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Why Redis beats Memcached for caching

October 17, 2017

Via: Info World

Memcached or Redis? It’s a question that nearly always arises in any discussion about squeezing more performance out of a modern, database-driven web application. When performance needs to be improved, caching is often the first step taken, and Memcached or […]


Application areas, Other

MySQL 8.0 RC1 Now Available

October 17, 2017

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Oracle has announced the availability of the first release candidate of MySQL 8.0, which focuses on making MySQL better for modern apps. The new release was announced in a MySQL team blog post by Morgan Tocker. The 8.0 also marks […]


Application areas, Other

Database as a Service: An IT Strategic Direction

October 16, 2017

Via: Database Journal

Many vendors with data centers and cloud storage now offer database as a service (DBaaS) as part of a set of solutions to customers. The typical business will benefit because the vendor handles the installation and upgrade of database management […]


Application areas, Banking

Bank earnings: ‘lower for longer’ means buybacks will continue

October 11, 2017

Via: Market Watch

When big banks kick off the third-quarter earnings season next week, a familiar theme is likely to dominate: it’s hard to make money in a lower-for-longer world. Analysts expect banks to report tepid growth in nearly all their business lines, […]


Application areas, Finance

Using big data to improve customer experience and financial results

October 6, 2017

Via: Info World

Technology provides businesses across all industries with tools and capabilities that optimize operations in order to maximize revenue and minimize waste. Many industries now have access to up-to-date information on customer experience, product acceptance, and financial transactions. Organizations no longer […]


Application areas, Other

Redgate Introduces New Capabilities for its SQL Toolbelt Platform

October 5, 2017

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Redgate Software is releasing a new version of SQL Toolbelt, its portfolio of database development software, that will let developers and administrators see database deployment errors. This portfolio addresses a long standing issue that, when database deployments are made, it […]


Application areas, Other

8 technologies transforming the database

September 18, 2017

Via: Info World

What is a database? Once upon a time, it was simple. The database was a modern Bob Cratchit putting data in tables made up of very straight columns filled with one row per entry. Long, endless rectangles of information stretching […]


Application areas, Other

A Recent Innovation in NoSQL Data Modeling: Forward and Reverse Engineering Combined

September 18, 2017

Via: Dataversity

Many organizations would like to develop and incorporate a NoSQL data model in their existing architectures, and to hire staff with Data Modeling skills. Unfortunately, there is a significant lack of data modelers with NoSQL experience, and reliable NoSQL Data […]


Application areas, Other

Entrinsik Releases Informer 5, Introducing a Modern Interface and Expanded Functionality

September 8, 2017

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Entrinsik Inc is releasing the next generation of Informer, its BI and data analytics platform which now includes quick access to multitudes of data, introduces a modern interface, and expands the platform’s functionality. Informer 5 has been reimagined from the […]


Application areas, Other

Dataiku Raises $28M Series B to Help Spread Data Science and Analytics across Organizations

September 7, 2017

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Dataiku Inc., a maker of Dataiku Data Science Studio (DSS) analytics and collaborative data science tools has announced a $28 million series B funding round led by Battery Ventures and supported by FirstMark, Serena Capital and Alven. The company plans […]