Database Management & Programming News, Articles & Tutorials for Database Administrators
Managing the Transition to Big Data 05/16
Articles and advice on Big Data hardware and software solutions abound. The most popular topic is the role to be played by new analytics solutions such as analytical appliances, NoSQL database management systems (DBMSs) and Apache Hadoop software. How can the IT enterprise plan such implementations? What are the first steps?
Real Time SQL Monitoring in Oracle Database 11g 05/13
Quickly identifying real time SQL performance issues has been one of the biggest headaches for Oracle DBAs. Oracle Database 11g introduces a new feature that dramatically simplifies the detection and analysis of long running queries. Learn how to see and work with the new feature using the Oracle Enterprise Manager.
How to Pivot Data in Oracle 11g 05/09
Occasionally it may be necessary to 'flip' a table on its side, so to speak, meaning to convert rows to columns in order to display data in a more understandable format. With Oracle 11g it's possible to define a dynamic solution to this problem, using the pivot operator.
MySQL General Security Tips 05/06
Ease of use and speedy performance are just two of the many features that make MySQL one of the most popular databases in use today. Unfortunately, a high adoption rate makes MySQL a target for many malicious individuals and organizations. In today's article, Rob Gravelle highlights a few simple but effective ways of beefing up your database security to defend against both local and remote attacks.
Paging Data with TSQL 05/02
Greg Larsen shares a number of different TSQL methods to provide paging functionality, for when your application requires that you display only one page of data at a time.
From RAC to Standby RAC in No Time 04/29
Learn how to create an Oracle RAC 11gR2 physical standby database with Active DataGuard on Linux.
Oracle Releases Open Source MySQL 5.6 with NoSQL Features 02/05
New database release provides performance and scalability gains
Couchbase 2.0 Advances Open Source NoSQL Database 12/12
It's not just about CouchDB and memcached anymore as new release goes beyond legacy roots.
Project Hekaton: Microsoft Bakes In-Memory Tech into SQL Server 11/09
Microsoft is venturing deeper into in-memory database technology and challenging SAP and Oracle.
VMware Gemfire 7 Scales In-Memory Data Grid 10/31
VMware adds native JSON and improved scale to Gemfire
Open Source Project Red Dwarf Brings Database as a Service to the OpenStack Cloud 10/16
Joint HP Rackspace venture is pushing forward at OpenStack in effort to enable a new world cloud database services.
Oracle Pushes both MySQL 5.6 and Oracle Database 12c Forward 10/02
Big week for Oracle as databases open and closed inch toward release.
Better Business Intelligence in SQL Server 2012 05/23
In addition to Big Data, Microsoft introduced components for integration, analysis and better reporting in SQL Server 12.
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