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The 2018 DBTA Readers’ Choice Awards Winners

The votes have been counted and the results are in. Now, it's time to offer congratulations as Database Trends and Applications magazine unveils the 2018 Readers' Choice Awards winners. Read More

2018: The Year of the Graph is Declared at Data Summit

As organizations undergo digital transformation to analyze and query large amounts of data at high speeds, they are increasingly leveraging graph databases to illuminate information about connections. The result is that 2018 will be a big year for graph technology, according to Sean Martin, CTO of Cambridge Semantics, and Scott Heath, CRO, Expero. Read More

8 Game-Changing Data Technologies

There's a new generation of technologies reshaping data management as we know it. To explore some of the game-changing technologies or approaches that are having the most profound impact on today's enterprises, DBTA asked industry experts and leaders to cite what they see as having the most positive impact. The following are eight areas effecting the most change. Read More

ECM Is Dead: Long Live Intelligent Information Management

"ECM is dead," proclaimed Michael Woodbridge in a Gartner blog post earlier this year. And, the fact is, today's legacy enterprise content management (ECM) systems and other traditional approaches to managing information are no longer feasible in a world where 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created every day—resulting in general confusion when itcomes to document management. Read More

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Todd Schraml

Database Elaborations

Todd Schraml

  • How to Keep Your Data Lake From Becoming a Swamp In the big data world of today, issues abound. People discuss structured data versus unstructured data; graph versus JSON versus columnar data stores; even batch processing versus streaming. Differences between each of these kinds of things are important. How they are used can help direct how best to store content for use. Therefore, deep understanding of usage is critical in determining the flavor of data persistence employed.
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Craig S. Mullins

DBA Corner

Craig S. Mullins

  • Blazing Fast Access With Ancelus Algorithmic Database We are living in the age of polyglot persistence, which really just means that it makes sense to store data using the technology that best matches the way the data will be used by applications. The age of trying to force everything into a relational DBMS is over, and we now have NoSQL, NewSQL, in-memory, and Hadoop-based offerings that are being used to store data. But you really should also be looking at the algorithmic approach offered by Ancelus Database.
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Kevin Kline

SQL Server Drill Down

Kevin Kline

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Guy Harrison

Emerging Technologies

Guy Harrison

  • Your Car Will Soon Be Smarter Than You We all know that self-driving cars and other autonomous vehicles are coming. Prototypes of self-driving vehicles can be seen around Silicon Valley, and self-driving features are commercially available in Teslas and other brands. However, there are significant "smart car" features on the way that will affect both human- and self-driven vehicles.
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Rob Mandeville

Next-Gen Data Management

Rob Mandeville

  • Correlation Versus Causation: Why Should a DBA Care? Shark attacks and ice cream sales follow the very same trajectory when charted. When ice cream sales go up, so do shark attacks. When ice cream sales decrease, shark attacks decrease. With a correlation coefficient of very close to 1, we can deduce that sharks like to attack after we've recently had ice cream!
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