The world of data management in 2017 is diverse, complex and challenging. The industry is changing, the way that we work is changing, and the underlying technologies that we rely upon are changing. From systems of record, to systems of engagement, the desire to compete on analytics is leading more and more enterprises to invest in expanding their capabilities to collect, store and act upon data. At the same time, the challenge of maintaining the performance and availability of these systems is also growing. As a result, two trends will continue to dominate data management discussions this year. The adoption of new “big data” technologies and the movement to the cloud. Download this report to learn about the key developments and emerging best practices for tackling the challenges and opportunities in databases today.

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