelcast is designed to prevent enterprise applications from drowning in data. The open source technology provider closed a $2.5 million series A round today.
Couchbase, a startup selling NoSQL, just raised $25 million to expand internationally and aggressively build new products.
“There’s going to be a technology that serves as the foundation for modern distributed systems,” said co-founder Nick Lavezzo. “It can’t be one that’s out of reach of a majority of people. If the industry’s going to consolidate around one technology, its got to be accessible to everybody.”
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HG Data uses a data-driven approach to help salespeople build lists of potential enterprise customers, and is ready to disrupt the legacy IT market.
Cloud computing giant Rackspace has made a small but smart acquisition in ObjectRocket, a version of the MongoDB database that makes it lightning fast.
ScaleArc, a company that makes SQL databases easier to manage, has pulled in $12.3 million for its second funding round.
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Intuit is turning vast volumes of data about small business finances into tools to help its customers save time and money.
In the ongoing battle between the NoSQL and SQL databases, Splice Machine is one of the few young companies that has come down firmly on the side of the latter.
BriefMine, a startup launching today, is one of only a handful of legal tech companies that are using technology to push the boundaries of legal practice.
Yesterday Google Research pulled the shroud off Spanner, Google’s “scalable, multi-version, globally-distributed, and synchronously-replicated database,” claiming to have created “the first system to distribute data at global scale and support externally-consistent distributed transactions.”
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Salesforce’s newest product, a cloud-based database called database.com, isn’t going to unseat Oracle’s database products any time soon, according to Facebook’s chief information officer Tim Campos. He made the comments at a media luncheon at the Dreamforce 2010 conference in San Francisco today.
Salesforce, one of the largest providers of web-based customer relationship management (CRM) software, announced today that it is launching a cloud-based database at Database.com for its developers.
10gen, developer of the open-source software for databases called MongoDB, announced today that it has raised $6.5 million in its third round of funding from Sequoia Capital.
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