GOOGLE: Cloud Databases Reach General Availability. Emerging from beta, Google’s cloud databases are ready for business workloads. Cloud SQL, Cloud Bigtable, and Cloud Datastore — databases offered through the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) — are set to shed their beta designation, a scarlet letter among enterprises, and enter general availability. In so doing, they will qualify for SLAs like other production-ready GCP services. Read more
GRAPH: 5 Factors Driving the Graph Database Explosion. There’s no denying it: Graph databases are hot. Graph databases have outgrown every other type of database in popularity since 2013, and not by a small margin either. It’s clear that developers, data scientists, and IT pros are just beginning to explore the potential of graph databases to solve new classes of big data analytic and transaction challenges. Find out more
NoSQL: Current State of NoSQL Databases. With the emergence of time series data being generated from Internet of Things (IoT) devices and sensors, it’s important to take a look at the current state of NoSQL databases and learn about what’s happening now and what’s coming up in the future for these databases. Read more
MongoDB: Atlas Best Practices. MongoDB announced Atlas, its DBaaS platform, earlier this year. Take a look at the best ways to use it. Find out more
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BLUE MOUNTAIN DATA SYSTEMS HAS THE EXPERIENCE: 1994 to Present – U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration. Responsible to the Office of Technology and Information Systems for information systems architecture, planning, applications development, networking, administration and IT security, supporting the enforcement of Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act — ERISA. Within the EBSA, Blue Mountain is responsible for design, development and support for its various enforcement database management systems, as well as all case tracking and customer service inquiry systems. Blue Mountain also provides IT security services to the EBSA, in the form of FISMA Assessment and Authorization, System Security Plans, Risk and vulnerability assessments, monitoring and investigation support. Read more.