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Consultant Jill Dyché offers advice on when the time is right to hire a chief data officer -- and warns about what can happen if a company gets it wrong on adding a CDO.
What does open-source Hadoop really cost? A look at total cost of data over the full life cycle helps dispel uncertainties about the data framework and reveal the answer, an expert says.
Despite finding their way into Gartner Magic Quadrant reports, vendors of NoSQL databases are still in the early-adopter stage with users. Is there a need for NoSQL software in your organization?
Consultant Wayne Eckerson says Hadoop offers a platform for reining in the spreadmarts set up by individual data analysts and business users, while still giving them a place to do self-service analytics.
The chief data officer role is becoming more common. This tip shows how businesses can implement it successfully.
Regardless of what industry you work in, you are likely to be left behind if you lack basic analytical skills. Taking a proactive approach may end up saving you time -- and a hassle – further down the line.
Varian Medical Systems needed new hardware and meticulous planning to gain a 'phenomenal' performance boost from its migration to a HANA system.
Varian's global SAP infrastructure had bogged down on an Oracle database, prompting a seven-month migration project to an SAP HANA system.
In this roundup, SAP inks a deal with FC Bayern Munich that includes sports analytics, and an Austrian retailer looks for better inventory control.
With DBAs rewarded for server performance and SAN specialists rewarded for server capacity, there can be a tug of war. Mavis Tire goes SANless with SIOS DataKeeper. SIOS Technology releases a survey about high availability and SAN.
Basit Farooq explains how to improve the performance of OLTP applications using SQL Server 2014 In-Memory. He details what makes SQL Server 2014 In-Memory different from other in-memory database engines and how to use that to your advantage.
Don Jones discusses how database developers are taking the easy road for database security and going with the lowest common denominator instead of taking into account the unique security of each database platform.
Wouldn't it stink to create a great mobile application, only to have Apple reject it from being published in their app store? Sadly, that's exactly what's happening, and it's helping to drive software developers to the Android platform.
If you're using JSF, you're probably using Facelets, and if you're creating modern web based applications, you'll likely want to use Ajax based request-response cycles. Here we conclude our tutorial on JavaServer Faces, Facelets and Ajax based programming.
There are many vendors out there fighting for your cloud based storage space, with the two biggest being Microsoft Azure and Amazon's S3 offering. Here we compare the two to help you figure out which cloud storage solution is right for you.
SLAs do no good collecting dust in an office drawer, nor are penalties effective. Make sure your SLA fits with the business' present and future needs.
Enterprise IT shops can learn a lesson in big data processing from a computing infrastructure that supports Higgs-Boson researchers and crunches numbers from the Big Bang.
Is it better to look for a SaaS version of an app, put it in your own data center on existing equipment, or host it at a cloud provider for a mix of flexible scaling and IT ownership?
In this content management news roundup, vendors offer options for secure access to content from mobile devices, and OpenText updates its document management platform for the legal industry.
Web content management systems may become central to delivering information wherever customers are. But to create a positive customer experience, a WCM system needs to be shaped around its audiences' needs.
At the Adler Planetarium, a digital asset repository promises better access to historic photographs and documents -- while addressing content accessibility and compliance challenges.
Hong Le knows what it's like to be in a strange land with little guidance. That's why she's trying to improve HR onboarding at her company.
Inova Health System HRIS Director Hong Le talks about the two main challenges when deploying new HRIS software.
More companies are using branding, market analysis and targeted messaging to attract and retain top talent.