MongoDB: Wall Street Likes Databases, as MongoDB Soars Over 30 Percent in its IPO. MongoDB built and currently maintains an open-source database that rode the wave of interest in NoSQL databases over the last several years, as companies looking to create and deploy software applications at a faster pace looked for databases that were more flexible than the SQL databases traditionally used in enterprise computing. MongoDB charges money for a supported version of database and has built a few other products for monitoring as well as developer tools. Read more
EVALUATE: NewSQL Databases Rise Anew — MemSQL, Spanner Among Contenders. The NewSQL database was almost hidden when Hadoop and NoSQL arose. Now, as more big data teams move toward production, MemSQL, Cloud Spanner and similar products may get a second look. Read the rest
REPORTS: Microsoft Kept Quiet on Details of 2013 Cyber Breach. A secret, internal database that Microsoft uses to track bugs in its software was compromised by a hacking group more than four years ago, according to five former employees who spoke with Reuters. Find out more
NEW: Microsoft Ignite: SQL Server 2017 for Linux Goes Live; or Windows, If You Want. The preview Docker image has already been fetched 2 million times. 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.