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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 […]


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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, […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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Cosmos DB review: Database for a small planet

April 2, 2018

Via: Info World

If you do business around the world, you may need a scalable, distributed, global database. You have several choices including Google Cloud Spanner, the open source CockroachDB, the graph database Neo4j, and the subject of this review, Azure Cosmos DB. […]


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How PostgreSQL just might replace your Oracle database

April 2, 2018

Via: Info World

Despite being filled with Oracle veterans, Salesforce.com can’t seem to stop flirting with rival databases, with reports surfacing that the SaaS vendor has made “significant progress” to move away from Oracle with its own homegrown database. This comes on the […]


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How to choose the right NoSQL database

March 28, 2018

Via: Info World

NoSQL databases provide high operational speed and increased flexibility for software developers and other users when compared to traditional tabular (or SQL) databases. The data structures used by NoSQL databases—key-value, wide column, graph, or document—differ from those used by relational […]


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Is serverless computing a game-changer for the relational database market?

March 28, 2018

Via: Info World

Serverless computing, a concept that has started gaining traction in the last two years, is all about shifting focus to applications that require no infrastructure management and consume resources only for the seconds for which they are active. In the […]