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Expand data types faster than systems

Data architects and leaders are often tasked with collecting a wide range of new data. Sometimes that can lead to the inadvertent growth of new data stores

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Database shift: Start with open source but finish with AWS

AWS seems to be building natural bridges between on-premises databases like MySQL and cloud services like Amazon Aurora

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3 major cloud migration mistakes to avoid

These three mistakes are costly, but they are also easily avoidable if you know what to look for

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How to create a Microsoft SQL Server failover cluster in the Google Cloud

A step-by-step guide to using SAN-less failover clustering software to support SQL Server’s Always On Failover Clustering in the public cloud

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Redis 5.0 introduces streams for in-memory abstract types

Redis's builders are calling streams the most complex type in the platform even if the data structure itself is simple

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5 reasons why your code is running so slowly—and how to fix it

Here’s how to address why the code runs well on your development machine but has totally borked in production

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When it comes to data, the interface matters as much as the information

Regulations like GDPR are getting headlines, but the song remains the same

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The era of the cloud database has finally begun

Enterprises are waking up to discover that their database needs have changed dramatically—and that the old-school RDBMS is no longer the best tool

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TigerGraph: The parallel graph database explained

How TigerGraph achieves fast data ingest, fast graph traversal, and deep link analytics even for large data sets

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GDPR may well kill enterprise blockchain databases

The secure ledger technology sounds like a godsend for all sorts of databases—until you examine how GDPR’s PII management gets in the way

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How to use Azure Cosmos DB in .Net

Take advantage of the Azure cloud’s fully managed, schema agnostic, NoSQL database-as-service for your .Net web applications

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The right way to pick a cloud database

Beware the database fan boys, who never want to move to a different database than what they have in the datacenter

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How to choose the right type of database for your enterprise

Choosing a database to serve your enterprise technology needs can be overwhelming. Start by understanding what databases are available and use this article to guide you to finding the right fit

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3 requirements of modern archive for massive unstructured data

As the nature and scale of enterprise data changes, secondary storage—especially archive—becomes a huge opportunity to add value to organizational data

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Database decisions: AWS has changed the game for IT

Enterprises are figuring out that they likely need different database engines to power different parts of their applications. AWS has figured that out, too

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Real-time data pipelines: pairing message queues and databases

Data leaders need to stay on top of the technologies of message queues and databases

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Navigating time in knowledge graphs

The temporal benefits of cognitive knowledge graphs can affect almost any business problem, including basic issues of data management such as data quality, data cleansing, and integration

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What is a graph database? A better way to store connected data

Learn why graph databases excel at exploring highly connected data, and how to leverage them in your organization

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How PostgreSQL just might replace your Oracle database

Although heavily dependent on Oracle today, Salesforce seems to be seeking database freedom—and its efforts could result in the same freedom for all enterprises

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Cosmos DB review: Database for a small planet

Multi-model Azure database combines global reach and a choice of five consistency models, allowing you to trade off cost for consistency

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