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Application areas, Online Tools, Other

Datadog Announces Global Search and Analytics for Application Traces

July 16, 2018

Via: Dataversity

A recent press release states, “Datadog, the leading monitoring and analytics platform for modern cloud environments, today announced the availability of Trace Search and Analytics. This new capability allows engineers to explore, graph, and correlate high cardinality application performance data. […]


Application areas, Online Tools, Other

Ontology Announces Strategic Cooperation with BDN for Blockchain Application in Business

July 10, 2018

Via: Dataversity

A recent press release reports, “Today Ontology, a new high-performance public multi-chain project and a distributed trust collaboration platform, officially announced its strategic cooperation with BDN (Business Data Network), a business data network based on blockchain technology. Both parties will […]


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 […]


Application areas, Online Tools, Other

How to Use MariaDB for Oracle Compatibility

May 22, 2018

Via: Database Trends and Applications

MariaDB Server 10.3 introduces Oracle compatibility, allowing users to utilize Oracle PL/SQL and Oracle sequences in an open source database. This makes it easier for DBAs and developers to migrate and/or reuse database code. In a recent DBTA webinar Dr. […]


Application areas, Education

Graphic Art Recordings and Data Management Education at Enterprise Data World 2018

May 15, 2018

Via: Dataversity

We invited Hannah Stanford back for her third year of Graphic Recording (also called Graphic Facilitation) at the DATAVERSITY® Enterprise Data World 2018 Conference from April 22-27 in San Diego, CA. Her ability to skillfully illustrate the essence of many […]


Application areas, Education

Industry Meets Academics in Viz Education

May 14, 2018

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Across industry and academia, the past several years have seen a proverbial explosion of new business analytics education programs. If you’re new to the analytics labor market—or looking to advance your credentials—academia has likewise undergone a period of massive innovation […]


Application areas, Other

Application Versus Infrastructure: How to Collaborate for High Availability

May 7, 2018

Via: Database Trends and Applications

We’re all familiar with the IT “war room” scenario. When there’s an issue, members of the IT team come together to troubleshoot and find a solution. For organizations with important applications, such as SQL Server running in virtual infrastructures, these […]


Application areas, Other

erwin DM NoSQL Strengthens Data Governance Across More Database Platforms

April 30, 2018

Via: Database Trends and Applications

erwin has introduced the next generation of erwin DM NoSQL, which supports native integration with the Couchbase Data Platform for new enterprise applications and legacy RDBMS-based migrations. With this integration, erwin DM NoSQL provides native (non-relational) data modeling for document […]


Application areas, Finance

The Tell: Why investors should dread the month of May—especially this year

April 27, 2018

Via: Market Watch

The U.S. stock market is preparing to end a positive—but volatile—month of April, and investors may be hoping that performance in May is even better. History, however, suggests otherwise. According to the Stock Trader’s Almanac, May is typically a mixed […]


Application areas, Education

Education alone may not be the great equalizer

April 24, 2018

Via: Market Watch

The American dream is on the decline. The gap between the rich and the poor has been widening in the United States for years, studies show — and education alone may not be the great equalizer, a new report distributed […]


Application areas, Banking

Four Twenty Seven Looks to Grow Climate Data for Banks, Asset Managers

April 24, 2018

Via: Waters Technology

Traders and portfolio managers use the data to assess risk and to develop portfolios that are environmentally conscious. The vendor is currently undergoing a round of fundraising to hire on additional climate scientists. It will also look to add developers […]


Application areas, Other

AI Infuses the Next Generation of Web Application Development

April 23, 2018

Via: Dataversity

Mainstream Web application development is beginning to incorporate the tools of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Before long, we’ll see programmers of all sort incorporating AI into even the most mundane browser-based applications. If you doubt what I just said, take a […]


Application areas, Other

The right way to pick a cloud database

April 20, 2018

Via: Info World

It’s all the rage these days: moving on-premises data to the cloud. But should you use cloud-native databases or databases that run both in the cloud and on-premises? There are trade-offs between the cloud-native (meaning “cloud-only”) and dual cloud/on-premises options, […]


Application areas, Finance

100 million Americans can file their taxes for free, but only 3 million people actually do it

April 16, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Here’s something that about 97 million Americans may not know: if you make under $66,000 a year, filing your taxes online is probably free. Every year only about three million people — of the nearly 100 million eligible — take […]


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 […]


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 […]


Application areas, Education

DataStax Enables Enterprises to Deliver Real-Time Applications Faster, More Easily at Cloud Scale

April 4, 2018

Via: Dataversity

DataStax, a leading provider of the always-on data layer for the Right-Now Enterprise, today announced the immediate availability of DataStax Managed Cloud on Microsoft Azure. DataStax Managed Cloud, a fully managed, white-glove service, on Azure eliminates the operational data management […]


Application areas, Other

Monitor Query Performance Using Query Store in SQL Server

April 3, 2018

Via: Database Journal

There are various methods to monitor query performance in SQL Server. One of the best ways is to analyze the query execution plan and identify the queries that can cause performance bottlenecks. Sometimes, query execution plans get changed during the […]


Application areas, Other

Cosmos DB review: Database for a small planet

April 2, 2018

Via: Info World

If you do business around the world, you may need a scalable, distributed, global database. You have several choices including Google Cloud Spanner, the open source CockroachDB, the graph database Neo4j, and the subject of this review, Azure Cosmos DB. […]