Database management system DBMS software and technology
- December 21, 2015
This episode of the 'Talking Data' podcast looks at the word of the year in data analytics and management. In 2015, Spark joined Hadoop and MapReduce at the top of the list of trending big data technologies.
- September 30, 2015
The latest version of MongoDB finds the NoSQL database running on a new WiredTiger storage engine. Better performance and data compression are among MongoDB 3.0's touted benefits.
- September 30, 2015
The DataStax Cassandra engine, officially called DataStax Enterprise, is now Spark-certified. The move is one of several for the NoSQL database on a possible upswing, further evidenced by a new deal with Microsoft.
- August 31, 2015
IBM has added massively parallel processing and R language support to its dashDB software -- important steps for a data warehouse database tailored for distributed cloud computing.
- May 29, 2015
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.
- May 28, 2015
The latest release of Neo Technology's Neo4j graph database boosts the NoSQL software's performance and scalability through faster processing of both data reads and writes.
- April 24, 2015
As NoSQL databases become more prevalent in enterprise processing, designing data models for the flexible-schema systems is a looming challenge for data architects and developers.
- March 25, 2015
New database updates address large-scale applications. Included are Couchbase Server 4.0 with multidimensional scaling support and VoltDB 5.0 with links to Hadoop data streaming tools.
- October 31, 2013
Requirements gathering shouldn't get short shrift in the database rush, says Michael J. Hernandez, author of 'Database Design for Mere Mortals.'
- October 15, 2013
Google's Jeromy Carriere spoke about the search engine giant's big data infrastructure at a recent TDWI meeting. Should it influence other efforts?
- March 07, 2013
Database drivers are sometimes an afterthought. But JDBC drivers came to the fore when Yamaha Motor Europe rebuilt its e-commerce website for dealers.
- March 01, 2013
The challenges of using Hadoop and its MapReduce programming model confront big data users. But taking some good first steps can help avoid problems.
- 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.
- December 14, 2010
Salesforce.com has a solid reputation when it comes to CRM, but the company will have to prove itself again if it wants its new cloud-based database to be a success, according to experts.
- December 09, 2010
Data management expert David Menninger explains what enterprises need to know about Hadoop, NoSQL and other emerging database technologies.
- December 06, 2010
Learn about key issues to consider as part of the database planning process, and get advice from consultant Mark Whitehorn on developing a successful database strategy.
- November 26, 2010
Crafting a successful database strategy requires technology flexibility, the right skill sets and a strong focus on application requirements, according to IT pros and analysts.
- November 22, 2010
Database as a Service (DaaS) technology is becoming a more viable alternative to on-premises databases. Get guidance on the pros and cons of using cloud database software.
- November 10, 2010
Emerging database technologies such as column-based database software, NoSQL databases and Database as a Service (DaaS) platforms are starting to make a splash in the IT market.
- September 22, 2005
The database is the precursor of the data warehouse and data mart, with its future pointing to unstructured data and archival and nearline processing.