Emerging Vendors 2013: Big Data/Business Intelligence Vendors


FoundationDB

Vienna, Va.

Top Executives: David Rosenthal (pictured left), Nick Lavezzo (pictured right), and Dave Scherer, Co-Founders

FoundationDB has been developing a NoSQL (for not only SQL) database designed for high-performance, ACID transaction processing. Earlier this year the company exited stealth mode and began shipping its new technology that poses a direct challenge to established relational database vendors like Oracle and Microsoft. The company acquired database virtualization technology developer Akiban in July.



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