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From Andy Wenk <andyw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Software Magazine article on DBMS
Date Tue, 02 Dec 2014 14:42:42 GMT
Hi Lynnette,

cool - thank you very much. I think it would be cool to have a Google doc
where we can add some comments ... if needed at all ;-)

Cheers

Andy

On 2 December 2014 at 13:04, Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Thanks, Lynette.
>
> I'm happy to liaise an introduction to Cassandra, as she initially came to
> us through press@apache.org --at a minimum I'd like to follow up on my
> note to her stating that we'll find someone to help <g>.
>
> Glad to leave things in your capable hands from that point!
>
> Chat soon,
>  Sally
>
>
> [From the mobile; please excuse top-posting, spelling/spacing errors, and
> brevity]
>
> ----- Reply message -----
> From: "Lynnette Nolan" <lnolan@us.ibm.com>
> To: <marketing@couchdb.apache.org>
> Cc: "andy@nms.de" <andy@nms.de>, "jan@apache.org" <jan@apache.org>, "
> nslater@apache.org" <nslater@apache.org>, "Sally Khudairi" <sk@apache.org>
> Subject: Software Magazine article on DBMS
> Date: Tue, Dec 2, 2014 06:57
>
> Hi there,
>
> I've copy and pasted a draft for the community's review. Let me know if
> you'd like me to share this as a Google doc if that's easier.
>
> The submission date is 12/4. Once there's agreement on responses and who
> will be the spokesperson, let me know if you'd like me to loop back in with
> Cassandra, the writer at Software Magazine, on behalf of the community.
>
> Thanks,
> Lynnette
>
>
> *Name and title of person responding to these questions (as you would like
> it to appear in the article).*
> *[TBD by CouchDB Community]*
>
>
> *Please list your firm’s DBMS offering(s) and database model(s), as well
> as what sets it (them) apart from other DBMS solution(s).*
> Apache CouchDB™ is an open source NoSQL database that moves data through a
> unique model of replication and synchronization. CouchDB allows data to be
> distributed across multiple data centers and devices—whether they’re
> on-premises or across the globe—bringing application data to users wherever
> they need it. The database well-suited for high-traffic applications that
> use lots of reads and writes, and CouchDB’s replication and synchronization
> allows for continuous use: even when devices are offline, “always on”
> applications can withstand network problems and maintain uptime.
>
>
> *Specific to “Big Data,” please discuss the benefits of this particular
> type of DBMS model (if you offer multiple types, please comment on each).
> What are the limitations?*
> CouchDB stores data as JSON documents, rather than in structured tables
> like relational databases. This approach lends itself to a more
> denormalized data model, where all the data related to a particular record
> is encapsulated in a single document. Because data in CouchDB can be
> logically grouped together into individual documents, CouchDB
> implementations provide the ability to shard the database for better
> performance and scale horizontally across many nodes.
>
>
> At the heart of CouchDB’s distributed system design is peer-to-peer
> “masterless” data replication. The same mechanisms that allow CouchDB to
> create readable and writable database replicas within a single cluster
> allow it to move and synchronize data between clusters around the world or
> directly with Web browsers and mobile applications. As applications grow,
> so does the amount users are interacting with and creating data, which is
> why a database that moves data and scales gracefully is critical.
>
>
> There are limitations for highly relational workloads that don’t benefit
> from the flexible schema of CouchDB, or for applications that rely on
> databases to support transactions or prioritize hard consistency over high
> availability.
>
>
>
> *Specific to Big Data, is there a benefit to an open source versus
> commercial solution, and vice versa? Why or why not?*
> As businesses turn to DBMS solutions to handle a wide array of projects,
> the open source options offer free, customizable, community tested
> solutions. Many commercial products are built on open source databases, so
> companies have the flexibility of the open source software coupled with the
> services and benefits of a brand (for example, IBM Cloudant offers a
> CouchDB-based managed service, with additional features Cloudant has built
> and layered on top of the CouchDB open source database). Another benefit,
> and a reason behind the open source basis of so many NoSQL databases, is
> the innovation that inherently accompanies open source. Instead of a small
> team working on a proprietary solution, open source projects are supported
> by communities with diverse collaborators from different backgrounds.
>
>
> *What trends can we expect in the near future in terms of DBMS as more
> organizations look to add or enhance big data to their business strategy?*
> Ensuring high availability of applications is increasingly important, so
> we expect to see organizations’ adopt strategies for moving data between
> data centers and devices to make applications highly available. Enterprises
> are adopting “offline first” design principles for Web and mobile apps;
> organizations need to have the flexibility to move their data to locations
> both locally and around the world, and the ability to enable app usage
> regardless of network connectivity.
>
>
>
> * Artwork: Please provide any images (screen shots), diagrams,
> illustrations, and infographs, that help visualize your solution. Images
> should be sized to 300 dpi, or larger if the resolution is lower.*
>
>
>
> *Lynnette Nolan*
> Marketing Communications & PR Specialist
> Cloudant, an IBM Company
> ------------------------------
> *Mobile:* (781)775-0579
> * E-mail:* *lnolan@us.ibm.com* <lnolan@us.ibm.com>
> * Find me on:*  <http://linkedin.com/in/lynnettenolan/>
> <https://twitter.com/NettyNol>
> 200 State St
> Boston, MA 02109
> United States
>
>
>
> [image: Inactive hide details for Noah Slater ---12/01/2014 12:36:09
> PM---Oh, thanks for picking this up Lynnette! Happy to review any]Noah
> Slater ---12/01/2014 12:36:09 PM---Oh, thanks for picking this up Lynnette!
> Happy to review any draft you produce!
>
> From: Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org>
> To: Sally Khudairi <sk@apache.org>
> Cc: Lynnette Nolan/Cambridge/IBM@IBMUS, "marketing@couchdb.apache.org" <
> marketing@couchdb.apache.org>, "andy@nms.de" <andy@nms.de>, "
> jan@apache.org" <jan@apache.org>, "nslater@apache.org" <nslater@apache.org
> >
> Date: 12/01/2014 12:36 PM
> Subject: Re: Software Magazine article on DBMS
> ------------------------------
>
>
>
> Oh, thanks for picking this up Lynnette! Happy to review any draft you
> produce!
>
> On 21 November 2014 at 20:45, Sally Khudairi <*sk@apache.org*
> <sk@apache.org>> wrote:
>
>    Thanks so much, Lynette. That would be great!
>
>    Warmly,
>    Sally
>
>
>    ------------------------------
>    *From:* Lynnette Nolan <*lnolan@us.ibm.com* <lnolan@us.ibm.com>>
> * To:* *marketing@couchdb.apache.org* <marketing@couchdb.apache.org>
> * Cc:* "*andy@nms.de* <andy@nms.de>" <*andy@nms.de* <andy@nms.de>>;
"
>    *jan@apache.org* <jan@apache.org>" <*jan@apache.org* <jan@apache.org>>;
>    "*nslater@apache.org* <nslater@apache.org>" <*nslater@apache.org*
>    <nslater@apache.org>>; *sk@apache.org* <sk@apache.org>
> * Sent:* Friday, 21 November 2014, 14:44
>
> * Subject:* Re: Software Magazine article on DBMS
>
>    Hi there,
>
>    If this is something of interest, I'd be happy to start working up
>    responses. I can send along a draft for review early next week, and the
>    community can provide feedback and identify the "expert source" to be cited.
>
>    Let me know what you think!
>
>    Thanks,
>    Lynnette
>
>
>
> * Lynnette Nolan*
>    Marketing Communications & PR Specialist
>    Cloudant, an IBM Company
>    ------------------------------
>    *Mobile:* *(781)775-0579* <%28781%29775-0579>
> * E-mail:* *lnolan@us.ibm.com* <lnolan@us.ibm.com>
> * Find me on:*  <http://linkedin.com/in/lynnettenolan/>
>    <https://twitter.com/NettyNol>
>    200 State St
>    Boston, MA 02109
>    United States
>
>
>
>    Sally Khudairi ---11/21/2014 01:11:45 PM--- Hello everyone -- Just
>    checking in to see if you have received my email and query below, and if any
>
>
>
>    From: Sally Khudairi <*sk@apache.org* <sk@apache.org>>
>    To: "*jan@apache.org* <jan@apache.org>" <*jan@apache.org*
>    <jan@apache.org>>, "*andy@nms.de* <andy@nms.de>" <*andy@nms.de*
>    <andy@nms.de>>, "*nslater@apache.org* <nslater@apache.org>" <
>    *nslater@apache.org* <nslater@apache.org>>,
>    Cc: "*marketing@couchdb.apache.org* <marketing@couchdb.apache.org>" <
>    *marketing@couchdb.apache.org* <marketing@couchdb.apache.org>>
>    Date: 11/21/2014 01:11 PM
>    Subject: Re: Software Magazine article on DBMS
>    ------------------------------
>
>
>
>     Hello everyone --
>    Just checking in to see if you have received my email and query below,
>    and if anyone from the CouchDB camp are interested in taking this.
>
>    Cheers & bon weekend,Sally
>
>         From: Sally Khudairi <*sk@apache.org* <sk@apache.org>>
>    To: "*marketing@couchdb.apache.org* <marketing@couchdb.apache.org>" <
>    *marketing@couchdb.apache.org* <marketing@couchdb.apache.org>>
>    Sent: Thursday, 20 November 2014, 14:44
>    Subject: Fw: Software Magazine article on DBMS
>
>    Hey guys --a quick heads-up that we've received the following media
>    query today.
>    There are some basic questions at the bottom of Cassandra's email
>    below; not sure if someone in the CouchDB community wants to take this, or
>    if you'd prefer I connected with another TLP on the request. Please let me
>    know how you'd like to proceed and I'll be happy to liaise the introduction.
>    Many kind thanks,Sally
>
>
>
>      ----- Forwarded Message -----
>     From: Sally Khudairi <*sk@apache.org* <sk@apache.org>>
>    To: Cassandra Balentine <*cbalentine@rockportpubs.com*
>    <cbalentine@rockportpubs.com>>
>    Cc: ASF Marketing & Publicity <*press@apache.org* <press@apache.org>>
>    Sent: Thursday, 20 November 2014, 14:27
>    Subject: Re: Software Magazine article on DBMS
>
>    Thank you, Cassandra.
>    I'll see if a spokesperson is available and get back to you.
>    Many kind regards,Sally
>
>    Vice President, Marketing & PublicityThe Apache Software Foundation
>    = = = = =
>    vox *+1 617 921 8656* <%2B1%20617%20921%208656>
>    skype sallykhudairi
>
>
>        From: Cassandra Balentine <*cbalentine@rockportpubs.com*
>    <cbalentine@rockportpubs.com>>
>    To: Cassandra Balentine <*cbalentine@rockportpubs.com*
>    <cbalentine@rockportpubs.com>>
>    Cc: Cassandra Balentine <*cbalentine@rockportpubs.com*
>    <cbalentine@rockportpubs.com>>
>    Sent: Thursday, 20 November 2014, 12:59
>    Subject: Software Magazine article on DBMS
>
>    Good afternoon, I’m a writer for Software Magazine. I’m currently
>    working on a top-level overview piece on database management systems,
>    particularly how they relate to “Big Data.” I’m wondering if someone from
>    your organization would be interested in participating as an expert source
>    for the article. If so, the questions are listed below my signature. I
>    would need responses back to me by 12/5/14. Please let me know if you can
>    help! I look forward to hearing from you. Best,
>    Cassandra Cassandra Balentine, editor/writer
> *978-921-7850 x14* <978-921-7850%20x14>
>    Software Magazine (*www.softwaremag.com* <http://www.softwaremag.com/>) Article
>    Questions:·              Name and title of person responding to these
>    questions (as you would like it to appear in the article).·
>    Please list your firm’s DBMS offering(s) and database model(s), as well as
>    what sets it (them) apart from other DBMS solution(s).·
>    Specific to “Big Data,” please discuss the benefits of this particular type
>    of DBMS model (if you offer multiple types, please comment on each). What
>    are the limitations?·              Specific to Big Data, is there a benefit
>    to an open source versus commercial solution, and vice versa? Why or why
>    not?·              What trends can we expect in the near future in terms of
>    DBMS as more organizations look to add or enhance big data to their
>    business strategy? Artwork: Please provide any images (screen shots),
>    diagrams, illustrations, and infographs, that help visualize your solution.
>    Images should be sized to 300 dpi, or larger if the resolution is lower.
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> --
> Noah Slater
> *https://twitter.com/nslater* <https://twitter.com/nslater>
>
>


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