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September 30, 2019
The list of vendors offering managed cloud database services is growing rapidly, which gives IT teams more opportunities to offload management of database systems.
August 29, 2019
Data management consultant Donna Burbank outlines how binding business and IT governance together effectively hinges on a comprehensive enterprise data architecture.
August 20, 2019
Self-service data preparation can duplicate work and slow down analytics. One possible fix: an internal marketplace where users can 'shop' for data assets.
May 31, 2019
It's right there in a MapR letter to California's labor department: A leader in the Hadoop market is desperately seeking funding after poor sales of its promising data platform.
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Data management is the process of ingesting, storing, organizing and maintaining the data created and collected by an organization, as explained in this in-depth look at the process. Continue Reading
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Third-party database performance tools offer attractive alternatives to management software from DBMS vendors, provided their capabilities include orchestration, governance and integration. Continue Reading
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This guide covers the challenges data management teams face on data protection and privacy, particularly with the rise of GDPR and similar laws and the growing use of AI tools. Continue Reading
In this interview, author and data modeling instructor Steve Hoberman discusses techniques for dealing with challenges that may arise in the data modeling process. Continue Reading
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Flooding a Hadoop cluster with data that isn't well organized and managed can stymie analytics efforts. Take these steps to help make your data lake accessible and usable. Continue Reading
Forrester's Mike Gualtieri details how to develop a unified plan to manage customer data that gives business users what they need to manage CRM programs. Continue Reading
What's the difference between DDL and DML? Get the answer and see examples of data manipulation language and data definition language commands for SQL databases. Continue Reading