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  • I’m excited to announce that the beta version of pynuodb, the NuoDB Python driver, is now available on Github ! You can also sign up to be an official participant in the

  • Meet Oleg Levin The basics!

    1- What do you do at NuoDB?

    Oleg: Try to resolve REALLY complicated problems (and thoroughly enjoy doing it!). I lead the group responsible for NuoDB’s atom layer , focusing on our product’s performance

  • A few weeks ago I did a joint webinar with Miles Ward (all around great guy) from Amazon. It prompted me to write about what I think cloud-scale means. Lots of you have asked, and I just heard that the AWS video is now online . So, you know, go check it out and let us know what you think!

  • I did a webinar recently with Amazon. The focus was on what makes NuoDB different than other databases and why that means we’re so well-suited to run on AWS . I started off with a simple statement: NuoDB is a relational database designed to be cloud-scale.

    Calling something “cloud-scale” is, umm, “

  • With NuoDB release 1.1 we have added support for Microsoft .Net and Language INtegrated Queries (LINQ). In this post we’ll take a quick look at accessing the NuoDB quickstart hockey database using LINQ.

    What are Language INtegrated Queries?

    LINQ is Microsoft’s innovative technology, introduced in 2008, for the development of database applications by

  • In addition to working on the core NuoDB Database , we’ve been hard at work writing drivers to help you use NuoDB with your favorite languages and frameworks. In this post I’m going to walk you through getting stared with our

  • Red Herring Top 100 Award One Of Several To Highlight NuoDB Market Momentum and Innovation

    Cambridge, MA – May 29, 2013 – NuoDB, Inc., the pioneer in Cloud Data Management Systems (CDMS), announced today they have been awarded the coveted “ Red Herring Top 100 North America ” award from Red Herring Magazine, a leading business and technology publisher.

  • I was asked by one of our users how they can browse their NuoDB database and do the kinds of things that you can do with traditional “Old SQL” database browser clients.

    As of the Starlings 1.1 Release of NuoDB there is database browser functionality in the Web Console , and for many purposes that will be just fine. But the rest of the answer is that NuoDB is a

  • Seth Proctor brings a wealth of patented cloud database, systems and security innovation to NewSQL market leader

    Cambridge, MA – May 22, 2013 – NuoDB, Inc., the pioneer in Cloud Data Management Systems (CDMS), announced today the appointment of Seth Proctor as its Chief Technology Officer. As the company’s fourth employee, Seth was the founding member of the NuoDB engineering team and architected the administrative and management

  • Sharding is generally done for one or both of two reasons:

    To increase I/O bandwidth To partition in-memory data for more efficient usage of distributed caching

    The former is simply about accelerating I/O-bound workloads, such as large scans or logging-style workloads. To take an obvious example: imagine doing a “SELECT count(*)” on a very large table with no “WHERE” clause or without an index. In this case the database system has to read every row, and unless you have a large amount of memory relative to the table size and have the table substantially