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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

Tech sector has ‘a false sense of security’ and is vulnerable, Morgan Stanley says

July 9, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Tech stocks rose in pace with the broader market Monday, ahead of what’s expected to be a relatively strong earnings season, but Morgan Stanley is starting to see leaks in the sector’s gas tank. Tech stocks on the S&P 500 […]


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

Neo4j Democratizes Connected Data for Businesses and Users with 3.4 Release

May 3, 2018

Via: Dataversity

A recent press release reports, “Neo4j, the leading platform for connected data, today announced Neo4j 3.4, which includes horizontal scaling, performance improvements of more than 50 percent, 3D geospatial search, and numerous operational improvements. Delivering on the company’s vision to […]


Application areas, Other

How to Choose the Right NoSQL Database for Your Application?

April 13, 2018

Via: Dataversity

This is the second part of an on-going series on NoSQL Databases, the first part was NoSQL Data Architecture & Data Governance: Everything You Need to Know. In that first part, I explained different NoSQL Database types and provided a […]


Performance, security, and availability

Teradata Analytics Platform Makes IoT Edge Computing Smarter with Industry’s First ‘4D Analytics’

April 12, 2018

Via: Dataversity

According to a recent press release, “Teradata, the leading cloud-based data and analytics company, today announced the availability of ‘4D Analytics,’ a new capability in advanced analytics that combines 3-dimensional geospatial location data with the 4th dimension of time. This […]


Online Tools

Database decisions: AWS has changed the game for IT

April 10, 2018

Via: Info World Database

You may not have heard of OpenSCG, but Amazon Web Services has. A week ago, AWS quietly acquired the PostgreSQL migration services company founded by PostgreSQL veteran Denis Lussier. While some PostgreSQL fans weren’t happy about the move, the OpenSCG […]


Application areas, Finance, Other

ETF Investing: ETFs see first back-to-back monthly outflows since the financial crisis

April 5, 2018

Via: Market Watch - Financial Services

The seemingly unending growth of the ETF industry has hit a snag over the past two months, as turmoil in the U.S. stock market—the most popular area that ETFs offer exposure to—pushed investors to reallocate. Exchange-traded funds had negative flows […]


Application areas, Other

Performance-tuning a distributed NewSQL database

April 4, 2018

Via: Info World

Doing performance tuning on distributed systems is no joking matter. It’s much more complicated than on a single node server, and bottlenecks can pop up anywhere, from system resources in a single node or subcomponent, to cooperation between nodes, to […]