- May 09, 2012
In-memory database caching technology is helping gamers take charge of their online identities.
- May 02, 2012
"Big data" technologies took a verbal shellacking from consultant and well-known Twitterer Karen Lopez in an Enterprise Data World conference session.
- May 02, 2012
User demands for faster access to business intelligence data and the rise of "big data" analytics are complicating data integration for BI systems.
- May 02, 2012
Learn how to take advantage of a large enterprise data warehouse in this book excerpt. And find out how the proliferation of data sources, data volumes and queries affects data warehouse performance.
- April 30, 2012
Life would be a lot easier for data management pros if they could specialize in individual aspects of the process of managing information. But for many, that's not happening anytime soon.
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Sponsored by SAS Institute Inc. - You want to get started with a big data project at your company, but you're unfamiliar with Hadoop and you're unsure your project will deliver value. Relax. Many organizations are struggling to implement Hadoop for a variety of reasons. In "The Current State of Hadoop in the Enterprise," by the International Institute for Analytics and sponsored by SAS, you'll find a handy list of five steps to maximize the value of a Hadoop big data project for your organization. See More
- April 26, 2012
IBM announced plans to acquire data discovery vendor Vivisimo amid a busy week of "big data" news from around the Web.
- April 25, 2012
An IT manager at Intel Corp. sums up the chip maker's approach to managing master data in four words: Standardize, consolidate, optimize and utilize.
- April 23, 2012
The latest version of IBM's flagship DB2 database offers several features designed to coax Oracle customers out of their software comfort zones.
- April 18, 2012
Gartner MDM Summit attendees got advice on how to launch, expand and reinvigorate their master data management programs for better data consistency.
- April 16, 2012
Justifying purchases of data warehouse appliances starts with showing that they're a better business fit than conventional systems are, analysts say.
- April 12, 2012
The growth of "big data," as well as social media and cloud computing, must be factored into master data management strategies, according to Gartner.
- March 30, 2012
A trip to two conferences on opposite sides of the U.S. yielded tips and advice from IT professionals and consultants on implementing effective data management processes.
- March 29, 2012
Ultimate Medical Academy's CIO tells how the health care training school used new integration tools to quickly link Oracle and SQL Server systems.
- March 28, 2012
IBM customers Nationwide Insurance and Cardinal Health reveal five rules of thumb they learned while implementing highly ambitious data governance programs.
- March 19, 2012
As "big data" systems steal into organizations, the enterprise data warehouse is often depicted as a dinosaur. But it may not be doomed to extinction.