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While cloud computing may be convenient and more cost-effective for users, it can also lead to new challenges and requirements in regard to integrating and processing data.
Graph databases can help define and discover relationships between entities -- and offer increased flexibility and better usability than relational database management systems.
Microsoft SQL Server 2016 for Windows comes in four editions, with updates that include a new stretch database feature, Polybase, dynamic data masking and more.
Advanced analytics software provides a lot of functionality, but finding skilled data scientists who can use the available tools effectively is a challenge for many analytics managers.
Self-service analytics is all about getting IT roadblocks out of the way of the business, but traditional tech teams can still play a useful role in defining and implementing BI data governance best practices.
A push is underway to write creative AI algorithms that can engage in music, film and design projects. So far, they have delivered mixed results.
Hillarys Blinds, a veteran of several SAP ECC upgrades, completed a move to SAP S/4HANA in just six months using the Panaya CloudQuality Suite to test only what was most critical.
The Charlotte Hornets implemented Phizzle FanTracker, an SAP HANA-based platform, to consolidate fan records from many data sources into one identity, giving them a full profile of fans.
Migrating to SAP Business Suite on HANA requires that you invest strategic effort into infrastructure planning so you don't underestimate or overestimate the required landscape.
Expert Joey D'Antoni explains what SQL Server on Linux and the addition of Enterprise Edition features to Standard Edition say about the changing face of Microsoft.
SQL Server is a CPU-intensive technology, which can make it tricky to run in a virtualized environment. Keep your SQL Server virtual machines running smoothly with these tips on using Hyper-V.
Microsoft looks to broaden the horizons of SQL Server, as it moves some Enterprise features to Standard Edition and issues the first public preview of a release supporting SQL Server on Linux.
As the demands of enterprise software change, software developers are finding reactive systems and reactive programming approaches to be most effective.
Many organizations use Docker instances for many reasons, although security, data storage and monolithic fears remain barriers to Docker adoption.
Payara's Mike Croft talks about the potential benefits of making a Java configuration API a standard part of the Java EE specification.
A data center shutdown checklist helps IT teams focus on backup, testing and system verification before pulling the plug and losing valuable information.
Enterprise customers in Verizon and CenturyLink's colocation data centers should expect better cloud and network connection options -- but not upheaval -- after being sold in 2017.
If there will be a way to make an enterprise data center as efficient and optimized as cloud computing, composable infrastructure seeks to fill that role.
Users don't want to jump through hoops, and they want applications to work on mobile devices. Those needs may kill traditional SharePoint and send users to the Office 365 suite.
Now that Microsoft is developing its SharePoint features, there are new feature rollouts all the time. Here's a rundown of the latest developments.
Digital user experiences and other business processes are poised to become much richer with artificial intelligence at the helm.
Foot Locker is among a growing number of companies using cloud-based pre-hire assessment to screen job applicants for character traits and cultural fit.
A corporate performance management system touches most aspects of any business. You need a carefully thought-out plan to ensure a positive ROI from the software.
Experts say a cloud ERP transition plan will vary according to a variety of factors, from company size to an organization's predisposition for risk.