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Push for huge DNA database

Push for huge DNA database

Several states are pushing towards the creation of massive DNA databases by permitting DNA sampling of people when they are arrested - before they're convicted. Civil libertarians are complaining that "innocent until proven guilty" is given way to "suspected even if never proven guilty."

July 31, 2006 by in Data Management

44% of database devs use MySQL

44% of database devs use MySQL

Open source database deployments are up more than 20% in the last six months, according to Evans Data. MySQL use, has increased by more than 25% in six months and is approaching a majority in the database space, with 44% of developers using the open source database.

October 22, 2005 by in Data Management

Data management market to reach $10.4 bln by 2009

Data management market to reach $10.4 bln by 2009

Motivated by business goals such as compliance and supply chain efficiency, global companies are prioritizing investments in master data management. These are the set of processes to create and maintain a single view of products, customers, accounts, or locations, through a physical or logical hub, across the enterprise or, in some cases, across enterprises.

October 7, 2005 by in Data Management