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Future database plans will include NoSQL, but there are elements to consider before making the leap, according to Mike Bowers, set to discuss this at Enterprise Data World 2016.
With the Actian Analytics Platform data warehouse appliance, both Hadoop and non-Hadoop clients can use their existing SQL applications and investments on new data sources.
The Vertica Analytics Platform from Hewlett Packard Enterprise is designed to be used for data warehouses and other complex, query-intensive applications.
IoT big data analytics is needed to make sense of the mountains of data coming from industrial equipment and Spark may be up to the task.
There's no shortage of hype surrounding IoT data analytics and how it might benefit businesses, but organizations need to know if these tools are right for them.
Cloud-based BI helped ServiceChannel rely less on IT for data management and reporting, which freed up analysts to make stronger use of the company's data.
Successfully implementing Business Planning and Consolidation requires understanding data requirements and getting the input of various business users.
SAP HANA Cloud Platform provides the technology backbone for Super Bowl Fan Energy Zone. It's a showcase for SAP but some think the marketing benefit is limited.
SAP's Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence 15.0 gives users the power to create dashboards for real-time analytics through the Self-Service Composition Environment.
Microsoft offers a simpler way to configure SQL Server on an Azure virtual machine. Added automation should help speed up the connecting and provisioning process.
Microsoft has added Distributed Transaction Coordinator support, optimized log transport and other features to AlwaysOn Availability Groups in SQL Server 2016.
When Microsoft's licensing policy began costing too much, the City of Westminster used DH2i's containerization software to cluster its over 30 servers, standardize them and save money.
While Facebook made sharing with family and friends a joy, LinkedIn has filed to make social networking for professionals fun. Here's what's wrong with LinkedIn.
Being packed as part of the Java EE web profile, JSF is a compelling web framework to choose, but here are five reasons why you might want to think twice about using JavaServer Faces as UI framework for your project.
When programs are built using a polyglot of different languages, organizations need good DevOps tools to manage that integration.
IT pros increasingly want to buy infrastructure and not build it, says president of VCE Chad Sakac, as he outlines plans for the company's converged infrastructure products.
Use this server deployment checklist to make sure you're covered all your bases. From power distribution outlets to available network connectivity, server deployment can be an arduous process.
Ansible's roadmap is open to new paths and possibilities, with a re-architected back end, new features and one of the largest open source suppliers to the enterprise at its helm.
Companies are bringing efficiency and productivity to their processes with ECM software. But some are waiting on integration with other systems in order to gain all the benefits.
If private companies aren't adequately protecting consumer data against breaches, should governmental agencies step in and develop guidelines?
Companies that are subject to compliance or other regulatory requirements should take note: Archiving Office 365 applications takes several forms.
Today's CFO needs to have a good grasp on nonfinancial data, says one expert. Here's why expanding your knowledge base beyond finance-driven processes can help you lead.
The need for collaboration between the CFO and the CIO is becoming increasingly necessary. Here's what you need to know about the pressures on both, and how they can better work together.
Angie's List automated and improved the process of reference checking with SkillSurvey, and used the software to obtain anonymous evaluations of people seeking work.