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Introduction to SAP HANA on Azure 01/05/2017

Microsoft and SAP share a long history of working together on a variety of interoperability solutions, including SAP Fiori and Office 365. In recent years, this trend has been exemplified by advancements in support for SAP-based solutions on Microsoft Azure. Marcin Policht provides an overview, focusing in particular on support for SAP HANA on Azure.

Simple Row Level Security for SQL Server 2016 01/03/2017

Have you ever had a need to place some simple row level security on a SQL Server table? Well now you can do that in SQL Server 2016 by using row level security.

Using A Block Predicate to Restrict Row Updates and Inserts 01/03/2017

If you are using row level security in SQL Server 2016 you might find users are updating or inserting rows of data that keep them from seeing the row after they have performed the update or insert statement. If you want to prevent this from occurring, you can use a blocking predicate.



Oracle's pga_max_size and _pga_max_size Control Two Different Areas 01/12/2017

Oracle has two PGA size parameters that look the same but aren't.  Read on to see what areas each covers and why you can't get them confused.

Oracle’s Automatic Listener Registration 12/19/2016

Oracle databases auto-register with current listeners, but what if  you don’t want that to happen?  Read on to see how automatic listener registration can be stopped until you want it to happen.

Is Oracle’s SYS_GUID A Good Choice For A Primary Key? 12/12/2016

Using Oracle’s generated SYS_GUID() values is an option for creating unique primary key values.  Read on to see if it’s better than using a traditional sequence.


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Updating Production Environments to Feed a Big Data Application 01/17/2017

Your big data application needs regular extracts from your production systems. While many best practices exist for big data extract, transform and load (ETL) processes, we sometimes forget that these data-intensive procedures can affect the operational environment’s performance. Here are some suggestions to mitigate such performance risks.

DB2 and BigData 2.0 12/15/2016

Big data applications start big and keep growing. As the masses of big data being analyzed grow both in size and complexity, the hardware and software communities have responded with huge storage offerings and massively parallel storage and retrieval mechanisms. The logical next step is for the IT enterprise to take advantage of these technological innovations for things other than classical big data processing.

Basic DB2 System Tuning Strategies 11/17/2016

While the performance of a mission-critical application sometimes takes center stage, IT staff are always aware that the performance of the overall system affects all applications.  Database management systems, operating system software, physical data storage and retrieval, and backup and recovery operations all take part in providing a solid infrastructure for applications. For many customer facing applications, such as on-line transaction processing, the database management system is the key component.


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