LinkedIn has open sourced PalDB, an embeddable read-only key value store, 8 times faster than LevelDB and taking several times less memory than a hashset.
Latest version of Document NoSQL database Couchbase supports multi-dimensional scaling, geospatial indexes and new query language called N1QL. Couchbase team announced earlier this month the general availability of Couchbase Server 4.0 version which also supports new filtering capabilities on Cross Datacenter Replication (XDCR) and enhanced security.
Multi-model NoSQL database OrientDB supports storing and managing document and graph data sets. Orient Technologies, the company behind OrientDB, announced last month the general availability of version 2.1 of the database.
Snowflake Computing has announced the general availability of their Snowflake Elastic Data Warehouse, a software as a service offering that provides a SQL data warehouse on top of Amazon Web Services.
AWS updated DynamoDB with the ability to publish near real-time notifications of data changes. This new capability – called DynamoDB Streams – spawned two additional features for the NoSQL database-as-a-service: DynamoDB Triggers fire based on specific data changes found in a DynamoDB Stream, and cross-region replication is driven by a DynamoDB Streams-based architecture.
Basho Data Platform supports integration with NoSQL databases like Redis, in-memory analytics, caching, and search. Basho Technologies, the company behind Riak NoSQL database, announced in May, the availability of the data platform that can be used to deploy and manage Big Data, IoT and hybrid cloud applications.
In order to improve scalability, Parse moved part of their services, including their API, from Ruby on Rails to Go, Charity Majors, Engineer at Parse, recounts. In doing so, both their reliability and deployment times benefited greatly.
Clustered Columnstore Indexes were one of the two headline features for SQL Server 2014. Designed for tables with over 10 million rows, they allow for good performance on analytical queries without the need to explicitly specify indexes. With SQL Server 2016, they gain the ability to support secondary indexes.
Non-clustered Columnstore Indexes are also getting some enhancements in SQL Server 2016. The most notable of these enhancements is the ability to be updated.
New for SQL Server 2016 is the ability to place a Columnstore Index on an In-Memory Table.
Latest version of MemSQL, in-memory database with support for transactions and analytics, includes a new Community Edition for free use by organizations. MemSQL 4, released last week, also supports integration with Apache Spark, Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS), and Amazon S3.
Google is making available to customers Cloud Bigtable, their own database used for more than a decade for services such as Search, GMail, Maps or YouTube. While they are not open sourcing Bigtable as they did with other products, the new cloud service is accessible through an open source interface, the Apache HBase 1.0.1 API.
Mashape has open sourced their API Layer called Kong.
Azure DocumentDB, Microsoft’s NoSQL cloud database service is now generally available.
Matt DeBergalis has released version 1.1 of Meteor, announcing support for both Windows and MongoDB 3.0. The 1.1 release "adds first-class official support" for developing applications software on Microsoft Windows, DeBergalis said, adding that it is the start of "a commitment to developers on the Microsoft platform."
CONTENT IN THIS BOX PROVIDED BY OUR SPONSOR:
Moving from Relational to NoSQL: How to Get Started
As enterprises adapt to the digital economy, development and operations teams have to build...
MongoDB vs. Couchbase Server: Architectural Differences and their Impact
From the new generation of NoSQL databases, MongoDB and Couchbase Server have...
NoSQL Database Evaluation Guide
While every company has its own specific set of requirements for the NoSQL database...
Why Retail and eCommerce are making the move to NoSQL
In today’s digital economy, leading companies like Best Buy Canada, Nike, Staples, and...
How to Choose a Database for your Mobile Apps
Today’s consumers rely on their mobile apps everywhere – even when they can’t get a network connection...
Simply Accelerate NoSQL data stores
Leading businesses count on NoSQL databases to run their web, mobile, and IoT applications...
High Performance with Distributed Caching Couchbase
For many web, mobile, and Internet of Things (IoT) applications that run in...
Introduction to Data Modeling in Couchbase
The white paper, “Introduction to Data Modeling in Couchbase Server,” explains the process...