There have never been more ways to connect with customers—and it’s never been more challenging.
Find out why forward-thinking companies are integrating data across channels on page 12.
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Hadoop vendor MapR's latest release puts the focus on database replication across data centers. Also, Microsoft has built a Python-friendly Azure service for machine learning in the cloud.
The Open Data Platform has arrived, but not all Hadoop vendors are on board. The initiative, aimed at boosting interoperability, formed a backdrop for discussion at the Strata + Hadoop World 2015 conference.
Database expert Craig S. Mullins examines the criteria and characteristics you should consider when determining if a relational database management system is right for your company.
Creating and enforcing data governance policies is a must in self-service BI initiatives, but a collaborative approach can avoid stifling users -- and produce good analytics results.
The adoption of self-service BI and analytics tools continues to grow. But understanding how to support their use is a must -- and that starts with a solid architecture for analytics.
Expert contributor Wayne Kernochan describes the different types of business intelligence analytics tools on the market and how they can benefit corporate strategies and operations.
SAP's Talent Hybrid packaged integration could make qualifications management a smoother process. Here's what you need to know.
SuccessFactors releases enhancements on a quarterly and ongoing basis -- here's how to stay on top of important updates and select the features your company needs.
When upgrading SAP BI, companies often give short shrift to project management and capacity testing. Here are tips for managing those tasks more easily.
Kroll Ontrack's new SQL Server database recovery tool was developed from customer feedback. It recovers selected tables instead of the whole database.
Direct-sales food distributor Epicure deployed a new server cluster to keep its websites from being overwhelmed -- and saved money on SQL Server and storage in the process.
Basit Farooq explains the pros and cons of scaling out and scaling up when increasing the workload on the SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).
Aerospike's developer discusses how the NoSQL database recently moved its IP to open source at DeveloperWeek 2015.
Java platform architects reminisce about the design of Java and how the platform is being pushed forward.
Developer advocate Jenny Tong discusses coding troublemaking with Node.js at DeveloperWeek 2015.
The TechTarget Server Hardware Survey reveals how data center pros buy blade servers, and what they plan to purchase in the next year.
What is the best way to access large multicore servers for benchmarking? How do I know what needs to be benchmarked?
The specs of the 480-V power equipment are all the same as a 400-V step-up transformer. The only difference is voltage. Can we use the 480-V transformer with 400-V servers?
As companies strive for a 360-degree view of their customers, mastering big data can help make sense of consumer interactions.
Microsoft's SharePoint may be ubiquitous, but several alternatives to SharePoint have like functionality -- and fewer management headaches.
Information security used to focus on securing a company's network. But cloud computing and mobility have blown traditional models wide open.
Infor, Cornerstone and Workday are among HR software firms buying smaller companies to gain a foothold in predictive analytics.
Different types of human resource management software can help companies manage their most valuable asset: their people.
If Release 9.2 is the last version of PeopleSoft, customers must decide whether to stay with Oracle or move to a competing cloud alternative.