GoGrid Tackles Big Data With Hybrid Hadoop Cloud

Cloud infrastructure company GoGrid wants to make it easier for customers to run “Big Data” analytic tools to leverage large datasets. Today it unveiled GoGrid Big Data Solution, a new offering that enables customers to use NoSQL database solutions like Hadoop. Read More

Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2012

Microsoft (MSFT) announced that the latest version of its data platform, Microsoft SQL Server 2012, has been released to manufacturing. The company also disclosed additional details regarding its plans to release an Apache Hadoop-based service for Windows Azure. Read More

Amplidata Closes $8M Funding Round

High-performance storage specialist Amplidata, which makes object storage solutions for “big data,” has completed an $8 million round of funding from investors Big Bang Ventures, Endeavour Vision, Intel Capital and Swisscom. Read More