RDX 2017 Top Database Trends- The Rising Interest in Open Source Database Offerings

In the final installment of our 2017 Database Trends analysis series, we evaluate the database community’s rising interest in open source database offerings.   We discuss the impact these upstart competitors will have on the industry heavyweights that include Oracle, Microsoft and IBM.

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Automation’s Impact on IT Knowledge Workers

Process automation, because of its wide range of application, takes many forms. Manufacturing companies have been using industrial robots to replace activities traditionally performed by humans for some time. Business process automation shares the same goal: to replace business functions performed by humans with software applications. Work activities that are repetitive in nature and require little intelligent analysis and decision making to complete are prime candidates for process automation.

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RDX 2017 Top Database Trends- SQL Server on Linux

In this second article of our 2017 Database Trends series, we analyze Microsoft’s SQL Server on Linux offering.   We evaluate the impact the new offering will have on the database market arena and, more specifically, what the consequences will be for the Microsoft vs Oracle war for DBMS market dominance.

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RDX 2017 Top Database Trends- Multi-Model Databases & NoSQL Vendor Consolidation

In this third installment of our 2017 Database Trends analysis series, we focus our attention on the emergence of multi-model database management systems.  We examine the impact the larger database vendors will have on their smaller, NoSQL competitors.  In addition, we also discuss the premise that the vendor with the best technology doesn’t always win the battle for market share – or even survive as a viable competitor in some cases.

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RDX 2017 Top Database Trends Series- Microsoft & Oracle Hybrid DBMS Clouds

The database market landscape no longer consists of a handful of traditional database vendor offerings. The database market arena has exploded with dozens of new database offerings and architectures from organizations that range the spectrum. Competition from super-sized, nontraditional database vendors, open source offerings and startups are feeding the rapid escalation of advancements in database technologies.

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Who Will Win the Database Wars? The Traditional “Big Three”: Oracle, Microsoft and IBM vs Everybody Else

This is the third installment in the Who Will Win the Database Wars series which analyzes the most significant areas of database vendor competition. In addition to this comparison, the series also includes the following competitive assessments:

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Who Will Win the Database Wars? Relational vs NoSQL Database Models

This is the fourth installment in the Who Will Win the Database Wars series which analyzes the most significant areas of database vendor competition. In addition to this comparison, the series also includes the following competitive assessments:

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Who Will Win the Database Wars? Open Source Vs Commercial Database Systems

This is the final installment in the Who Will Win the Database Wars series which analyzes the most significant areas of database vendor competition. In addition to this comparison, the series also includes the following competitive assessments:

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Who Will Win the Database Wars?: Cloud Vs On-Premises DBMS

Introduction

This article series analyzes the most significant areas of database vendor competition.  Each post will focus on a particular battlefield in the database wars, which allows readers to quickly navigate to the competitive analysis that they are most interested in.  This first installment of the Who Will Win the Database Wars series provides a competivite analysis of cloud and on-premises architectures.

In addition to this comparison, the series also includes:

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Who Will Win the Database Wars? Public Cloud DBMS Services- Amazon Vs Oracle and Microsoft

This is the second installment in the Who Will Win the Database Wars series which analyzes the most significant areas of database vendor competition. In addition to this comparison, the series also includes the following competitive assessments:

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