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SAP gives SQL Anywhere a fresh IoT injection

Version 17 can tailor its performance to a wide variety of IoT platforms


Securing SQL Server

SQL Server remote access setup guide

In this free PDF download, you'll get step-by-step instructions for setting up VPN access to SQL Server. Plus, get a 25% discount code to purchase the 3rd edition of Securing SQL Server: Protecting Your Database from Attackers.

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LinkedIn fills another SQL-on-Hadoop niche

LinkedIn's open source, home-brew OLAP project is a new way for Hadoop users (and others) to query both real-time and historical data

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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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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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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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Microsoft entices cloud-wary with SQL Server, StorSimple upgrades to Azure

Updates to Microsoft's SQL Server and StorSimple appliance software draw customers toward using Azure as a bridge to the cloud

SQL Server 2014

Leverage the in-memory capabilities of SQL Server 2014 for better performance

Leverage the power of the new in-memory OLTP engine included in SQL Server 2014 for faster performance and lower query latency

The rise of the multimodel database

By mapping documents, graphs, and relational tables to a collection of keys and values, a single data store can support multiple data models

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Splice Machine 1.0 offers speedy, scalable SQL on Hadoop

Splice Machine update offers cross-integration with Hadoop apps and supports migration paths from other databases

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Cloud-hosted Hadoop as a service now does SQL

Altiscale's Hadoop-as-a-service in the cloud now has SQL querying courtesy of Apache's Hive project

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3 make-or-break interview questions for developers

It's developer season at my company. Unlike with deer season, we’re hiring rather than shooting, though not all survive the interview process

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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

Oracle works both sides of the SQL/NoSQL street

While continuing to push SQL, Oracle makes accommodations for newer technologies, including NoSQL and JSON

With Hadoop HBase, Splice Machine breathes new life into old RDBMS

Wait, don't they have SQL databases for that? Splice Machine mashes up scalability of Hadoop with RDBMS transactionality

Emergency vBulletin patch fixes dangerous SQL injection vulnerability

Attackers could exploit the flaw to steal information from the databases of websites running vBulletin 5

Oracle hopes to make SQL a lingua franca for big data

The company's software tool Big Data SQL is set to ship within the next couple of months

Not so fast, NoSQL -- SQL still reigns

Developer survey shows SQL databases are going strong, and NoSQL is the accompaniment, not the replacement

Microsoft SQL 2014 drives deeper into the cloud

Microsoft makes the many Azure-focused features in SQL 2014 less scary through hybrid approaches and desirable new features

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