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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
November 5, 2013

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: November 5, 2013. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

CodeFutures has introduced dbShards/Migrate, a new continuous replication technology that is aimed at solving the problem of extended downtime when migrating a large database for an application across data centers or cloud environments.

Database change can have unforeseen consequences to applications. Join Robert Reeves and Carey Benge of Datical for a webcast on Thursday, November 7, at 10 am PT / 1 pm ET, in which they will shed light on the true cost of database change and outline 5 steps to eliminate change risk in the application release process.

Think About It

The challenges associated with big data can be turned into opportunities for small-to-midsize enterprises (SMEs) with the right data strategy. As SMEs look to increase their businesses, it is critical to incorporate a cost-effective approach that aligns with both existing data challenges and future plans for expansion. Laying a strong base for big data will help SMEs prepare for this growth by providing immediate insight on key business drivers and objectives.