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7 Strategies to Prevent Cracks from Forming in the IoT Security Wall

The Internet of Things (IoT) is all around us—from baby monitors and home security cameras to smart vehicles, smart power grids, and even the emergence of smart cities. In recent years, the IoT has, and continues to transform how we, as individuals, live and work. Read More

Nominating Process Has Begun for DBTA's 2021 Readers' Choice Awards

It's time to submit nominations for the annual Database Trends and Applications Readers' Choice Awards Program. The 2021 nominating process will conclude on Wednesday, March 10, so be sure to nominate your favorite products now. Winners will be showcased in a special section on the DBTA website and in the August 2021 edition of Database Trends and Applications magazine. Read More

Why Now is the Time to Embrace the Next Generation of Enterprise Architecture

Today's organizations often have more information at their disposal than they know what to do with. From products and apps to processes, departments, data, and more, there's so much that should be considered every time a business takes on a new change project, considers a new solution, or begins a major digital transformation. Before organizations embark on any of those journeys, they must understand how to get from their current state to where they ultimately want to end up. Read More

Call for Speakers is Now Open for Data Summit 2021 in May

Data Summit Connect 2021 will be held virtually this year, overcoming the current travel and geography challenges. The program will include a mix of formal presentations and interactive panel-participation-style sessions. Feel free to suggest something different from a normal conference presentation—creativity is encouraged and a virtual conference offers many possibilities! Read More

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Todd Schraml

Database Elaborations

Todd Schraml

  • Jack Be Nimble, Jack Be Quick: Providing What Analytics Users Need Dashboard users doing unsophisticated, largely repetitive, operational reports and analyses ask their IT support personnel to provide data in a simple way; they demand fast performance from their queries; and they demand new functionality be provided quickly. While often not stated explicitly, the "simple" data presentation implies several characteristics.
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Craig S. Mullins

DBA Corner

Craig S. Mullins

  • Achieving Value with Analytics Can be Challenging There are many new and intriguing possibilities for analytics that require an investment in learning and new technology. But the return on the investment can be sizable in terms of gaining insight into your business, and in better servicing your customers.
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Kevin Kline

SQL Server Drill Down

Kevin Kline

  • Introducing Azure Purview, Microsoft’s Next Generation of Data Governance DBAs and data management teams have long struggled with supporting data governance functions. Naturally, a well-managed organization wants to extract maximum value from their data assets. But that is incredibly difficult for companies whose data assets were created over a period of years or decades without an integrated, top-down data architecture.As these data management systems grow organically over time and as new data management systems are added, users of corporate data resources face a variety of challenges.
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Guy Harrison

MongoDB Matters

Guy Harrison

  • How WiredTiger Revolutionized MongoDB It's hard to overstate the impact WiredTiger technology has had on MongoDB. When MongoDB announced its storage engine API in 2014, the WiredTiger team immediately saw the opportunity and raced to provide the best solution. The rest, as they say, is history.
Recent articles by Guy Harrison
  • Tune Workloads, Not Queries Slow is the new broke. But things don't have to be slow to be broke. A poor user experience with your online ordering system will hurt your bottom line.
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