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September 19, 2016
TechTarget's Jack Vaughan assesses the cloud computing elements of Oracle CTO Larry Ellison's opening keynote at Oracle OpenWorld 2016, including new infrastructure and database capabilities.
August 30, 2016
Cloud data warehouse offerings from smaller vendors seek to address functionality gaps that bigger players may miss. Newcomer Snowflake Computing targets concurrent queries, for example.
August 23, 2016
Managed data services are growing in use, as types of data stores proliferate and the cloud becomes the home for more data. DevOps is a driver behind the changes, which bring new duties and needed skills for DBAs.
June 24, 2016
DataStax Enterprise 5.0 couples a Cassandra column-family data store with a rewritten version of the open source Titan graph database. The goal is fast analytics closely tied to fast transactions.
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Consultant David A. Teich says the SQL programming language remains the best means for accessing and querying data, whether it's in relational databases, NoSQL systems or Hadoop clusters. Continue Reading
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A JDBC driver (Java Database Connectivity driver) is a small piece of software that allows JDBC to connect to different databases. Once loaded, a JDBC driver connects to a database by providing a specifically formatted URL that includes the port ... Continue Reading
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Shifts brought on by a push to the hyperscale cloud may change parts of data management. Hardware and software are getting closer, according to a 'Talking Data' podcast. Continue Reading
Oracle has seen the future, and it is cloud databases. 'Next Generation Databases' author Guy Harrison tells you what to expect. Continue Reading
IBM offers several products and platforms to help DBAs proactively monitor, manage and optimize the performance of DB2 for z/OS and DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows databases. Continue Reading
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Database administrators need to make sure they're getting the most out of their systems -- for the sake of their own sanity and for the prosperity of their employers. Functional issues can arise for a multitude of reasons. Vigilant database ... Continue Reading
The ability to monitor and manage the performance of NoSQL databases is all over the map, making it crucial for users to find the right technology for the applications they're looking to run. Continue Reading
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In the ever-burgeoning world of big data compounded by the cloud and internet of things, NoSQL database technology is gaining popularity as perhaps a solution to scalability and performance issues that relational databases and the SQL programming ... Continue Reading
As more companies move to the cloud, it's important for DBAs to know both the good and the bad about managing Oracle cloud database systems before they take the plunge and migrate. Continue Reading
Consultant Dan Sullivan, author of "NoSQL for Mere Mortals," discusses some of the pertinent points for IT shops to consider before entering the new world of NoSQL databases. Continue Reading