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Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMSs) continue to do the heavy lifting in data management, while newer database management systems are taking on prominent roles as well. NoSQL database systems such as Key-Value, Column Family, Graph, and Document databases, are gaining acceptance due to their ability to handle unstructured and semi-structured data. MultiValue, sometimes called the fifth NoSQL database, is also a well-established database management technology which continues to evolve to address new enterprise requirements.



Database Management Articles

DataStax is introducing Astra serverless, an open, multi-cloud serverless database-as-a-service (DBaaS) that delivers  a combination of pay-as-you-go data together with the freedom and agility of multi-cloud and open source.DataStax Astra builds upon the Apache Cassandra open source database and introduces a modern, microservices-based architecture that separates compute from storage, enabling database resources to scale up and down on demand to match application requirements and traffic independent of compute resources.

Posted March 02, 2021

Ataccama, a provider of self-driving data management and governance solutions, is acquiring Tellstory, an innovative startup and easy-to-use data visualization platform that provides an engaging way to tell data-driven stories. The acquisition advances Ataccama's vision of giving businesses and data teams the ability to innovate at unprecedented speed while maintaining trust, security, and governance of their data.

Posted March 02, 2021

Itential, a provider of network and cloud automation, is releasing the latest updates to its low-code automation platform, including new configuration management capabilities for simplifying device configuration, compliance, and remediation across physical, virtual, and cloud-native networks.

Posted March 01, 2021

Sisu, providers of an augmented intelligence solution, is introducing a new analytics experience designed to accelerate the exploration of cloud-scale data. Informed by months of research, the redesigned product enables data teams to streamline their workflow, answer critical questions quickly, and get the complete picture behind changing metrics without cumbersome manual exploration, according to the vendor.

Posted March 01, 2021

In 2020, we endured the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on health and life, and we also saw  multitudes of businesses and organizations collapse. One of those casualties was PASS, also known as the Professional Association for SQL Server.

Posted March 01, 2021

It's hard to overstate the impact WiredTiger technology has had on MongoDB. When MongoDB announced its storage engine API in 2014, the WiredTiger team immediately saw the opportunity and raced to provide the best solution. The rest, as they say, is history.

Posted March 01, 2021

There are many new and intriguing possibilities for analytics that require an investment in learning and new technology. But the return on the investment can be sizable in terms of gaining insight into your business, and in better servicing your customers.

Posted March 01, 2021

Dashboard users doing unsophisticated, largely repetitive, operational reports and analyses ask their IT support personnel to provide data in a simple way; they demand fast performance from their queries; and they demand new functionality be provided quickly. While often not stated explicitly, the "simple" data presentation implies several characteristics.

Posted March 01, 2021

The first step to defending against both privileged credential hijacking and insider threats is using role-based access control (RBAC). RBAC enables companies to grant privileges that are absolutely needed, and only for a specific time. However, not all RBAC is created equal and it's imperative to take security to the next level with functional access control (FAC).

Posted March 01, 2021

It's been 5 years and Royal Papers is still going strong after switching to a Pick Cloud MultiValue system. Royal's MultiValue application is mission-critical and the lifeblood of its business. It handles inventory control, accounts payable, and receivables (and more) and is used for everything except payroll. If it is disrupted in any way, or down for any long period of time, it would be catastrophic.

Posted March 01, 2021

Technology innovator Pliops announced it has closed a $65 million oversubscribed funding round to deliver game-changing value for enterprise and cloud customers. The investment will be used to bring the new levels of scale, speed, and cost effectiveness promised by Pliops' storage processor to more customers in more ways.

Posted February 26, 2021

dotData, a provider of full-cycle data science automation and operationalization for the enterprise, is releasing dotData Cloud, consisting of a new risk-free, AI-automation software platform and services. The solution was developed specifically to support growing enterprise organizations with small or no data science teams who want to launch or accelerate their data science practice.

Posted February 26, 2021

Calligo, an end-to-end managed data services provider, is acquiring Decisive Data, a provider of data analytics, data science, and visualization solutions. The acquisition of Decisive Data immediately propels and broadens Calligo's data science capabilities, accelerating its global delivery of managed data insights services.

Posted February 26, 2021

Profisee, a provider of master data management (MDM) solutions, is offering its platform-as-service (PaaS) multi-domain MDM solution with a new native integration with Microsoft Azure data services.

Posted February 25, 2021

Digital Guardian, a leader in data loss prevention (DLP) and managed detection and response (MDR), is deepening its relationship with Amazon Web Services (AWS) through several key initiatives and achievements. Digital Guardian has announced the general availability of their integration with Amazon Macie, a fully managed data security and data privacy service that uses machine learning and pattern matching to discover and provide additional protection for customers' sensitive data in AWS.

Posted February 24, 2021

Grafana Labs, the company behind the open and composable observability platform, is releasing the unified Grafana Enterprise Stack. Enterprise Stack includes data source plugins for visualizing other commercial tools in Grafana, such as  Oracle, Splunk, New Relic, MongoDB, ServiceNow, Snowflake, and more.

Posted February 24, 2021

Fivetran, an automated data integration provider, is adding new data source connectors for IBM, Oracle, and SAP. The pre-built connectors add to the more than 150 maintained 24/7 by Fivetran.

Posted February 24, 2021

Pariveda Solutions' Ryan Gross discussed how to build an agile data management team and apply data governance at Data Summit Fall Connect 2020.

Posted February 24, 2021

SAP is acquiring AppGyver Oy, a provider of no-code development platforms that enable users with no coding skills to build applications for Web and mobile uses. With the acquisition, SAP is better able to help customers and partners adapt their IT systems efficiently to their specific needs and optimize the usability of their applications.

Posted February 24, 2021

SAP is launching SAP Learning Hub, partner edition, combining all the learning content that partners of the SAP PartnerEdge program require. SAP Learning Hub, partner edition, bundles the necessary learning tools into one affordable solution. It includes access to the entire enablement content portfolio, hands-on practice, and assessments to help partners stay up-to-date on the latest SAP innovations and to keep their certifications current.

Posted February 24, 2021

Beyond Technologies is acquiring Ibridia, a market leader in SAP Solution Manager/SAP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) for SMEs and large enterprises. Adding Ibridia's niche expertise in these areas to Beyond's SAP service offering takes advantage of the S/4HANA momentum while also aligning with its core values by always providing clients with the latest processes, tools, best practices, and services to manage their SAP and non-SAP solutions throughout the entire application lifecycle.

Posted February 24, 2021

With the shift to remote work, companies have had to implement adjustments to their operational strategies, including increasing security, tapping into the cloud, and more. Last year was a time of fast-moving transformation. In 2021, the pace of change shows no sign of slowing down in the MultiValue markeet segment.

Posted February 24, 2021

Privitar, a data privacy platform provider, announced that it has achieved certification on the Cloudera Data Platform (CDP), now providing flexibility for organizations to safely use sensitive data for analytics in on-premises, public cloud, and hybrid environments. The integration between The Privitar Data Privacy Platform and Cloudera Data Platform enables organizations to begin realizing the full value of their sensitive data and leveraging the powerful analytical capabilities of CDP while protecting the privacy of their data subjects, according to the vendors.

Posted February 22, 2021

Solo.io, the modern API infrastructure company delivering application networking from the edge to service mesh, is releasing Gloo Mesh Enterprise, an enterprise-grade, Kubernetes-native solution for service mesh management. Gloo Mesh Enterprise provides organizations with a comprehensive and simplified experience for service mesh management based on Istio, the industry standard service mesh, and Envoy, the de-facto industry sidecar proxy data plane.

Posted February 22, 2021

Rubrik is offering a new integration to ServiceNow, increasing the protection of digital services by allowing joint customers to automatically discover, classify, and map Rubrik protection with ServiceNow ITOM Visibility. Through the ITOM Visibility product, ServiceNow provides a best-in-class automated, scalable way of cataloging assets and infrastructure across hybrid-cloud environments.

Posted February 22, 2021

VigiTrust, provider of Integrated Risk Management SaaS solutions, is introducing Asset Register, Risk Register, and Dynamic Assessment features on its flagship platform, VigiOne. Organizations can now assess the risks to their assets before determining how they line up with legal, industrial, and security standards, and take steps to meet all relevant regulations. 

Posted February 19, 2021

Octopai, a leader in automated data lineage and data discovery, announced its support and analysis of Snowflake, one of the fastest-growing cloud-based databases in the industry, empowering BI and analytics groups with advanced intelligence in hybrid and  complex BI environments.

Posted February 19, 2021

Franz Inc., an early innovator in artificial intelligence (AI) and supplier of graph database technology for knowledge graph Solutions, is releasing Allegro NFS Server 7.0 for Windows with 64-bit performance and support for all current versions of the Windows operating system.

Posted February 17, 2021

Zadara, the edge cloud and in enterprise storage-as-a-service provider, is acquiring NeoKarm, provider of highly flexible multi-cloud hybrid platforms. With this acquisition, Zadara obtains NeoKarm technology including the former Stratoscale software IP, which enables MSPs to offer an on-demand private cloud built and fully-managed by Zadara.

Posted February 17, 2021

TigerGraph, provider of a leading graph analytics platform, announced it has raised $105 million in Series C funding, empowering the company to innovate to better support its customers. According to the vendor, this is the largest funding round to date within the graph database and analytics market. The round was led by Tiger Global and brings TigerGraph's total funding raised to over $170 million.

Posted February 17, 2021

Confluent, Inc., the event streaming pioneer, announced Confluent's Premium Connector for Oracle Change Data Capture (CDC) Source, a bridge for one of the most common and critical sources of enterprise data to connect to Apache Kafka. It is now possible to identify and capture data that has been added to, updated, or removed from Oracle databases and make those events available in real time across a business.

Posted February 17, 2021

While DBAs are highly skilled at the technical aspects of their jobs, there are important non-technical capabilities that they should also master. Here are 10 things that all DBAs need to do to excel in their roles and that have nothing to do with databases.

Posted February 17, 2021

Radiant Advisors' John O'Brien explained modern data architecture at Data Summit Connect Fall 2020.

Posted February 16, 2021

Strata, the distributed multi-cloud identity orchestration company, announced it has closed an $11 million Series A round of financing, allowing the company to use the funds to scale research and development, go-to-market, sales, marketing, and customer success for its Maverics platform.

Posted February 16, 2021

Matillion, providers of a cloud data integration platform, is receiving $100 million in Series D funding, enabling the company to continue growing to meet the exploding demand for cloud data integration for global enterprise organizations such as Amazon, Siemens, Subway, Novartis, Slack, and Accenture.

Posted February 16, 2021

Emerging tech strategist Andy Thurai walked attendees through the process of future-proofing IT Ops teams and infusing AI into their operations during his presentation at Data Summit Connect Fall 2020.

Posted February 16, 2021

Yugabyte, provider of open source distributed SQL databases, is releasing YugabyteDB 2.4 with hardened enterprise-grade security features, enhanced multi-region deployment capabilities, and performance improvements. The newest iteration of Yugabyte's open source database improves on the existing high availability, horizontal scalability, and ease-of-use characteristics of YugabyteDB, furthering the company's mission of providing the default distributed SQL database for cloud-native applications in a multi-cloud world, according to the vendor.

Posted February 12, 2021

Franz Inc., an early innovator in artificial intelligence (AI) and supplier of graph database technology, is releasing AllegroGraph 7.1, providing optimizations for deeply complex queries across FedShard deployments. AllegroGraph with FedShard offers a solution that allows infinite data integration through a patented approach unifying all data and siloed knowledge into an Entity-Event Knowledge Graph solution for Enterprise scale analytics.

Posted February 12, 2021

Monte Carlo, the data reliability company, has raised $25 million in new funding to spearhead the emerging Data Observability category and help organizations achieve more reliable data. This Series B will allow Monte Carlo to continue to pioneer and lead the new Data Observability category, foster their fast growing community of users, and help organizations accelerate the adoption of data and analytics.  

Posted February 12, 2021

LyteLoop, an emerging data storage company, is closing its receiving $40 million from its latest private funding round, allowing the company to expand its team which is developing an advanced data storage network to address the inefficiencies of existing land-based data storage. Ultimately, LyteLoop will have the ability to store hundreds of petabytes (and even exabytes) of data in space—an amount equivalent to a data center containing thousands of servers, without the added cost of building and maintaining large, energy-intensive, ground-based centers, according to the vendor.

Posted February 11, 2021

SingleStore, The Database of Now for cloud-native modern applications, announced Connected Data Group is now a SingleStore value-added reseller (VAR) partner. This partnership makes it easier for organizations in the Benelux and EMEA regions to get started with SingleStore. 

Posted February 11, 2021

Dremio, a provider of data lake transformation solutions, is offering support for Apache Arrow Flight, an open source data connectivity technology co-developed by Dremio that improves data transfer rates. As a result, client applications can now communicate with Dremio's data lake service more than 10 times faster than using decade-old technologies, such as Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) and Java Database Connectivity (JDBC), according to the vendor.

Posted February 11, 2021

Qlik is offering its first-ever Academic Program Professor Ambassador Class, creating a select network of academics from the Qlik Academic Program that have demonstrated dedication and excellence in leveraging Qlik to drive data literacy with analytics in the classroom. The Professor Ambassador Program is an extension of the Qlik Academic Program, which helps universities improve the value of their offerings by teaching marketable data skills, while helping students advance their analytical and data literacy proficiency within every academic discipline with Qlik.

Posted February 11, 2021

It's time to submit nominations for the annual Database Trends and Applications Readers' Choice Awards Program. The 2021 nominating process has been extended to Wednesday, March 17, so be sure to nominate your favorite products now. Winners will be showcased in a special section on the DBTA website and in the August 2021 edition of Database Trends and Applications magazine.

Posted February 10, 2021

GigaSpaces, a provider of in-memory computing platforms that drive digital transformation, is releasing GigaSpaces InsightEdge Portfolio version 15.8. The update offers new advanced functionality to significantly reduce memory footprint for optimizing infrastructure costs, turbo boost SQL query and BI performance, and increase the organization's agility with cloud native lifecycle management, introducing Kubernetes Operator support.

Posted February 10, 2021

New Relic, Inc., a leader in Observability, is introducing New Relic Explorer, a reimagined full-stack observability experience that delivers innovative new visualizations and capabilities. With zero configuration required, New Relic Explorer brings together an organization's telemetry data from across applications and infrastructure to provide an essential live view of an entire software system's health and performance.

Posted February 10, 2021

DataStax is unveiling Stargate support for its signature platform, enabling users to utilize REST, GraphQL, and schemaless Document APIs in addition to CQL when building applications on top of DSE. These APIs are available for use with DSE 6.8. Stargate is an open source data gateway with built-in extensibility. It allows users to integrate APIs of their choice with any persistence layer.

Posted February 10, 2021

Today's organizations often have more information at their disposal than they know what to do with. From products and apps to processes, departments, data, and more, there's so much that should be considered every time a business takes on a new change project, considers a new solution, or begins a major digital transformation. Before organizations embark on any of those journeys, they must understand how to get from their current state to where they ultimately want to end up.

Posted February 10, 2021

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