Why Today’s Data Governance Requires a NoSQL Database


More than 2.5 quintillion bytes of data—as much as 250,000 times the printed material in the U.S. Library of Congress—come into existence every day. What this data means for the average enterprise is opportunity: the opportunity to improve fraud protection, compliance and personalization of services and products. But first, you need to make sure you… View Full Post

How Financial Services Firms Can Turn Technical Debt into a Data Surplus


Today, banks, credit unions and other financial services firms must cross many data chasms to keep customer information secure, accessible and functional for modern service application development and risk detection. Yet, the intertwined nature of aging data architectures and tangled data lineages make rapid application development difficult to accomplish—and buries organizations in technical debt. What… View Full Post

Why Schema Type Still Matters for Graph Databases


The power of graph database solutions means that creating data and finding relationships between data sets is not constrained by defined data classifications, formats, storage locations or original data structure. By storing and monitoring relationship data, graph solutions enable organizations to act on changes to their data model without the limitations of a set database… View Full Post For the Love of Application Developers


Developers have always had to do more with less. What the OrientDB team has loved about working with developers over the last eight years is learning all the ways in which they’ve innovated around complex data challenges even as data types, formats and application usage have changed. When OrientDB founder Luca Garulli created our database… View Full Post

Using OrientDB to Detect Fraudulent Spending by Government Officials


What if average citizens were able to quickly experiment with public government spending data to determine whether any officials were misusing taxpayer funds? That’s the question Gabriel Mesquita, a software developer and computer scientist from Brazil, recently set out to answer. In a post on Hacker Noon, Mesquita explored whether any Brazilian government officials were… View Full Post

Time to Migrate to a Multi-Model Database


As an avid enthusiast and follower of both cars and technology, I’m always amused by the coincidental parallels between both industries when it comes to the notion of innovation. Most business courses, and certainly of the ones I took, often point to Ford as the All-American story of innovation. When Ford introduced its infamous Model… View Full Post

Master Data Management – Five Things to Know


In the world of master data management, silos are a tremendous challenge. When enterprises try to process information from disparate systems, they too often use sub-optimal applications and initiatives laden with errors and misinformation, not to mention blown timelines and budgets. But master data management (MDM) is actually more than just the breaking down of… View Full Post

The 3 Reasons You Need a Multi-Model Graph Database


If you’re familiar with “the three Vs” of data (volume, variety, and velocity) then you’re also probably aware that all three Vs are increasing exponentially.  There’s more data out there than ever before. There are more types of data out there than ever before. And data is moving at faster speeds than ever before. And… View Full Post

ZDNet Article on Multi-Model Databases Almost Hits Bullseye


OrientDB helps to usher in a new era In case you missed it, I am very proud to announce a mention of OrientDB in the amazing and very widely read business technology news website, ZDNet, in an article titled, The new era of the Multi-Model Database. I was super excited to see at the very… View Full Post

Preparing to the next generation of Multi-Model storage engine with OrientDB v3.0


Dublin (CA, USA), December 14, 2017. After more than 1 year working to release a stable v3.0, we’re finally close to the 1st release candidate for v3.0. It’s just a matter of days. OrientDB v3.0 has many new cool features that will be described in the next days. Today I’d rather like to focus on… View Full Post

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