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The 2015 DBTA Readers’ Choice Award Winners


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The IT industry continues to expand at a brisk pace with a steady influx of innovative products and technologies to help organizations extract value from data, integrate it with new and traditional sources, as well as ensure quality and security.

In this issue, Database Trends and Applications magazine announces the 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards winners. Similar to the IT industry itself the categories for the DBTA Readers' Choice awards are wide-ranging. There are Hadoop distributions, NoSQL database products, and cloud products and services, but also categories to recognize products in more established segments of the market such as relational database management, MultiValue, business intelligence, and data integration. 

In all there were 29 categories in which products could be nominated and ultimately voted upon.

And, while we present the winner in each category, it is only fair that we also showcase the two finalists since often the competition was close.

There are many factors that go into making a decision to investigate a technology. Sometimes, hearing about a product or service from an associate, a colleague - or a fellow DBTA reader - is helpful.

Thanks to everyone who submitted nominations and voted this year!

Best Database Overall
Best Relational Database
Best Cloud Database
Best NoSQL Database
Best MultiValue Database
Best Analytical Platform (Overall)
Best In-Memory Database
Best Columnar Database
Best Hadoop Solution
Best Database Administration Solution
Best Database Development Solution
Best Database Performance Solution
Best Database Backup Solution
Best Database Security Solution
Best Data Modeling Solution
Best Data Quality Solution
Best Data Governance Solution
Best Data Integration Solution
Best Data Replication Solution
Best Change Data Capture Solution
Best Data Virtualization Solution
Best Cloud Integration Solution
Best Streaming Data Solution
Best Business Intelligence Solution (Overall)
Best Data Mining Solution
Best Query and Reporting Solution
Best Cloud Solution
Best Data Storage Solution
Best Big Data Solution


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