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September 07, 2018
Hadoop data tooling is expanding. A view holds that Hadoop is moving from alternate data warehousing to a full-fledged big data analytics offering.
September 04, 2018
A graph database startup's parallel loading, processing and querying combine to deliver real-time data for fintech firms that offer fast credit evaluations online.
August 09, 2018
Oracle launched a transaction processing version of Autonomous Database, a cloud-based platform that automates configuration and management of Oracle databases.
June 27, 2018
NoSQL vendor MongoDB upgraded its database software with ACID support, while also releasing a serverless platform intended to simplify application development.
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Once used primarily in web applications, open source databases are finding a place in more mission-critical business systems -- a development explored in this handbook. Continue Reading
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Data management teams are asking more questions about data security, Gartner analyst Merv Adrian says in a Q&A. But new factors are complicating the process of securing databases, he adds. Continue Reading
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