FoundationDB thinks you don’t need to sacrifice consistency to achieve scalability.
A $9 million funding round should accelerate RedisDB’s efforts to get enterprises using a souped-up Redis key-value store and distract them from Amazon Web Services’ offering.
Editor’s Pick The Strata + Hadoop World conference attracts the biggest names in big data, but it also gives some smaller, emerging players a chance to shine. Here are six promising startups we met at Strata.
Online database company MongoDB is now the top dog among New York City startups.
Guest Post Tomorrow, our smartest systems will instantly and masterfully oversee, optimize, manage and adapt processes that are as critical as they are complex, across a broad spectrum of industries, having taken their cues from the most ready example of a natural supercomputer we have: the human brain.
Couchbase, a startup selling NoSQL, just raised $25 million to expand internationally and aggressively build new products.
Guest Post On occasion I encounter the argument that Google App Engine is a proprietary platform, which implies lock-in, which many developers consider a Bad Thing. I’d like to address that complaint.
DataStax, the company that wants to bring down Oracle’s relational database, has scored yet more venture funding.
“The big story has always been to build a really strong bottom layer that can expose different data models,” said founder Nick Lavezzo. The most important layer was SQL, the Holy Grail on the team’s docket of things to do.
Who needs SQL? In fact, who needs databases?
ParElastic closed its first round of financing led by General Catalyst.
FoundationDB’s team of ambitious founders are launching a new database that borrows from existing NoSQL and SQL databases, bringing developers “the best of both worlds.”
Graphs database company Neo Technology closes $11 million in funding.
Cloudera’s new product, known as “Impala”, addresses many of the concerns that potential customers still have about Hadoop, namely that it does not integrate well with traditional business intelligence applications.
Two of the biggest names in the open source world announced a partnership yesterday. Red Hat, the North Carolina based provider of open source software for the enterprise and 10Gen, the New York based company behind the increasingly popular NoSQL database MongoDB, are partnering to help developers deliver on the promise of big data and the cloud.
Venture firm Accel Partners has carved out a $100 million “big data” fund to invest in companies focused on building new IT infrastructure or on applications than run on that new infrastructure.
DataStax, which sells products built on top of the open source “NoSQL” data store Apache Cassandra, just announced a $11 million investment from Crosslink Capital and Lightspeed Venture Partners.The company also announced a new enterprise product which will be available in Q4, 2011.
Database solutions startup Neo Technology on Wednesday announced it has raised $10.6 million with a goal of helping enterprise companies manage and interpret increasingly complicated data sets using NOSQL.