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10 more do's and don'ts for faster SQL queries

Follow these tried-and-true techniques to improving both the speed and concurrency of your dawdling database

SAP spices up its predictive analytics and visualization apps

Highlights of the update include Hadoop support and a tie-in to BusinessObjects

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APIs will glue together the Internet of things

The so-called Internet of things can be up close and personal, and APIs are the key to making it happen

Splunk's log analysis framework adds C#, .Net tools

The new tools leverage recently added features and allow Splunk to be accessed in cross-platform development

Betting big on the 'SMAC stack'

The notion of combining social, mobile, analytics and cloud into one integrated architectural pipe is gaining traction

Tibco going up against Oracle, IBM and Adobe with new customer engagement platform

Tibco Engage seeks to go beyond mere customer loyalty programs

Big data: There's signal in that noise

When the data you capture and crunch is large and disorderly, interesting bits may come along for the ride. Don't squeeze the life out of it -- explore it

Cloud BI: Going where the data lives

Historically, cloud BI has been mostly used by smaller businesses, but larger enterprises are starting to make the trek

Review: Birst brings DIY to BI

With straightforward data access, automated modeling, and easy reporting tools, cloud-based Birst Enterprise is the data warehouse for the rest of us

9 common BI software mistakes and how to avoid them

Business intelligence experts and business leaders discuss common mistakes companies make when selecting and implementing a BI solution

How to create a data lake for fun and profit

The idea of data lakes has been fermenting, and now real companies are using them for real analysis. Here's why you might want one -- and how to create it

Yahoo buys Flurry to make more money from mobile apps

The deal could help Yahoo better target ads on mobile devices

IBM plus Apple: It's all about the apps

What will IBM on iOS look like? Phil Buckellew, vice president of IBM Enterprise Mobile, explains how IBM will deliver a new experience in enterprise applications

Getting your hands on data with mobile analytics

Mobile touchscreen interfaces, when designed correctly, provide a more intimate relationship with business data. Donald Farmer of Qlik offers his take on three key UI design principles

Actuate software offers free data analysis to enterprise business units

Departments can create reports and embed analysis results directly into Web pages using a teaser version of Actuate's software

Microstrategy simplifies licensing, pricing

The market demands agility and flexibility from BI vendors, according to one analyst

Cloud-based analytics offer insight to all

Conventional analytics deliver value to an elite few. Tidemark CEO Christian Gheorghe explains how his cloud-based analytics platform offers insight to the whole organization

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison wades into the in-memory database wars

Oracle's in-memory option takes advantage of the core platform's maturity, according to an executive

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