News, blogs, analysis, tips and discussion about data management.
Thu, April 17, 2014 - The company had a dip in software revenue in the first quarter as the cloud business took off
Wed, April 16, 2014 - As data volumes grow, figuring out how to unlock value becomes vastly important. Hadoop enables the processing of large data sets in a distributed environment and has become almost synonymous with big data. Here are 10 startups with solutions for unlocking big data value.
Tue, April 15, 2014 - Every business, it seems, needs a data scientist, but not everyone knows what to look for. The four qualities of a good data scientist described here will help you first write a job description and then evaluate candidates for your data scientist vacancy.
Wed, April 09, 2014 - The new version of the NoSQL database offers faster performance and a new management console
Mon, April 07, 2014 - Teradata version 15 adds support for 'Internet of things' standard JSON
Wed, April 02, 2014 - Pivotal unveils the Pivotal Big Data Suite, an all-you-can-eat software, support and maintenance platform that's designed to provide access to all the technologies required to build a business data lake with a single pricing metric.
Wed, April 02, 2014 - Bigtable-inspired open source projects take different routes to the highly scalable, highly flexible, distributed, wide column data store.
Mon, March 31, 2014 - The products are based on MariaDB 10, which became generally available on Monday
Mon, March 31, 2014 - MySQL 5.7 can process twice as many query requests as the previous version could
Thu, March 27, 2014 - WebScaleSQL hopes to equip the open source MySQL database with high-performance features
Thu, March 27, 2014 - Engineering teams from Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and Twitter have begun work on WebScaleSQL, an open source project designed to address the challenges of running MySQL at Web scale.
Thu, March 27, 2014 - The cornerstone of CRM systems (and any sales or service transaction) is interaction between your people and your customers. But more people records in the system isn't necessarily better, as many data quality problems in CRM are caused by the cacophony of too many contacts.
Thu, March 27, 2014 - Data brokers operate in the shadows of the Internet. Most consumers are unaware or unsure how to put restrictions of their activity. In fact, one U.S. senator called these companies and their practices 'the dark underside of American life.'
Wed, March 26, 2014 - The move helps SugarCRM keep pace with Microsoft, Oracle and Salesforce.com in CRM