Over at PC World, Joab Jackson, wrote an article on five open-source technologies to watch for in 2012 and Stig, our upcoming open-source graph database, was included! We’re featured along with Nginx, OpenStack, Linux Mint, and Gluster.
Stig is still a bit of a mystery, as it hasn’t been actually released yet. But observers are predicting it could fit a niche in the social networks and other applications that keep a wide range of data. The needs of social networking services are inherently different from other types of jobs, and would benefit from a database attuned to its needs, Lucas explained. “You can’t be a relevant service in this space without being able to scale to a planetary size,” he said.