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PernixData FVP virtualization software takes SEGA’s storage to the next level

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SEGA Networks adopts PernixData FVP software to optimise gaming service platform
28 Jul 2014

Campaigners angered by reports that Oracle's in-memory database feature is switched on by default

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Auto-enrollment must stop, says Mark Flynn of Campaign for Clear Licensing on reports that users may pay $23,000 for a feature they never use
25 Jul 2014

New funding for Couchbase as NoSQL competition hots up

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$60m funding round and appointment of new board member takes the fight to MongoDB
27 Jun 2014

International study claims almost half of organisations obstruct citizens' access to their own data

University of Sheffield report raises concerns about access to data and calls for more to be done to ensure freedom of information
23 Jun 2014

Oracle’s new in-memory feature 'unfocused, hardware-centric and expensive' says Exasol CEO

Rivals respond to Oracle’s announcement that new in-memory capability is to be released in July
16 Jun 2014

Privacy concerns surround FBI facial recognition database that will contain 52 million images by 2015

Electronic Frontier Foundation warns the facial recognition component of this database poses real threats to privacy
15 Apr 2014

IBM buying Cloudant? "History says they won't make it work" says MarkLogic's Gary Bloom

NoSQL turf war in full swing as MarkLogic lobs grenades at Cloudant, Cloudera and MongoDB
28 Mar 2014

IT Leaders' Forum: the risks and rewards of cloud

For many organisations, the thought of shifting monolithic application architecture to the cloud is daunting. For others, though, it is the solution to entrenched problems
21 Mar 2014

Big data skills gap 'not huge' and even 'exaggerated' say Rackspace and EMC

'Skills are growing with demand for skills' argue big data vendors
06 Mar 2014

Case study: how Oracle licensing drove us into the arms of Maria

Online retailer Greetz tells Computing how migrating to MariaDB has allowed it to grow and innovate
27 Feb 2014

Viber explains why it ditched MongoDB and Redis in favour of Couchbase

Rapid growth in traffic meant the MongoDB / Redis system struggled to scale
21 Feb 2014

National Archive uses MongoDB to put First World War diaries online

Historical documents are available to the public through The National Archives' Discovery Platform
11 Feb 2014

Success of Hadoop big data platform took me by surprise, says co-creator Doug Cutting

'Open source model was essential to its success - but we didn't know that at the time'
07 Feb 2014

MP makes formal complaint to ICO over care.data patient records "grab"

Care.data programme should be stopped, argues Roger Godsiff MP
05 Feb 2014

Privacy under the knife: can 'care.data' be trusted?

Within weeks, households will receive letters informing them of NHS plans to upload patient data into a centralised “care.data” database – and possibly sold on to third parties. The NHS says that patient privacy won’t be compromised, but campaigners claim otherwise. Graeme Burton investigates
31 Jan 2014

'SAP customers aren't ready to innovate' - an interview with UK and Ireland user group chair Philip Adams

As the SAP user group reaches 25 years old, Computing sits down with new chair Philip Adams to talk licensing, support and the road ahead
27 Nov 2013

How technology has evolved to improve and enable breast cancer screening

Dr Goldstein tells Computing that Capgemini and AWS are the latest to help MammaCare in its mission to train nurses
25 Oct 2013

NHS 'to benefit from agile development' with selection of open source database Riak for Spine2

Riak will replace Oracle's relational database, says Ovum analyst
11 Oct 2013

Oracle OpenWorld 2013: Oracle unveils in-memory processing to rival SAP HANA

M6-32 'Big Memory Machine' and cloud backup also revealed by CEO Larry Ellison
23 Sep 2013

Couchbase unveils first NoSQL database for mobile

Faster development and better scalability for a new generation of mobile apps, promises CEO Bob Weiderhold
13 Sep 2013

Digitalbox returns to Experian QAS data management after 'bad move' away

CEO tells Computing why Digitalbox re-adopted Experian QAS after things went 'very, very wrong' with its replacement
13 Sep 2013

Angry Birds creator Rovio deploys Basho Riak NoSQL solution

NoQSL scalability enables Rovio to cope with fluctuating data demands from millions of users
10 Sep 2013

A big data case study: Ooyala’s real-time video analytics

Ooyala CTO Peter Bakas tells John Leonard how early adoption of Hadoop and NoSQL gave the video services company the perfect platform for rapid expansion
04 Sep 2013

'Lump in the learning curve' for big data adoption - Met Office

Met Office technical lead James Tomkins tells Computing there are benefits to be gained from NoSQL databases - but a steep learning curve getting to grips with it
01 Aug 2013