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NoSQL grudge match: MongoDB vs. Couchbase Server

Which document database? From ease of installation and backup flexibility to index design and query capabilities, a few key differences point the way

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Oracle fixes Struts and Shadow Brokers exploits in huge patch release

The quarterly Oracle patch update fixes a record 299 security vulnerabilities

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PostgreSQL 10.0 appeals to the SQL faithful

The next big version of the open source database has relatively few features aimed at the NoSQL market and instead focuses on major SQL-centric changes

App dev trends going hot -- and cold

21 hot programming trends—and 21 going cold

Hot or not? From the web to the motherboard to the training ground, get the scoop on what's in and what's out in app dev

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Review: MongoDB learns cool new tricks

With useful graph search capabilities and important stability improvements, MongoDB 3.4 is a no-brainer upgrade

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MongoDB adds free tier and migration utility to cloud service

NoSQL specialist MongoDB seeking to reduce barriers to entry for its database-as-a-service

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Harness Hadoop and Spark for user-friendly BI

Datameer aligns the power of open source big data technologies with the needs of business users, not specialists

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SAP license fees are due even for indirect users, court says

Ruling could have far-reaching consequences for businesses that have integrated their customer-facing systems with an SAP database

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Hadoop finds a happier home in the cloud

All the excitement about big data and the Hadoop ecosystem -- yet so few enterprise initiatives panned out. Lifting the ecosystem to the cloud changes everything

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Open source Microsoft Graph Engine takes on Neo4j

The project allows for graph data to be kept in a distributed in-memory, key-value store and crunched at scale

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RethinkDB finds a new home at the Linux Foundation

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation, a project of the Linux Foundation, recently picked up the code for the open source database, which will now get a second chance

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The essential guide to MongoDB security

MongoDB has everything you need to keep your data safe; here's what to look for and how to configure it

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Hadoop vendors make a jumble of security

That's both good and bad news, as big data security management is tough with the current lack of standardization

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Amazon Cloud Directory shakes up databases

Cloud Directory provides a database for applications that need hierarchical data with constantly changing schemas

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Apache Eagle keeps an eye on big data usage

This Apache Software Foundation project uses machine intelligence to probe, alert, and report back on behaviors of Hadoop users and clusters

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Attackers start wiping data from CouchDB and Hadoop databases

After MongoDB and Elasticsearch, attackers are looking for new database storage systems to attack

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Tap the power of graph databases with IBM Graph

A graph database can help you discover connections in your data you never imagined; here’s how to get started

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Oracle outlines plans to take on Amazon in cloud

Bare metal servers, a focus on hosted databases and application development are keys

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