The Node.js SDK Dynasty aims to be a clean Amazon DynamoDB client for Node with baked in Promise support. DynamoDB is Amazon's SSD backed NoSQL database offering. This library is intended to offer more adaptability and customization with eh DynamoDb API.
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.