The Latest News On The API Economy
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HP launched Haven OnDemand, backed by RESTful APIs, as part of their Big Data strategy. The platform allows developers to build Big Data applications in the cloud.
Redis Labs' new sharding technology features let API providers scale transactional pace across multiple distributed data stores.
Enterprise mobile app developers can now use DreamFactory to REST-enable Oracle databases allowing companies to quickly mobilize Oracle data, using standards-based technology.
The Orchestrate enterprise service and the Orchestrate.io API can be used to rapidly build highly scalable enterprise applications.
Orchestrate has announced the addition of geospatial search to its all-in-one database service, allowing developers to build complete database-driven apps.
RESTful APIs make in-memory computing database accessible to all programming languages.
Distributed database software FoundationDB has released a SQL abstraction layer so that developers can access the NoSQL key-value storage engine via SQL and a REST API.
Espresso can now automatically generated RESTful APIs against SQL and NoSQL databases.
Teleco.IO has opened access to its telecom asset management API. Europeana has added a new API method to its Europeana API.
The latest version FileMaker adds a mechanism for easily extending the venerable database platform for use with browsers and mobile—without the need for Web programming or app development. Based on our tests, Version 13 of FileMaker is a powerful yet simple tool for designing and publishing custom databases that will suit businesses’ specific data management requirements.
So, you are an indie developer, or a small to midsize business, without the resources to curate your own complex backend? Enter Orchestrate (formerly known as Orchestrate.io), a database-as-a-service (DBaaS) provider that manages a complex infrastructure of scalable storage and querying engines (NoSQL), each optimized to a particular task or query.
Ever since developers discovered the ability to directly manipulate large amounts of data using NoSQL databases, there has been a proliferation of database types across the enterprise. While an increase in the number of database options has been a boon to developers; it creates a level of unprecedented complexity when it comes to managing the overall enterprise IT environment.
Total Transaction Management (TTM), a provider of transaction-oriented middleware, has launched RESTjee API software. RESTjee is designed to streamline creation and implementation of REST APIs for access to virtually any data store. Its ease of use stems from the elimination of server-side code.
Relational databases have been around for multiple decades, and there’s a lot of logic tied up in stored procedures that most organizations would rather not have to throw away or rewrite in some other form somewhere else.
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.
As part of a concerted effort to make the SAP HANA in-memory computing platform more appealing to developers, SAP this week announced a more modular approach to exposing SAP HANA services in the cloud. SAP is also moving to open an application store for SAP HANA applications offered by both SAP and third-party developers.