The Data Day, Two days: October 5/8 2012

SiSense refreshes Prism. How Twitter, PayPal and Facebook scale MySQL. And more.

And that’s the Data Day, today.

The Data Day, Today: October 4 2012

SkySQL goes cloud. RainStor raises $12m. And more

And that’s the Data Day, today.

The Data Day, Two days: September 25/26 2012

Total Data analysis. Tokutek gets flash. And more.

And that’s the Data Day, today.

The Data Day, Today: August 24 2012

Facebook’s Prism. CAP Theorem. Keeping MySQL open. And more.

And that’s the Data Day, today.

The Data Day, Today: Apr 19 2012

Splunk goes public. SkySQL and Connotate raise funding. And more.

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* Splunk Prices Initial Public Offering 13,500,000 shares at $17.00 per share = $229.5m.

* Connotate Increases Momentum and Closes $7m Series B Round

* SkySQL Raises $4 million in Series A Round

* SAND Technology Announces Exploration of Potential Strategic Alternatives

* GoodData Closes out the Quarter With Increased Revenue Growth and Expanded Market Traction

* World’s Largest Telcos Adopt Graph Databases to Solve Connected Data Issues

* Gazzang Seizes Big Data Opportunity, Announces Record Quarter and Year over Year Growth

* Hadapt Adds Big Data Industry Veteran Christopher Lynch as Chairman of the Board of Directors

* PalominoDB and SkySQL Join Forces to Offer Unparalleled Remote Database Services to Leading Companies Worldwide

* Cloudant Data Layer as a Service Adds Support for Joyent Cloud

* GoGrid Introduces a High-Performance Platform for Predictive Analytics

* MongoDB Hadoop Connector Announced

* StreamBase Releases StreamBase LiveView 1.0

* Pervasive RushAnalyzer and Cloudera Eliminate Barriers to Rapid Hadoop ROI

* Pegasystems Announces Hadoop Big Data Support

* XtremeData Hires Former IBM Analytics Leader

* Lucid Imagination Announces General Availability of LucidWorks Enterprise 2.1

* Of open data and pregnant men

* Is UNQL Dead?

* MySQL in 2012: Report from Percona Live

* For 451 Research clients

# Will new offerings and price cuts encourage greater database-as-a-service adoption? Spotlight report

# Basho expands into cloud storage with Riak CS Impact Report

# SAP modernizes its application stack at the data layer and the mobile front end Impact Report

# QlikTech takes QlikView pricing out of the dark Impact Report

# Kitenga refreshes Hadoop-based content-analysis wares; finds rollouts a slow burn Impact Report

# CoreMedia looks to NoSQL to scale social experiences for its WCM platform Impact Report

# Boundary maps monitoring for ‘big data’ as its path to enterprise Impact Report

# Orchestra to add data quality notes to MDM ensemble as it continues to eye US growth Impact Report

# Columnar database provider SAND Technology puts itself up for sale M&A Insight

# Is it time for Microsoft to ditch partners for performance management and go shopping? Acquirer IQ

And that’s the Data Day, today.

The Data Day, Today: Apr 11 2012

IBM launches Galileo database update. SAP outlines database roadmap. And more.

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* Made in IBM Labs: New IBM Software Accelerates Decision Making in the Era of Big Data IBM launches DB2 10 and InfoSphere Warehouse 10.

* SAP Unveils Unified Strategy for Real-Time Data Management to Grow Database Market Leadership

* SAP Unveils Strategy to Gain Predictive Insights From Big Data

* TIBCO Delivers Breakthrough Software to Analyze Big Data in Motion

* TIBCO Announces Intent to Acquire LogLogic

* TIBCO Spotfire and Attivio Partner to Deliver New Levels of Integration and Discovery for Data and Content

* Mortar Data, Hadoop for the Rest of Us, Gets Seed Funding

* The coming in-memory database tipping point. Microsoft’s perspective on in-memory databases.

* Jaspersoft Extends Partnership with Talend to Deliver Big Data Integration

* Oracle to Hold MySQL Connect Conference in San Francisco September 29 and 30, 2012

* Percona XtraDB Cluster Open Source Software Provides a New Approach to High Availability MySQL

* Tokutek Brings Replication Performance to MySQL and MariaDB

* Continuent Announces Tungsten Enterprise 1.5 for Multi-Master, Multi-Region MySQL Data Services in the Amazon EC2

* SkySQL, hastexo Form Highly Available Partnership

* MySQL at Twitter Twitter releases its MySQL modifications under BSD license.

* Percona Bundles New Relic to Provide Gold and Platinum Support Customers with Comprehensive Application Visibility

* Percona Toolkit 2.1 for MySQL Enables Schema Changes without Scheduling Downtime

* Percona XtraBackup 2.0 for MySQL and Percona Server Provides Increased Performance

* Delphix Expands Agile Data Platform to Support Oracle Exadata

* Red Hat and 10gen Create Compelling Open Source Data Platform

* Announcing Pre-Production MongoDB Subscription from 10gen

* VoltDB Announces Version 2.5

* Red Hat Storage 2.0 Beta: Partners Test Big Data, Hadoop Support

* Sungard wants to sell you Hadoop as a service

* Actian and Lenovo Team to Optimize Big Data and Business Intelligence with New Appliance

* Objectivity Expands European Management Team With Former Sones Founder Mauricio Matthesius

* expressor Expands Data Integration Platform Into Big Data

* The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache Sqoop as a Top-Level Project

* LucidDB has left Eigenbase moved to Apache License

* For 451 Research clients

# IBM looks to the stars with Galileo relational database update Impact Report

# Indicee eyes fresh VC as it establishes beachhead for cloud BI service using OEM sales Impact Report

# Percona launches XtraDB Cluster for MySQL database high availability Impact Report

# Tokutek targets replication performance with database update Impact Report

# ‘Big data’ in the datacenter: Vigilent secures $6.7m funding round Impact Report

And that’s the Data Day, today.

The Data Day, Today: Mar 8 2012

Microsoft launches SQL Server 2012. MapR integrates with Informatica. And more.

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* Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2012 to Help Customers Manage “Any Data, Any Size, Anywhere”

* SQL Server 2012 Released to Manufacturing

* SAS Access to Hadoop Links Leading Analytics, Big Data

* MapR And Informatica Announce Joint Support To Deliver High Performance Big Data Integration And Analysis

* Teradata Expands Integrated Analytics Portfolio

* New Teradata Platform Reshapes Business Intelligence Industry

* Microsoft’s Trinity: A graph database with web-scale potential

* KXEN Announces Availability of InfiniteInsight Version 6, a Predictive Analytics Solution with Unprecedented Agility, Productivity, and Ease of Use

* Software AG Announces its Strategy for the In-memory Management of Big Data

* Attunity and Hortonworks Announce Partnership to Simplify Big Data Integration with Apache Hadoop

* Schooner Information Technology and Ispirer Systems Partner to Deliver SQLWays for SchoonerSQL

* Big Data & Search-Based Applications

* Namenode HA Reaches a Major Milestone

* How Twitter is doing its part to democratize big data

* Dropping Prices Again– EC2, RDS, EMR and ElastiCache

* For 451 Research clients

# SAS outlines Hadoop strategy, previews Hadoop-based in-memory analytics Market Development report

# Pervasive rides the elephant into ‘big data’ predictive analytics Market Development report

# IBM makes desktop discovery and analysis play, shares business analytics priorities Market Development report

# Clustrix launches SDK to tap developer interest in new databases Market Development report

# Continuent and SkySQL team up for clustered MySQL support Analyst note

# MapR gets a boost from Cisco and Informatica Analyst note

And that’s the Data Day, today.

The Data Day, Today: Mar 2 2012

Hortonworks partners with Talend. Teradata and Greenplum updates. And more.

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* Talend Empowers Apache Hadoop Community with Talend Open Studio for Big Data

* Hortonworks Announces Strategic Partnership With Talend to Bring World’s Most Popular Open Source Data Integration Platform to Apache Community Talend Open Studio for Big Data, will be bundled as part of Hortonworks Data Platform.

* Teradata Transforms Global Database Technology

* New EMC Greenplum Database Enhancements Boost Big Data Analytics

* Cisco’s servers now tuned for Hadoop

* Amplidata Closes $8M Funding Round with Big Bang Ventures, Endeavour Vision, Intel Capital and Swisscom

* Got Big Data? Jaspersoft CEO Brian Gentile outlines three approaches to connecting to ‘big data’ for business intelligence reporting and analysis.

* Cray’s YarcData Division Launches New Big Data Graph Appliance

* Introducing Spring Hadoop Developing applications for Hadoop technologies based on Spring technologies.

* MarkLogic and Hortonworks Partner to Enhance Real-Time Big Data Applications with Apache Hadoop

* Continuent and SkySQL Join Forces to Better Serve the Global MySQL Community

* Data Entrepreneurship

* For 451 Research clients

# Anaplan bags $11.4m in VC, looks beyond budgeting and planning to business operations Impact Report

# XtremeData seeks to differentiate analytic database for extreme data workloads Impact Report

# Calpont adds parallel loading to columnar database for online analytics Market Development Report

# MarkLogic formalizes Hadoop support with Hortonworks partnership Analyst note

And that’s the Data Day, today.

The Data Day, Today: Jan 24 2012

Thoughts on Splunk’s IPO and DynamoDB. And more.

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* Thoughts on the Splunk IPO and S-1 By Dave Kellogg.

* Thoughts on SimpleDB, DynamoDB and Cassandra By Adrian Cockcroft.

* Recommind’s Revenue Leaps 95% in Record-Setting 2011 Predictable.

* Hewlett-Packard Expands to Cambridge via Vertica’s “Big Data” Center Moving.

* Announcing SkySQL Enterprise HA for the MariaDB & MySQL databases

* Membase Server is Now Couchbase Server But not *the* Couchbase Server.

* Cloudera Teams With O’Reilly Media to Merge Hadoop World and Strata Conferences

* Survey results: How businesses are adopting and dealing with data 100 Strata Online Conference attendees.

* Big data market survey: Hadoop solutions

* LinkedIn released SenseiDB, an open source distributed, realtime, semi-structured database.

* For 451 Research clients

# VMware: not your father’s database company Impact Report

# Sparsity Technologies draws up plans for graph database adoption Impact Report

# Amazon launches DynamoDB, an auto-configuring database as a service Market Development report

# NuoDB targets Q2 release for elastic relational database Market Development report

# ADVIZOR illuminates growth strategy, roadmap in data discovery and analysis Market Development report

# Birst adds own analytic engine for BI, OEM agreement with ParAccel Market Development report

* Google News Search outlier of the day: RentAGrandma.com Recruiting Wonderful Grandmas

And that’s the Data Day, today.