"Frenemies" Microsoft and Oracle just cemented a new partnership. Here's what is really new and worth knowing about the alliance.
Interest in open-source tooling and infrastructure for big data keeps growing among developers and traditionally proprietary companies.
Brendan Eich stepping down as CEO solves Mozilla's immediate publicity problem, but many are torn about consequences of losing him as a leader and free-speech implications.
Data analysis is becoming mainstream thanks to the rise of Hadoop and other big data tools.
Amazon Web Services introduces new local SSD-backed servers in effort to lure developers to its cloud storage.
There's much hype around NoSQL databases, but are developers using them in the real world? One development shop tells me yes.
Database company EnterpriseDB introduces a new cloud play for PostgreSQL.
New tools dubbed NoSQL may help developers achieve Internet-scale for their database driven applications.
Startup crams Xeon server chips into an energy-efficient server, broadening the appeal of microservers for large data center operators.
The NoSQL term is losing its luster already as databases in the cloud increase in complexity and functionality.