Data Management - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/2004 en Tell us your tech priorities for a chance to win $500 http://www.infoworld.com/t/application-development/tell-us-your-tech-priorities-chance-win-500-240402?source=rss_data_management <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/list_1-2-3.jpg" alt="Tell us your tech priorities for a chance to win $500" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Certain CIOs, mainly those who have come up through the business side, have been known to say, "Technology doesn't matter; it's all about business value."</p> Big Data Application Development Cloud Computing Computer Hardware Data Center Data Management Storage Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Eric Knorr 240402 at http://www.infoworld.com First look: MongoDB 2.6, the all-grown-up version http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/first-look-mongodb-26-the-all-grown-version-240038?source=rss_data_management <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/nosql_magic.jpg" alt="First look: MongoDB 2.6, the all-grown-up version" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p> Application Development Database Administration Application Development NoSQL Data Management Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Andrew Oliver 240038 at http://www.infoworld.com 10 great new features in SQL Server 2014 http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/147960/10-great-new-features-in-sql-server-2014-240146?source=rss_data_management <!--paging_filter-->Performance improvements and HA enhancements top the list of highlights in the latest version of SQL Server<div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-dek"> <div class="field-label">Dek:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Performance improvements and HA enhancements top the list of highlights in the latest version of SQL Server </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-external-source"> <div class="field-label">External Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> infoworld.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-url-redirect"> <div class="field-label">Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/147960 </div> </div> </div> DBMS Data Management Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 admin 240146 at http://www.infoworld.com Beware of NoSQL standards in Oracle's clothing http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/beware-of-nosql-standards-in-oracles-clothing-240041?source=rss_data_management <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/nosql_440.jpg" alt="Beware of NoSQL standards in Oracle's clothing" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>I think that <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/the-time-nosql-standards-now-205109">technical standards could help grow the NoSQL market</a>. But somehow, I don't think that's what Oracle has in mind.</p> Application Development Big Data Application Development NoSQL Data Management Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Andrew Oliver 240041 at http://www.infoworld.com LucidWorks preps Solr stack as Splunk killer http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-management/lucidworks-preps-solr-stack-splunk-killer-239627?source=rss_data_management <p>Enterprise search software provider LucidWorks has introduced a package based on its open-source Apache Solr search engine that will allow administrators and business analysts to extract more information from IT system logs.</p> <p>SiLK "is a solution that relies on open core components that organizations can use to manage log data at scale," said Will Hayes, LucidWorks chief product officer.</p> Applications Business Intelligence Data Management Open Source Software Data Mining Open Source Software Search Engines Data Management Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:01:24 +0000 admin 239627 at http://www.infoworld.com Big data showdown: Cassandra vs. HBase http://www.infoworld.com/d/big-data/big-data-showdown-cassandra-vs-hbase-239592?source=rss_data_management <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/BigData440x330.jpg" alt="Big data showdown: Cassandra vs.</div> Big Data Data Management Open Source Software NoSQL Cloud Computing Data Management Wed, 02 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 239592 at http://www.infoworld.com Review: HBase is massively scalable -- and hugely complex http://www.infoworld.com/d/big-data/review-hbase-massively-scalable-and-hugely-complex-239269?source=rss_data_management <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/hadoop.jpg" alt="Review: HBase is massively scalable -- and hugely complex" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Wikimedia</p></em></div> Big Data Data Management NoSQL Cloud Computing Data Management Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 239269 at http://www.infoworld.com Web giants join forces for open source MySQL scalability project http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-management/web-giants-join-forces-open-source-mysql-scalability-project-239231?source=rss_data_management <p>Engineering teams from Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and Twitter have begun work on WebScaleSQL, a project designed to address the challenges of running MySQL at Web scale.</p><p>"Delivering a reliable, personalized experience for the 1.23 billion people who use Facebook requires an expansive and large-scale infrastructure," says Steaphan Greene, a Facebook software engineer. "As Facebook has grown, so has our MySQL deployment, and that deployment is now one of the largest in the world. Along the way, we've learned and benefited from code changes made by the MySQL community."</p> Data Management Facebook Google Twitter MySQL Open Source Software Data Management Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:05:58 +0000 admin 239231 at http://www.infoworld.com What's new in Logstash and why you should care http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/whats-new-in-logstash-and-why-you-should-care-239143?source=rss_data_management <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/data_world.jpg" alt="What's new in Logstash and why you should care" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p></em></div> Application Development Application Development Log Analysis Data Center Data Management Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Andrew Oliver 239143 at http://www.infoworld.com Review: Cassandra lowers the barriers to big data http://www.infoworld.com/d/big-data/review-cassandra-lowers-the-barriers-big-data-238905?source=rss_data_management <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/data_tunnel.jpg" alt="Review: Cassandra lowers the barriers to big data" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p></em></div> Big Data Data Management NoSQL Cloud Computing Data Management Mon, 24 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 238905 at http://www.infoworld.com Review: SQL Server 2014 pushes the pedal to the metal http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-management/review-sql-server-2014-pushes-the-pedal-the-metal-238739?source=rss_data_management <div style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 200px; height: 150px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/ed_choice_small.gif" alt="Microsoft SQL Server 2014" width="200" height="150" align="right" /></div> <p>SQL Server 2014 is a significant release with two overarching themes: cloud and speed -- or, to be specific, Azure integrations and in-memory OLTP (online transaction processing).</p> Data Management Microsoft Windows Microsoft SQL Server Microsoft Windows DBMS Data Management Thu, 20 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 238739 at http://www.infoworld.com Oracle buys BlueKai, gains massive consumer data mart http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/oracle-buys-bluekai-gains-massive-consumer-data-mart-236952?source=rss_data_management <p>Oracle is moving into the market for big customer data by buying BlueKai, which aggregates data on consumers and offers it to marketers via a platform for running targeted marketing campaigns on the Web, offline and on mobile devices. Terms of the deal, which was announced Monday, were not disclosed.</p> <p>BlueKai's software helps manage large stores of customer and audience profile data that can be used in conjunction with various types of marketing software. The company's data marketplace containing hundreds of millions of profiles.</p> The Industry Standard Oracle M&A CRM Data Management Mobile Technology Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:32:37 +0000 admin 236952 at http://www.infoworld.com Quick guide: Which freaking database should I use? http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-management/quick-guide-which-freaking-database-should-i-use-236103?source=rss_data_management <p>The big data era is here, and RDBMS will no longer suffice. Enter NoSQL databases -- but which one is right for you? With so many available, it might seem impossible to choose, but in fact, different data sets call for different databases.</p><p>In this special report, InfoWorld's Andrew C. Oliver breaks down the various databases on offer, including Couchbase, Cassandra, MongoDB, and CouchDB. He also lays out the logic behind key-value databases, column family/big table databases, document databases, and graph databases.</p> Big Data Data Management Big Data NoSQL Data Management IDG Insider Thu, 13 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 uphan 236103 at http://www.infoworld.com SAP lays out its strategy for growth, with HANA at the forefront http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/sap-lays-out-its-strategy-growth-hana-the-forefront-235729?source=rss_data_management <p>SAP's strategy event for the investment community on Tuesday offered few major surprises to anyone who's been closely monitoring the software vendor lately, but did serve to cement the company's future direction for product development, growth and customer retention. Here's a look at some of the highlights of the event.</p> Applications Cloud Computing The Industry Standard SAP IT Strategy ERP SaaS Business Intelligence Data Management Wed, 05 Feb 2014 12:43:14 +0000 admin 235729 at http://www.infoworld.com Video: How Google backs up the Internet http://www.infoworld.com/t/backup-and-recovery/video-how-google-backs-the-internet-235558?source=rss_data_management <p>It's perhaps hyperbole to say Google backs up the entire Internet -- but not by much. Google catalogs a tremendous amount of data to power its search engine, but it also needs to make sure it can get that data back in the case of data center failure. Traditional backup techniques don't scale enough, so Google had to come up with its own. In the video below, Raymond Blum, a site reliability engineer, details Google's backup strategy in an hour-long talk.</p> Data Center Data Management Storage Backup and Recovery Disaster Recovery Data Management Mon, 03 Feb 2014 19:48:11 +0000 InfoTube 235558 at http://www.infoworld.com Update: SAP expects revenue of $30 billion by 2017, driven by cloud http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/update-sap-expects-revenue-of-30-billion-2017-driven-cloud-234600?source=rss_data_management <p>SAP plans to increase its total revenue to at least €22 billion ($30 billion), with <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/saps-revenue-mix-slowly-shifting-cloud-preliminary-figures-show-233967">revenue from its cloud business expected to grow</a> up to €3.5 billion by 2017.</p> <p>The business software maker reported Tuesday that total revenue for 2013 was €16.8 billion, up 4 percent from the previous year, with revenue from its HANA in-memory database up 69 percent at constant currencies to €664 million, from its 3,000 HANA customers.</p> Cloud Computing Data Management The Industry Standard SAP SaaS Applications Data Management Technology Business Tue, 21 Jan 2014 13:05:52 +0000 admin 234600 at http://www.infoworld.com How to screw up your MongoDB schema design http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/how-screw-your-mongodb-schema-design-234302?source=rss_data_management <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/mongodb_hp.jpg" alt="How to screw up your MongoDB schema design" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Tonight I'm going to a <a href="http://www.mongodb.com/events/evening-mongodb-triangle" target="_blank">sold-out MongoDB event</a> hosted by my company at our local startup incubator. Already, 250 have people signed up.</p> Application Development Application Development NoSQL Data Center Data Management Thu, 16 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Andrew Oliver 234302 at http://www.infoworld.com Technology of the Year 2014: The best hardware, software, and cloud services http://www.infoworld.com/t/data-center/technology-of-the-year-2014-the-best-hardware-software-and-cloud-services-234193?source=rss_data_management <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 192px; height: 145px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/toy-2014-hp.jpg" alt="Technology of the Year 2014: The best hardware, software, and cloud services" width="192" height="145" align="right" /></div><p>A bumper sticker philosopher once said, "The best things in life aren't things." We can't be sure the deep thinker had cloud computing in mind, but the same thought occurred to us as we drew up <a href="http://www.info</p> Application Development Big Data Business Intelligence Cloud Computing Computer Hardware Data Management Microsoft Windows Mobile Technology Networking Open Source Software Security Storage Virtualization Application Development Open Source Software Business Intelligence Cloud Computing Data Center Data Management Mobile Technology Networking Operating Systems Security Storage Virtualization Wed, 15 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 234193 at http://www.infoworld.com SAP's revenue mix is slowly shifting to cloud, preliminary figures show http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/saps-revenue-mix-slowly-shifting-cloud-preliminary-figures-show-233967?source=rss_data_management <p>SAP's business is gradually shifting to the SaaS (software as a service) model while sales of its Hana in-memory database platform continue to grow quickly, according to preliminary fourth-quarter and year-end results the company released Friday.</p> <p>Software revenue for the quarter ended Dec. 31 fell 2 percent on an IFRS (international financial reporting standards) basis to €1.9 billion ($2.58 billion), while cloud subscriptions and support jumped 66 percent to €209 million ($284 million), SAP said.</p> Cloud Computing Data Management The Industry Standard SAP SaaS Data Management Technology Business Fri, 10 Jan 2014 16:42:29 +0000 admin 233967 at http://www.infoworld.com Scaling and querying large NoSQL databases http://www.infoworld.com/t/data-management/scaling-and-querying-large-nosql-databases-233084?source=rss_data_management <p><em>Dominated by the RDMS paradigm, databases were a pretty sleepy area of technology for many years. NoSQL changed all that. Although the technology behind most NoSQL databases isn't new, a wild variety of approaches and products has left many customers struggling to catch up (see Andrew Oliver's classic "<a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-management/which-freaking-database-should-i-use-199184">Which freaking database should I choose</a>" for a lively primer).</em></p> NoSQL Data Management Fri, 27 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000 New Tech Forum 233084 at http://www.infoworld.com