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Computing, Data Management

MongoDB: From jokes to juggernaut

June 8, 2022

Via: Info World

When I rejoined MongoDB in 2021, I got to hear all the old jokes rehashed. You know, about MongoDB being “web scale,” about losing data, about only being eventually consistent, and so on. The web scale video is funny; the […]


Computing, Data Management

Cloudflare to take on AWS, Azure, Google with D1 distributed database

May 13, 2022

Via: Info World

Building on top of its recently launched serverless application platform Workers and the R2 object storage service, Cloudflare is releasing a new serverless database, dubbed D1, to take on databases from AWS, Microsoft Azure, GCP and Oracle. The company claims […]


Computing, Data Management

Monitor SQL Server for Redundancy Management & Database Sizing

December 13, 2021

Via: Big Data Analytics News

There are a lot of reasons to take SQL Server monitoring seriously, and it should be a priority for any database administrator. Two of the top contenders in this context are the opportunity to optimize availability and also to get […]


Computing, Data Management

Which cloud database should you use?

October 12, 2021

Via: Info World

The fundamental principle of cloud systems is a focus on multiple, disposable, and replaceable machines. This has direct consequences for the implementation techniques, and therefore the capabilities of database systems implemented in the cloud. Traditional databases can be roughly classified […]


Computing, Data Management

What is a data warehouse? The source of business intelligence

August 24, 2021

Via: Info World

Databases are typically classified as relational (SQL) or NoSQL, and transactional (OLTP), analytic (OLAP), or hybrid (HTAP). Departmental and special-purpose databases were initially considered huge improvements to business practices, but later derided as “islands.” Attempts to create unified databases for […]


Computing, Data Management, Internet, Wireless & Cloud

As edge computing evolves, the cloud’s role changes

September 11, 2020

Via: Info World

The notion of edge computing typically conjures an image of a device in a factory someplace, providing rudimentary computing and data collection to support a piece of manufacturing equipment. Perhaps it keeps the factory temperature and humidity optimized for the […]


Computing, Data Management

Oracle Introduces the MySQL Database Service on Its Cloud Infrastructure

September 10, 2020

Via: InfoQ

In a recent blog post, Oracle introduced the MySQL Database Service in the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). The service is now available as a fully-managed service running on Oracle Generation 2 Cloud Infrastructure. The MySQL team at Oracle was responsible […]


Computing, Data Management

10 new tricks your old database can do

June 17, 2019

Via: Info World

In all the excitement about NoSQL databases, distributed databases, data warehouses, and GPU-accelerated databases these days, it’s easy to forget that traditional relational databases still store and serve the mission-critical information for many, if not most, line-of-business applications. Oracle Database, […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Google Announces a New Revamped Cloud Source Repositories in Beta

September 27, 2018

Via: InfoQ

Google announced it is bringing code search with the newly revamped Cloud Source Repositories in beta availability. The overhaul of the service means an entirely new user interface and semantic code search capabilities. The beta available Cloud Source Repositories is […]


Data Science

Data is inherently messy. Is that really such a bad thing?

August 2, 2018

Via: Info World

A data quality expert once told me that vendors providing data quality software solutions should always ensure 100 percent quality data, and if they didn’t, they should be liable for any ensuing issues. I disagreed with that harsh assessment then—and […]


Data Science

Data Profiling: The First Step to Data Science

July 20, 2018

Via: DataVersity

In 2012 former Chief Data Scientist of the United States DJ Patil and Babson College Professor Thomson H. Davenport famously declared that the job of Data Scientist would be the “Sexiest job of the 21st Century.” While that may true, […]


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. […]


Online Tools, Performance, security, and availability

Intertrust Launches the Modulus Trusted Data Rights Management Platform

July 16, 2018

Via: Dataversity

A recent press release reports, “Intertrust Technologies Corporation, a world leader in trusted distributed computing technologies, today announced the launch of Intertrust Modulus platform, a security and rights management platform for cloud-based data sets that allows companies to build data-driven […]


Performance, security, and availability

Dome9 Security Enhances Platform with Automatic Remediation

July 6, 2018

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Dome9 Security, the public cloud security company, is introducing new capabilities in the Dome9 Compliance Engine that extend the scope of the platform’s automation beyond security and compliance monitoring. Using this new Compliance Engine functionality, enterprises can accelerate the resolution […]


Performance, security, and availability

Oracle’s ‘Other’ Key Focus Area—Security

July 5, 2018

Via: Database Trends and Applications

At Oracle OpenWorld 2017 and in subsequent company announcements, Oracle has made it clear that it currently has two key focus areas: the Autonomous Cloud Database, starting with the Autonomous Cloud Data Warehouse, and security. There’s a lot of publicity […]


Performance, security, and availability

Preempt Introduces Fully Adaptive Cyber Security Integration with Demisto

June 25, 2018

Via: Dataversity

A new press release states Preempt, a company revolutionizing the prevention of cyber security breaches and internal threats, in partnership with Demisto, an innovator in Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) technology, have announced a fully adaptive approach to cyber […]


Performance, security, and availability

Sorry, but blockchain databases are just not that secure

June 21, 2018

Via: Info World

Every single discussion of blockchain seems to start with some variant of the phrase “secure, distributed hyperledger.” I take no issue with the fact that it’s a hyperledger—in other words, a continuously growing list of linked records. And I have […]


Performance, security, and availability

Database shift: Start with open source but finish with AWS

June 15, 2018

Via: Info World

The cloud was supposed to kill open source. Instead, savvy cloud operators appear to be using open source as an on-ramp to proprietary services, giving them reason to increase investments in complementary open source projects. Google is the obvious example, […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Escaping the application inferno

June 8, 2018

Via: Info World

If you’ve worked in devops for more than a couple years, you’re probably all too familiar with the agony of monolithic apps and the hellscape of spaghetti code. You know what it’s like. Your business logic is embedded in stored […]


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. […]