Thursday, December 15, 2011



How to drop a Database by closing existing connections using T-SQL?



How to drop a Database by closing existing connections using T-SQL?

Thursday, November 10, 2011

MongoDB - Why Does NoSQL Matter?

In recent years, the drumbeat of vendors proclaiming the ascendancy of NoSQL has become increasingly loud. One of the NoSQL vendors that is seeing business results from its NoSQL solution is 10gen, which is the lead commercial sponsor behind the open source MongoDB NoSQL database.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Has NoSQL been overhyped?

One of the biggest technology buzzwords to emerge in the past several years is 'NoSQL.' Put simply, NoSQL has come to refer to any database management system that isn't a traditional RDBMB.

From Cassandra to CouchDB, there are a number of NoSQL systems that have attracted significant attention, and that are used in commercial applications, including some of the most popular consumer internet services.

But the honeymoon with NoSQL may be coming to an end.

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Microsoft Adds Hadoop Support to SQL Server, Data Warehouse

Microsoft is responding to the "Big Data" movement by adding support for the open-source Hadoop framework for large-scale data processing to its SQL Server database and Parallel Data Warehouse platform.

The connectors will be available in CTP (community technology preview) form soon, according to a post this week on the official SQL Server Team blog.

Big Data refers to the ever-growing volumes of data being generated by enterprises, particularly from sensors and Web traffic.

Saturday, July 30, 2011

10gen Selected by AlwaysOn as an AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner

10gen, which sponsors leading open source non-relational database MongoDB, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners. Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 signifies leadership amongst its peers and likelihood of a technology to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players in the Global Silicon Valley. 10gen was selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts on the basis of innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz. The vetting process involved a three-month rigorous review of thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and industry insiders.

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