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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


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3 security pain points NoSQL must remedy

From data governance policies to at-rest encryption, NoSQL systems need to be secured on several fronts

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

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First look: MongoDB 3.0, for mature audiences

The new MongoDB features document-level locking, better write performance, big memory support, and more. At last, MongoDB is all grown up

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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Watch out for 'NoSQL-washing' in your RDBMS

Relational databases are adding JSON support in an attempt to swipe NoSQL's thunder, but JSON is a tiny slice of NoSQL

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The Twelve Days of Christmas (a Data Carol)

Rediscover the breadth of the big data ecosystem in The Twelve Days of Christmas, Big Data edition! And please sing along.

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MongoDB gets its first native analytics tool

SlamData adds its own extensions to the SQL language, enabling analysts to query MongoDB directly, without conversion to an RDBMS or Hadoop database

FoundationDB gears up for the Internet of Things

The latest FoundationDB database is capable of writing more than 14 million records per second

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MongoDB, Cassandra, and HBase -- the three NoSQL databases to watch

With so many NoSQL choices, how do you decide on one? Here’s a handy guide for narrowing your choice to three

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CouchDB 2.0 counters MongoDB with improved scaling

The new version of the CouchDB NoSQL database adds open-sourced contributions from Cloudant, including clustering

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The decline and fall of big data

The most hyped technology of the past decades, big data will soon be part of the daily life for 73% of IT organizations. When big data becomes just data, the hype will decline and fall but big data itself, and the associated...

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Review: Connect your data better with Neo4j

Designed for linking relationships, the Neo4j graph database combines speed, ease, and extreme flexibility, though the query language may take some getting used to

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NoSQL takes the database market by storm

NoSQL is a small but increasingly important segment of the database market, and it’s giving SQL database vendors and users a scare

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Amazon juices DynamoDB with JSON support

Amazon's DynamoDB NoSQL document database now accepts JSON documents as database objects and offers an expanded free tier

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Couchbase readies next-generation NoSQL storage engine

Couchbase 3.0 promises faster performance, plus sneak peeks at the new ForestDB database engine and N1QL query language

Big databases jump on the JSON bandwagon

Database titans like Oracle and IBM can no longer ignore the NoSQL insurgents. Are their efforts to accommodate JSON serious, or superficial?

Microsoft Azure dips into the NoSQL pool

New Azure DocumentDB service offers SQL-like transactions with NoSQL-like unstructured data, but SQL Server-like transactions

Microsoft jumps into NoSQL market with new Azure data store

Microsoft Azure DocumentDB offers NoSQL data storage as a service on Azure

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