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  • In-memory technologies move databases to real time

    Last week, application-performance monitoring service provider New Relic launched an offering that allows customers to mine its operational data for business intelligence.

    Written by Joab Jackson24 March 14 17:12
  • In-memory technologies move databases to real time

    Last week, application-performance monitoring service provider New Relic launched an offering that allows customers to mine its operational data for business intelligence.

    Written by Joab Jackson24 March 14 17:12
  • SAP's Q2: The hot topics

    SAP is set to release its second-quarter results on Thursday, and as usual market watchers will be paying close attention given the vendor's bellwether status within the enterprise software market.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus17 July 13 20:29
  • SAP in 2013: Five things to watch

    It was a typically busy year for SAP, with the company making headlines for strong sales of its HANA in-memory database, high-profile acquisitions and aggressive moves into cloud computing.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus21 Dec. 12 21:11
  • PostgreSQL devs lift open source database to enterprise heights

    The release of the first beta of version 9.1 of the open source PostgreSQL database has opened a new era in enterprise-class reliability and data integrity that can compete with the big names, say its developers.

    Written by Rodney Gedda06 May 11 15:20
  • Open source helps Facebook achieve massive app scalability

    People all over the world spend a total of eight billion minutes a day on Facebook. Some 3.5 billion pieces of content are shared every week, 400 billion Web pages are viewed every month and the site logs a staggering 25TB of data every day. David Recordon, senior open programs manager at Facebook, talks about how the social networking giant uses open source tools to achieve its massive app scalablilty.

    Written by Rodney Gedda24 Feb. 10 09:40
  • It takes a quality IT group to deliver good yogurt

    IT infrastructure and services are not the first things to come to mind when you think of Danone Group, the US$3.5 billion company known for its Evian water and Dannon and Stonyfield yogurt brands. But when it comes to packaging and delivering water and yogurt, IT services and the automation they provide are indispensable.

    Written by Joanne Cummings14 Nov. 08 09:48
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