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Hadoop may get most of the big data glory. But Strata + Hadoop World attendees said combining it with other technologies is what's really needed to power big data applications.
TechTarget editor Joe Hebert investigates the recent Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne conferences in this episode of BizApps Today.
When Lehman Brothers failed in 2008, regulators and other banks had precious little data to gauge wider financial risks. Enter legal entity identifiers, a form of semantic data.
Amazon Web Services launched two availability zones in Frankfurt, Germany, offering regulatory refuge and more options for disaster recovery.
Creating a strong password policy in AWS is one step to protect data. If managed properly, multi-factor authentication adds another layer of protection.
The new AWS Directory Service has user directory management that spans hybrid clouds, but invites comparison to Azure's Active Directory.
With rumor and misinformation going viral during the Ebola crisis, the CDC hasn't adjusted its social media strategy, says a staffer.
Microsoft is staking its future in the cloud. But if you are weighing SharePoint Online vs. on-premises, here's how the two differ.
When using SharePoint eDiscovery Center to perform e-discovery across SharePoint, Exchange and Lync data, keep a few considerations in mind to boost efficiency, improve search and reduce risks.
From the Salesforce Analytics Cloud to the Sales and Service Clouds, Dreamforce 2014 attendees want ROI from their investment in Salesforce's platform.
Beacon technology aims to change the way retailers interact with customers. But new location-based technologies usher in not only convenience but also privacy concerns.
After the rollout of Wave, the Salesforce Analytics Cloud, questions about cost and mobile ease of use give industry watchers pause.
Hoa Pham explains the importance of extracting metadata from HFM into Excel and how to track the changes as you redesign your HFM consolidation. Your existing metadata can be a big advantage.
Oracle has changed its policy on DBA certifications, retiring older ones and requiring database administrators to get current on Oracle Database versions or lose their active status.
As the business world changes, your Hyperion consolidation may need to change. Hoa Pham shows how to separate wants and needs and how to use multidimensional reporting to redesign your Hyperion consolidation.
This year Microsoft started offering Dynamics AX on its Azure public cloud. Experts explain what it means for SAP users considering a two-tier ERP strategy.
Many agree that SAP's plans to converge its BI portfolio as a part of its 'Run Simple' strategy is wise. But the way forward for users isn't clear -- yet.
Packaged integrations can help ease integrating core SAP HCM data from SuccessFactors Employee Central into SAP ERP, writes Luke Marson.
Robert Sheldon explains the business continuity features added to SQL Azure, including automatic backup, self-service restore, manual copy, and export and geo-replication. These features are meant to keep the data available, even when the system fails.
Basit Farooq provides two different methods for provisioning a SQL Server virtual machine on Windows Azure. He also explains the benefits of the Windows Azure virtual machine and how to migrate from on-premises to Windows Azure.
Basit Farooq provides a step-by-step explanation for using the SQL Server Import and Export Wizard to transfer data between SQL Server databases and Microsoft Excel worksheets.