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NoSQL slinger Basho looks like it's suffering from a case of NoBIZ

NoSQL database supplier Basho is looking for a sale. Basho Technologies provides the Riak KV (key:value) and TS (Time Series) databases to store massive data lakes. It's recently had a focus on the Internet of Things and processing at the edge. We have been hearing that the company has fallen on hard times. It last issued a …
Chris Mellor, 13 Apr 2017
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Basho bashed by bolshy backer, ex-boss claims in court brouhaha

Basho Technologies is being sued by its cofounding ex-CEO, who alleges a major investor caused a disastrous fall in the company's finances. Antony Falco and Earl Galleher founded Basho in 2008. The biz, based in Bellevue, Washington, develops the Riak distributed NoSQL database that can store massive amounts of unstructured …
Chris Mellor, 8 Jan 2016
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SQL giant Oracle plans NoSQL standards body – top Reg sources

Exclusive Database giant Oracle is attempting to create a NoSQL standards body, The Register has learned. The puzzling move was disclosed to El Reg on Friday by multiple well-placed sources at multiple database companies, who were each familiar with the matter. The insiders, speaking on condition of anonymity, say relational database …
Jack Clark, 4 Apr 2014

New CEO, CTO for Riak database upstart Basho emerge from the cloud

Exclusive Basho's new chief executive and chief technology officers are said to be Adam Wray, formerly of Tier 3, and Dave McCrory of Warner Music Group, respectively. Basho is the company which stewards the development of the distributed database Riak. The Register exclusively reported that the company lost its chief architect, chief …
Jack Clark, 13 Mar 2014
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CTO of NoSQL database upstart Basho beams over to VMware

NoSQL database biz Basho's chief technology officer Justin Sheehy is heading to VMware – where he will be the site leader for the virtualization giant's office in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The distributed systems executive told El Reg on Tuesday that he will report to VMware's senior vice-president of research and development …
Jack Clark, 11 Mar 2014

Basho's CEO, CTO and chief architect leave the NoSQL upstart

Exclusive Riak database steward Basho has lost its chief executive, its chief architect, and now its chief technology officer in the past three months. But we're assured that the upstart's distributed system dream will be kept alive and well. The Register has learned that CTO Justin Sheehy will soon be off to pastures unknown; chief …
Jack Clark, 10 Mar 2014
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Basho throws life raft to organizations pummelled by unruly Riak DBs

The life of a poorly managed database is nasty, brutish, and short – and even shorter if it's a distributed non-relational datastore. For this reason, Basho, the company that stewards the development of NoSQL DB Riak, has put together some new support packages to save admins from erecting their distributed databases on a shaky …
Jack Clark, 14 Jan 2014
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What do we want? Strong consistency! When do we... oh, it's in Riak v2

RICON West 2013 Riak-steward Basho has spliced crucial enterprise features into the second version of its NoSQL distributed database, and also admitted that its system can't do everything on its own. The technical preview of version two of the software was released at the company's RICON West conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, bringing …
Jack Clark, 30 Oct 2013

NHS tears out its Oracle Spine in favour of open source

The UK government's quest to get public services to use more open source technologies seems to be taking hold, judging by the revamp of the NHS's very large Spine service. The upgrade from Spine to Spine2 will see the NHS shift the core of its main secure patient database and messaging platform from Oracle onto a bevy of open …
Jack Clark, 10 Oct 2013

Riak CS datastore cosies up to OpenStack

Open source datastore Riak Cloud Storage has recieved an upgrade to let it plug into the OpenStack control freak. The update was announced by Riak expert Basho on Tuesday, and sees Riak CS gain support for OpenStack's "KeyStone" authentication service, along with performance boosts and inter-node bandwidth optimizations. Riak …
Jack Clark, 13 Aug 2013
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Dynamo-spawn Riak spreads to other clouds

Wannabe cloud provider Tier 3 has created an object storage service based on the Riak distributed datastore. The adoption of Riak was announced by Tier 3 on Wednesday and provides further proof of the huge influence Amazon Web Services wields over the cloud ecosystem. Tier 3 said it has used Riak CS Enterprise – Basho's …
Jack Clark, 19 Jun 2013
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SoftLayer hoists Riak NoSQL datastore onto its cloud

Open source NoSQL datastore specialist Basho has teamed up with SoftLayer to hoist the free and paid-for versions of Riak into the cloud. The availability of Riak and Riak Enterprise on SoftLayer's mid-tier infrastructure cloud sees Basho try and open up another shaft to let it tap the seam of cash that it, like other open- …
Jack Clark, 30 Apr 2013
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Riak cloud storage's secret sauce splashed all over the web

Riak database stewards at Basho have released their multi-tenant high-availability cloud storage technology as open source under the Apache 2 licence - but to what end? Perhaps it's because new technologies need to experience widespread adoption before they can have much of an effect on the IT used by many companies, and …
Jack Clark, 20 Mar 2013
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Free Riak database acts like depressed teenager to assure data reliability

Basho's NoSQL Riak database has been given an upgrade that makes it question its own integrity at all times – a tedious trait in people, but a handy one for assuring data preservation in massively distributed information stores. The "active anti-entropy" feature in Riak 1.3, which was released on Thursday, means the open …
Jack Clark, 23 Feb 2013
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NoSQL databases not just for the 'cool kids'

The companies peddling NoSQL databases, which are increasingly needed for web applications that have a scale that breaks relational databases, are drooling over the prospects of their products going mainstream this year. Back in December, Couchbase, one of the front-runners in the NoSQL race, did a poll asking companies what …

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