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Operations manager Adam Fowler explains the many factors that determine a VM host server's ability to increase its workload and whether you need to buy additional equipment for your VMs.
Data preparation processes are changing as business users cope with big data in all its variations, according to the latest Talking Data podcast.
HP's Vertica analytics platform update will include better streaming data support via Kafka, and SQL-on-Hadoop improvements.
A new data ingestion and extraction tool supporting the Hadoop Distributed File System is at the heart of startup vendor DataTorrent's efforts to broaden its big data analytics engine's appeal.
Roundtable discussion on business value of big data, chaired by Brian McKenna, Editor, SearchDataManagementUK, and featuring Mike Ferguson, Roxane Edjlali (Gartner), Joshua LeCure (GlaxoSmithKline).
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Oracle acquired CRM company Maxymiser to be part of the Oracle Marketing Cloud. Maxymiser specializes in testing, targeting and personalizing marketing.
Along with the Oracle ULA, Oracle is offering users another contract option, the Perpetual Unlimited License Agreement. Experts discuss the pros and cons.
Wearable devices may soon carve a niche in mobile Web strategies. But not all Web content management platforms are up for the challenge.
Compliance initiatives are often prompted by legal or regulatory concerns, but a proactive approach is more likely to create return on investment.
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SCOM 2012 is Azure's native monitoring platform, but these third-party cloud management tools give IT shops more control over their Azure environments.
Windows containers are now available in preview as the native Docker tools come to Microsoft for the first time.
Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 eases synchronization between identities on-premises and in the cloud while allowing admins to monitor user behavior.