Database management systems (DBMS) News
July 21, 2016
As Azure SQL Data Warehouse reaches general availability, it brings massively parallel processing to a wider audience, and augers more competition in the cloud data space.
July 08, 2016
Speed to production underlies interest in MongoDB. At its annual confab, the company behind the NoSQL database rolled out improvements, including a Spark analytics link.
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.
May 19, 2016
New cloud apps seem ready-made for NoSQL. This may cause Oracle to put more focus on its Oracle NoSQL database, which is often overlooked amid a crush of NoSQL contenders.
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DBAs can use the Dell Toad product suite for managing database structural performance and Dell Foglight to proactively monitor SQL, storage and virtualization performance. Continue Reading
SolarWinds provides DBAs and application teams with a database performance monitoring and analysis tool via a Java application that runs on a dedicated Windows, Unix or Linux server. Continue Reading
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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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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
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