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DBI combines patented technology with a proven methodology and automated workflows that deliver real, positively impactful, ROI within days. While some OEM tools focus on rates (which can vary), and others focus on SQL response times (which can be misleading), DBI uniquely focuses on workload costs to discover true problems and tuning opportunities. DBI’s unique analysis is complimented by automated tuning, trend charts, Database and SQL workload performance comparisons on a single pane of glass, transaction response time analysis, and smart, quality of service oriented alerts. And all of this comes with negligible overhead, a small storage footprint, fast installation, and the industry’s best customer service. Visit DBISoftware.com.
Revelation Software delivers a suite of database development tools, a database, and companion services that take full advantage of leading computing architectures and operating environments. Our flagship product OpenInsight is a database development suite that provides Windows, Web 2.0 and .Net tools to develop and deploy mission critical applications. Revelation continues to invest in technologies that enable applications created with its earliest development tools to operate successfully on modern 64-bit or 32-bit Windows operating systems, and be extended to the Web and cloud-based databases. Visit Revelation.com.
With more than 350 database administrators (DBAs), Datavail is the largest pure-play database services company in North America. We offer 24×7 database administration services via a flexible business model. In just two years, Datavail has tripled in size and now serves more than 250 clients ranging from mid-market firms to the Fortune 100. Specialized in Oracle, Oracle E-Business Suite, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, DB2 and MongoDB, Datavail provides flexible onsite/offsite, onshore/offshore service delivery options to meet each customer’s unique business needs. Founded in 2007, Datavail is based in Broomfield, Colorado and supports enterprise clients located worldwide. For more information, visit www.datavail.com.
Couchbase is a leading provider of NoSQL database technology and the company behind the Couchbase open source project. Couchbase Server, the company’s flagship product, is a NoSQL document-oriented database with production deployments at AOL, Cisco, Concur, LinkedIn, Orbitz, Salesforce.com, Shuffle Master, Zynga and hundreds of other household names worldwide. It is particularly well suited for interactive applications, providing easy scalability, consistent high performance, 24x365 availability, and a flexible data model for ease of development. For more information, visit www.couchbase.com.
Northwestern University’s Master of Science in Information Systems program prepares graduates for careers in IT and IT management. Distinct from traditional computer science programs, MSIS emphasizes the development and management of software projects in the workplace. Courses are offered online and in the evening on Northwestern University’s Chicago campus. Learn more about how you can advance your career by earning your Northwestern University Master of Science in Information Systems degree. For more information, visit http://www.sps.northwestern.edu.
Dell Software: Delivering complete and connected solutions
Dell Software empowers organizations of all sizes to experience Dell’s “power to do more” by delivering scalable yet simple-to-use solutions that can increase productivity, responsiveness and efficiency. Dell Software is uniquely positioned to address today’s most pressing business and IT challenges with holistic, connected software offerings across five core solution areas, encompassing data center and cloud management, information management, mobile workforce management, security and data protection. This software, when combined with Dell hardware and services, helps customers simplify IT, mitigate risk and accelerate business results. www.dellsoftware.com.
VoltDB is an in-memory, scale-out, SQL database purpose-built to power a new generation of applications that thrive on fast, smart data. Tapping the lightning speed and real-time analytics of VoltDB, organizations can add context and intelligence to data - the instant it arrives - to make real-time transactional decisions that maximize business value. Organizations in markets such as mobile, financial services, energy, advertising, security and gaming rely on VoltDB to process smart data fast to capture new revenue opportunities, drive competitive advantage and create highly specialized interactions. VoltDB is privately held with offices in Bedford, Mass. and Santa Clara, Calif. www.VoltDB.com
Splice Machine offers the only Hadoop RDBMS on the market today. Splice Machine is designed to scale real-time applications using commodity hardware without application rewrites. The Splice Machine database is a modern, scale-out alternative to traditional RDBMSs, such as Oracle®, MySQL™, IBM DB2® and Microsoft SQL Server®, that can deliver over a 10x improvement in price/performance. As a full-featured Hadoop RDBMS with ACID transactions, the Splice Machine database helps customers power real-time applications and operational analytics, especially as they approach Big Data scale. www.splicemachine.com