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It's time to vote for the annual Database Trends and Applications Readers' Choice Awards, a competition in which the winning information management solutions, products, and services are selected by you, the readers. The voting period will be open through Monday, June 3.

Posted April 22, 2024

Digital Equipment Corporation, known as DEC; Peoplesoft; Sun; and now VMware all have something dark in common. At one point, they were all great American companies leading the path toward innovation in the Six Cities of Silicon Valley. They were magnificent leaders in computing innovation, each at different stages of the evolution of Silicon Valley-based technology.

Posted April 18, 2024

Innovation in the big data and analytics space continues to blossom, with more companies than ever before riding the high of generative AI. Along with the myriad possibilities of this new sphere of artificial intelligence comes some questions and concerns. Startups are emerging to address challenges and leverage opportunities this new area may bring. Here are 30 startups DBTA thinks are worth watching in 2024.

Posted April 17, 2024

The 11th annual Data Summit conference will be held May 8-9, 2024, at the Hyatt Regency Boston, with pre-conference workshops taking place on May 7, 2024. Early bird pricing is available now until April 5. At Data Summit 2024, you'll hear the innovative approaches the world's leading companies are taking to solve today's key challenges in data management. Whether your interests lie in the technical possibilities and challenges of new and emerging technologies or using Big Data for business intelligence, analytics, and other business strategies, Data Summit 2024 has something for you!

Posted March 28, 2024

One configures SQL Server for high availability (HA) in anticipation of some event that will cause a critical application to go offline unexpectedly—a software glitch that causes an app to freeze or a fault in storage that brings down a disk, for example. A well-designed HA solution will cause a secondary instance of your application and database infrastructure—running in a nearby but geographically distinct data center—to assume your critical loads and keep your operations running smoothly, with no loss of data.

Posted March 20, 2024

Bassam Chahine, senior consultant, Instaclustr (by NetApp), joined DBTA's webinar, Unraveling the Differences Between Apache Cassandra and Its Open Core Competitors, to explore the fundamentals of Apache Cassandra as well as its open core competitors, offering a comprehensive look at the strengths and weaknesses of each.

Posted March 11, 2024

The nominations period for the 2024 DBTA Readers' Choice Awards is now extended through March 15, 2024 - followed by actual voting on the products nominated by our readers. Votes can only be cast for nominated products, so be sure to make your nominations now!

Posted March 05, 2024

The momentous transformation putting data managers and their systems at the helm of modern enterprises has only begun. Industry leaders and experts agree that it's critical for data managers and team leaders to design today's data architectures to meet the demands of a digital economy, from cloud to real-time streaming to AI.

Posted February 08, 2024

Now you can submit nominations for the annual Database Trends and Applications Readers' Choice Awards, a competition in which the winning information management solutions, products, and services are selected by you, the users. The nominations period is open through March 6, 2024, followed by actual voting on the products nominated by our readers.

Posted February 07, 2024

In the year ahead, data managers and their enterprises will be at a crossroads. Organizations will be leaning more heavily than ever on data—and the teams that manage it—for success with their customers, markets, and operations. The world of data is changing rapidly, and with it, its role in the business, from sitting on databases in the back end to competitive differentiation. Data is driving everything, everywhere.

Posted January 11, 2024

BlueFinity's Evoke platform can help modernize MV applications with enriched features that offer several advantages to the MultiValue marketplace for application modernization and new app development. The platform is designed to empower organizations with MultiValue (and DB2, Oracle, or SQL Server) database systems to modernize and extend their applications in a highly efficient and cost-effective manner.

Posted January 11, 2024

Data, the potent fuel powering the AI-driven enterprise, is always on the move, as are the tools, technologies, and techniques being employed to manage and deliver it. With the intense emphasis on AI and machine learning these days, it's urgent to ensure that data is available, timely, accurate, and relevant. That means no letup with efforts to ensure data pipelines are flowing unimpeded. With so much at stake, we canvassed industry leaders and experts on what challenges lie ahead and how to address them. Here are some leading issues:

Posted December 18, 2023

Breaches and cyberattacks are growing more sophisticated each year despite a growing call for the implementation of more stringent security measures. Here, data security leaders share their thoughts on what lies ahead in cybersecurity for 2024.

Posted December 14, 2023

Data continues to grow and is poised to double in 2024. To help make the process of identifying useful products and services easier, each year, DBTA presents a list of Trend-Setting Products. These products, platforms, and services range from long-established offerings that are evolving to meet the needs of their loyal constituents to breakthrough technologies that may only be in the early stages of adoption.

Posted December 06, 2023

SolarWinds, a provider of simple, powerful, secure observability and IT management software, is releasing a series of improvements for its Database Observability capability, designed to provide even greater visibility into open source, cloud-enabled, and NoSQL databases.

Posted December 06, 2023

Redgate Software, the provider of end-to-end database DevOps, announced that its SQL Server database monitoring tool, SQL Monitor, now supports Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL as well as PostgreSQL on-premises. According to the company, the release enables enterprises to move beyond the built-in but limited monitoring capability of Amazon Aurora and provides a rich and comprehensive set of alerts, performance metrics, statistics, and instantly accessible advice.

Posted October 23, 2023

Recently, companies such as Dropbox, Amazon, Lyft, and Meta, as well as Apple, have used the draconian and cruel layoff approach to economic optimization. Yet while the "R" word is bantered around, the "mainstream media" continues to claim that a recession has not yet arrived. This is despite the academic definition of "recession," that is, consecutive quarters of negative gross domestic product growth, as was the case in the first half of 2022.

Posted October 19, 2023

The "big data" world is pervasive—to the point in which every organization is now a big data organization. As AI, machine learning, and other high-end analytics become mainstream parts of business operations, new ways of handling data assets are coming to the fore. Industry leaders and experts recently shared their views with Big Data Quarterly on the latest technology developments shaping today's big data world.

Posted October 10, 2023

The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO), the Center for Digital Government (CDG), and IBM released a report entitled, "Preparing for Future Shocks in State Government," aiming to help frame what future disruptions may look like for state chief information officers (CIOs) and how they can effectively tackle them.

Posted October 09, 2023

Panzura, a market leader in hybrid multi-cloud file management, is now offering Panzura Edge gateway, a scalable, enterprise-class file-sharing solution that allows organizations to create private workspaces and securely share and update files stored within Panzura's Cloud File System (CloudFS).

Posted September 29, 2023

Dremio, the easy and open data lakehouse, is debuting its next-generation Reflections technology, aiming to revolutionize the landscape of SQL query acceleration. According to the company, Dremio Reflections pave the way for sub-second analytics performance across an organization's entire data ecosystem, regardless of where the data resides. This transformative technology redefines data access and analysis, ensuring that insights can be derived swiftly and efficiently and at 1/3 the cost of a cloud data warehouse.

Posted September 14, 2023

As the world slowly transitions to a post-covid landscape, organizations are looking at what the "new normal" is shaping up to be. To support organizations in navigating through new challenges and a rapidly evolving big data ecosystem, Big Data Quarterly presents 2023's "Big Data 75," a list of companies driving innovation and expanding what is possible in terms of collecting, storing, and extracting value from data.

Posted September 13, 2023

Denodo is receiving a $336 million investment by TPG, underscoring the strength of Denodo's solutions, growth, and potential in the data management space. TPG's investment in Denodo will help to further strengthen Denodo's balance sheet and accelerate the company's market initiatives on a global scale. With more than 300 companies in its portfolio, headquartered across 30 different countries, TPG brings deep expertise in the software business and a long trajectory of researching and building relationships to help drive transformational growth, according to Denodo.

Posted September 13, 2023

Collibra, the Data Intelligence company, is acquiring Husprey, a leading integrated SQL data notebook platform, integrating Husprey into the Collibra Data Intelligence Cloud to enable a last mile solution to the data intelligence journey by providing further context, meaning, and insights from data found through Collibra.

Posted September 07, 2023

Qlik announced it has successfully achieved Google Cloud Ready - Cloud SQL Designation for Cloud SQL for both Qlik Data Integration and Talend Data Fabric, increasing customer confidence to combine these solutions with Google Cloud to drive more value from data. Qlik also holds this same designation for Google Cloud Ready - BigQuery Designation, enabling the company to offer a wider set of Google Cloud Ready integration solutions across the broader Google Cloud data services portfolio.

Posted September 01, 2023

For more and more organizations, real time is not only the right time—it's the only time that matters. No longer can decision makers afford to only understand the material events affecting their businesses a month, a day, or even just a few hours after the fact. They need a sense of what is happening in the moment to be able to predict and adjust for events that are arising. The value of real-time data "is that it provides needed information to accelerate business insights so teams can make better informed decisions and avoid the issues around using older data," said Tarun Chopra, vice president of product management for data and AI at IBM.

Posted August 10, 2023

With more data than ever being created, making the right choices among the countless options for data management and analytics is a top priority for many organizations. To help organizations progress along their data-driven journeys, each year, DBTA presents the Readers' Choice Awards, which provide the opportunity to recognize companies whose products have been selected by the experts—our readers.

Posted August 09, 2023

AttackIQ is delivering "testing for everyone" via AttackIQ Flex, AttackIQ Ready! and AttackIQ Enterprise product offerings. Users anywhere in the world can now use AttackIQ's advanced adversary emulation capabilities to test with any budget, with a simplified testing experience, and with comprehensive risk visibility, in minutes, according to the company.

Posted August 04, 2023

Developers have a strong affinity for deploying their applications on open-source database engines, such as MySQL, MariaDB, and PostgreSQL. Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) offers these engines as a managed service and manages complex and time-consuming administrative tasks, such as database engine software installation and upgrades, storage management, replication for high availability and read throughput, and backups for disaster recovery.

Posted July 28, 2023

OCI (Oracle Cloud Infrastructure) provides integrated foundational and advanced services that work together to accomplish more faster in categories of compute, storage, network, and security. Foundational services include metric, log/logging analytics, alarms, traces, and Ops insights repository. As metrics, logs, and traces are popular discussion topics for today's world, these services are especially significant.

Posted July 13, 2023

Hasura is announcing a series of innovations—including the Hasura Data Delivery Network (DDN), the Hasura Schema Registry, Native Queries and Logical Models, and more—that optimize data consumption as well as API creation and management.

Posted June 23, 2023

There's no question that this year, we're seeing dramatic upheavals in the data and analytics space. AI, of course, is the subject du jour, but any discussion of AI and its potential must, by necessity, involve the data teams that provide the information that makes AI successful. Here are what industry leaders and experts see as the most important technologies shaping the growth of data-driven enterprises.

Posted June 08, 2023

The need to balance data safety with new data initiatives, deliver business value, and change company culture around data tops this year's list of data and analytics management challenges. To help bring new resources and innovation to light, each year, Database Trends and Applications magazine presents the DBTA 100, a list of forward-thinking companies seeking to expand what's possible with data for their customers. Spanning the wide range of established legacy technologies from MultiValue to cutting-edge breakthroughs such as Web3, the DBTA 100 is a list of hardware, software, and service providers working to enable their customers' data-driven future.

Posted June 07, 2023

In an information economy, data is the currency of business. Digital upstarts are disrupting every industry, making it imperative that organizations have a strong data strategy that turns data into insights and profitable activity. At Data Summit 2023, Wayne Eckerson, president, Eckerson Group, discussed "Constructing Your Data Strategy: A Business And Technical Foundation For Success" during his workshop session.

Posted May 09, 2023

It's time to vote for the annual Database Trends and Applications Readers' Choice Awards, a competition in which the winning information management solutions, products, and services are selected by you, the readers. The voting period is now extended through Wednesday, May 17.

Posted May 08, 2023

Aerospike is releasing Aerospike Database 6.3, delivering operational, quality, performance, and stability improvements. Aerospike Database 6.3 adds support for OpenSSL 3, which means that it runs well on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 (RHEL) and its many clones, as well as Ubuntu 22.04. The release continues to support RHEL and Debian-compatible Linux distributions that come with OpenSSL 1. One caveat is that support for Debian 10 on ARM64 hardware has been discontinued, however, server 6.3 still runs on Debian 10 on x86_64.

Posted April 19, 2023

Oracle is introducing new capabilities to make it easier to migrate to Oracle CIoud Infrastructure (OCI), secure critical workloads, and distribute content, along with new Oracle database features that help simplify the development of modern data-driven applications, and new expanded machine learning (ML) capabilities in Oracle MySQL HeatWave.

Posted April 19, 2023

Databases contain valuable business assets; ensuring this information is secure is paramount. SQL Compliance Manager by Idera can protect those assets and help address your industry's strict regulatory compliance requirements with confidence, providing HIPAA-compliance, GDPR-compliance, and more. 

Posted April 14, 2023

Experts joined DBTA's webinar, "Database Management in the Cloud: Adapting to the Changing Landscape," to explore database strategies and skills that will inevitably bring about successful cloud environments.

Posted April 14, 2023

Just a few years ago, no one would have imagined running their SQL Server databases on anything other than Windows Server. Now, with companies requiring data-driven capabilities for a range of needs, the idea of running SQL Server on a non-Windows platform has become almost commonplace—whether on open-source operating systems or in the cloud.

Posted April 13, 2023

Startups continue to emerge this year, addressing challenges and leveraging opportunities in innovative and novel ways. The landscape is constantly changing, and 2023 is no different. These companies bring fresh approaches to accelerating digital transformation, expanding what's possible with AI and analytics, breaking down silos, enhancing security, improving data observability, becoming a part of data fabric or mesh, and more.

Posted April 12, 2023

The 10th annual Data Summit conference will be held May 10-11, 2023, at the Hyatt Regency Boston, with pre-conference workshops taking place on May 9, 2023. Whether your interests lie in the technical possibilities and challenges of new and emerging technologies or using Big Data for business intelligence, analytics, and other business strategies, Data Summit 2023 has something for everyone.

Posted April 11, 2023

LicenseFortress, Inc., an independent software asset management provider, is introducing Database Insight as an add-on to the ArxPlatform, further strengthening its partnership with Application Performance Ltd. The ArxPlatform leverages intelligent, real-time software license compliance monitoring and alerting for Oracle, Microsoft, and VMware. The addition of Database Insight will provide optimization for how database licenses are used, as well as unlocking hosting and cloud platform savings, according to the company.

Posted March 17, 2023

It's time to submit nominations for the annual Database Trends and Applications Readers' Choice Awards, a competition in which the winning information management solutions, products, and services are selected by you, the users. The nominations period has been extended through Wednesday, March 15, 2023, followed by actual voting on the products nominated by our readers.

Posted March 01, 2023

While the emerging constellation of next-generation data architectures—fabric, mesh, and cloud—is extremely appealing, it's still full of unknowns. ­These approaches present opportunities for greater data democratization, but also increased complexity. Understanding the distinctions between data fabric and mesh are also important before moving to this architecture.

Posted February 23, 2023

In 2023, companies will live and die by their data strategies. Massive increases in information generation, the cloud, and innovative technologies will be top of mind for database managers, all while an uncertain economy continually threatens budgets. For companies to build and maintain exciting applications that customers love while increasing the bottom line, they need to plan, adapt, and execute effective strategies for their data and databases.

Posted February 22, 2023

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