SQL databases with in-memory column stores, NoSQL with query languages; it looks like the two schools of database design have begun to merge.
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Infor's suite of high-end cloud financial software products include a new user interface, in-memory database technology and more. CloudSuite signals a major shift in the application space. Will CIOs bite?
The move marks the first time the Finnish company's navigation app is available on the Android OS, as well as HERE's entrance into the wearables space.
Oracle's summer of product launches continues as Database 12c becomes generally available. Will all applications go in-memory?
MemSQL's CEO sees in-memory technology as the best way to enable real time transactions and analytics applications. He also sees this as the basis for extremely fast big data solutions.
Oracle's 12c database with in-memory option, cloud offerings and applications have analysts upbeat -- for now.
Because of the number of firms using its databases, Oracle has high hopes for its in-memory database architecture.
If Oracle can stop rivals in their tracks on the real-time analytics front, the company's database -- under fire from open source alternatives -- will keep customers for multiple investment cycles.
A new version of Microsoft's database has been released, with enhanced in-memory support and Azure-hosted backup.
The next release of Redmond's flagship relational database is done. In-memory computing; cloud and hybrid scenarios; and enhanced data warehousing capabilities are the product's major new features.
Looking forward for 2014, the mobile OS space might be even more difficult to predict this year.
When running Dropbox, Mac OS X and Windows together, one wrong setting can quickly fill up all available disk space. Not a good thing.
Windows 8.1 Update 1 may be headed for a March 2014 release and could include some under-the-hood changes to reduce memory and disk space requirements for cheaper tablets.
I was hoping Motorola might stand apart from others in the Android space when Google purchased them. With their custom Moto Maker service and quick OS updates I think they are showing me they want to as well.
Compressed memory is the only major storage feature in OS 10.9 Mavericks. Here's what it is and how well it works.
As a very full-featured free app, Medscape is worth a download. If you have space on your device, I strongly recommend you download the full database so you're prepared in any eventuality.
Software licenses for SAP's in-memory database technology will be bundled along with hardware and ongoing management. The cloud product roll out will start from Australia and New Zealand.
Microsoft's SQL Server 2014 is slated to deliver in-memory OLTP capabilities, plus a handful of other new and enhanced database features early next year.
While figures just out suggest impressive sales growth for SAP's in-memory database technology, rivals and critics are painting a more complex picture.
Essentially, SAP has the tool set (thanks primarily to its flagship HANA in-memory database) while EMPEA will provide the brainpower.
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