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IBM's Acquisition of Cloudant and the Walmart Effect In Tech

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 05.04.2014 | Technology
Arnal Dayaratna

Last week, IBM announced an agreement to acquire NoSQL database as a service vendor Cloudant for an undisclosed sum. An active contributor to the Apache CouchDB project, Cloudant delivers a JSON document database-based platform that claims high availability, scalability and elasticity amongst its attributes.