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Database Migrations Shift Into High Gear

Nov 12, 2020 |

Google Cloud today announced Database Migration Service (DMS), a new service for migrating customers’ MySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQL Server relational databases to its hosted database service, called Cloud SQL. Meanwhile, MariaDB announced that it has picked off an Oracle database customer, which is now running the MariaDB database on Google Cloud. Read more…

Why Databases Are Needed on the Edge

Nov 11, 2020 |

The proliferation of smart devices and the IoT are putting pressure on developers to adopt more sophisticated processes to manage data. Some developers may prefer to continue using simpler file systems to keep track of data, while others want to outsource that responsibility to the cloud. Read more…

The Shifting Landscape of Database Systems

Nov 5, 2020 |

3T Software Labs, the company behind the MongoDB NoSQL database tool Studio 3T, has released its 2020 MongoDB Trends Report. The report, which is compiled from four years of interviews and surveys with more than 18,000 data professionals, highlights the shifting landscape of SQL, NoSQL, and multi-model database implementations among their users. Read more…

Oracle Sees AI Advancing Finance, Supply Chains

Feb 12, 2020 |

Corporate finance and IT departments along with supply chain managers are the largest benefactors of AI technology, according to an emerging technologies study released this week by Oracle.

Separately, Oracle (NYSE: Read more…

Inaugural Distributed SQL Summit to Be Held September 20

Aug 2, 2019 |

The first ever Distributed SQL Summit will be held on September 20, 2019, in San Jose, California. The summit, which is hosted by YugaByte, aims to bring together industry leaders to share best practices and technical knowledge on the distributed SQL approach. Read more…

Microsoft Azure Looks to Secure ‘Data Estates’

Jul 29, 2019 |

Cloud giants continue to snap up data management and security startups as they add new capabilities aimed at enterprise customers in the midst of digital transitions.

The latest example is Microsoft’s (NASDAQ: Read more…

‘Data Workers’ Failing to Cope

May 29, 2019 |

More evidence is emerging that “data workers” in general and data scientists in particular are bogged down by the sheer breadth of their company’s data.

Meanwhile, the skills gap between data experts and line-of-business workers continues to grow. Read more…

RavenDB Adds Graph Queries

May 15, 2019 |

RavenDB, the open-source transactional NoSQL document database vendor, has added data replication and other features to the latest release along with the ability to handle graph queries.

Along with “pull” data replications, RavenDB 4.2 released this week adds a distributed online counters capability that can be used, for example, to support real-time apps that track “likes” and “favorites.” Distributed counters are used to support more frequent counter updates. Read more…

ML Patent Apps Still Soaring

Feb 27, 2019 |

Intellectual property continues to be the coin of the realm for technology companies, and in few data-driven industries is this truer than the booming field of machine learning.

In its annual canvas of the fastest growing technologies, IFI Claims Patent Services reports that machine learning was again among the hottest commodities based on the number of patent applications. Read more…

Data Startups Continue to Draw Suitors

Jan 28, 2019 |

Leading technology companies continue to snap up big data startups spawned by open-source technologies. The latest example is Microsoft’s deal to acquire open-source database specialist Citus Data.

In a separate deal last week, the big data analytics arm of French aerospace giant Thales (OTCMKTS: Read more…

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