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May 07, 2019
Blockchain is intriguing technology, but carries with it high system overhead. ProvenDB adds blockchain to MongoDB in an effort to gain acceptable performance.
February 01, 2019
Cloud giants like AWS have adopted open source databases, causing Confluent, MongoDB and others to guard their assets the best way they know how: licensing.
December 14, 2018
Third-party vendors that offer data platforms to AWS users tout hedges against cloud lock-in. But they must both compete and collaborate with the cloud leader.
November 30, 2018
Built-for-purpose databases target general ones, especially in the cloud. At re:Invent 2018, AWS added time-series and transaction ledger databases to expand its line.
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Overlooked in the run-up to Hadoop, data warehouses have found new life off premises. Cloud-based data warehouses find favor with teams that want to reduce warehouse administration. Continue Reading
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Amazon's Neptune database may change the status quo in the graph technology world. But it could also introduce a wider base of possible users to graph databases, existing vendors say. Continue Reading
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Selecting a storage service for big data in the cloud can be challenging. Expert David Loshin explains usage patterns that could lead organizations to Amazon Simple Storage Service. Continue Reading
At the Strata conference in New York, IT managers detailed steps they're taking to improve data quality in their big data environments in order to help ensure analytics accuracy. Continue Reading
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Oracle essentially doubled cloud licensing requirements to run its software on AWS or Azure, but Oracle shops can fight back. Here's how to avoid a bigger Oracle licensing bill. Continue Reading
IT managers should ask cloud providers some pointed questions about the security of data stored in cloud databases, says expert Mark Whitehorn. Continue Reading
As big data analytics proves its enterprise BI value, cloud admins will see their jobs bleeding into more traditional database admin responsibilities. Continue Reading