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Performance, security, and availability

Oracle Aims to Overtake AWS With Simplified Cloud Services Pricing

December 11, 2017

Via: eWeek

Previewing what may well be the biggest news at the company’s Oracle OpenWorld next month, the database giant gave details of its autonomous or “self-driving” database and a simplified pricing scheme for cloud computing customers. During the Sept. 19 briefing […]


Application areas, Other

Redgate Introduces New Capabilities for its SQL Toolbelt Platform

December 11, 2017

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Redgate Software is releasing a new version of SQL Toolbelt, its portfolio of database development software, that will let developers and administrators see database deployment errors. This portfolio addresses a long standing issue that, when database deployments are made, it […]


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 […]


Performance, security, and availability

Safer but not immune: Cloud lessons from the Equifax breach

December 5, 2017

Via: Info World

I’ve stopped covering breaches. First, because clouds are nowhere to be found among them. (The focus of this blog is advice to enterprises that are moving, or have moved, to cloud computing.) Second, because it just seems like piling on […]


Application areas, Finance

Using big data to improve customer experience and financial results

December 5, 2017

Via: Info World

Technology provides businesses across all industries with tools and capabilities that optimize operations in order to maximize revenue and minimize waste. Many industries now have access to up-to-date information on customer experience, product acceptance, and financial transactions. Organizations no longer […]


Performance, security, and availability

Kinetica’s GPU-Accelerated Database Turbo-Charges Geospatial Processing for Real-time Analytics

December 4, 2017

Via: Dataversity

Kinetica today announced at Tableau Conference 2017 the availability of innovations to the industry’s fastest GPU-accelerated database that deliver new geospatial capabilities and enterprise-grade features for better performance and user experience, as well as improved efficiency and utilization to drive […]


Application areas, Other

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

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 […]


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 […]


Performance, security, and availability

Why Data Classification Should Drive Your Security Strategy

September 1, 2017

Via: Database Trends and Applications

There are two types of businesses in the world today:those that run on data and those that will run on data. Data security now sits at the top of nearly every organization’s priority list. But with such a high volume […]