MongoDB Vice Chairman and former CEO came on the Structure Show this week to talk about the company’s future, and how life has been since stepping down from the leadership role in order to spend more time with his family.
On this week’s Structure Show podcast, Jonathan Vanian and Derrick Harris break down Docker, web bugs, a Hadoop extravaganza and the latest OpenStack acquisition. They interview former MongoDB CEO, and current vice chairman, Max Schireson.
The MongoDB Management Service has received some major enhancements that let users deploy, provision and scale MongoDB resources from the cloud to any infrastructure. It’s not a cloud database, but it’s a valuable proposition the company thinks could generate hundreds of millions in additional revenue.
Amazon Web Services’ popular DynamoDB service now supports JSON documents, a capability that makes it more competitive against alternatives from Microsoft, Google and MongoDB. AWS also increased storage and throughput limits on the DynamoDB free tier, making the service that much more appealing.
Couchbase has built its own data store called ForestDB in order to boost the performance and efficiency of its family of NoSQL database offerings. ForestDB is open source and was designed with mobile devices and solid-state drives in mind.
Tableau reveals “Elastic” personal data discovery as NoSQL gets less negative.
DataStax, like a couple other of its NoSQL peers, has come a long way since it launched a few years ago. Now valued at $830 million and selling into some of the world’s largest companies, life is a bit different.
Data warehouse vendor Teradata continues to step up its game in the broader big data market, this time by acquiring consulting firm Think Big Analytics, which specializes in helping clients deploy open source technologies and build analytics applications.
Is Microsoft going all in on NoSQL, just as SQL is becoming more versatile?
Microsoft is expanding its Azure platform again, this time rolling out a NoSQL database service as well as a new search tool. It’s the kind of innovation Microsoft needs to focus on if it’s going to lure new developers and really compete in the cloud.