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Database Trends and Applications Magazine: April/May 2018 Issue

DATABASE TRENDS AND APPLICATIONS

The Journal of Information Integration and Management

Volume 32,  Number 2  •  April/May 2018

Table of Contents

FEATURES

RESEARCH@DBTA

2       The New World for Data Replication in Data-Driven Enterprises 
         By Joe McKendrick

FEATURE STORY

4       Cognitive Computing Journey Begins With Data Management
         By Joe McKendrick

DEPARTMENTS

Trends

15     Data Analytics: The Gateway to Digital Transformation 
         By Mala Anand

17     Playing to Win: Three Tips to Make Sure Your Organization is Audit-Ready 
         By Tim Jesser 

APPLICATIONS

19     The Headaches of Microsoft SQL Server Sprawl—And How to Make Them Stop   
         By Connor Cox

25     Blockchain: Investors are Sold, But Why are Consumers Skeptical  
         By Monica Eaton-Cardone

MULTIVALUE SOLUTIONS

27     Replication. Replication. Replication.  
         By Vinnie Smith

COLUMNS

30      Emerging technologies > by Guy Harrison    
          Serverless Computing Upends Application Architectures Yet Again

31      Next-Gen Data Management > by Rob Mandeville
          Moving to Automation Means Many Decisions

32      IOUG OBSERVATIONS > by David Start
          Community—The Most Important Aspect of the IOUG

33      DBA Corner > by Craig S. Mullins    
          Data Lake Versus Data Warehouse: Understanding the Differences

34      SQL Server Drill Down > by Kevin Kline     
          WIT and the SQL Server Community

36      Database Elaborations > by Todd Schraml    
          Reverse-Engineering Exposes Unconscious Implementations

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