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Performance, security, and availability

The Wall Street Journal: Google ranks as early winner from GDPR — Europe’s new data privacy law

May 31, 2018

Via: Market Watch

GDPR, the European Union’s new privacy law, is drawing advertising money toward Google’s online-ad services and away from competitors that are straining to show they’re complying with the sweeping regulation. The reason: the Alphabet Inc. GOOGL, +2.46% ad giant, Google, […]


Performance, security, and availability

Not Another Block in the Chain: Data and Blockchain Technology

April 19, 2018

Via: Dataversity

If more security breaches on social media and elsewhere happen, or if the number of accounts violated by groups both foreign and domestic increases, if the status quo persists, expect more people to insist that their data have better protection […]


Application areas, Other

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 […]


Performance, security, and availability

Data Management Solutions for Speed and Scale

December 22, 2017

Via: Database Trends and Applications

New technologies and solutions are giving businesses new avenues to to deliver a competitive edge. From startups to Fortune 100 companies, success means increasing efficiency, agility and innovation through better collaboration, visibility, and performance. However, as business applications continue to […]


Performance, security, and availability

What is Grafeas? Better auditing for containers

December 8, 2017

Via: Info World

The software we run has never been more difficult to vouchsafe than it is today. It is scattered between local deployments and cloud services, built with open source components that aren’t always a known quantity, and delivered on a fast-moving […]


Online Tools

How to use Redis for real-time metering applications

December 7, 2017

Via: Info World

Metering is not just a simple counting problem. Metering is often confused with measuring, but it is usually more than that. Metering does involve measuring, but as an ongoing process, usually with the goal of regulating the usage or flow […]


Application areas, Other

Database as a Service: An IT Strategic Direction

December 6, 2017

Via: Database Journal

Many vendors with data centers and cloud storage now offer database as a service (DBaaS) as part of a set of solutions to customers. The typical business will benefit because the vendor handles the installation and upgrade of database management […]


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, […]


Performance, security, and availability

IBM Seeks More IT Security Pros

September 5, 2017

Via: Database Trends and Applications

IBM Security announced an initiative to help address the projected 1.8 million-person cybersecurity worker shortage through programs and partnerships that promote a “new-collar” cybersecurity workforce strategy. As part of this initiative, IBM is sponsoring alternative education models at the high […]