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A Roundup of Popular MySQL Mobile Apps for Android 08/24/2015
Not so long ago, Rob Gravelle compiled a list of the most popular MySQL mobile apps for iOS. There are some excellent MySQL mobile apps available for Android as well. Rob Gravelle presents a selection of the popular choices.
Creating Dashboards for Mobile Devices with Datazen – Part 3 08/20/2015
Learn how to create a data source and data view and then how to create dashboards with Datazen Publisher using those data sources and data views.
Staffing Your IT Organization for Big Data 08/17/2015
Most large companies have one or more big data applications, which provide fast access to large stores of customer and sales data. As the IT organization grows new job categories and new tasks are added to the mix. These include big data hardware and software support, business analysts who use analytics to probe and explore the data, and managers who must supervise and prioritize job tasks.
Deciding On A Primary Key In Oracle 08/13/2015
Declaring a primary key isn't always easy, as some choices that look good at the start aren't the best choices when they're examined in depth. Read on to find out what data would make a good key, when to use a surrogate key and when to combine the two.
MySQL Error Handling using the Signal and Resignal Statements 08/10/2015
MySQL introduced the SIGNAL and RESIGNAL statements in version 5.5 to raise your own error conditions from stored procedures, triggers, and events. Rob Gravelle demonstrates how to utilize both.
Creating Dashboards for Mobile Devices with Datazen – Part 2 08/06/2015
Arshad Ali shows you how to install, configure and use Datazen Server.
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.
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