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Apps & OS, Mobile

iOS 15 gives you better tools to fight the firehose of notifications — with a catch

June 11, 2021

Via: The Verge

Apple’s iOS 15 preview earlier this week gave us a look at an important new feature coming to your iPhone’s notifications: help. A few new tools may act as a life preserver for those of us up to our eyeballs […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft’s innovative new tools for the ‘new normal’

October 1, 2020

Via: Info World

Everybody who survives 2020 will look back on it as a year that stood outside the normal flow of our lives. Tech vendors have had to adapt to the chaotic storm of events that has turned global society upside down. […]


Apps & OS, Computing, Mobile, Software & Applications

Google Travel adds new pandemic-related travel planning information

August 13, 2020

Via: The Verge

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the travel industry, but Google is trying to help by adding new tools to its travel tools that flag pandemic-related information for users, like local COVID-19 case counts and whether the hotel offers free cancellations. […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Application Models as Working Software

February 17, 2020

Via: InfoQ

With widespread adoption of agile methodologies, particularly Scrum in software development, there no longer needs to be a discussion on whether or not it works. The conversation now is around how to get the most out of agile practices – […]


Internet, Social Networking

Being a YouTube creator is hard. Here are the top tools to grow your channel.

December 30, 2019

Via: Mashable

It’s never been a better time to become a YouTuber. Sure, the earliest creators had a head start building their channels and monetizing accounts is harder now. But there are more people watching YouTube videos now than ever before. The […]


Data Science

How to validate data, analytics, and data visualizations

February 28, 2019

Via: Info World

Testing applications is a maturing discipline with tools that help quality assurance teams develop and automate functional tests, run load and performance tests, perform static code analysis, wrap APIs with unit tests, and validate applications against known security issues. Teams […]


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

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 […]


Online Tools

SAP Boosts Cloud Platform with Host of New Features and Tools

June 27, 2018

Via: Database Trends and Applications

SAP is updating its cloud platform, boosting the solution with the ability to extend and customize applications with multicloud and mobilization choices. The enhancements include SAP Cloud Platform Blockchain, which will enable enterprises to build and extend business solutions with […]


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

The Love/Hate Relationship between IT and Data Quality Tools

May 21, 2018

Via: Dataversity

Anyone who has worked in Data Management knows the struggles that IT endures. They typically have limited resources around people and infrastructure. They have protocols and regulations that they must adhere to when handling data that is constantly changing and […]


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 […]


Online Tools

How to use Azure Cosmos DB in .Net

April 30, 2018

Via: Info World

Azure Cosmos DB is an easy-to-use, scalable, NoSQL database available in Microsoft’s Azure cloud. Cosmos DB is hosted on SSDs and hence data storage and retrieval is very fast. This database service also supports multiple data models including document, key-value, […]


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 […]


Innovations, Trends

Microsoft to add ransomware protection tools, advanced Outlook.com encryption for consumers

April 5, 2018

Via: ZDNet

Just a couple of months after rolling out Files Restore for OneDrive for Business, Microsoft is bringing the same capability to OneDrive for consumers. In January, Microsoft announced that OneDrive for Business Files Restore would be coming to Office 365 […]


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 […]