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Research Retrospective for 2014

by Nick Heudecker  |  December 26, 2014

2014 was my first full calendar year working for Gartner. Between events and travel, I kept busy collaborating on a variety of research. In Choosing Your SQL Access Strategy for...

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Is it Time For a DBMS Mass Extinction?

by Nick Heudecker  |  September 26, 2014

On Sept 19, 2014, InfiniDB (formerly Calpont) announced it was closing its doors after failing to secure financing to continue operations. Establishing differentiation in a crowded market and competing over...

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Research Round Up - on Data Lakes, NoSQL, and Information Governance

by Andrew White  |  July 25, 2014

It is not often I "toot my own horn" and for good reason.  I am a modest bloke, really.  Today I will toot away and also share some new research...

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Benefits and Risks in Curated Open Source

by Nick Heudecker  |  June 24, 2014

Today, Aerospike announced its in-memory NoSQL DBMS is available under the AGPL license, the same license used by a few of its competitors. According to Aerospike, there were a number...

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NoSQL for Competitive Hiring Advantage

by Nick Heudecker  |  March 24, 2014

Regardless of your location or industry, hiring technical talent is challenging. This is particularly true in areas like Silicon Valley, where 59% of employers plan to add workers. Companies typically...

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NoSQL Shouldn't Mean NoDBA

by Nick Heudecker  |  February 6, 2014

Last September I conducted an informal survey of NoSQL adopters to improve our understanding of who is using NoSQL and why. The results were largely what I expected, except for...

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Which Database are You Taking to Prom?

by Nick Heudecker  |  January 22, 2014

Project downloads, job postings, Github commits and mailing list activity are common methods to gauge traction for commercial and open source software projects. I frequently use those same metrics as...

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Now Open

by Svetlana Sicular  |  June 11, 2013

The main obstacle to big data adoption is not technology but understanding how to seize opportunities from big data.  There is a lot to a movie other than the movie...

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What Is True In-Memory?

by Svetlana Sicular  |  November 26, 2012

Database benchmarks early this millennium were secretly prophetic. Everybody who could read beyond a first paragraph of any benchmark’s write-up was chuckling :  “They ran it in memory,” as if...

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Think Graph

by Svetlana Sicular  |  November 8, 2012

A graph states that something is related to something else: people to people, molecules to molecules, habits to habits. Graph traversals are about paths: of ideas, time or viruses. Russian...

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