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Graph DB News Summary: July 2013

Andrei Paleyes

Here is another portion of fresh database news for July 2013. Read on to learn about the latest releases and get some tips that can save you hours of googling.

Highlights:

  • LYNXeon 2.29 works 10x faster and stores 4x more data
  • Bigdata releases a graph-mining library for GPUs and multiple-core CPUs
  • A new benchmark for graph databases presented at the Systor 2013 conference
  • Latest updates to BrightstarDB: improved performance and support for high-level APIs
  • Neo4j 1.9.2 is already available
  • The querying mechanism of Neo4j explained
  • How to deploy ArangoDB on Uberscape and Raspberry PI

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NoSQL/NewSQL DB Performance: Updates for June 2013

Andrei Paleyes

Following our previous posts, we overviewed the latest performance results achieved by NoSQL/NewSQL vendors.

Highlights:

  • MapR accelerates performance of HBase applications by 25x
  • VoltDB 3.2: ~1 million transactions per sec with 3 nodes
  • NuoDB’s scale-out performance
  • TokuMX vs. MongoDB: up to 60x better insertion performance

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Hadoop News Summary: June 2013

Andrei Paleyes

Here is the main Hadoop-related news for June 2013. Learn about the latest events, releases, and developments in the world of distributed computing.

Highlights:

  • Hortonworks Data Platform 2.0 will feature Apache YARN
  • Hadoop deployments can now be managed via vSphere
  • The industry’s first comprehensive Hadoop-as-a-service offering
  • HBaseCon 2013 @ San Francisco, CA
  • Hadoop Summit North America (San Jose, CA)

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Hadoop Ecosystem: May 2013 in Review

Andrei Paleyes

Here’s what’s been happening in the world of Hadoop in May 2013. The summary has been prepared by R&D team of Altoros. Highlights:

  • “75% of enterprises use Hadoop for data storage and ETL”
  • “Cloudera Development Kit: new SDK for Hadoop developers”
  • “Hadoop overview in three blog posts”
  • “HDInsight may be released this summer”
  • “Review of Hadoop distributions and tools”
  • “Concurrent partners with MapR Technologies”
  • “Concurrent introduces a scoring engine for machine-learning applications
  • “Hadoop plays key part in McLaren’s F1 success”
  • “Hive 0.11.0 is available”

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