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Google App Engine Drops Some High Replication Datastore Prices By Up To 25%

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At Google I/O last week, Google announced that its Google App Engine High Replication Datastore (HRD) – its schemaless object data storage service – currently processes over 4.5 trillion transactions per month, has an uptime of 99.95% and stores over a petabyte of data. Today, the company announced that it...
Google App Engine Drops Some High Replication Datastore Prices By Up To 25%

Cloud Roundup for January 26, 2012

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On tap for today, we've got a new jQuery Mobile release, a look at Tendril Connect, and the latest BitNami Stack for Ruby on Rails. jQuery Mobile 1.0.1 Released – The jQuery Mobile folks have pushed 1.0.1 out the door. This fixes a bunch of issues and adds Samsung's Bada...
Cloud Roundup for January 26, 2012

Amazon adds down-under presence with new Asia-Pacific region in Sydney

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Amazon Web Services is bringing key services, including its Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2_,  to a new Sydney, Australia-based region.  Sydney brings total number of AWS regions worldwide to nine including Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Sao Paolo and Ireland, and three regions in the US. The company also hosts a CloudFront...
Amazon adds down-under presence with new Asia-Pacific region in Sydney

Amazon's Cloud Is Down Again, Taking Heroku and GitHub With It

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Some cloud computing operations from Amazon Web Services have crashed, and taken down services as varied as Heroku, GitHub with it. Amazon’s EC2 operations at its data center in Northern Virginia appears to be the culprit according to its status board. The last time something like this happened was in...
Amazon's Cloud Is Down Again, Taking Heroku and GitHub With It
Enigma.io Raises $1.1 Million To Structure The World Of Big Data

What you missed this week on GigaOM Pro

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It’s definitely September – despite the shortened workweek, we’ve already seen some major product releases from Amazon and Nokia, big news on the $69 million e-book settlement case, and, of course, the Democratic National Convention. Over on GigaOM Pro, our analysts and curators are looking at the long-term prospects for...
What you missed this week on GigaOM Pro

In-Q-Tel stakes a claim in MongoDB, invests in 10gen

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The world just can’t seem to get enough of MongoDB, the popular NoSQL database. On Monday afternoon, its primary commercial developer 10gen announced a strategic investment from In-Q-Tel, the venture capital arm of the U.S. intelligence community. Terms of the deal were undisclosed, although they do include a technology development...
In-Q-Tel stakes a claim in MongoDB, invests in 10gen

Amazon lets users track their cloud-based databases with texts, email

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Users of Amazon Web Services' Relational Database Service (RDS) can now keep track of their databases with new notifications via email and SMS....
Amazon lets users track their cloud-based databases with texts, email

Cassandra-based DataStax leads the NOSQL charge, pulls in $25M

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DataStax, a startup that wants to bring down Oracle’s relational database, has pulled in $25 million in venture capital funding. The company’s pitch is that unlike the relational database, it is equipped to handle higher velocity and volumes of data. It sells products built on top of the open source “NoSQL” data store Apache...
Cassandra-based DataStax leads the NOSQL charge, pulls in $25M

Amazon Leads Price War: Drops AWS Pricing Again, Leans Heavy on Reserved Instances

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According to Amazon's blog today, the company is now on their 19th price cut since AWS debuted, but who's counting? Well, they are, apparently. The company is lowering pricing on EC2 instances, ElastiCache, Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) and Amazon Elastic Map Reduce are all dropping significantly. Significantly, Amazon is...
Amazon Leads Price War: Drops AWS Pricing Again, Leans Heavy on Reserved Instances

Microsoft courts Big Data market with SQL Server update

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Microsoft has released to manufacturing the newest version of its relational database, SQL Server 2012, the company announced Tuesday. The software will be available for customer purchase on April 1....
Microsoft courts Big Data market with SQL Server update
ManageEngine hones enterprise search for IT people

MySQL users caution against NoSQL fad

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While NoSQL may be getting all the buzz, in many cases an old fashioned relational database, such as MySQL, may work just as well if not better. That was the message from a number of MySQL users who presented their stories at Oracle's first MySQL Connect conference, held Saturday and...
MySQL users caution against NoSQL fad

Amazon adds free version of hosted database

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Amazon Web Services has expanded its free service tier to include its Relational Database Service (RDS), the company said on Tuesday....
Amazon adds free version of hosted database

Amazon lets users track their cloud databases with texts, email

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Users of Amazon Web Services' Relational Database Service (RDS) can now keep track of their databases with new notifications via email and SMS. Amazon's Simple Notification Service (SNS) will give administrators a heads-up when their databases are running low on storage, have shut down, or a backup has started...
Amazon lets users track their cloud databases with texts, email
How Wordnik moved its database to the cloud

Amazon's Relational Database Service Hits General Availability, Gets SLA With 99.95% Monthly Uptime Promise

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Amazon’s Relational Database Service (RDS) today officially hit general availability and now offers a Service Level Agreement with a 99.95% uptime promise for multi-availability zone deployments. RDS has already been on the market for three and a half years, but Amazon never considered it to be “generally available” because the...
Amazon's Relational Database Service Hits General Availability, Gets SLA With 99.95% Monthly Uptime Promise

Sponsored post: Hadoop and the data warehouse: when to use which

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Live webinar (April 30, 2013) “Hadoop and the Enterprise Data Warehouse: When to Use Which” Teradata will bring together two of the most trusted experts in their fields to examine how big data technologies are being used today by practical big data practitioners… About the speakers Eric Baldeschwieler (aka “E14”),...
Sponsored post: Hadoop and the data warehouse: when to use which

How one startup wants to inject Hadoop into your SQL

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Forget about standalone Hadoop clusters running batch workloads to churn through massive datasets a few times per day or per week. San Francisco-based startup Drawn to Scale thinks Hadoop’s real home within the enterprise will be in your database. No, it’s not not trying to sell you some limited-use NoSQL...
How one startup wants to inject Hadoop into your SQL

Google's growing cloud just got a NoSQL database

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It doesn’t have a cool name like Cassandra, Voldemort or MongoDB, but Google is offering up a non-relational database called Google Cloud Datastore. Like almost everything the company has done since announcing its Compute Engine service at last year’s IO conference — including the rest of the features it announced...
Google's growing cloud just got a NoSQL database

Big Data Company RainStor Raises $12 Million Series C From Credit Suisse And Rogers Venture Partners

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RainStor, makers of a “NewSQL” database, announced that has received a $12 million series C round led by Credit Suisse and Rogers Venture Partners with participation by previous investors Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures, Storm Ventures and The Dow Chemical Company. The company has now raised at least $23.5 million. RainStor...
Big Data Company RainStor Raises $12 Million Series C From Credit Suisse And Rogers Venture Partners

Announcing APDB: The World's Fastest Database

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The Relational Database is dead. It had a long, distinguished life that started in 1970 with Dr. Edgar F. Codd, but it has since seen its day. Like the sextant, slide rule, and punch card, relational databases are becoming relics of the past as the industry moves towards better, faster,...
Announcing APDB: The World's Fastest Database

Amazon Courts Windows Developers by Adding .Net to its Elastic Beanstalk

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Microsoft's Azure just got a little more competition from Amazon. The cloud giant announced yesterday that it was adding support for SQL Server to its Relational Database Service (RDS) and added .Net support to the Elastic Beanstalk cloud app deployment and management service. The addition of .Net to Beanstalk follows...
Amazon Courts Windows Developers by Adding .Net to its Elastic Beanstalk

What You Should Read Today

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I was in New York for week of fun and learning. It was my chance to meet people outside the Silicon Valley hothouse and get their perspective on the world. Of course, it gave me a chance to read Michael Lewis’ new book, The Big Short. More importantly, the trip...
What You Should Read Today

All aboard the Hadoop money train

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Market research firm IDC released the first legitimate market forecast for Hadoop on Monday, claiming the ecosystem around the de facto big data platform will sell almost $813 million worth of software by 2016. But IDC’s forecast doesn’t tell the whole story. Hadoop’s actual economic impact is likely much, much...
All aboard the Hadoop money train

Cloud databases 101: Who builds 'em and what they do

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Remember when there were just two or three cloud computing platforms to choose from, and just about as many cloud databases? Well, as clouds have proliferated, so have the database services built on top of them. In fact, it’s getting hard to keep up with what’s actually available. Here’s a...
Cloud databases 101: Who builds 'em and what they do

Amazon's RDS database gets SLA, becomes generally available

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After three and a half years in operation, Amazon Web Services' RDS is finally generally available, and users can also get a service-level agreement if they choose to run the database in multiple places.The combination of customer adoption, numerous new features and a lot of operational experience has taken...
Amazon's RDS database gets SLA, becomes generally available

Graph Database Company Neo Technology Raises $11 Million Series B

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Today Neo Technology, makers of the NoSQL graph database Neo4j announced that it has raised a $11 million series B led by Sunstone Capital with participation from previous investors such as Fidelity Growth Partners Europe and Conor Venture Partners. The company, founded in Sweden in 2007, previously raised a $10.6...
Graph Database Company Neo Technology Raises $11 Million Series B

Amazon Web Services continues Windows push with PowerShell addition

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) has added PowerShell to the management options for its cloud, in a move that reaches out to the Windows community. Part of Amazon's Microsoft push is to let developers and administrators manage their AWS services in a way that's natural to them, according to the...
Amazon Web Services continues Windows push with PowerShell addition

And the most in-demand tech skills of 2012 are …

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One way to find out what skills will be in highest demand this year is to look at job posts. I decided to analyze recent Craigslist San Francisco Bay Area job ads. It’s a good proxy for the local demand. The Bay Area is often a trend setter, and technologies...
And the most in-demand tech skills of 2012 are …
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