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  • The Money In Open-Source Software Crunch Network

    The Money In Open-Source Software

    It’s no secret that open-source technology — once the province of radicals, hippies and granola eaters — has gone mainstream. According to industry estimates, more than 180 young companies that give away their software raised roughly $3.2 billion in financing from 2011 to 2014. Despite the growing popularity of open-source software, though, many open-source companies are… Read More

  • I Want To Run Stateful Containers, Too Crunch Network

    I Want To Run Stateful Containers, Too

    Using Amazon for everything feels wrong to me — a bit like the rebels in Star Wars renting a Star Destroyer from Darth Vader rather than recruiting the Millennium Falcon to fight the Empire. “Raaaw, don’t run stateful apps in a container, Raaaw.” That is what currently stands for sound advice in the development/operations world. Read More

  • New MongoDB Connector Creates Direct Link To Data Visualization Tools

    New MongoDB Connector Creates Direct Link To Data Visualization Tools

    MongoDB, the open source database platform, announced several updates today at its MongoDB World user conference in New York City, including integration with Tableau and other data visualization tools. Lots of companies have been building applications using MongoDB because they like its lack of structure and flexibility. It’s one of the key reasons they use MongoDB, but when it comes to… Read More

  • Mentors Are The Secret Weapons Of Successful Startups Crunch Network

    Mentors Are The Secret Weapons Of Successful Startups

    “I’ve probably revised this investor pitch deck 200 times,” a founder told me recently. She’d met with more than 50 potential investors before closing a seed round last month. This might sound excessive to some, but her experience is not unusual. Entrepreneurs often spend hundreds of hours raising funds from angel and venture capital investors. While these activities… Read More

  • Couchbase Adds $60 Million As Big Data Demands Loom

    Couchbase Adds $60 Million As Big Data Demands Loom

    As the need for new computing infrastructure tools accelerates, thanks to the demands of distributed computing and the proliferation of mobile devices, startups focused on new data management and data processing technologies are raising big rounds to propel the next generation of computing. Couchbase, which has raised $60 million in new financing from new investors WestSummit and Accel… Read More

  • Inside India’s Aadhar, The World’s Biggest Biometrics Database

    Inside India’s Aadhar, The World’s Biggest Biometrics Database

    India’s Unique Identification project, also known as Aadhar, earlier this week finished capturing demographic and biometric data of over half a billion residents–the largest biometric project of its kind currently in the world. It’s been a multi-year effort not without its critics among privacy and security advocates and others. The latest development this week concerned… Read More

  • SkySQL Raises $20M To Support Open-Source Relational Database MariaDB

    SkySQL Raises $20M To Support Open-Source Relational Database MariaDB

    SkySQL has raised $20 million to deepen its support for MariaDB, the fast growing open-source relational database and the emerging database of choice for Wikipedia. The round was led by Intel Capital with participation from California Technology Ventures, Finnish Industry Investment, Open Ocean Capital and Spintop Private Partners. Until late this year, MariaDB had primarily been an… Read More

  • MongoDB Raises $150M For NoSQL Database Technology With Salesforce Joining As Investor

    MongoDB Raises $150M For NoSQL Database Technology With Salesforce Joining As Investor

    MongoDB has raised $150 million from T. Rowe Price Associates with new investors Altimeter Capital and Salesforce.com. Existing investors Intel Capital, NEA, Red Hat and Sequoia Capital also participated in the round. MongoDB has raised $231 million since the founders started the company in 2007. Read More

  • Couchbase Raises $25M To Further Develop NoSQL Database And Expand Into International Markets

    Couchbase Raises $25M To Further Develop NoSQL Database And Expand Into International Markets

    NoSQL database company Couchbase has raised $25 million to build new enterprise features and expand primarily into India, China and South America. The Series D round was led by Adams Street Partners and joined by existing investors Accel Partners, Mayfield Fund, North Bridge Venture Partners, and Ignition Partners. To date, the company has raised $56 million. Read More