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Performance, security, and availability

Cryptos bounce after being sent lower by another exchange hack

June 20, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Security issues continue to dog the cryptocurrency industry after yet another hack of a prominent South Korean exchange. Bithumb, the sixth largest cryptocurrency in the world according to data from CoinMarketCap, said Wednesday that “some cryptocurrencies worth about 35 billion […]


Application areas, Other, Telecommunication

Oracle Launches Internet Intelligence Map to Provide View into the Global Internet

June 20, 2018

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Oracle has announced availability of the Internet Intelligence Map, which provides users with a simple, graphical way to track the health of the internet and gain insight into the impact of events such as natural disasters or state-imposed interruptions. The […]


Performance, security, and availability

Actian Enhances Cloud Security

June 19, 2018

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Actian, the hybrid data management, analytics, and integration company, is releasing Actian Vector 5.1 and Actian Vector on Microsoft Azure to bring better security measures to analytics in the cloud. This edition of the analytic database boosts performance and adds […]


Performance, security, and availability

GDPR for the DBA

June 18, 2018

Via: Database Journal

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect worldwide on May 25, 2018. In response, companies throughout the world increased their data security awareness, appointed data protection officers and updated their privacy policies. IT support staff responded with updated […]


Performance, security, and availability

How to get the most cloud security

June 12, 2018

Via: Info World

One of the leading causes of data breaches is internal negligence due to poor training, according to the Ponemon Institute. But when the staff is educated and instructed on the proper practices, the risk of cyberattacks or data leaks can […]


Online Tools, Performance, security, and availability

OpenText Announces Availability of Two New Cloud Offerings for SAP Solutions

June 11, 2018

Via: Dataversity

A recent press release reports, “OpenText, the global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced the immediate availability of two new cloud solutions: OpenText Extended ECM for SAP® Solutions, Cloud Edition and OpenText Archive Center for SAP Solutions, Cloud Edition. These new […]


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

New Talend and Snowflake Features Enable Faster Cloud Analytics Migrations

June 5, 2018

Via: Dataversity

According to a new press release, “Talend, a global leader in cloud data integration, and Snowflake Computing, the data warehouse built for the cloud, today announced the availability of new, high-performance bulk loading and native, Extract, Load, Transform (ELT) push-down […]


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 […]