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How to Run and Manage Cross Platform Database Environments

December 4, 2017

Via: Database Trends and Applications

DBAs are increasingly being asked to manage not only larger numbers of database instances, but multiple database platforms as well. Cross-Platform database monitoring and management is no longer a trend, it’s a reality. But managing it all and addressing challenges […]


Performance, security, and availability

PowerShell Tools Have Become an Attackers Weapons

December 1, 2017

Via: Tom's IT Pro

PowerShell is rapidly becoming a weapon of choice for post-breach (infiltration) steps, used in many recent high profile breaches. PowerShell, according to Dave Kennedy, is “BASH for Windows” – it’s a scripting language and framework that in Windows is used […]


Performance, security, and availability

Centralized security in the cloud is the best security model

November 30, 2017

Via: Info World

It’s 6:00 a.m. on a Monday morning. You get an automated text from your security systems that a DDOS attack was attempted, but new security policies downloaded several hours earlier proactively protected the systems from the attacking IP address. All […]


Application areas, Other

MySQL 8.0 RC1 Now Available

November 30, 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 […]


Performance, security, and availability

How to choose a database for your mobile apps

September 22, 2017

Via: Info World Database

Today’s consumers are highly reliant on their mobile applications. If apps don’t work, users won’t use them—it’s that simple. To require an Internet connection for mobile applications is to live in the past. If apps rely on a connection, odds […]


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 […]


Performance, security, and availability

Micro Focus Enhances Security and Strengthens Enterprise Protection

September 18, 2017

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Micro Focus is releasing new innovations across its expanded security portfolio following the successful spin-merge with HPE Software, allowing customers to take an intelligent approach to safeguard against sophisticated threats. Micro Focus’s comprehensive security solutions spanning security operations, application security, […]


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 […]


Performance, security, and availability

Ensuring big data and fast data performance with in-memory computing

September 13, 2017

Via: Info World

In-memory computing (IMC) technologies have been available for years. However, until recently, the cost of memory made IMC impractical for all but the most performance-critical, high value applications. Over the last few years, however, with memory prices falling and demand […]


Online Tools

Redgate Announces New Version of SQL Toolbelt to Speed Time to Resolution

September 11, 2017

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Redgate Software has released a new version of SQL Toolbelt, a portfolio of database development software, that lets developers and administrators determine immediately if database deployments have caused any adverse effects. Increasing the speed and frequency of database deployments has […]