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Removing Roadblocks to Omnichannel 360 in Retail

“Nordstrom kicks its omnichannel strategy to the curb” – George Anderson, RetailWire Few topics are as hyped up as omnichannel in Retail – or as difficult to execute successfully. Part of the problem depends on where you sit within the organization. Marketers view this as a consumer issue, in-store this is a merchandising and fulfillment […]

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Tech Companies Poised to Win With Healthcare Apps Designed for Underserved Populations

I recently had a chance to catch-up with Bill Fox, MarkLogic’s new Vice President of Health Care and Life Sciences, to ask for his thoughts on a special Healthcare IT briefing he recently attended at the White House. According to Bill, the Administration is calling on technology companies to get involved in the development of fast, […]

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MarkLogic Secures $102M in Funding

Taking advantage of our multi-year technology lead in the next generation database market, we have opportunistically raised capital to further fuel our company’s growth.

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Retail and Consumer Industries: Big Data, Little Insight

Donald Soares is CTO of Retail and Consumer at MarkLogic and is based out of our Chicago office. With over 20 years of experience working with Retail, Consumer and E-Commerce clients, Donald has a deep understanding of the unique needs of this vertical. That’s why he is so passionate about championing MarkLogic’s value proposition as the only Enterprise NoSQL database – a […]

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Still in Love After All These Years

Product, people and customer challenges – Amey Dhavle gives us an inside glimpse of a day in the life of his world as a Principal Field Engineer at MarkLogic and discusses why he’s still excited about the NoSQL database company after years of employment. While “It’s definitely not a two guys, a garage and dog setup … […]

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The Operational Data Warehouse for Today and Tomorrow

The entire ecology of read-only analytics based on a subset of the Enterprise Data holdings grew out of limitations of RDBMS, which was designed as a way to get the most out of the limited computing capabilities available in the 1970s. Likewise, the modeling necessary to get performance out of an RDBMS has also remained […]

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Apple Takes a Little ACID with its NoSQL

There was some big news in the NoSQL world with the acquisition of FoundationDB by Apple. When Apple makes a move it always has an impact and this move was no exception. The first reaction was around what I like to think of as the perils of “faux-pen” source. Forbes chronicled the turmoil in the community in […]

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Looking Back on 12 Years of Constant Innovation

Enterprise-Ready in Version 1 It’s not easy to be both innovative and enterprise-ready from the start, but MarkLogic was. Initially launched as Cerisent XQE Server 1, the first version of MarkLogic carried patents for its innovative way of storing data, and also included ACID transactions, application services, and backup/restore. Very few technologies are enterprise-ready in […]

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Schema Agnosticism: What It Is and Why You Should Care

There is a difference between being schema agnostic and schema free and it isn’t just a pedantic one. As a MarkLogic user, even a non-technical user, you should understand the distinction … MarkLogic’s flexible support for schemas is an important feature that can help maintain data quality while avoiding the costly burden of complex enterprise […]

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Behind the Scenes with Samplestack

This week, I had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Kasey Alderete, the Product Manager that helped guide Samplestack from a nascent idea that we started thinking about last spring into a fully functioning app that we just launched a few weeks ago. While we have plenty of technical documentation on Samplestack, and […]

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