As we look at how software will be evolving, traditional PC applications and mobile apps have some substantial differences, key among them the depth and flexibility traditional applications offer that are often an anathema to mobile users.
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Microsoft is preparing to release a preview of a new version of its Azure SQL database before year-end which is aimed at simplifying the move of database applications to the cloud.
Voice recognition technology is good enough for almost all your dictation and PC control needs, although Nuance's desktop software still has the odd rough edge.
Oracle's summer of product launches continues as Database 12c becomes generally available. Will all applications go in-memory?
Big trends in the No Design Database era and other takeaways from MongoDB's first user conference.
Oracle's 12c database with in-memory option, cloud offerings and applications have analysts upbeat -- for now.
The OpenStack Icehouse release includes Trove for supporting Database as a Service. Tesora is stepping forward with its database virtualization engine to make deploying database applications easy.
The latest beta release of the Chrome browser for Linux, Mac and Windows introduces support for voice commands, as well as improved support for responsive design for web developers.
The applications, announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, could wind up being the glue that connects Lenovo's post-PC devices.
Organizations often think about using virtualization to make their processing, storage and networks disaster tolerant. DH2i believes that deploying application virtualization is a better way to make databases highly available than using virtual machines.
Microsoft has opened up to testers the limited preview of the premium tier of its Windows Azure SQL database for business-critical applications.
Citrix is merging its Branch Repeater, which delivers PC applications to virtual desktops with CloudBridge, which connects to Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and data centers.
A new report from Soluto uses data from its massive online database of PC crashes, hangs, and performance metrics to identify the 10 most reliable Windows PCs you can buy today. Surprisingly, a MacBook Pro is at the top of the list. Even more surprising is who's not included.
The German Enterprise software behemoth brings its core applications to its HANA in-memory database.
Apple's software subsidiary is positioning its database as another way small businesses can create smartphone or tablet applications for internal use.
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?
Rental server provider Firstserver unable to rebuild system and retrieve businesses' information after system failure last week, and plans to compensate affected customers instead.
Performing analytics without leaving application environment brings ease and relevancy of data, but resulting analysis could be myopic since it is self-contained, observers note.
Automated data archiving system helps companies protect themselves against lawsuits and comply with upcoming data protection legislations, Symantec exec says, but Asian companies hesitant to jump onboard.
Incorporating social technologies help improve data discoverability and collaboration within enterprises, says one analyst, but another says effectiveness in converting search to sales still unclear.
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