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MongoDB adds free tier and migration utility to cloud service

Seeking to reduce barriers to entry, NoSQL database specialist MongoDB has added a free tier to its MongoDB Atlas database-as-a-service (DaaS) offering. The company has also announced a new utility to make it easier to migrate data...

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Big data and the risks of using NoSQL databases

Using big data to extract value from your data is one thing. However, using NoSQL can increase your technical debt and put your enterprise at risk of data integrity and the lack of resilience.

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5 hardware hacks that can help eliminate your marketing spend

Most business owners don't think of physical objects when it comes to marketing, but business owners should pay attention to hardware. It can preserve your marketing budget.

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Splice Machine seeks to deliver hybrid RDBMS as a service

Splice Machine, which specializes in open source SQL RDBMS for mixed operational and analytical workloads, is aiming to offer that capability as a database-as-a-service on AWS.

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Stratoscale buys Tesora to bolster hybrid cloud database capability

Cloud service provider Stratoscale has snapped up database-as-a-service vendor Tesora to beef up its hybrid cloud offering.

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Attackers start wiping data from CouchDB and Hadoop databases

Researchers are reporting data wiping attacks hitting openly accessible Hadoop and CouchDB deployments.

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13 tips for managing the data in Salesforce.com

When family is visiting for the holidays, you need to have a credible ‘urgent project’ to keep you in blissful solitude. Here’s what I did over my Christmas vacation.

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More than 10,000 exposed MongoDB databases deleted by ransomware groups

Groups of attackers have adopted a new tactic that involves deleting publicly exposed MongoDB databases and asking for money to restore them.

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It's time to start planning for SQL Server on Linux

You can treat SQL Server on Linux as a new deployment option, not a whole new database. That means you can choose the operating system that best fits your project.

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Despite risk, 1,000 in tech pledge not to help Trump's data efforts

Participating in the pledge means agreeing not to help the government create a database that can be used to target people based on race or religion or "facilitate mass deportations."

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MariaDB reduce admin overhead for DevOps teams

New version of MaxScale software adds support for data streaming, enterprise security and high availability to cut administration overhead for DevOps teams.

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Financial sector expands use of blockchain databases

Banks and financial markets are adopting blockchain distributed database software for payments and lending services at a faster pace than once expected.

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Dell Services innovation lab for SAP-HANA creates superior solutions for customers

Dell Services allows customers to analyze the ins and outs of migrating to SAP HANA and the SAP S/4HANA business suite and then jumpstart applications for business transformation.

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What CIOs need to know about SQL Server 2016

Every release of SQL Server promises increased performance, better security and improved business intelligence. You get all of that with SQL Server 2016, plus other strategic options such as cloud integration and Linux support.

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Review: MongoDB Atlas shoulders the ops burden

Flexible configuration, rich tooling, and great pricing make MongoDB's DBaaS offering an instant winner

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Meet Microsoft's 'planet scale' NoSQL database

Forget the name: Microsoft says DocumentDB is more powerful than Cassandra and has more paying users than MongoDB – and it’s not actually for documents.

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Microsoft rolls out SQL Server 2016 with a special deal to woo Oracle customers

The next version of Microsoft's SQL Server relational database management system is now available, and along with it comes a special offer designed specifically to woo Oracle customers.

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How data virtualization delivers on the DevOps promise

Your data could be standing in the way of getting the most out of DevOps and continuous delivery. It’s also a significant security risk in development — and that’s about to get more expensive

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