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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
December 22, 2015

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: December 22, 2015. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Servers.com, provider of cloud servers and cloud storage, is collaborating with Percona to deliver automated deployment of the Percona Server for MySQL database.

Though MySQL has evolved into a robust database engine that now handles large-scale operations for mission-critical workloads, the complexity of performance tuning can still prove challenging for DBAs who are increasingly being tasked with managing multiple database platforms in production for larger and complex workloads.

Think About It

Today, the success of many startups hinges upon the ability to gain insights from rapidly growing data. Yet startups and smaller businesses often don't have the resources to hire a full-scale data science team, especially considering the painful data scientist shortage that's making it difficult for even large enterprises to find qualified candidates. Here are three approaches companies can adopt to deal with their big and complex data analytics challenges in 2016.