3 big data skills that your DBAs should possess [Video]

By RDX on May 27

 

The demand for DBAs with big data skills is expected to grow 160 percent by 2020.

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Oracle teams with Mirantis, Database 12c ready for OpenStack [Video]

By RDX on May 26

 

 

Oracle has always been a leader in enterprise IT, as its database acts as the foundation of many applications. Now, Oracle is integrating with OpenStack, and that can only mean good news for developers and DBAs.

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New malware and old threats: 2015 in perspective

By RDX on May 25

The reliance on technology in the business world is a double-edged sword. On one hand, new IT systems such as big data analytics and upgraded environments such as SQL Server 2014 allow businesses to improve their employees' productivity, optimize the value of information and transform fundamental elements of operations.

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Identifying the ideal database management system

By RDX on May 25

Enterprise IT procurement can either be a fun experience in which decision-makers explore new technologies or a slog, as vendors tout the benefits of solutions that all seem the same. After all, how many times can someone say that their system is cost-efficient?

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3 reasons why you need a database admin service [Video]

By RDX on May 21

 

 

Did you know that around 37 percent of organizations make use of remote database administration services?

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The Database Protection Series Concludes- Final Thoughts and Wrap-up

By Chris Foot on May 20

Let’s conclude this series of articles on database security by reviewing what we learned in previous installments. Along the way, I’ll provide some additional hints and tips to tie everything together.

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SQL Server 2014 SP1 now publicly available [Video]

By RDX on May 20

 

On April 15, 2015, Microsoft released and then shortly thereafter recalled SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1 after citing some installation issues. Today, there is good news.

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The current rise of the open source RDBMS

By RDX on May 14

Enterprise IT has long been an industry that plays it safe. This statement applies directly to database management systems more so than any other technology, as these essential tools act as the repository for the most prized possession an organization can have: corporate data.

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Defending against BACKRONYM [Video]

By RDX on May 13

 

Researchers identified a serious vulnerability in Oracle's MySQL. How can you avoid becoming a victim?

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Still using Windows Server 2003? You aren't alone

By RDX on May 08

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With less than 70 days until the end-of-support date for Windows Server 2003, a surprisingly large number of organizations have yet to migrate to a new system. InfoWorld cited data from Bit9 indicating that there are about nine million Windows Server 2003 installations around the world, and once July 14, 2015 rolls around, there will be approximately 2.7 million unprotected servers left vulnerable to zero day exploits.

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Making data insightful in the health care industry [Video]

By RDX on May 07

 

In the health care industry, big data has proven useful for everything from tracking the spread of Ebola to optimizing processes. But how does data go from unstructured to insightful?

 

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Microsoft's outlook on the data-driven future [Video]

By RDX on May 05

 

Starting with a Windows 10 preview event, moving to its own developer-focused Build 2015 and finishing with the enterprise IT-oriented Ignite, Microsoft has recently shown its tech hand.

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Microsoft unveils Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Azure Data Lake, plus more

By RDX on May 04

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At Build 2015, Microsoft's annual developer conference, announcements were abundant. From new information about Windows 10 and the Visual Studio Suite to Microsoft's HoloLens and the first look at the Web browser Microsoft Edge, the future of technology looks exciting. For DBAs, however, other news from the conference might be even more intriguing.

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Microsoft unveils Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Azure Data Lake, plus more

By RDX on May 04

 5.5BlogPost

At Build 2015, Microsoft's annual developer conference, announcements were abundant. From new information about Windows 10 and the Visual Studio Suite to Microsoft's HoloLens and the first look at the Web browser Microsoft Edge, the future of technology looks exciting. For DBAs, however, other news from the conference might be even more intriguing.

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