Database engines News
December 01, 2017
Born at Cloudera, the MPP query engine known as Apache Impala has become a top-level open source project. It's one of various tools bringing SQL-style interactivity to big data analytics.
November 14, 2017
Red Hat has provided a presence (and a lot of free red Fedora giveaways) at SAP’s TechEd Europe 2017 conference in Barcelona this week. The open source champions (Red Hat, not SAP) have announced ...
March 18, 2016
Jim Starkey, the man who wrote large parts of the relational databases that are still in use today, talks about why it's time to start over with new designs.
September 30, 2015
The latest version of MongoDB finds the NoSQL database running on a new WiredTiger storage engine. Better performance and data compression are among MongoDB 3.0's touted benefits.
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