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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 […]


Performance, security, and availability

Teradata Analytics Platform Makes IoT Edge Computing Smarter with Industry’s First ‘4D Analytics’

April 12, 2018

Via: Dataversity

According to a recent press release, “Teradata, the leading cloud-based data and analytics company, today announced the availability of ‘4D Analytics,’ a new capability in advanced analytics that combines 3-dimensional geospatial location data with the 4th dimension of time. This […]


Online Tools

Database decisions: AWS has changed the game for IT

April 10, 2018

Via: Info World Database

You may not have heard of OpenSCG, but Amazon Web Services has. A week ago, AWS quietly acquired the PostgreSQL migration services company founded by PostgreSQL veteran Denis Lussier. While some PostgreSQL fans weren’t happy about the move, the OpenSCG […]


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 […]


Performance, security, and availability

The Evolution of Smart Availability

April 3, 2018

Via: Dataversity

Regardless of computing environment, workload, or OS, availability is an essential part of operational success. Outages, system or application failures, and unplanned downtime are simply not acceptable for today’s pace of business in which even 10 minutes of inoperability translates […]


Application areas, Other

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. […]