Wednesday, December 17, 2014

MongoDB Buys WiredTiger: Database Move - InformationWeek

A major MongoDB milestone

"MongoDB on Tuesday announced that it has acquired WiredTiger, a provider of a high-scale storage engine used by myriad vendors including Amazon Web Services. WiredTiger is also used as an alternative to the InnoDB storage engine used with Oracle MySQL.

MongoDB had already announced plans to include the WiredTiger storage engine with its coming 2.8 release, currently available in beta and expected in general release early next year. The company said that adding the technology to its portfolio and its veteran senior executives to its engineering team will help it address performance constraints that have always limited the use of its database."
MongoDB Buys WiredTiger: Database Move - InformationWeek
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