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2014-09-17 23:01:33

Tamr takes top award for Innovation in Overall Information Technology in Ventana Research's 2014 Technology Innovation Awards, for the Tamr data unification platform. CAMBRIDGE,

2014-04-17 08:32:44

Database Industry Luminary and VoltDB Co-founder to Explain "Why Traditional RDBMS Wisdom is All Wrong" at April 22 Inaugural Web Event BEDFORD, Mass., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-01-15 08:26:36

Cross Channel Marketing Attribution and Media Planning Solution Integrates World's Fastest Operational Database to Handle Results from Petabytes of Data BEDFORD, Mass., Jan.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.