123 Database APIs: GeoNames, Freebase and Yahoo Query Language

Wendell Santos, May 23rd, 2012

GeoNamesOur API directory now includes 123 database APIs. The newest is the BigTable API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the GeoNames API. We list 81 GeoNames mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of database APIs.

45 New APIs: MongoDB, Podcast Retrieval, Skyscanner

Wendell Santos, August 21st, 2011

This week we had 45 new APIs added to our API directory including a hosted MongoDB database, live chat platform, fact sharing service, podcast retrieval service, distributed graph database, and a flight and travel search engine. In addition, we covered the launch of the Pearson Plug & Play Platform. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

InfiniteGraph Wants You to Connect the Dots and Win Big Prizes

Romin Irani, August 19th, 2011

InfiniteGraphNoSQL databases are all the rage these days. We recently discussed moving from MySQL to MongoDB within hours. The rise of NoSQL is often associated with the need to not just store large amounts of data but also to visualize relationships between the various objects in the database. InfiniteGraph has released its InfiniteGraph API to Java developers to use its NoSQL graph database. The company also launched a developer contest.

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