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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
March 25, 2015

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: March 25, 2015. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Apple has acquired FoundationDB, a provider of database technology that marries NoSQL with ACID attributes, according to news reports that swirled in the tech industry. Commenting on the acquisition, Adam Wray, CEO of Basho Technologies, a developer of distributed systems including the Riak NoSQL database, observed that "NoSQL databases are an increasingly critical part of enterprises' ability to derive real business value from the massive amounts of data that users, devices and online systems generate."