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Despite finding their way into Gartner Magic Quadrant reports, vendors of NoSQL databases are still in the early-adopter stage with users. Is there a need for NoSQL software in your organization?
Consultant William McKnight talks about the potential uses of in-memory databases and the processing benefits they can provide to organizations.
A Carnegie Mellon University off-shoot applies maturity model techniques to big data. Cross-group communications are a key. The result is the Data Management Maturity Model.
Consultant David Loshin explains the business benefits that self-service BI tools can provide to help users circumvent IT challenges in CRM analytics.
The City of Palo Alto Utility has turned to customer behavior analytics to help smooth spikes in demand, helping to keep the city cool.
At the 2014 TDWI Executive Summit in Boston, consultant Tony Bodoh provided tips and outlined a step-by-step process for creating effective business intelligence presentations that motivate business executives to take action.
Avery Brewing Co. is a small business based in Colorado that wants to focus on brewing beer, and not much else. Using SAP in the cloud has helped.
There are a growing number of cloud-based platforms and technologies for SAP developers wanting to build HANA applications, many of which have overlapping use cases. Consultant Ethan Jewett sorts through the options -- and the confusion.
Considering deploying SuccessFactors software? The type of deployment model an organization chooses affects the integration effort, data flow and designation of which system shall be the master system of record.
With DBAs rewarded for server performance and SAN specialists rewarded for server capacity, there can be a tug of war. Mavis Tire goes SANless with SIOS DataKeeper. SIOS Technology releases a survey about high availability and SAN.
Basit Farooq explains how to improve the performance of OLTP applications using SQL Server 2014 In-Memory. He details what makes SQL Server 2014 In-Memory different from other in-memory database engines and how to use that to your advantage.
Don Jones discusses how database developers are taking the easy road for database security and going with the lowest common denominator instead of taking into account the unique security of each database platform.
HTML5 is still a bit of a mystery for some developers. In this tip, developers can learn about the latest in HTML technology, then find a tool or tool criteria that will help them utilize HTML5.
With more and more embedded devices being connected to corporate networks, more data than ever is being aggregated from machine to machine interactions. Smart companies are now leveraging this data to make their organizations and processes more streamlined and more efficient.
Massive amounts of data are being crunched in order to provide business intelligence to managers and directors so they can make the right decisions for their organizations. Here we look at how big data is turning BI into a self-service proposition.
Remote KVMs represent both convenience and potential for disaster. A few simple security steps can prevent downed servers, whether from an intentional attack or a simple miscommunicated update.
With sales sagging, legacy hardware suppliers are scurrying to form partnerships with a new generation of converged infrastructure vendors. But will these newly minted converged systems convince IT to open up the purse strings?
UPS sizing is hard, with confusing terminology and an ever-shifting IT load. If you get the calculations wrong, don't worry about a Michael Bay movie scene in the data center. Here's what to do when UPS is too wimpy or too beefy for the task.
Creating a social media strategy that engages customers and aligns with company goals is the key to social business.
While digital publishing requires mobile-first Web design, don't stop there. For the best customer results, WCM systems need to be contextually aware and deliver the content for multichannel experiences.
Readers passionately debated the merits and liabilities of the right to be forgotten on August 7. You can continue the dialogue below.
More companies are using branding, market analysis and targeted messaging to attract and retain top talent.
Vendors are staring at an abyss: SaaS subscriptions siphoning off revenue from huge, upfront licenses. Get ready for new flavors of cloud -- and say goodbye to more legacy systems.
In one of IT's most-saturated markets, organizations need guidance before buying. Here are five tips to help make shopping more fun.