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The promise and payoff of NoSQL, Part 1

As we move toward a new industry view of data management, we are also moving towards a world in which smarter databases will enable simpler applications. In this first installment of a 3-part blog series, let’s take a look at where...

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New Hortonworks release focuses on SQL and EDW

With the release of its HDP 2.6 Hadoop distribution, Hortonworks seeks to help you boost the performance of SQL interactive queries and optimize their existing enterprise data warehouse investments.

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Microsoft embraces open source in the cloud and on-premises

Microsoft is positioning itself as the software vendor of choice for enterprises that maintain hybrid cloud environments, and it's opening its arms to Linux and open source software to do it.

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MySQL face-off: Amazon outscales Google

Google Cloud SQL performance may beat Amazon Aurora at low thread counts, but Aurora owns the high end

First look: Google Cloud SQL takes on Amazon Aurora

Google’s second-generation SQL database as a service exits beta with dramatic improvements in performance and storage capacity

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Review: ClustrixDB scales out -- way out

Clustered relational database outperforms Amazon Aurora for low-latency, high-transaction-rate scenarios

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Review: SQL Server 2016 boosts speed, analytics

SQL Server 2016 shines with stretch database to Azure, queries against Hadoop, internal R, better security, and higher performance

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Review: DeepSQL outruns Amazon Aurora

DeepSQL makes index-heavy ingestion and queries go really fast, outperforming Aurora by twofold in our benchmarks

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