San Francisco/Frankfurt: ODBMS.org, a vendor-independent non-profit group of high-profile software experts lead by Prof. Roberto Zicari – and designed to meet the fast-growing need for free resources focusing on Big Data, Analytical data platforms, Scalable Cloud platforms, Object databases, Object-relational bindings, NewSQL databases, NoSQL datastores, Graph datastores, Service platforms, and new approaches to concurrency control – today announced thatEMC/Greenplum and VoltDB have joined as new supporters of ODBMS.org
” We greatly appreciate the new support from EMC/Greenplum and VoltDB” said Prof. Zicari, editor of ODBMS.org. “This is an affirmation of the hard work we invested in creating a program to promote and further the use of innovative database technologies.”
In recent years, ODBMS.ORG has risen to the rank of informative industry thought-leader, becoming a recognized authority on pioneering work in the database system field.
“Greenplum is a big believer in enabling widespread adoption of database technologies via open source and free offerings as evidenced by our participation in Apache Hadoop, MADlib and our free community editions of Greenplum©`s software projects,” said Mike Maxey, senior director of product marketing for Greenplum, a division of EMC. “We recognize the importance of fostering the future of data analytics through support of students at educational and research institutions as well as software developers in the open source community. ODBMS.org is the leading portal serving these communities and Greenplum is proud to be a sponsor of the entire ODBMS.org research community.”
“VoltDB is pleased to support ODBMS.org, a leading online resource for database researchers and practitioners”, said Scott Jarr, Chief Strategy Officer at VoltDB, Inc. “Choosing the right tools and patterns for an increasing range of data management applications has never been more critical, or more complex. ODBMS.org helps database professionals sort through the myriad of choices to quickly identify viable alternatives.”
Launched in 2005, ODBMS.ORG (www.odbms.org) is a vendor-independent, not-for-profit educational program created to serve faculty and students at educational and research institutions, as well as software developers in the open source community and at commercial companies.
Designed by Prof. Roberto V. Zicari of Frankfurt University, the program’s goal is to promote and further the use of innovative database technologies – by offering free resources for developers in the commercial and the open source world, as well as for students, faculty and researchers at universities and research centers. Content is provided by a panel of internationally recognized experts, who share research articles and teaching materials with the community via the organization’s Web portal.
ODBMS.ORG is designed to meet the fast-growing need for resources focusing on Big Data, Analytical data platforms, Scalable Cloud platforms, Object databases, Object-relational bindings, NewSQL databases, NoSQL datastores, Graph databases, service platforms, and new approaches to concurrency control.
Contact ODBMS.ORG at editor AT odbms.org.