There have never been more ways to connect with customers—and it’s never been more challenging.
That’s why forward-thinking companies are integrating data across channels. And they’re doing it
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SQL Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2000
T-SQL, Performance Tuning, Security, Stored Procedures, Replication, Availability and Scalability, Backup and Recovery, Tools and Utilities, Interoperability, Installation
Analysis Services, Integration Services, Reporting Services, BI Strategies, Data Warehousing, Data Visualization
Database Design and Modeling, .Net Development, XML
Migration and Planning, Compliance, Consolidation and Virtualization, Career Advice, Competitors
Chapter 2: SQL Server
Adam Machanic 3
30 Dec 2005
Getting too flashy with graphics in business intelligence dashboards can confuse users -- and send data visualization programs down the wrong path.
Visualizing data makes it easier to grasp. But there's more to selecting and deploying data visualization software than creating catchy graphics.
Data visualization tools are becoming more and more common in organizations. But it's easy to go awry on visualization efforts if you aren't careful.
Homogeneous system management tools provide excruciating detail on servers, but in some circumstances, heterogeneous tools are a better choice.
Colo providers use data center tiers as a quick, recognizable way to market their facilities' reliability and uptime, but that isn't the whole story.
Migrating applications and workloads onto cloud resources frees up mainframe MIPS. With the right approach, IT won't sacrifice security or control.
Panelists at last month's Strata event viewed Hadoop best practices for production as part of a journey from proof of concept to operations workhorse.
Hadoop 2's new YARN resource manager ends the distributed processing framework's marriage to MapReduce. And that broadens what Hadoop systems can do.
Enlist senior-level champions from both business and IT to guide a data governance program and achieve harmony between the two sides.
Roundtable discussion on business value of big data, chaired by Brian McKenna, Editor, SearchDataManagementUK, and featuring Mike Ferguson, Roxane Edjlali (Gartner), Joshua LeCure (GlaxoSmithKline).
Find out where to hone your business intelligence, data management and data warehouse skills with this list of training courses for 2012.
Poor data quality can have serious financial consequences for businesses. Read about the current state of data quality management at UK companies, including dirty data problems.
Question and answer session with OAUG President Alyssa Johnson about the future of Oracle Fusion Applications and their coexistence with the cloud.
Oracle’s Student Cloud and other announcements signal an even greater push into the higher-education software market.
Michelle Malcher, president of IOUG, discusses Oracle Mobile Security Suite and how using pre-existing technology can be a value-add.
Records management is part of the broader information governance toolkit that involves content of all types, expert Steve Weissman says.
Enterprise content management software vendors have taken a hard look in the mirror and decided to modernize.
Let's face it: Mobile SharePoint can be a clunky experience. An expert discusses some workarounds.
Offloaded data transfers include a number of hardware and software requirements, but they can support virtualization.
When you enable ODX file transfers, consider the necessary support to make them happen as well as taking baselines.
Learn more about this storage system option, which can speed up data transfers and simplify computing overhead.