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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
June 2, 2015

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: June 2, 2015. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

While the influx of data provides many benefits to an organization, it can come with some challenges as well. The cost and lack of elasticity due to the volume and multiple data sources have become difficult issues for businesses to deal with.

In the business world, every organization is looking to get an edge on their competition. One way a company can gain an advantage is to improve its ETL processes for better BI. Chuck Ezell, performance, tuning, and optimization services with Datavail, covered how key ways to improve ETL processes in a recent DBTA webcast.

Rackspace is launching a dedicated option for MongoDB customers called ObjectRocket for MongoDB databases. The solution, which combines the speed and scalability of the ObjectRocket platform with dedicated hardware and networking for compliance-dependent use cases is aimed at providing the the performance, security and compliance required in high-risk industries such as healthcare, financial services and insurance. "Today we're announcing a fully dedicated cabinet solution to provide a high level of isolation for our customers," said Chris Lalonde, co-founder of ObjectRocket. "On top of that, we are also announcing an on disk encryption for MongoDB."