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MongoDB adds support option for community edition of its NoSQL database

The service provides as low as a two-hour response time, but leaves out the bells and whistles from MongoDB Enterprise

Oracle gives Exadata some backward compatibility

Database 10gR2 is now supported on Oracle's flagship 'engineered system,' although caveats apply


SAP makes it cheaper, easier for customers to use Hana in certain scenarios

The move signals that competition has truly arrived in the in-memory database market, says one observer

SAP HANA continues to baffle customers

SAP customers can't fit HANA into their IT strategies or make sense of its road map, upgrade, and skill set requirements

Almost 200,000 people may have been affected by U.S. visa system crash

Recovery efforts are being hampered by 'outdated software and hardware,' a government spokeswoman said

Oracle-based system for U.S. visas still glitchy after software update

System problems have impacted thousands of travelers worldwide

Oracle hits back at ex-employee's claims over in-memory database option

Former employee's claim that a new in-memory processing option is turned on by default -- triggering additional license fees -- sparks debate in dueling blog posts

Oracle hopes to make SQL a lingua franca for big data

The company's software tool Big Data SQL is set to ship within the next couple of months

Google, Microsoft clouds now cover MongoDB

MongoDB adds new cloud services to its already successful run of being hosted on the Amazon cloud

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison wades into the in-memory database wars

Oracle's in-memory option takes advantage of the core platform's maturity, according to an executive

Windows Server 2012 R2 finally arrives on Amazon's cloud

The company is also offering preconfigured images with SQL Server 2014

Oracle focuses on prepping databases as a service

The latest release of Oracle Enterprise Manager offers organizations the ability provide production-ready databases as a service

Amazon wants to run your high-performance databases

The company's new R3 instances have up to 262GB of RAM

Oracle weaves Fabric for MySQL clustering

MySQL Fabric offers high availability and can scale out across multiple servers

New PostgreSQL guns for NoSQL market

The PostgreSQL database now natively supports the JSON format, making it an alternative to MongoDB

Virtualizing Oracle software: Don't pay for what you don't need

Moving Oracle databases to virtual infrastructure may not result in software savings. Here's why, and what you can do about it

R data manipulation tricks at your fingertips

Excel tips and tricks for manipulating dates, and for getting data into the format you need, are also ready for your R pleasure

First look: MongoDB 2.6, the all-grown-up version

The leading NoSQL database has long been a favorite of developers. Now the brand-new 2.6 version of MongoDB is ready to woo operations

MongoDB 2.6 keeps pace in database speed wars

The new version of the NoSQL database offers faster performance and a new management console

Teradata's QueryGrid to power multi-database analytics

Teradata version 15 adds support for 'Internet of things' standard JSON

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