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Monday, October 3, 2011
- Oracle announces Exalytics BI, big data systems
Oracle launched two new systems on Sunday, one called Oracle Exalytics with in-memory technology and another, the Oracle Big Data Appliance for Hadoop and NoSQL.
- Facebook MySQL DBA gives tips on server management
Facebook MySQL database administrator (DBA) Rob Wultsch tells Oracle OpenWorld attendees to “keep it simple, stupid” and gives tips for preventing DBA burnout.
- Gartner Magic Quadrant: Oracle and SAP prepare for data quality battle
Oracle is gradually catching up to its chief rival, SAP, in the race for data quality market dominance, according to Gartner.
- Incriptus heads for the enterprise
Adelaide “community cloud” backup company Incriptus has developed an enterprise version of its product and is seeking funding to help take it to the world.
- Firms struggle to address social networking security risks, survey finds
Many firms rely on antivirus and antimalware technologies to address social networking risks, according to a survey by the Ponemon Institute.
- UK banks bracing for new financial services regulations compliance
A research director for Gartner lists the top five financial services regulations that UK banks will have to deal with in the coming years.
- OAUG President Mark Clark talks Fusion, R12, cloud computing
Oracle Applications Users Group President Mark Clark riffs on Fusion Applications, R12 upgrades, the economic slowdown, cloud computing and virtualization.
- MicroStrategy, Birst bring SaaS BI to the masses
Business intelligence vendors released a spate of product announcements over the past two weeks, all aimed at putting BI tools in the hands of everyday users.
- Don't miss at AHIMA 2011 conference: Meaningful use, coding, documentation
Computer-assisted coding and natural language processing, and their promise to enable meaningful use and ACO compliance, will be the hottest technology at this year's AHIMA event.
- Constant change puts the pressure on CIOs
A recent study by Forrester Consulting, carried out for consulting and services firm Dimension Data has confirmed what many CIOs know - the unholy trilogy of cost management, constant change and increased system diversity is a fact of life.