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IDERA Adds MySQL support to Flagship SQL Platform

August 17, 2018

Via: Database Trends and Applications

IDERA, a provider of database productivity tools, is releasing SQL Diagnostic Manager with the new SQL Query Tuner, optimizing SQL queries and indexes for SQL Server. The release also adds MySQL support to its flagship SQL performance monitoring capabilities. Diagnostic […]


Performance, security, and availability

High-Performance Data Encryption and Db2

August 16, 2018

Via: Database Journal

IBM’s Db2 Version 12 for z/OS was designed to synergize with new IBM z14 hardware, which includes several new and updated options for hardware-assisted data encryption and compression. These features can be used by the database management system to store […]


Performance, security, and availability

Most security pros concerned about election infrastructure

August 14, 2018

Via: ComputerWeekly

Although 93% of more than 400 security professionals polled in the UK, the US and Australia are concerned about cyber attacks targeting election infrastructure and data, few are confident in their governments’ defences against such attacks. Only 2% said they […]


Performance, security, and availability

Best Data Replication Solution

August 10, 2018

Via: Database Trends and Applications

While the data growth rate, number of database instances, and number of platforms that each DBA must support has not changed radically in the last few years, the database infrastructure has become more complicated. Two key factors are at play […]


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Google Updates Cloud Firestore NoSQL Database Beta for GCP

August 10, 2018

Via: eWeek

Google’s Cloud Firestore NoSQL database for mobile, web, and server application development is now available in native mode for customers of Google’s Cloud Platform (GCP). The company Aug. 8 announced new management and administration tools that enterprises can use to […]


Performance, security, and availability

Best Data Security Solution

August 10, 2018

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Cyberattacks are becoming the number-one risk to businesses, brands, operations, and financials, according to recent “SonicWall Cyber Threat Report” (March 2018). ?There were 9.32 billion malware attacks in total in 2017, representing an 18.4% increase over 2016. On the other […]


Performance, security, and availability

The Changing Data Security Landscape

August 7, 2018

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Today, data is understood to be the fuel that propels companies’ growth and success. As a result, safeguarding that valuable resource is more important—but also harder—than ever. According to a new “SonicWall Cyber Threat Report” (March 2018), cyberattacks are becoming […]


Performance, security, and availability

Azure SQL Database Business Continuity Enhancements

August 6, 2018

Via: Database Journal

In one of our earlier articles published on this forum, we have presented a range of capabilities that enhance business continuity of Azure SQL Database deployments. That article is, at this point, over a year old, which constitutes a rather […]


Performance, security, and availability

Security Think Tank: A risk-based approach to security outsourcing

July 31, 2018

Via: ComputerWeekly

Let’s start by saying this: All security controls can be outsourced. In fact, many organisations do exactly this, outsourcing the security operations centre (SOC) and all its preventative and detective controls to security management companies. Or, they outsource antivirus and […]


Performance, security, and availability

NETSCOUT Teams Up with IBM for Data-Driven Transformation

July 25, 2018

Via: Dataversity

A new press release reports, “NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC., a leading provider of service assurance, security, and business analytics, today announced a collaboration with IBM. Under the agreement, IBM will leverage NETSCOUT’s Smart Data Technologies which includes its Adaptive Service Intelligence […]