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EnterpriseDB Says JSON Toolkit Nixes NoSQL Drawbacks
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
NoSQL databases start out easy, but you'll later struggle with data logic, says EnterpriseDB. JSON toolkit promises best of NoSQL and RDBMS.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/19/2014
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5 Ways To Beat The Digital Disruption Curse
Peter Waterhouse, Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies
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Companies like Atari and Pan Am featured in the movie Blade Runner were considered cursed, but today's companies face a very real curse -- their own digital inertia.
By Peter Waterhouse Senior Technical Marketing Advisor, CA Technologies, 8/19/2014
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HP's $199 Windows Laptop: Chromebook Killer?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Leaked specs show what a budget-friendly Windows device might offer. Is it enough to stem surging Chromebook sales?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/19/2014
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3D Mapping Data's Future: 8 Examples
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
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Federal agencies, academia, communities, and the private sector are collaborating on advanced US mapping data as part of the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP). Look what these maps can do.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 8/19/2014
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Wearable Devices: Keep Data Privacy In Check
Ruby A. Zefo, Chief Privacy & Security Counsel, Intel
Commentary
Consumers, businesses, and manufacturers can all help ensure that the privacy rights of those using wearables are respected and enforced.
By Ruby A. Zefo Chief Privacy & Security Counsel, Intel, 8/18/2014
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Windows 'Threshold': 7 Things To Expect
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft will reportedly release its next version of Windows as a public preview by this fall. Here's what we know about the next version of Windows.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/18/2014
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IE's Bad Reputation: Will Microsoft Rebrand?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Internet Explorer hasn't been able to shake its reputation as a buggy browser because users refuse to upgrade to cleaner versions -- despite their complaints. Microsoft says rebranding is on the table.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/16/2014
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Rimini Infringed Oracle's Database Copyrights, Says Court
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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US District Court dismisses Rimini Street's counterclaims of defamation and unfair trade practices, agrees that it engaged in "massive theft" of Oracle's intellectual property as trial moves closer.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/16/2014
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Philadelphia Boosts Digital Connections With Citizens
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Philadelphia taps Salesforce and Unisys to ensure its "Philly 311" cloud and mobile program stays on top of all nonemergency requests from potholes to noise complaints.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 8/14/2014
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US Digital Service: Key To Making Government Agile?
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Effort to apply the lessons of HealthCare.gov is praiseworthy, but may not get at the root cause of problems with digital government services.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/14/2014
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Microsoft Delays ActiveX Blocking In IE
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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In response to customer concerns, Microsoft won't start blocking ActiveX controls in IE until September.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/13/2014
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Splunk App For Stream Adds Real-Time Wire Data
Kevin Casey,
News
New app provides greater machine data visibility to Splunk deployments, but users should expect increasing overlap between platforms as big data analysis becomes more complex.
By Kevin Casey , 8/13/2014
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The Quantified Self On Steroids
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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An IT director changes his life by monitoring data from wearables and sensors, walking the line between self-discovery and tech obsession.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 8/13/2014
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Dell Pushes Power With New Workstations
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Dell bolsters its workstation comeback with new tower and rack systems that are among the first to feature fast DDR4 RAM.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/12/2014
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Microsoft To Patch 2 Critical Bugs
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft will fix two critical bugs on Patch Tuesday -- but not for Windows 8.1 users who haven't installed the Windows 8.1 Update.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/11/2014
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When Data Joins The Dark Side
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
A big data stockpile may contain dark data -- unstructured, unclassified information that you can't put to good use. Maybe it's time to find it.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/11/2014
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IT Salary Survey 2014: BI/Analytics
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Intelligence/analytics and data integration/warehousing professionals at the staff and managerial level are in demand, feel challenged, and are generally secure and optimistic about their careers. So why is compensation stagnant?
By InformationWeek Staff , 8/11/2014
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Apple Patent Points To Siri On Macs
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Apple's Siri might soon appear on Macs if a new patent application is any indication.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/9/2014
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5 Priorities For Chief Data Officers
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM says 25% of Fortune 500 firms now employ CDOs, yet many don't know how to structure the role. Research reveals five imperatives.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/8/2014
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NoSQL, NewSQL, or RDBMS: How To Choose
Bharat Upadrasta, Senior Research Lead, Mu Sigma
Commentary
When should you choose a NoSQL or NewSQL option versus a conventional relational database management system? Here are 10 telltale traits that will help you make the right choice.
By Bharat Upadrasta and Austin Chungath , 8/8/2014
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