Database management system DBMS architecture design and strategy
- October 25, 2011
The growing volumes of "big data" that organizations are looking to store pose a variety of potential problems and issues for data warehousing teams.
- October 25, 2011
Successfully managing "big data" as part of a data warehousing strategy requires careful planning and a clear understanding of the various technology choices, according to industry analysts.
- October 20, 2011
Businesses need to lose the "batch mentality" and focus instead on real-time data processing, according to one Bank of America IT executive.
- September 21, 2011
Data modeling experts offer tips on building effective models and dealing with the tendency of data modelers to get overly attached to their work.
- September 02, 2011
Storage costs and a lack of standards are the biggest impediments to Hadoop adoption for "big data" analytics applications, according to Forrester Research analyst James Kobielus.
- August 25, 2011
Analyst Tony Iams explains the choice of scaling up or scaling out systems and offers tips on matching database workloads with the right architecture.
- August 09, 2011
The flood of "big data," particularly unstructured information, is pushing organizations to look beyond traditional data warehousing. That creates new opportunities but also new challenges.
- July 28, 2011
IT pros and analysts offer guidance on how to cope with the complexities of "big data" installations in data warehouses and alternative data stores.
- July 21, 2011
The UPMC health network faced several data replication software challenges when ramping up its disaster recovery site.
- July 12, 2011
For many data management professionals, the summer months likely will include thoughts – and some worries – about data integration issues and future career paths. Find out what’s driving that.
- May 26, 2011
Software makers will increasingly add "big data" processing technology to their data management portfolios in the near future, according to Forrester Research Inc.
- April 13, 2011
If you’re thinking about embarking on a database consolidation or standardization project, make sure you know the technical, cultural and skill-set issues that can arise.
- March 07, 2011
Enterprises that consolidate on a single database standard can reduce IT complexity and improve data quality, but there are some potential drawbacks, experts say.
- March 03, 2011
Database standardization projects require special attention to internal skill sets, cultural issues and technical factors such as database semantics, according to analysts.
- January 26, 2011
Get consultant Rick Sherman’s advice on deploying analytical databases, and learn about the challenges that organizations can face on analytical database projects.