22 August 2012: News at NoSQL Now! 2012

We noted a few newsbits as the NoSQL Now! 2012 conference opens for its second day in San Jose, CA. Here are excerpts from news releases and announcements:

MakeMyTrip.com Implements Clustrix‘s Scale-out Database to Enhance Customer Experience

Today at NoSQL Now! conference (Booth #124), MakeMyTrip.com (http://www.makemytrip.com), India’s leading Online Travel Agency (OTA) announced it has implemented Clustrix (http://www.clustrix.com) to migrate its existing database platform to increase scale in their existing SQL database for Big Data applications and meet increased demands during peak travel seasons. Founded in 2000 by Deep Kalra, MakeMyTrip (MMYT) was the pioneering travel portal in India that revolutionized the way travel products were bought. It has since grown to become India’s leading travel portal, charting year-to-year constant currency net revenue growth rate of 51% in fiscal year 2012.

Read more: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/makemytripcom-implements-clustrixs-scale-out-database-to-enhance-customer-experience-2012-08-22

Actuate and VoltDB Team to Speed Processing of Big Data and Deliver Faster Insights

Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The BIRT Company™ – delivering more insights to more people than all BI companies combined; and VoltDB, the leading provider of ultra-high-throughput relational database systems (RDBMSs); today announced an alliance that will enable VoltDB and ActuateOne® customers to more quickly and effectively process their Big Data and operationalise the resulting insights.

Read more: http://www.sourcewire.com/news/73654/actuate-and-voltdb-team-to-speed-processing-of-big-data

Franz Extends GRUFF, its RDF Brower for Data Discovery and Visual Query Building

Franz  Inc., the leading supplier of Graph Database technology for the Semantic Web, today  announced Gruff  v4, the industry’s leading RDF browser to view graph data, explore  connections within data, and visually build queries without writing code.   In  addition, Gruff allows users to easily visualize the RDFa embedded metadata on  websites and combine with open or proprietary data to infer new facts.

Read more at  http://www.virtual-strategy.com/2012/08/22/franz-extends-gruff-its-rdf-browser-data-discovery-and-visual-query-building#d6fYWwxlFQ85aOD3.99

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