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Startup SQLdep aims to help DBAs stay sane

The company's tool automates analysis of SQL code


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Room to grow: Tips for data center capacity planning

Here are some important points to keep in mind as you plan for growth -- especially for your Internet-based services and applications. Excerpted from the book The Practice of Cloud System Administration: Designing and Operating Large...

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Business Intelligence Meets Mobility at eHarmony

As online dating site eHarmony has expanded its mobile presence, it has also made good use of its business intelligence platform. This provides better visibility into what mobile users are doing and what services are better off being...

BitYota cloud data warehouse gets a boost from Microsoft Azure

The BitYota cloud data warehouse can ingest semi-structured data natively, for instant analysis

Data Warehouse-as-a-Service Startup Snowflake Comes Out of Stealth

Stealth startup Snowflake is clandestine no longer, throwing off the wraps Tuesday morning with the announcement of a $26 million series B funding round and the rollout of a flagship product, which it’s calling the “elastic data...

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With MedXT Acquisition, Box Gets Serious About Vertical Focus

Box announced it acquired MedXT, the provider of a service that lets healthcare workers share medical images.

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Seagate, Intel Back Tech That Obliterates Redundant Data Before it’s Written

Seagate and Intel lead a $15 million funding round for Israeli-based startup Reduxio, whose software eliminates duplicate data before it's written to a tiered storage system's cache.

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Taking Control of Data Debris

Data retention is getting out of hand at many organizations. Information life-cycle governance can help you cut back and save money.

SAP spices up its predictive analytics and visualization apps

Hadoop support and a tie-in to BusinessObjects are among the highlights

Chief Data Officer May Go the Way of Chief Electricity Officer

A trio of new roles arise for data management -- chief data officer, chief digital officer and chief analytics officer

Should Companies Practice Data Retention or Data Destruction?

Many businesses focus on record retention, but here’s why one lawyer says “Destroy!”

TPC takes the measure of big data systems

The fresh TPCx-HS benchmark could provide an apples-to-apples comparison of commercial Hadoop systems

SAP makes it cheaper, easier for customers to use Hana in certain scenarios

The move signals that competition has truly arrived in the in-memory database market, says one observer

Google's latest big-data tool, Mesa, aims for speed

Mesa can hold petabytes of data across multiple servers while fielding millions of updates and queries per day

Oracle hits back at ex-employee's claims over in-memory database option

The debate rages on dueling blog posts from the former employee and Oracle itself

State Dept. Database Crash Leads to Passport, Visa Delays

Agency blames crash on maintenance, not sabotage

Apache Hive Brings Real-Time Queries to Hadoop

Hive's SQL-like query language and vastly improved speed on huge data sets make it the perfect partner for an enterprise data warehouse

Native Data Analysis Comes to MongoDB

With the latest release of its business analytics and data integration platform, Pentaho claims to make it easier for organizations to apply analytics to their big data.

Target Top Security Officer Reporting to CIO Seen As a Mistake

In hiring its first CISO to prevent another massive data breach, Target made a mistake in not having the top security officer report directly to the chief executive, experts say.

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