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With Data3Sixty's cloud-based grow-as-you-go subscription model, organizations don't have to invest in a major data governance implementation or worry about complex upgrades.
Alation Data Catalog provides business analysts and data stewards with search and discovery, governance and collaboration functionality, and automates many data governance tasks.
In a Q&A, EMA analyst John Myers advises IT teams to look at big data workloads when sorting through new and different types of databases and open source tools. His word on Spark? It's still young.
Strong business continuity plans start with an evaluation of needs. Native and third-party disaster recovery tools fit into a BC plan to protect cloud data and workloads.
Amazon RDS gives developers several choices for database engines. While each enterprise has its own needs, they must consider licensing, pricing and open source capabilities.
AWS Directory Service provides three options for running Active Directory in the cloud: Microsoft AD, Simple AD and AD Connector. What are the drawbacks of each AD option?
Power BI has collaboration features that make data more actionable and transparent. But users aren't always educated about these features.
The purchase by OpenText of Dell EMC's ECD is in line with OpenText's history of maintaining EIM products, but it has analysts wondering whether there will be additional investment.
BPOS has evolved significantly over time into the various Office 365 features and services of today. Are you aware of how these services can benefit you?
Account-based marketing has been successful in boosting sales and helping marketers personalize messaging, but it requires alignment between departments that is often lacking.
Companies today know they may relinquish their competitive edge without a customer data analytics strategy.
Relios sells jewelry. But its customer base isn't monolithic, so it uses analytics tools to send the right message to the right people.
Database sharding appears in the newly available Oracle 12c Release 2. With it, the flagship database takes a big step toward better cloud performance.
Oracle 12c Release 2 is going to the cloud first, in keeping with Larry Ellison's campaign to do cloud better than others. AWS databases, like Aurora and Redshift, are clear targets.
TechTarget's Jack Vaughan assesses the cloud computing elements of Oracle CTO Larry Ellison's opening keynote at Oracle OpenWorld 2016, including new infrastructure and database capabilities.
Project and Portfolio Management software from SAP can help companies manage business ideas and lighter projects that don't require tight financial controls. Here's a look.
SAP wants to encourage SAP HANA development and market with the release of SAP HANA, express edition, and the Web IDE extensions to SAP HANA Cloud Platform.
With the SAP Ctrl+Y feature, you can quickly copy text in SAP by simply highlighting it with your mouse.
MySQL and Microsoft SQL Server relational databases have their pros and cons. Weigh the differences between SQL Server and MySQL features, costs, functionality and more.
Consultant Michael Otey provides a step-by-step guide to upgrading from SQL Server 2014 to the 2016 release using the SQL Server Installation Center and Microsoft's upgrade wizard.
Before you upgrade to SQL Server 2016, review the hardware and software requirements and the supported upgrade paths to help make sure your deployment of the database goes smoothly.