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Database company MongoDB brings in a new CEO ahead of its IPO

By Conor Self - August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

If Ittycheria can work his magic to get more enterprises to use MongoDB in new applications and gradually encourage them to sign up for paid licenses, he can help the company keep growing beyond other NoSQL database companies, including Basho, Couchbase, and DataStax, as well as early-stage startups like Orchestrate and RethinkDB.

Best Big Data Solution

By Conor Self - August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Volume, velocity, and variety are the well-known traits of big data that are creating new challenges for the enterprise.

Best NoSQL Database

By Conor Self - August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

There is a young upstart in the world of data management these days, eager to take on the establishment and show how things can be done differently – NoSQL.

MongoDB snags key Oracle engineer

By Conor Self - August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

NoSQL databases such as MongoDB, along with CouchDB, Cassandra and others, rose in popularity over the past few years because they hold vast amounts of information that would be prohibitively costly or outright impossible to store in regular SQL databases, even though such data stores can lack the consistency and query specificity that relational databases provide.

Three steps to a connected heaven

By Conor Self - July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

John Glendenning, vice president of EMEA at DataStax, says: ‘If you consider the IoT as being based on three parts – the device, the data that the device creates and how that data can be leveraged by applications – you start to get an idea of the components organisations need to think about to really start to leverage and take advantage of this new term.