The realities of polyglot persistence in mainstream enterprises
Ritesh Ramesh describes how NoSQL and Hadoop get used in retail environments.
Solving a familiar e-commerce search problem with a NoSQL document store
Mark Unak and Sanjay Agarwal explain how document stores can help deliver precise e-commerce catalog search results.
Security at the level of key-value pairs in a NoSQL database
Adam Fuchs of Sqrrl describes the benefits of data-centric security analytics.
Scaling online ad innovations with the help of a NoSQL wide-column database
Vaibhav Puranik and Ken Weiner of GumGum discuss the challenges and benefits of open source databases for in-image advertising.
Filling in the gaps in NoSQL document stores and data lakes
Matthias Brantner describes the role database virtualization and a business-user query interface can play in heterogeneous environments.
Creating a body language of online learning with graph databases
Sean York of Pearson discusses how graph technology becomes a medium for enriching online environments.
Database futures: How Apache Spark fits in to a larger unified data architecture
Mike Franklin of the University of California, Berkeley, discusses the goals behind Spark and a more unified cloud-data ecosystem.
How NoSQL key-value and wide-column stores make in-image advertising possible
Online ad innovators must process hundreds of terabytes a day at the lowest possible cost. How do they do it?
Digital haystacks: Extracting insight from enterprise data
How big data innovation helped PwC transform enterprise search to deliver key data and increase employee effectiveness.
In database evolution, two directions of development are better than one
NoSQL database technology is maturing, but the newest Apache analytics stacks have triggered another wave of database innovation.
Using document stores in business model transformation
Healthcare providers are finding they need data collection and analysis capabilities that are different from those that relational databases deliver.
Agile coding in enterprise IT: Code small and local
Big SOA was overkill. In its place, a more agile form of services is taking hold.
Three key hurdles hampering the internet of things
We explore three big issues that are keeping the internet of things from truly taking off.