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January 18, 2018
Oracle and Salesforce executives deny reports of Salesforce moving on from Oracle infrastructure.
April 17, 2017
Several companies are augmenting their Oracle database workloads with NoSQL Cassandra. Why?
September 09, 2015
The latest version of SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer works with MySQL, giving users of both Oracle and MySQL support with a common performance management interface.
January 30, 2014
MariaDB popularity is growing, and SkySQL has an enterprise version. Plus: Oracle releases quarterly security patch, and consultancy accepts bitcoins.
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MariaDB is an open source relational database management system (DBMS) that is a compatible drop-in replacement for the widely used MySQL database technology. Continue Reading
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Once used primarily in web applications, open source databases are finding a place in more mission-critical business systems -- a development explored in this handbook. Continue Reading
Open source technologies have become more capable alternatives to mainstream relational databases for cost-conscious users -- and the cloud makes them more accessible. Continue Reading
Open source databases are increasingly making their way into corporate IT environments, says Gartner analyst Merv Adrian in a Q&A. But some care is required. Continue Reading
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We've rounded up five of the most notable tip articles we published in 2017, with advice that can help make Oracle projects easier for IT teams to navigate and manage. Continue Reading
Sean Scott, DBA for Bodybuilding.com, wanted a performance tool that ran like it was designed by a DBA. He chose SolarWinds DPA to handle performance and Cyber Monday peak loads. Continue Reading
SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer tracks and analyzes wait time in database server processes in an effort to find the cause of performance problems. Version 10 adds MySQL compatibility. Continue Reading
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SharkScope's online poker database was growing faster than it could handle, causing concerns that the massive growth would slow customer wait times. Continue Reading
In the wake of several recent MySQL zero-day vulnerabilities, expert Michael Cobb assesses the state of MySQL security. Is a MySQL alternative needed? Continue Reading
While database vendors such as Microsoft and Oracle provide database utilities that assist the database migration process, there are times when a manual process is either required or optimal for completing the database migration. Manual processes ... Continue Reading