2014 State Of Database Tech: Think Retro
Conventional databases from Microsoft, Oracle, and IBM still dominate the enterprise, say respondents in our newest research. What will it take for NoSQL, DBaaS, and distributed systems to break through?
Office 365 Gets Personal
Microsoft Office 365 will soon become more collaborative, focusing on relevant content to provide a more personalized work experience.
Business Apps Are Becoming Disposable
The ease with which software applications can be created and connected to corporate systems has changed the nature of business software development.
IBM Buys Cloudant, Eyes Amazon's Turf
IBM's planned Cloudant buy will advance cloud-based database services, but can the underlying database compete against Amazon DynamoDB, MongoDB, Couchbase, and DataStax?
Retail Tech Lessons From Sochi
Is determining how to best connect 10 retail stores in one state that different from connecting the different Olympic venues?
Is Your Company Running A Data Dump?
Hoarding useless data makes analytics harder. Companies like Paxata say their brand of analytics lets non-data experts turn data landfills into useful info.
3 Big Data Pitfalls To Avoid
Frost & Sullivan urges big data neophytes to get professional guidance in order to avoid three common deployment mistakes.
Big Data's 2 Big Years
During the past two years, Hadoop hit the big time, in-memory arrived, and practitioners saw data analysis deliver real results.
16 Top Big Data Analytics Platforms
Data analysis is a do-or-die requirement for today's businesses. We analyze notable vendor choices, from Hadoop upstarts to traditional database players.