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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

Winter Corp. publishes the largest databases

Winter Corp. publishes the largest databases

The Winter TopTen Program identifies the world's leading database implementations based on database size, most rows/records and highest workload achieved. The program recognizes the database practitioners whose accomplishments are advancing the boundaries of database size and power.

December 11, 2003 by in Data Management