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A pivotal magazine article helped medical doctor Parsa Mirhaji along a path to a semantic data lake for healthcare, using Hadoop, RDF, graph databases and more.
Big data may be all the rage, but data warehouse platforms are still being utilized by companies of all sizes. Expert Craig S. Mullins takes a look at the technology.
IBM's planned purchase of The Weather Co.'s data operations may be a bellwether event from which data professionals can learn.
While technically comparable to bare metal cloud offerings from IBM and Rackspace, AWS has a different motivation for offering dedicated hardware.
Amazon quietly made an update to its free AWS cost analysis tool that may be significant enough to give cloud users reason to ditch third-party tools that can cost thousands of dollars.
Managing the gamut of AWS products from end to end requires skilled hands, and IT teams can struggle. Managed service providers apply their cloud knowledge at the behest of the business.
Microsoft hasn't released the licensing details for SharePoint 2016, but there are a couple of areas where enterprises can expect additional expenses.
Companies want an enterprise search function that performs like Google, but hurdles persist to make that scenario reality. Emerging technologies offer hope of future parity.
Companies want enterprise search to perform like top Web engines, but improvements will need to target the unique needs of business. New technologies could help bridge that gap.
Updates to the Oracle Marketing Cloud aim to give marketers and salespeople more mobile customer engagement options, as well as testing capabilities for marketing content.
Upgrades to the Marketing Cloud enable marketers to score customer behavior and adjust marketing campaigns to re-engage, or boost interest among, customers.
The Act-On marketing automation platform provides SMBs with a number of tools to help them reach their sales and marketing goals, and enhance their customer engagement strategy.
Oracle Analytics Cloud rounds up a number of the company's business intelligence and big data cloud services. Expert Robert Sheldon takes a look at the cloud analytics platform.
A jury found support vendor Rimini Street guilty of copyright infringement and awarded Oracle $50 million. But officials from the two companies see the decision in a very different light.
Maria Anderson, IOUG president, believes that resilience is crucial to thriving in the IT profession. IT professionals also need to expand their roles into business, she says.
S/4HANA is SAP's commitment to a refresh of its core Business Suite software. This refresh focuses on three main areas, and potential users need to get up to speed on each one.
Many users and analysts believe the move to SAP's ERP suite for the HANA in-memory database is inevitable, but it will take time and clearer direction from SAP.
Managing a global SAP rollout is complex and challenging. But by limiting custom development and following other tried-and-true lessons, you can better navigate the challenges.
With PolyBase, when you use SQL Server 2016 as your data source, you have easy access to Hadoop and Azure Blob Storage data from whatever environment you're working in.
DBCC CHECKDB, a long-awaited feature for SQL Server Analysis Services, provides the ability to perform database consistency checks against tabular and multidimensional databases.
Microsoft announced that it had enabled an auditing feature for the Azure SQL Data Warehouse. The new feature has many benefits, but storing audit logs won't be free.