Database management system DBMS software and technology
- May 02, 2013
The EMC-VMware launch of Pivotal and Actian's ParAccel buy share a theme: Both feature analytical databases and play to the big data trend.
- April 04, 2013
All the big data buzz belies a potent trend that sees lower-cost hardware and massive Web applications driving more diversity in database engines.
- March 28, 2013
Big data technologies challenge the status quo. In this Q&A, analyst Jeff Kelly sorts through the issues and sees big-time growth in new methods.
- 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.
- January 25, 2013
Data pioneer Mike Stonebraker's latest take on transactional processing is a "new SQL" database. This week it adds hooks for fast data ingestion.
- January 17, 2013
NuoDB's software said to bring elastic scaling of cloud computing to the SQL database. The goal is to add servers for transactional jobs as needed.
- September 05, 2012
VoltDB and Actuate have partnered to offer rapid-fire 'big data' management, plus more data management technology news from around the Web.
- May 29, 2012
Find out why application performance management company AppDynamics chose ScaleBase over the “Rolls Royce” of sharding technologies.
- May 09, 2012
In-memory database caching technology is helping gamers take charge of their online identities.
- 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.
- January 04, 2012
In a Q&A, database pioneer and VoltDB CTO Michael Stonebraker says that one size no longer fits all when it comes to buying database software.
- December 22, 2011
The sprawling Tejon Ranch in California worked with IBM, Oracle and Iron Mountain to rustle up a robust database and records management system.
- December 15, 2011
LinkShare’s BI director says the need for scalability was a key factor in moving the affiliate marketing company’s data warehouse to Oracle Exadata.
- November 16, 2011
"Big data" is creating new questions and challenges for IT and data management pros. We're here to help, with articles offering expert advice on big-data management best practices and pitfalls.