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Application areas, Education

Education alone may not be the great equalizer

April 24, 2018

Via: Market Watch

The American dream is on the decline. The gap between the rich and the poor has been widening in the United States for years, studies show — and education alone may not be the great equalizer, a new report distributed […]


Application areas, Banking

Four Twenty Seven Looks to Grow Climate Data for Banks, Asset Managers

April 24, 2018

Via: Waters Technology

Traders and portfolio managers use the data to assess risk and to develop portfolios that are environmentally conscious. The vendor is currently undergoing a round of fundraising to hire on additional climate scientists. It will also look to add developers […]


Application areas, Other

AI Infuses the Next Generation of Web Application Development

April 23, 2018

Via: Dataversity

Mainstream Web application development is beginning to incorporate the tools of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Before long, we’ll see programmers of all sort incorporating AI into even the most mundane browser-based applications. If you doubt what I just said, take a […]


Application areas, Other

The right way to pick a cloud database

April 20, 2018

Via: Info World

It’s all the rage these days: moving on-premises data to the cloud. But should you use cloud-native databases or databases that run both in the cloud and on-premises? There are trade-offs between the cloud-native (meaning “cloud-only”) and dual cloud/on-premises options, […]


Application areas, Finance

100 million Americans can file their taxes for free, but only 3 million people actually do it

April 16, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Here’s something that about 97 million Americans may not know: if you make under $66,000 a year, filing your taxes online is probably free. Every year only about three million people — of the nearly 100 million eligible — take […]


Application areas, Other

How to Choose the Right NoSQL Database for Your Application?

April 13, 2018

Via: Dataversity

This is the second part of an on-going series on NoSQL Databases, the first part was NoSQL Data Architecture & Data Governance: Everything You Need to Know. In that first part, I explained different NoSQL Database types and provided a […]


Application areas, Finance, Other

ETF Investing: ETFs see first back-to-back monthly outflows since the financial crisis

April 5, 2018

Via: Market Watch - Financial Services

The seemingly unending growth of the ETF industry has hit a snag over the past two months, as turmoil in the U.S. stock market—the most popular area that ETFs offer exposure to—pushed investors to reallocate. Exchange-traded funds had negative flows […]


Application areas, Other

Performance-tuning a distributed NewSQL database

April 4, 2018

Via: Info World

Doing performance tuning on distributed systems is no joking matter. It’s much more complicated than on a single node server, and bottlenecks can pop up anywhere, from system resources in a single node or subcomponent, to cooperation between nodes, to […]


Application areas, Education

DataStax Enables Enterprises to Deliver Real-Time Applications Faster, More Easily at Cloud Scale

April 4, 2018

Via: Dataversity

DataStax, a leading provider of the always-on data layer for the Right-Now Enterprise, today announced the immediate availability of DataStax Managed Cloud on Microsoft Azure. DataStax Managed Cloud, a fully managed, white-glove service, on Azure eliminates the operational data management […]


Application areas, Other

Monitor Query Performance Using Query Store in SQL Server

April 3, 2018

Via: Database Journal

There are various methods to monitor query performance in SQL Server. One of the best ways is to analyze the query execution plan and identify the queries that can cause performance bottlenecks. Sometimes, query execution plans get changed during the […]