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Review: MongoDB 3.0 reaches for the enterprise

MongoDB zeroes in on operations with pluggable storage engines and revamped management tools

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Micromanaging computation considered harmful

SQL isn't just a database language; it's also management by objective

Oracle's new 'PULA' license promises unlimited database use in perpetuity

'We have seen them in the wild,' one consultant confirms

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When cable companies and fashion magazines invest in big data (literally)

The parent company of Vogue, Vanity Fair and Wired acquired big data vendor 1010data -- an unlikely match. Can a media group recoup such a half billion dollar investment?

Open-source startup hopes to change the way businesses visualize data

SlamData open-source project helps businesses visualize semi-structured NoSQL data

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7 essential SQL Server security tips

How to protect your database from SQL injection, data theft, rogue users, and well-meaning meddlers without tying your environment in knots

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SQL illiteracy considered harmful (to your career)

SQL is more than just a database language

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8 MySQL gotchas worth a rant

A schema of gripes about (nearly) everyone’s favorite relational DB

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A new document database emerges from the cloud

The NoSQL trend has given us a crazy array of new database choices. Clusterpoint has just jumped in to offer a cloud-based document database

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Which approach to use for your data APIs: generic or specialized?

Common wisdom calls for a single, generic API to concentrate all interactions between frontend and backend. But the continuous increase in the diversity of client devices and objects makes architects rethink this design and take a...

Oracle offers software to ease move to a hybrid Oracle cloud

Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Release 5 can manage the company's databases and application servers in the cloud

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Use the right approach for building a data back end

Start with development or with design? This long-standing conundrum of software engineering is more acute than ever when it comes to building the interactions between front-end apps and their back end

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First look: Couchbase’s new SQL for NoSQL

Couchbase Server 4.0 addresses NoSQL’s biggest pain point with SQL-like query language for its document datastore

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N1QL: A SQL twist comes to document databases

The language will be a part of the upcoming Couchbase Server 4.0 release

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MongoDB at the crossroads: Growth or openness?

MongoDB World 2015 introduces interesting new features in MongoDB 3.2 and more interesting questions about the future of the company and its community

The next generation of spreadsheets will be a database

Flexibility and ease of use have made the spreadsheet the popular but unfortunate choice for makeshift databases; we can do better

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Why your next database will be open source

Watch out, Oracle. Developers are moving past proprietary databases to open source upstarts -- often under the radar of IT management

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3 ways the data lake is actually not helping with IT agility

Through a data lake, everyone can access any data they need for their agile IT project -- even if they are not in IT. Yet, at the end of the day, this nice concept can turn into more of a challenge and hardship than the agility it...

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