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10 things you need to worry about in 2017

It's time for our annual ritual: Burn some incense, peer into the dark, and fret about the future

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Hadoop, we hardly knew ye

Once, Hadoop was synonymous with big data. Now, Spark and cloud services are riding high as Hadoop heads off into the sunset

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Report: Linux, NoSQL, Nginx set foundation for AWS app dominance

Sumo Logic research shows its customers favor AWS for building their apps, Redis for storing data, and Nginx for serving it all up

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SAP aims to simplify innovation with update to HANA in-memory database

SAP HANA 2 adds new functions, features, and languages for application developers

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Admins, update your databases to avoid the MySQL bug

Two critical privilege escalation vulnerabilities in MySQL, MariaDB, and Percona Server for MySQL can help take control of the whole server, which is very bad for shared environments

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Tame unruly big data flows with StreamSets

See how the free open source StreamSets Data Collector brings visibility and control to real-time streaming data

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Redis module speeds Spark-powered machine learning

The newly released Redis-ML component for the popular in-memory data store accelerates machine learning functions with Apache Spark

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Why blockchain’s growing pains will be worth it

Experts say blockchain has a bright future, much like the optimistic predictions the industry had for the cloud 10 years ago

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Fire up big data processing with Apache Ignite

Apache Ignite brings RDBMS, NoSQL, and Hadoop data sets into memory to deliver huge performance gains

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Microsoft's embrace of server bundles may rankle IT

Taking a page from its push for hybrid Azure clouds, Microsoft suggests cloud-enhanced versions of SQL Server may call for certified hardware

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MySQL face-off: Amazon outscales Google

Google Cloud SQL performance may beat Amazon Aurora at low thread counts, but Aurora owns the high end

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Azure brings SQL Server Analysis Services to the cloud

Azure Analysis Services will help companies with data analysis in the cloud

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Monster Oracle update patches database, Java

Oracle's Critical Patch Updates keep getting bigger. The database giant addressed a number of remotely exploitable flaws in Java, MySQL, and Oracle Database this quarter

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Big data face-off: Spark vs. Impala vs. Hive vs. Presto

AtScale, a maker of big data reporting tools, has published speed tests on the latest versions of the top four big data SQL engines. Conclusion: Time to upgrade!

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7 big data tools to ditch in 2017

You think you got the hang of big data analytics? There's no time to be smug. To deliver real value, you'd better keep your stack up to date

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Build geospatial apps with Redis

Learn how to simplify the development of location-based apps with Redis’ new geospatial indexing, sets, and operations

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8 'new' enterprise products we don't want to see

So many press releases, so little time -- here are the product announcement emails that get deleted based on the subject line alone

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Faster with GPUs: 5 turbocharged databases

Tired of slow joins and poky graph analytics? These database solutions use GPU acceleration for faster answers

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