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NoSQL goes mobile with the help of CouchDB

Nonrelational databases are finding a home on mobile devices thanks to the newly revamped CouchDB. Big data is moving to some very small places.

By June 2, 2010


Are databases in the cloud really all that different?

The NoSQL term is losing its luster already as databases in the cloud increase in complexity and functionality.

By November 15, 2010


Open-source evolution hits overdrive

Open source hasn't been kind to its proprietary forbears, but it's also not doing any favors to its kin, driving the pace of innovation up and some open-source competitors out.

By March 1, 2010


NoSQL in the real world

There's much hype around NoSQL databases, but are developers using them in the real world? One development shop tells me yes.

By February 10, 2010


Next Big Thing: Life in the Cloud revisited

We revisit last year's Next Big Thing topic to see whether life in the cloud became the "big thing" we anticipated.

By December 15, 2009


NoSQL and the future of cloud databases

New tools dubbed NoSQL may help developers achieve Internet-scale for their database driven applications.

By December 9, 2009


USB prosthetic finger gives new meaning to thumbdrives

After software developer Jerry Jalava lost part of his finger in a motorcycle accident, his surgeon suggested building a USB key into his prosthetic digit.

By March 13, 2009