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Power BI - Getting Data from Analysis Services 07/02/2015
Arshad Ali demonstrates how to use Analysis Services connector to interactively query your on-premise data from an Analysis Services instance in Power BI reports or dashboards.
A Brief History of Oracle Backup and Recovery 06/29/2015
Over the years Oracle backup and recovery has changed significantly, from manual backups to the most recent version of RMAN. Read on to see where we were and where we are now.
Building MySQL Crosstab and Subreports 06/22/2015
In this follow up to the Generating Reports on MySQL Data article, Rob Gravelle converts an existing report into a crosstab and adds a subreport using the Navicat for MySQL database administration GUI.
Tricks for Integrating Big Data into Your Data Warehouse 06/18/2015
In many cases, the success of a big data application can be traced to how well it is integrated into your enterprise data warehouse. This article presents several ways to get this done quickly and efficiently from the beginning.
Getting Started with Power BI Designer 06/15/2015
The Power BI Designer was recently added under the Microsoft Power BI umbrella. Power BI Designer quickly builds reports or dashboards locally and deploys them to the Power BI site. In this article, Arshad Ali demonstrates how to get started with Power BI Designer.
Monitoring Tablespace Usage in Oracle 06/11/2015
Monitoring tablespace space is a constant, yet necessary, task. It's changed over the years and releases, so read on to see how it used to be done and what new views are available to make the task easier.
Dell Updates Toad DB Tool Lineup for Collaboration 06/23/2015
Toad lineup now offers support for SAP's HANA in-memory database, as well as improved capabilities for IBM DB2 and Hadoop.
Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Public Preview Boosts Database Security 05/28/2015
On-premises or in a cloud-hosted virtual machine, organizations can now take an early version of the company's next database for a spin.
Google Launches Managed Cloud Database Service 05/06/2015
The technology behind Cloud Bigtable is the same one powering Gmail and other Google apps.
IBM Opens Watson Analytics to Public Beta 12/04/2014
After an early beta of IBM's Watson Analytics pulled in 22,000 early testers, Big Blue is now opening the service to everybody.
Splice Machine Ships Version 1.0 of Hadoop RDBMS 11/19/2014
Splice Machine takes its Hadoop relational database management system (RDBMS) to general availability.
Amazon Claims New Aurora DB Engine Screams With Speed 11/12/2014
NEWS ANALYSIS: Aurora may become a formidable competitor for comparable database engines by MySQL, SAP, Oracle, Teradata and EMC.
OpenStack Juno Cloud Features Trove Database-as-a-Service Updates 10/12/2014
The upcoming open-source OpenStack Juno cloud platform will now support more databases and database features.
Couchbase Launches v3.0 of Its NoSQL Database 10/10/2014
Couchbase 3.0 introduces more than 200 new features and enhancements, including major extensions to its core architecture.
IBM Tweaks DB2 With BLU Acceleration for Big Data 10/03/2014
IBM has updated its DB2 with BLU Acceleration in-memory solution to handle transactional data as well as analytical workloads.
Microsoft to Cut Azure SQL Prices This Fall 08/27/2014
Microsoft is getting ready to slash prices by up to 50 percent after Azure SQL's new service tiers are made generally available next month.
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