Databases

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IBM switches on the light for high-speed data transfers

IBM's new silicon photonics chip will be used in data centers, and competes against a similar Intel technology

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Review: Stretch your NoSQL database with MarkLogic 8

Enterprise-oriented document database brings powerful indexing and flexible querying to a broad range of data types

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Open source threatens to eat the database market

The database market has largely been impervious to open source pricing pressure. That may be about to change

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SQL Server 2005's end-of-life clock is ticking down

A year from now, Microsoft will stop supporting SQL Server 2005 entirely, so the push is on to migrate customers to newer editions or to Azure

HP links Vertica and IDOL seeking better unstructured data analysis

The company built a connector server for the products, which it acquired separately in 2011

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Wanted: Easy database app dev tools for the Web

Building database apps for a workgroup used to be a simple task. All we need is a new, modern set of Web tools to make that task easy again

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What's behind NoSQL maker FoundationDB's disappearing act?

NoSQL database creator ceases offering downloads and removes its GitHub repositories after reportedly being bought by Apple

Apple database acquisition could help improve performance of its services

FoundationDB's NoSQL technology lets the company grow its services and still keep users happy

How to scale your killer mobile app

Key database and app server considerations for scaling an enterprise mobile app without migraines

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Expect superior scale-out in Couchbase Server 4

Couchbase Server 4 will allow indexing, querying, or data services to be concentrated on specific node clusters

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Review: Aerospike kicks scale-out NoSQL into high gear

Aerospike Server leverages memory and SSDs to bring extremely high throughput to a flexible, scalable key-value database

How to choose a database for your mobile apps

Data synchronization and offline capabilities are key to successful mobile apps. Follow these guidelines to selecting a provider

5 ways OpenStack Trove will change how you manage databases

A database-as-a-service framework for OpenStack, Trove lays the groundwork for automating the provisioning and management of leading SQL and NoSQL databases

How graph analytics deliver deeper understanding

By mapping relationships among high volumes of highly connected data, graph analytics unlocks more insightful questions and produces more accurate outcomes

Microsoft updates cloud-based SQL Server to simplify management

The updates are aimed at companies that choose to run SQL Server on a virtual machine on Azure

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InfoWorld's 2015 Technology of the Year Award winners

InfoWorld picks the best hardware, software, development tools, and cloud services of the year

How to serve billions of Web requests per day – without breaking a sweat

A new technology stack for modern, real-time, data-driven applications also leaves plenty of room to grow

The rise of the multimodel database

By mapping documents, graphs, and relational tables to a collection of keys and values, a single data store can support multiple data models

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