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7 MongoDB Competitors Building NoSQL Database Management Systems

MongoDB announced in a regulatory filing this week that it raised $80 million and is seeking up to $100 million in new funding. The regulatory filing showed the following investors participated in this funding round: Union Square Ventures; Sequoia Capital; and Flybridge Capital Partners.

7 MongoDB Competitors Building NoSQL Database Management Systems

At DataFox, we compile and curate watchlists across sectors, regions, and popular lists of top companies (e.g., Open Source Software). We feature MongoDB and 7 other private companies building NoSQL database management systems:

MongoDB is a data management company that designs, develops, and delivers databases for various solutions such as big data, content management and delivery, mobile and social infrastructure, user data management, data hub applications, and general purpose data stores. MongoDB offers MongoDB, a NoSQL database that stores data in JSON-like documents with flexible schemas; MongoDB Enterprise, a commercial edition of MongoDB that provides enterprise-grade capabilities; and MongoDB Management Service (MMS), a cloud-based suite of services for managing MongoDB deployments. MongoDB Management Service provides real-time reporting, visualization, and alerting on key database and hardware indicators and presents the data in an intuitive web dashboard.

DataStax powers the apps that transform business for more than 500 customers, including startups and 25 percent of the Fortune 100. DataStax delivers a massively scalable, flexible and continuously available big data platform built on Apache Cassandra™. DataStax integrates enterprise-ready Cassandra, Apache Hadoop™ for analytics and Apache Solr™ for search, across multiple data centers and in the cloud. Companies such as Adobe, HealthCare Anytime, eBay, Thomson Reuters and Netflix rely on DataStax to transform their businesses.

Couchbase provides the world’s most complete, most scalable and best performing NoSQL database. Couchbase Server is designed from a simple yet bold vision: build the first and best, general-purpose NoSQL database. That goal has resulted in an industry leading solution that includes a shared nothing architecture, a single node-type, a built in caching layer, true auto-sharding and the world’s first NoSQL mobile offering.

Aerospike delivers a next-generation open source NoSQL database that powers some of the world’s leading Web-scale real-time big data driven platforms in digital advertising and omni-channel marketing, including AppNexus, BlueKai, Chango, The Trade Desk and [x +1]. The first flash-optimized, in-memory, operational NoSQL database with ACID properties, Aerospike is used by revenue-critical applications to personalize the user experience by predictably processing billions of user profiles and terabytes of current contextual data with sub-millisecond response times.

Pythian specializes in the planning, deployment and ongoing operational support of especially valuable or strategic enterprise data infrastructure running Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, Netezza, MongoDB and Hadoop. Pythian's services are available worldwide and Pythian employs systems engineers, database and applications architects and administrators, and systems specialists in 22 countries of the world. Notable clients include Beats Musix, PPL, Forbes Media, TinyCo, Adobe, Symantec, Australia Post, The New York Times Corporation, RockYou, Digital River, Freshdirect, Rakuten and Sonos.

Sqrrl is a Big Data software company whose employees have dealt with the world’s largest, most complex, and most sensitive datasets for the last decade. Sqrrl’s software product, Sqrrl Enterprise, is the most secure, scalable, and flexible NoSQL database for building real-time applications and is powered by Apache Accumulo™ and Hadoop. Sqrrl Enterprise extends the capabilities of Accumulo with additional data ingest, security, and real-time analytical features that help unlock the power of Big Data.

  • DataFox Score: 1013
  • Location: Cambridge, MA
  • Total Funding: $7.2 million
  • Recent Funding: $5.2 million in October 2013
  • Investors: Matrix Partners; Atlas Venture

MarkLogic deploys its Enterprise NoSQL Database, a new generation database technology capable of handling any data, at any volume, in any structure. MarkLogic is designed for today’s data, helping companies find answers in documents, relationships, and metadata by storing and managing XML, JSON, RDF, Geospatial data, and more. MarkLogic serves as an intelligent data layer, giving companies the freedom to do more.

Basho is a distributed systems company dedicated to making software that is highly available, fault-tolerant and easy-to-operate at scale. Basho’s distributed database, Riak, and Basho’s cloud storage software, Riak CS, are used by fast growing Web businesses and by one third of the Fortune 50 to power their critical Web, mobile and social applications and their public and private cloud platforms. Riak and Riak CS are open source platforms offering enhanced multi-datacenter replication and 24×7 Basho support.