DBMS - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/2010 en 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_dbms <!--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Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;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 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_dbms <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 SQL Server 2014 supercharged with in-memory tables, Azure connectivity http://www.infoworld.com/t/dbms/sql-server-2014-supercharged-in-memory-tables-azure-connectivity-238639?source=rss_dbms <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/Microsoft_New_hp.jpg" alt="SQL Server 2014 supercharged with in-memory tables, Azure connectivity" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p><a href="http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2014/03/18/sql-server-2014-releases-april-1.aspx" target="_blank">Billed as</a> "Microsoft's cloud first data platform," SQL Server 2014 will be <a href="ht Applications Cloud Computing Data Center Data Management Microsoft SQL Server Hybrid Cloud DBMS Data Center Tue, 18 Mar 2014 20:44:30 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 238639 at http://www.infoworld.com Why data-as-a-service has taken off so fast http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/why-data-service-has-taken-so-fast-236436?source=rss_dbms <p>The primary drivers for moving data into private, public, or hybrid clouds are the efficiency and capabilities that clouds can bring. Enterprises have never seen such efficiencies and capabilities in traditional database technologies, including those from Oracle and IBM.</p> Cloud Computing Data Management DBMS Cloud Computing Tue, 18 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 David Linthicum 236436 at http://www.infoworld.com Oracle's in-memory database: Ripe for the picking by open source http://www.infoworld.com/t/big-data/oracles-in-memory-database-ripe-the-picking-open-source-227369?source=rss_dbms <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/Oracle_New_hp.jpg" alt="Oracle's in-memory database: Ripe for the picking by open source" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Last night, Larry Ellison kicked off Oracle Openworld 2013 with a keynote speech that highlighted one of Oracle's highly touted new technologies: <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-management/oracles-ellison-promises-ungodl Big Data Business Intelligence Open Source Software Oracle Big Data DBMS Open Source Software Mon, 23 Sep 2013 19:39:33 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 227369 at http://www.infoworld.com The virtues of database as a service http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/the-virtues-of-database-service-223607?source=rss_dbms <p>Database as a service is nothing new. But you'd think it was considering its low adoption -- fewer than 1 percent of businesses do it -- even as other forms of cloud computing are growing fast. The concept of keeping corporate data in public clouds is new to most businesses.</p> <p>But as the needs around data analytics and transactional data processing continue to grow -- and IT budgets remain the same -- the use of public cloud-based databases will climb rapidly.</p> Cloud Computing Data Management DBMS Cloud Computing Fri, 02 Aug 2013 10:00:00 +0000 David Linthicum 223607 at http://www.infoworld.com Oracle Database 12c review: Finally, a true cloud database http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-management/oracle-database-12c-review-finally-true-cloud-database-221549?source=rss_dbms <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/Corporations_in_Cloud_hp.jpg" alt="Oracle Database 12c review: Finally, a true cloud database" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>In development for roughly four years, Oracle Database 12c introduces so many important new capabilities in so many areas -- database consolidation, query optimization, performance tuning, high availability, partitioning, ba</p> Cloud Computing Data Management Oracle DBMS SQL Data Management Wed, 26 Jun 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 221549 at http://www.infoworld.com Oracle, Salesforce.com ink nine-year technology partnership http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/oracle-salesforcecom-ink-nine-year-technology-partnership-221465?source=rss_dbms <p>In a coming together of rivals, Salesforce.com and Oracle have signed a nine-year agreement under which the companies will integrate their technologies and Salesforce.com will make a significant investment in Oracle products for its cloud computing platform.</p> <p>Salesforce.com, long a user of Oracle's database, will standardize on Oracle's Linux OS distribution, Java middleware, and Exadata server platform, as well as continue to use Oracle's database, according to the joint announcement today.</p> Applications Cloud Computing The Industry Standard Oracle Salesforce.com DBMS Java Programming CRM ERP SaaS Tue, 25 Jun 2013 15:41:29 +0000 admin 221465 at http://www.infoworld.com Oracle's 'reshape' deal with Microsoft just a certification deal http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/oracles-reshape-deal-microsoft-just-certification-deal-221412?source=rss_dbms <p>Last week, Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison stirred up many news sites with a claim that new partnerships with Microsoft, Salesforce.com, and NetSuite would <a href="http://www.businessinsider.com/oracle-to-announce-new-partnerships-soon-2013-6" target="_blank">"reshape" the cloud computing landscape</a>. The Microsoft deal caught the most attention, given the two companies' fierce rivalry.</p> Applications Application Development Cloud Computing Data Management The Industry Standard Virtualization Microsoft Hyper-V Oracle Application Servers Server Virtualization DBMS Java Programming PaaS Mon, 24 Jun 2013 21:01:40 +0000 Galen Gruman 221412 at http://www.infoworld.com Oracle to charge extra for 12c database's 'fundamental' feature http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-management/oracle-charge-extra-12c-databases-fundamental-feature-221273?source=rss_dbms <p>For the better part of a year, Oracle has touted the "pluggable database" feature in its upcoming 12c database release as a significant architectural shift that will usher in major performance and efficiency improvements and also make cloud-based applications more secure.</p> Data Center Data Management Oracle DBMS Fri, 21 Jun 2013 21:08:27 +0000 admin 221273 at http://www.infoworld.com SkySQL, MariaDB to merge http://www.infoworld.com/t/dbms/skysql-mariadb-merge-217073?source=rss_dbms <p>Two companies offering third-party support for Oracle's open-source MySQL database, as well as the MySQL offshoot MariaDB, have announced plans to merge.</p> <p>SkySQL, which <a href="http://www.itnews.com/business-issues/19629/skysql-joins-ranks-mysql-support-providers" target="_blank">was launched in 2010</a>, said Tuesday it will merge with Monty Program, the company founded by MySQL creator Michael "Monty" Widenius. Terms of the deal, which is expected to close within several months, were not disclosed.</p> Data Management DBMS M&A MySQL Open Source Software Tue, 23 Apr 2013 14:55:09 +0000 admin 217073 at http://www.infoworld.com Data migration is hard to do http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/data-migration-hard-do-216342?source=rss_dbms <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/15FEbizintel-hp.jpg" alt="Data migration is hard to do" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Throughout the past decade, I've dealt with innumerable data munging (a bona fide technical term, folks) tasks.</p> Application Development Data Center Data Management Data Integration DBMS Applications Data Center Mon, 15 Apr 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Paul Venezia 216342 at http://www.infoworld.com MySQL and Cinnamon questions surround Fedora Linux 18 http://www.infoworld.com/d/open-source-software/mysql-and-cinnamon-questions-surround-fedora-linux-18-211613?source=rss_dbms <p>It was just last week that <a href="http://www.pcworld.com/article/2025390/five-notable-new-features-in-fedora-linux-18-spherical-cow.html" target="_blank">Fedora Linux 18 "Spherical Cow"</a> made its official debut, but since then, the Red Hat-supported <a href="http://www.pcworld.com/article/2021273/another-year-another-totally-different-top-10-linux-distros.html" target="_blank">distribution</a> has been all over the news for a variety of reasons, not all of them complimentary.</p> Data Management Open Source Software Red Hat Linux DBMS MySQL Open Source Software Mon, 28 Jan 2013 13:39:32 +0000 admin 211613 at http://www.infoworld.com The MariaDB Foundation: A turning point for MySQL http://www.infoworld.com/d/open-source-software/the-mariadb-foundation-turning-point-mysql-209168?source=rss_dbms <p>Back when Sun Microsystems was setting, some of the programmers who had been involved with the popular and well-known open source MySQL database started a fork of the project called MariaDB.</p> Cloud Computing Data Explosion Open Source Software DBMS MySQL SQL Software Licensing Web Development Open Source Software Fri, 14 Dec 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Simon Phipps 209168 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft adding in-memory capabilities to SQL Server http://www.infoworld.com/d/business-intelligence/microsoft-adding-in-memory-capabilities-sql-server-206590?source=rss_dbms <p>In a move to speed online transaction processing (OLTP), Microsoft is adding in-memory capabilities into its SQL Server relational database management system.</p> <p>The next version of SQL Server will feature the ability to host database tables or even entire databases within a server's working memory. "Any application that is throttled by the I/O of a hard disk would benefit by [having its data] moved into memory," said Doug Leland, Microsoft general manager. Currently Microsoft is testing this in-memory technology, codenamed Hekaton, with a number of customers.</p> Business Intelligence Microsoft Microsoft SQL Server Database Administration Data Mining Data Warehousing DBMS Wed, 07 Nov 2012 17:00:35 +0000 admin 206590 at http://www.infoworld.com Buzz grows around graph databases http://www.infoworld.com/t/nosql/buzz-grows-around-graph-databases-201104?source=rss_dbms <div 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/15FEbizintel-hp.jpg" alt="Buzz grows around graph databases" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Graph databases, which store and query connected information, are starting to emerge as a way of dealing with data delivered in a nonrelational format, such as social networking data.</p> Data Explosion Data Management DBMS NoSQL Social Networking Wed, 29 Aug 2012 12:52:09 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 201104 at http://www.infoworld.com 9 unheralded technology innovations http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/9-unheralded-technology-innovations-199627?source=rss_dbms <p>Because some of these achievements are so widespread, they are also easy to overlook. Not anymore. We're giving nine of these unheralded technology innovations their due here. Information comes directly from the people responsible for these advancements.</p> Application Development Security DBMS Authentication Encryption Web Development Wed, 08 Aug 2012 15:50:58 +0000 admin 199627 at http://www.infoworld.com Review: SQL Server 2012 stands tall http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/review-sql-server-2012-stands-tall-191706?source=rss_dbms <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="Review: SQL Server 2012 stands tall" width="200" height="150" align="right" /></div> <p>As we've come to expect from new SQL Server releases, SQL Server 2012 has so many new features that it's impossible even to mention them all.</p> Data Management Microsoft Windows Microsoft SQL Server Microsoft Windows DBMS SQL Wed, 25 Apr 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 191706 at http://www.infoworld.com IBM releases DB2 version 10, the first big upgrade in four years http://www.infoworld.com/d/business-intelligence/ibm-releases-db2-version-10-the-first-big-upgrade-in-four-years-190069?source=rss_dbms <p>Sensing a change in the way customers store and analyze data, IBM has updated its flagship DB2 relational database management software to handle a wider range of data processing duties. The company has also updated its InfoSphere data warehouse software, IBM announced Tuesday.</p> <p>"We believe we're in a new era of data management. The answer to every data challenge today is not to use a relational database management system," said Bernie Spang, IBM's director of strategy and marketing for database systems. "It's about using the right tool for the right job."</p> Business Intelligence IBM Data Mining Data Warehousing DBMS Tue, 03 Apr 2012 11:19:53 +0000 admin 190069 at http://www.infoworld.com Calling all Oracle customers http://www.infoworld.com/t/data-management/calling-all-oracle-customers-184103?source=rss_dbms <p>When&nbsp;I first heard from an anonymous source&nbsp;about a flaw in the Oracle database, I was skeptical. I'm well versed in the endless cycle of bugs and patches that surrounds the software industry. But this was different. Unless&nbsp;that source was blowing smoke, this was a vulnerability at the heart of the industry's most widely used and trusted enterprise database product.</p> Data Management Oracle DBMS Data Management Security Tue, 17 Jan 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Eric Knorr 184103 at http://www.infoworld.com