In a bid to bridge the NoSQL-SQL gap, FoundationDB bought Akiban earlier this year. Now it’s got fresh funding to backstop its current users and seek new customers.
The combination of FoundationDB’s NoSQL chops and storage substrate and Akiban’s SQL expertise could fill a gap that customers need filled, says FoundationDB.
Confused by the glut of new NoSQL, NewSQL, post-SQL, structured, unstructured database options that came out over the past year? 451 Research’s Matthew Aslett maps it all out for you.
Akiban, the hot Boston-based NewSQL database startup, is making two offerings Akiban Server and Persistit available as downloads this week. To date beta testers have run Akiban Enterprise as an add-on to existing SQL databases. Akiban Server goes it alone.