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Commentary: The Database Revolution Happening In Healthcare

Roger Foster | Government Health IT | September 3, 2014

...We’re talking about the enterprise Relational DataBase Management System (RDBMS) industry. The battle lines are being drawn between startup technologies wrapped around specialized Not only Structured Query Language (NoSQL) hardware, software, and services against the traditional RDBMS vendors — and healthcare business executives, hospital CIOs and federal leaders around the Washington Beltway would be wise to understand the disruptive implications...

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Couchbase and the Future of NoSQL Databases

Couchbase is a NoSQL, document-oriented database for building interactive applications. Trends in the open source database industry show positive growth as NoSQL is used for web, mobile, and the Internet of Things (IoT). In this interview, Arun Gupta, VP of Developer Advocacy at Couchbase, shares his views on how open source has made an impact on the database industry, and the challenges that lie ahead for the NoSQL industry. Also, find out which open source tools and methodologies Couchbase has adopted...

DataStax And Databricks Stack Bricks Of Data

Adrian Bridgwater | Open Source Insider | May 8, 2014

Apache Cassandra company DataStax is snuggling up with Databricks.  The partnership is designed to deliver open source code back to the Apache Spark and Apache Cassandra communities to ensure that developers always have the best tools...

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Docker And The Rise Of Open Source

Aaref Hilaly | LinkedIn | November 18, 2014

There’s never been a phenomenon like Docker. Eighteen months ago, the company took its core technology, which enables IT people to move software easily between different machines by enclosing it in “containers”, and made it open source...

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EnterpriseDB – On The Road to Federated, Collaborating Databases

Martin Banks | diginomica | February 5, 2016

EnterpriseDB’s new Advanced Server 9.5 may be ‘just another upgrade’, but it also points to a way of building collaborative database management environments that map into the wider world of collaborating applications and services...[it] includes some new tooling that points in an interesting direction – the ability for users to build federated databases, bringing together different databases from different vendors into collaborative collectives that can serve the needs of the bigger, more comprehensive business services that are now starting to appear.

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Ex-Vertica CEO: Hadoop Is Pulling The Rug From Under The Database Industry

Derrick Harris | GigaOM | November 2, 2013

Venture capitalist Chris Lynch has disrupted the database industry before as CEO of Vertica Systems, but now he’s watching Hadoop take it to the next level. Here are his thoughts on the challenges legacy vendors face and who’s positioned to ride the big data wave. Read More »

Google’s Mind-Blowing Big-Data Tool Grows Open Source Twin

Cade Metz | Wired | August 21, 2012

[Mike] Olson is the CEO of a Valley startup called Cloudera, and [John] Schroeder is the boss at MapR, a conspicuous Cloudera rival. Both outfits deal in Hadoop — a sweeping open source software platform based on data center technologies that underpinned the rise of Google’s web-dominating search engine — but in building their particular businesses, the two startups approached Hadoop from two very different directions... Read More »

Hadoop Creator Outlines The Future Of Big Data Platform

Thor Olavsrud | CIO.com | October 26, 2012

Doug Cutting, creator of Hadoop and founder of the Apache Hadoop Project, says big data is not hype and it's not a bubble. He lays out his vision of how Hadoop will become the Holy Grail of big data systems Read More »

Hadoop Solidified for Production Duty

Joab Jackson | IT World Canada | January 4, 2012

After nearly seven years of development and fine tuning, the Apache Hadoop data processing framework is finally ready for full production use, the developers of the software announced Wednesday. Read More »

Hadoop: Bigger Than SpringSource, JBoss and MySQL Combined?

Derrick Harris | GigaOM | February 27, 2012

Bearden told me during a recent call he thinks the Hadoop market will be bigger than the open source application-platform and database markets because of how much value — and net new value — Hadoop brings to companies as they begin blazing their big data trails. 

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Hadoop: the defacto standard for 'Big Data' processing

Dave Rosenberg | C/Net News | June 13, 2012

Hadoop - the open-source software, which has emerged as the de facto standard for big data processing, may be what tips enterprise in the favor of open source, according to some high-level execs. Read More »

Health Policy And Implementation Challenges To Achieving Big Data Outcomes

John Loonsk | Government Health IT | April 29, 2013

Big Data must be near the top of its hype cycle by now. As with other technologies, it may eventually deliver on a great deal of this hype, but the outcomes will probably arrive later than the current frenzy would suggest. Read More »

How Disney Built A Big Data Platform On A Startup Budget

Derrick Harris | GigaOM | September 16, 2012

The big data world is full of small, scrappy startups using their ingenuity to build complex systems out of open source software, but the Walt Disney Company is not one of them. Here’s what goes into building a big data platform in a Fortune 100 company. Read More »

How Open Source Can Solve Silicon Valley's Engineering Crisis

Matt Asay | TechRepublic | July 15, 2014

Silicon Valley may think itself the center of the technology universe, but 76% of open-source development happens elsewhere, a rich talent pool for engineer-hungry startups...

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How Open Source Licenses Affect Your Business and Your Developers

Joe Brockmeier | Network World | January 24, 2012

For most of the 2000s, copyleft licenses (in particular the GPLv2) were the most popular choice for new open source projects. In the last few years, developers and companies seem to be trending away from the GPL in favor of permissive licenses for open source projects. Read More »