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Michael Stonebraker to Deliver Opening Keynote at Data Summit 2019 in Boston

A.M. Turing Award Laureate and database technology pioneer Michael Stonebraker will deliver the opening keynote at Data Summit 2019. The sixth annual Data Summit conference will be held in Boston, May 21-22, 2019, with pre-conference workshops on May 20. Registration is now open. Read More

Experts Predict Trends for Data Architecture in 2019

From AI and machine learning to data discovery and real-time analytics, creating a strong data architecture strategy is critical to supporting an organization's data-driven goals. DBTA recently held a roundtable webinar with Michael Coburn, product manager, PMM, Percona; Tyler Mitchell, senior product marketing manager, Couchbase; and Max Neunhöffer, senior developer and architect, ArangoDB, who discussed the top trends in modern data architecture for 2019. Read More

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In the global marketplace, where data is a critical business asset, industry leaders struggle to maximize back-end IT, including CRM, ERP, e-commerce, marketing automation, and point of sale. Organizations deploy these IT systems to meet customer expectations, differentiate on digital experiences, streamline operations and achieve regulatory compliance while still delivering growth strategies and competing, in many cases, in a global market. Read More

COLLABORATE 2019 is Coming to Texas April 7-11

COLLABORATE is where Oracle users and IT decision makers find practical solutions for today and create strategies for tomorrow. This conference empowers users of Oracle business applications and database software to gain greater value from their Oracle investments through real-world education and networking. Read More

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Todd Schraml

Database Elaborations

Todd Schraml

  • Database Elaborations: Seeing Data from Start to Finish Clarity of vision is absolutely the most important part of database design. The data architect must understand the shape and patterns of the data being modeled. This lucidity arises when the designer understands the subject area, the goals of the target database, the nature of the data sources involved, and the internal lifecycle of the database objects in scope.
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Craig S. Mullins

DBA Corner

Craig S. Mullins

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Kevin Kline

SQL Server Drill Down

Kevin Kline

  • SQL Server Drill Down: Containers and the World of OS-Level Virtualization If you haven't been paying a lot of attention, you might have missed the rise of a new form of virtualization, based at the operating system level, called "containers." While there are many specific software programs, by far the most prominent is Docker. So, from here on out, consider "Docker" and "container" to be synonymous.
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Guy Harrison

MongoDB Matters

Guy Harrison

  • MongoDB Matters: Amazon’s War with MongoDB Heats Up MongoDB's recent and well-publicized new license—the Server Side Public License (SSPL)—was explicitly designed to prevent cloud vendors such as Amazon from deploying a MongoDB cloud service without paying MongoDB license fees. In early January, Amazon announced DocumentDB, a MongoDB-compatible cloud database service.
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Rob Mandeville

Next-Gen Data Management

Rob Mandeville

  • Next-Gen Data Management: Why Is Tuning Hard? There are a lot of folks out there who make a living (many of them quite a good one) doing database performance tuning. Why? Tuning requires a high degree of knowledge and performance skill, is time-consuming, and means knowing the right diagnostics to collect when performance hits occur. Because of these and many other reasons, database performance experts thrive—and let's not forget about job security.
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