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Category: Data Management


Computing, Data Management

How Business Leaders Can Utilize Data Even Without a Technology Background

September 20, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Executives are tired of the “$25,000 data question.” Every time they want to ask a question of their data, it seems that the cost in time, people, and technology outweighs the benefit of getting the insight. Business leaders want answers […]


Computing, Data Management

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 […]


Computing, Data Management

The Future of Manufacturing with Data Analytics and Machine Learning

September 1, 2017

Via: Info World

For decades, industrial control systems have been generating enormous volumes of data, but in many cases that data hasn’t been fully employed to help companies reduce operating costs, improve reliability, and increase productivity—three goals that amount to the holy grail […]


Computing, Data Management

Accelerating the Pace of Data Center Innovation

August 31, 2017

Via: Info World

The pace of innovation in the data center is relentless and has been driven by Intel and Moore’s Law for decades. 2017 is shaping up to be no different. This year’s innovation will be built on decades of continuous investment […]


Computing, Data Management

Easier, faster: The next steps for deep learning

August 30, 2017

Via: Info World

If there is one subset of machine learning that spurs the most excitement, that seems most like the intelligence in artificial intelligence, it’s deep learning. Deep learning frameworks—aka deep neural networks—power complex pattern-recognition systems that provide everything from automated language […]


Computing, Data Management

How Cosmos DB ensures data consistency in the global cloud

May 30, 2017

Via: Info World

Cloud computing isn’t like working on-premises. Instead of limiting code to one or maybe two datacenters, we’re designing systems that span not just continents but the entire world. And that’s where we start to get issues. Even using fiber connections, […]


Computing, Data Management

Does Microsoft’s Cosmos DB promise too much?

May 23, 2017

Via: Info World

Microsoft apparently missed database godfather Michael Stonebraker’s memo. In 2005 Stonebraker declared the “one size fits all” mentality of the database market is an idea whose “time has come and gone.” Fast forward to 2017 and Microsoft launched Azure Cosmos […]


Computing, Data Management

CrateDB 2.0 Enterprise stresses security and monitoring—and open source

May 17, 2017

Via: Info World

When open source SQL database CrateDB first debuted, its professed mission was to deliver easy, fast analytics on reams of machine-generated data, while running in containerized, cloud-native environments. That mission hasn’t changed with the release of version 2.0, but it has […]


Computing, Data Management

NoSQL, no problem: Why MySQL is still king

May 10, 2017

Via: Info World

MySQL is a bit of an attention hog. With relational databases supposedly put on deathwatch by NoSQL, MySQL should have been edging gracefully to the exit by now (or not so gracefully, like IBM’s DB2). Instead, MySQL remains neck-and-neck with […]


Computing, Data Management

Micron’s SolidScale system pushes SSDs out to shared storage

May 4, 2017

Via: Info World

SSDs operate the fastest when inside a computer. Micron’s new SolidScale storage system uproots SSDs from servers and pushes them into discrete boxes while reducing latency. SolidScale is a top-of-the-rack storage system that will house many SSDs. It will connect […]