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Ovum analyst Tony Baer discusses machine learning tools, IoT-driven streaming analytics and Hadoop in the cloud, all of which gained attention in 2016, with more likely in store for 2017.
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Oracle continues to take the cloud fight to AWS and other more-established rivals as it expands support for running web-scale and enterprise applications on its databases and IaaS platform.
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As competition from alternative energy sources encroaches on utility companies' stronghold, their need to create positive relationships with customers is more important than ever.
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Flash storage adoption, cloud computing's growth, Linux's increased importance and broader big data integration are a few trends that stand to affect SQL Server users this year.
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