As the database market continues to expand, many start-ups in the space are focusing on honing their key points of differentiation to carve out a customer market. FoundationDB -- with founders from the Adobe-acquired Visual Sciences -- believes that their transactional, API-at-the-core database software will continue to increase in importance as customers seek a NoSQL solution with the reliability of SQL. Cofounder and CEO of FoundationDB David Rosenthal spoke with ProgrammableWeb about how customers are using FoundationDB and why it is worth having an "extremely opinionated API" at its center.
Salesforce Heroku Connect
||The Heroku Connect API is an application development platform, and is used to exchange data between a Salesforce organization and a Heroku Postgres database. It can be used to sync accounts, and...||Application Development||11.18.2015|
Ditto Social Stream
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