Before starting the analytical modeling process for big data analytics applications, organizations need to have the right skills in place -- and figure out how much data needs to be analyzed to produce accurate findings.
Oracle released the SPARC M7 chip at the Hot Chips 26 conference in Cupertino, CA. It promises a major boost in performance, new features and 32 cores -- allowing you to make a really big machine and consolidate.
The State of Oregon is now countersuing Oracle for fraud, false claims, breach of contract and civil racketeering. Oracle was the primary contractor for state healthcare exchange project Cover Oregon, which did not perform as advertised.
Educational Testing Services uses Oracle Identity Management to manage access and keep SAT, GRE and Advanced Placement test data safe. PricewaterhouseCoopers recommends Oracle Identity Manager to its big banking clients with complex needs.
With DBAs rewarded for server performance and SAN specialists rewarded for server capacity, there can be a tug of war. Mavis Tire goes SANless with SIOS DataKeeper. SIOS Technology releases a survey about high availability and SAN.
Basit Farooq explains how to improve the performance of OLTP applications using SQL Server 2014 In-Memory. He details what makes SQL Server 2014 In-Memory different from other in-memory database engines and how to use that to your advantage.
Don Jones discusses how database developers are taking the easy road for database security and going with the lowest common denominator instead of taking into account the unique security of each database platform.