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Startup vendor Splice Machine has put SQL capabilities on top of Hadoop to create a hybrid database that it said can run both transaction processing and analytics applications.
Consultant Rick Sherman talks about the maturity of cloud-based data warehousing and big data management services, and predicts how extensively they'll be used in the future.
Data management product announcements by HP, SAP and NuoDB show greater support for SQL on Hadoop analytics, enhanced cloud deployment and mixed processing workloads.
Two new resources released over the past month reinforce the notion that companies are becoming more focused on getting real business value from their analytics initiatives.
Sports teams have been adopting analytics tools to improve in-game performance for years, but now some are also focusing on using data analysis to boost their business operations.
Predictive modeling is great for optimizing operations to the current business environment, but a Harvard professor says its value diminishes in the face of disruptive innovation.
An SAP ERP implementation or upgrade requires careful system integration. An expert shares tips for ensuring a successful project.
Small-business panelists at SAP conference say Millennial customer experience preferences driving recruitment, B2B technology.
Stock transport order in SAP MM helps you transfer, track and monitor goods movement between supplying and receiving plants.
Many DBAs have to work more and more nights and weekends to fulfill zero-downtime demands. But tools for monitoring and managing SQL Server might free up some of that time.
Energy company Enbridge Inc. is in the process of virtualizing all of its servers to increase flexibility and cut costs. Not everyone is happy with this new direction.
Microsoft previewed a cloud database update and highlighted three new analytics applications at PASS 2014, reflecting its idea of using data to 'understand the past, analyze the present and predict the future.
Many organizations move to the cloud to save money, but often there is sticker shock when the first bill comes in. Here are some tips on how to get the greatest return on investment (ROI) on your Amazon Web Services (AWS) migration.
While many organizations have been developing mobile apps for years, making sure those apps are optimized in such a way that will improve performance is still a challenge. Here we look at seven simple ways organizations can optimize their mobile applications.
It's amazing how what was once a pet project that provided simple installers to fellow developers turned into a profitable business on the leading edge of cloud hosting and managed virtual servers. Here we take a look at the Bitnami story.
Dogs and cats, Edison and Tesla, oil and water, IT and facilities. Some great entities are destined to butt heads. Is it ever possible to unite them?
If you're wondering whether to use a software- or hardware-based network vulnerability scanner, take a look at your budget and network deployment.
We built a data center several years ago and are refreshing the IT equipment in it. Should I worry about how big and heavy my new cabinets will be for the existing structure?
SharePoint 2013 search provides access to a wealth of information, but finding relevant results is a challenge. To save time and energy, enterprises need to sculpt more efficient, context-aware search.
IBM is back in the email game with IBM Verse; Cisco inches its way into the mobile collaboration market with new virtual meeting tool, Project Squared.
Knowledge workers want ECM software that has the ease of use of file-sharing applications -- and the simplicity.
Despite migration and security fears among companies, the adoption of popular SaaS modules like accounting and human capital management is fueling interest in cloud-based ERP.
Companies can benefit from further integrating CPM tools and BI, whether they're still evaluating CPM or already use CPM and BI software.
In a Workday Rising Q&A, the data scientists behind Workday's new predictive analytics apps talk shop about machine learning and the challenges of categorization.