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

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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

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

Couchbase unveils first NoSQL database for mobile

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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

Tomb Raider publisher raises its big data game

Square Enix group IT director Haitham Rowley tells Danny Palmer how MongoDB’s big data solution is helping the company improve the gaming experience
29 Jul 2013

PRISM and beyond: Is the government’s capture of public data spiralling out of control?

Sooraj Shah looks at the potential pitfalls of the government’s all-out assault on citizens’ data
29 Jul 2013

Oracle and the innovator's dilemma - an interview with DataStax CEO Billy Bosworth

Cassandra boss reveals expansion plans and explains why big data means big problems for Oracle
24 Jul 2013

Square Enix prefers Mongo DB to Microsoft SQL for big data scaling

Games publisher uses MongoDB to collect and analyse data from popular games
03 Jul 2013

Oracle to make cloud announcements with Microsoft and Salesforce this week

Deal will close feud between Oracle and Salesforce, and guarantee Salesforce access to Oracle 12C
24 Jun 2013

NetApp helps CERN to crack riddle of the universe

Danny Palmer looks at the role NetApp storage technology is playing in CERN’s search for the Higgs Boson particle
12 Jun 2013

IBM and 10gen collaborate on database development standard

New open-source project to allow developers to use one protocol to access data in SQL and NoSQL data stores
07 Jun 2013

Database shakedown: Five reasons why there’s a revolution going on

10gen CEO Max Schireson explains why there is room in the market for a new generation of providers
06 Jun 2013

Wargaming prepares for World of Warplanes with Equinix data centre expansion

World of Tanks developer to use Frankfurt data centre as it prepares for new releases
03 Jun 2013

SAP users wasting £19bn through lack of consolidation, says report

HCL research says savings of 25 per cent possible with wiser instance deployment
10 May 2013

Nokia Entertainment: Why we went Mongo

Nokia tells Computing about the pros and cons of NoSQL database MongoDB
11 Apr 2013

Dell sees demand for cloud rise as 'CIA anxiety' fades

European businesses more willing to adopt cloud for some types of data, Dell tells Computing
31 Jan 2013

Big data: 2012 in review

2012 was the year that big data went from the server room to the board room
17 Dec 2012

How SMEs can punch above their weight (Available on-demand)

Join me Stuart Sumner, as our expert panel looks at what organisations of the same size as yours are doing as we discover why small is usually more beautiful than big.
21 Nov 2012

Another Amazon cloud outage brings major websites down

Reddit, Foursquare and Minecraft affected by latest failure at Virginia datacentre
23 Oct 2012

Interview: Autonomy chief architect Fernando Lucini on a software-based approach to big data

Data scientists? Human middleware, says Autonomy chief architect
19 Oct 2012

Google says security is better in the cloud, but many doubts remain

Eran Feigenbaum says cloud security offers more protection, but Computing research suggests he has an uphill struggle convincing others
16 Oct 2012