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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

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

ALTR Emerges from Stealth to Release Blockchain Security Platform

June 6, 2018

Via: Database Trends and Applications

ALTR is emerging from nearly four years of stealth to release a platform that unleashes the security benefits of blockchain. The new ALTR platform is built on ALTRchain, the only high-performance, enterprise-grade blockchain technology for ultra-secure data access and storage. […]


Performance, security, and availability

Preventing Nation-Wide Security Breaches with Semantic Standards

June 5, 2018

Via: Dataversity

Last year’s Equifax security breach provides a valuable lesson for organizations seeking to protect digital assets and is worth examining closer for three reasons. With intruders accessing personally identifiable information such as social security and driver’s license numbers for over […]


Online Tools, Performance, security, and availability

Microsoft Azure M-Series VMs Make Room for SAP HANA in-Memory Database

June 4, 2018

Via: eWeek

Now that GDPR’s enforcement date has passed, Microsoft is getting back to growing its Azure ecosystem for the growing number of businesses that are placing their database workloads in the cloud. On May 25, just as the European Union’s General […]


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

McObject’s New eXtremeDB Running on E8 Storage Sets Records in STAC Benchmark Tests

May 25, 2018

Via: Dataversity

A recent press release reports, “McObject®, developer of eXtremeDB®, the ultra-efficient database system for real-time and historical data analysis, announced today it has set multiple STAC-M3™ benchmark records, running on E8 Storage, a pioneer in shared accelerated storage for data-intensive, […]


Online Tools, Performance, security, and availability

Artificial Intelligence Takes on Large-Scale Database Management

May 23, 2018

Via: Dataversity

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is having a clear impact on databases. Among the major players, Microsoft is applying AI to continuously monitor Azure SQL database workload patterns and apply automatic tuning when it recognizes opportunities to improve the database performance, for […]


Online Tools

The Love/Hate Relationship between IT and Data Quality Tools

May 21, 2018

Via: Dataversity

Anyone who has worked in Data Management knows the struggles that IT endures. They typically have limited resources around people and infrastructure. They have protocols and regulations that they must adhere to when handling data that is constantly changing and […]


Performance, security, and availability

Kx Provides Rapid Access to Unstructured Data

May 18, 2018

Via: Dataversity

A recent press release reports, “FD [First Derivatives] announces that its Kx technology, a world leader in time -series analytics for streaming, real-time and historical data, now supports rapid access to unstructured data with the release today of kdb+ 3.6, […]