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October 10, 2012 by

Joomla 3.0 optimized for mobile devices

Joomla, a popular open source content management system, was recently upgraded to a 3.0 release with enhanced database integration, administrative tools and optimization for mobile devices. A 3.01 security fix went out Tuesday.

July 23, 2012 by

What features would an ideal transaction oriented big data database require?

The IT industry has decades of experience with traditional database engines that were designed to support transactional applications. Now the industry is exploring non-traditional database engines, such as hadoop, for web scale management of huge amounts of rapidly changing data. Hugely scalable transactional systems need something new. What do those requirements look like?

April 10, 2012 by

SAP demonstrates 'Recalls Plus' app for consumers

At a press conference in San Francisco, Sam Yen, vice president of strategic initiatives at SAP, demonstrates a smartphone app targeted to parents of young children featuring back-end integration with the U.S. product recall database.

August 3, 2011 by

Jive seeks to up IT's game with social apps

While app stores have become enormously popular with users, particularly on mobile devices, they are now moving to the enterprise. The new Jive Apps Market provides an interesting approach that combines apps with direct integration into the flow of a worker's primary social experience. Not to be outdone, Apps Market is also designed to appeal to IT as well. It will be one of the enterprise app stores to watch closely.

May 16, 2011 by

Sometimes you can't win on data integrity

The person who carefully makes sure that information systems processes are in place to reduce the risk of inconsistencies in a database of employees with security clearance is probably feeling very let down right now.

June 11, 2010

Taking a Windows Phone to work

When Microsoft announced Windows Phone 7 in the spring, the emphasis was on the user experience and consumer features like Facebook integration, but at the TechEd conference the emphasis has been on business integration. "The fundamental proposition," Microsoft senior director for business experience Paul Bryan told us, "is meeting the needs of the business customer.


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