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Performance, security, and availability

Vade Secure Launches AI-Based Email Security Add-On for Office 365

June 22, 2018

Via: Dataversity

Recently, Vade Secure, the global leader in predictive email defense, announced in a press release a new offering for Office 365 customers looking to enhance protection against advanced phishing, spear phishing, and malware attacks. Vade Secure for Office 365 is […]


Performance, security, and availability

Sorry, but blockchain databases are just not that secure

June 21, 2018

Via: Info World

Every single discussion of blockchain seems to start with some variant of the phrase “secure, distributed hyperledger.” I take no issue with the fact that it’s a hyperledger—in other words, a continuously growing list of linked records. And I have […]


Performance, security, and availability

Cryptos bounce after being sent lower by another exchange hack

June 20, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Security issues continue to dog the cryptocurrency industry after yet another hack of a prominent South Korean exchange. Bithumb, the sixth largest cryptocurrency in the world according to data from CoinMarketCap, said Wednesday that “some cryptocurrencies worth about 35 billion […]


Performance, security, and availability

Actian Enhances Cloud Security

June 19, 2018

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Actian, the hybrid data management, analytics, and integration company, is releasing Actian Vector 5.1 and Actian Vector on Microsoft Azure to bring better security measures to analytics in the cloud. This edition of the analytic database boosts performance and adds […]


Performance, security, and availability

GDPR for the DBA

June 18, 2018

Via: Database Journal

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect worldwide on May 25, 2018. In response, companies throughout the world increased their data security awareness, appointed data protection officers and updated their privacy policies. IT support staff responded with updated […]


Performance, security, and availability

Database shift: Start with open source but finish with AWS

June 15, 2018

Via: Info World

The cloud was supposed to kill open source. Instead, savvy cloud operators appear to be using open source as an on-ramp to proprietary services, giving them reason to increase investments in complementary open source projects. Google is the obvious example, […]


Performance, security, and availability

Oracle Announces New AI-Based Cloud Platform Services

June 13, 2018

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Oracle has announced the availability of its next-generation Oracle Cloud Platform services featuring built-in autonomous capabilities, including Oracle Mobile Cloud Enterprise, Oracle Data Integration Platform Cloud, and Oracle API Platform Cloud. With embedded artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning that enable […]


Performance, security, and availability

How to get the most cloud security

June 12, 2018

Via: Info World

One of the leading causes of data breaches is internal negligence due to poor training, according to the Ponemon Institute. But when the staff is educated and instructed on the proper practices, the risk of cyberattacks or data leaks can […]


Online Tools, Performance, security, and availability

OpenText Announces Availability of Two New Cloud Offerings for SAP Solutions

June 11, 2018

Via: Dataversity

A recent press release reports, “OpenText, the global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced the immediate availability of two new cloud solutions: OpenText Extended ECM for SAP® Solutions, Cloud Edition and OpenText Archive Center for SAP Solutions, Cloud Edition. These new […]


Performance, security, and availability

Industrial Blockchains?Thinking Outside the Coin

June 8, 2018

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Blockchain is rapidly transforming finance and has the potential to radically change many other sectors as well. Heavy industry, however, is generally conservative with respect to new technology. Consequently, says Nathan Zenero, senior industry consultant for Teradata, it is important […]