Database management News
May 08, 2017
If you want 99.999 per cent system availability, uptime and performance, then you probably want 'several nines' in your database delivery stats gauge. In the quest for five nines and beyond then, ...
April 04, 2017
The amount of documentation required for a successful upgrade to Oracle EBS 12.2.5 is daunting. An experienced DBA offers pointers to ensure that the upgrade goes smoothly.
November 03, 2016
Open source in-memory data grid (IMDG) company Hazelcast has worked with Striim (sounds like 'stream', get it?), a provider of end-to-end real-time data integration and streaming analytics to ...
September 30, 2016
The FBI confirmed many state voter databases have been scanned or attacked by malicious actors, and it urged states to ensure security is in place and ready.
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Make sure IoT software development efforts stay focused on the user throughout the process, and across the software stack. Continue Reading
Data has become highly distributed, as have business users. Data integration processes need to change to keep up, says consultant Rick van der Lans. Continue Reading
If you aim for a future in hybrid cloud, consider the four keys to success when designing public cloud applications. Continue Reading
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Amazon Aurora allows a database to scale, but Kappa Architecture takes the lid off database limitations -- allowing admins to create materialized views of data across server clusters. Continue Reading
Oracle Data Integrator 12c works with several other Oracle products to leverage the capabilities of RDBMSs for processing and transforming data. Continue Reading
What separates cloud data management from on-premises tools isn't just a lot of hot air. Some of the much-heralded benefits that the cloud offers are cost savings and increased flexibility. At the same time, database managers that turn to the cloud must be prepared to control their new investment and keep information from floating away and getting lost in the atmosphere.
The three articles in this handbook can help. Consultant David Loshin starts off with a heed to track where information is being dispersed and offers advice on tools that can help. Reporter Jack Vaughan provides readers with a touchstone in the story of one company that is doing cloud data management. And consultant David A. Teich ends with a piece on the effect of the cloud on BI processes.Continue Reading
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While many IT pros assume IoT is all about the network, other technologies, such as microservices and cloud, should play an equally important role. Continue Reading
Private and non-public data must not be compromised during testing. Learn about data masking and the vendors that offer data masking tools. Continue Reading
You've deployed the SAP BusinessObjects business intelligence platform. To ensure that your investment in analytics isn't wasted, track certain metrics to learn if the platform is being used effectively. Continue Reading
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Don't assume Exchange 2010 database maintenance is happening; administrators should check the event log and performance counter to ensure an Exchange database repair or recovery isn't required. Continue Reading
Today's post-relational databases have sleek designs and promise fast performance -- but if they don't suit your business needs, they're not worth it. Continue Reading
Suffering from database sprawl? You might want to try Oracle Database 12c for database consolidation to ease management and infrastructure costs. Continue Reading