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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


Why relational databases make sense for big data

Even with all the hype around NoSQL, traditional relational databases still make sense for enterprise applications. Here are four reasons why.

By October 6, 2010


How GE uses Hadoop to analyze big data

Ready to join GE on the big data bus? Come to this year's Hadoop World and hear about how companies large and small have embraced Hadoop.

By September 9, 2010


Cloudera teams up to connect Oracle and Hadoop

Cloudera and Quest software are partnering to provide connectivity between Oracle and Hadoop.

By June 21, 2010


Five competitive differentiators for cloud services

Public cloud computing vendors are offloading "commodity" IT functionality to large multi-tenant data centers. How can these vendors differentiate themselves, and what should you look for in a cloud service.

By November 16, 2009


The new databases

New techniques and technologies are increasingly augmenting the relational database in large-scale distributed computing.

By August 5, 2009


Retiring application data to the cloud

IT departments struggling to keep legacy data alive should consider a new cloud-based storage offering from RainStor.

By June 21, 2009


Microsoft and FathomDB target 'relational' clouds

Two seemingly unconnected pieces of news signal an interesting market test: can standard relational-database software be effectively delivered from the cloud?

By February 28, 2009


Amazon opens testing for in-cloud database

A basic database service, though in beta testing, joins Amazon's Elastic Cloud Computing and Simple Storage Service.

By December 14, 2007


The numbers driving 'Unbreakable Linux'

Oracle just signed up Symantec as a certified Unbreakable Linux partner, but that's not the real story. The real story is why Oracle cares about Linux at all.

By July 17, 2007