Big data management is a work in progress for virtually any business these days, and Facebook's momentum in this regard shows no sign of slowing down.
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Microsoft is taking steps toward delivering on its cross-platform device, application and data management with new Office 365 capabilities.
Windows 10 will build in standards-based two-factor authentication to every device, effectively neutering most phishing attacks and password database breaches. The company also announced new features aimed at securing corporate machines from malware attacks and data leaks.
The platform combines the Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub with EMC's Isilon scale-out storage to make silos of application data available for business analytics.
Mobility brings tremendous opportunities for companies today, both in increased productivity and new business, but an unmanaged deployment invites risk and creates a potential for data loss.
A new version of the Riak Enterprise NoSQL distributed database is now available, with better search and more data types designed to broaden its appeal.
Oracle will likely pitch its database, content management tools and analytics packages to Front Porch customers such as A&E Television, BBC, Discovery and Nascar.
Although organizations are exploring No-SQL and Big Data databases, many would like to access these data stores using a SQL interface. FoundationDB is now offering a SQL "personality" for their key-value store database.
Organizations that have maintained their investment in traditional SQL-based databases -- and are seeing the limitations of these databases -- have started adding No-SQL and Big Data databases to their portfolio. FoundationDB believes its database can do it all.
Intigua believes that the movement towards software defined data centers, networks, storage and the increasing reliance on virtualization technology means that companies need new tools to manage their management products.
Data and information management software provider Commvault has advised that businesses need to determine the context of their data before they decide which cloud infrastructure to adopt.
When it comes to the most popular database management systems, the top three are no surprise; but relatively unheralded PostgreSQL is gaining. And, despite what you may have heard, relational databases still rule.
Those working with Docker containers can now try out the Flocker open-source, data-focused Docker management framework from ClusterHQ.
IBM has patented a technique designed to help customers automatically analyse and manage the location where their public and private cloud data is stored.
The United States Government could be facing a new leak source besides Edward Snowden, after classified documents emerged this week outlining data-collecting activities relating to the nation's central counterterrorism database.
Oracle's latest big idea for big data aims to eliminate data silos with new software connecting the dots between the Oracle Database, Hadoop and NoSQL.
For a spatial data provider, a new system to deliver even greater precision to customers needed always-on management, a solution offered by a cloud environment.
Smart nation plan means massive amounts of data will be collected and analyzed, prompting questions about data privacy and security. With Singapore's public sector excluded from the country's data protection act, how will data management be properly governed?
Oracle says the data management tool helps researchers automate the data load and standardize disparate data sets.
Imagine a database in which the data is a component of the index. This approach has been used before in database systems like Pick and MUMPS. FoundationDB has built upon this concept by adding a highly distributed, highly reliable back end and a number of front ends including SQL.
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