With developers more or less forcing the issue all kinds of new data models are finding their way into the enterprise. One of the more popular ones are a form of NoSQL database technology based on a Key/Value store architecture. As a leading proponent of such an architecture Couchbase has already seen a 400 percent growth in sales this year, which accounts for why it was able to announce today that it has picked up another $25 million in financing.
APIs are not new. Anybody who’s been involved with enterprise apps knows this is true. And yet, “suddenly,” they’ve moved from a development tool to a critical component of an online or mobile business strategy.