Traditional relational databases weren't invented with mobile, social, and big data types -- or extreme scale -- in mind. Get expert context on 16 next-era NoSQL and NewSQL choices.
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Aerospike memory supports real-time decisions. DBMS Type: NoSQL Description: Flash-optimized, distributed in-memory database offering ACID compliance and tunable consistency Notable customers: Appnexus, BlueKai (now owned by Oracle), eBay Company status: Private; founded as Citrusleaf in 2009
Comment:Aerospike offers an in-memory speed edge that has attracted high-scale ad networks and other Web-scale businesses that need millisecond response times. Aerospike is banking on breaking into new categories including gaming, e-commmerce, and security where low latency is everything. We're following to see if Aerospike can become a much broader low-latency platform.
6 Tools to Protect Big DataMost IT teams have their conventional databases covered in terms of security and business continuity. But as we enter the era of big data, Hadoop, and NoSQL, protection schemes need to evolve. In fact, big data could drive the next big security strategy shift.
Big Data Brings Big Security ProblemsWhy should big data be more difficult to secure? In a word, variety. But the business won’t wait to use it to predict customer behavior, find correlations across disparate data sources, predict fraud or financial risk, and more.