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By Jim Mortleman Jan 25, 2016

Getting dirty with open source databases

With many companies looking at more agile, open source alternatives to proprietary databases, how do you choose which is the best fit for your needs Continue Reading


By Ed Tittel Evaluate Oct 25, 2015

Protegrity Database Protector: Database security tool overview

Expert Ed Tittel examines Protegrity Database Protector, a database security add-on product that provides column- and field-level protection of confidential and sensitive data stored in nearly any type of ... Continue Reading


By Brian Peasland Manage Jan 25, 2016

How to use services to balance Oracle RAC database workloads

Database administrators can use Oracle's services mechanism to improve application performance and better manage clustered Oracle RAC databases. Expert Brian Peasland explains how. Continue Reading


Evaluate Nov 06, 2015

Database security products: A buyer's guide

Learn how to evaluate and buy the right database security tools for your organization with this database security tool buyer's guide. Continue Reading


By Ed Tittel Evaluate Oct 25, 2015

McAfee Database Activity Monitoring: Database security tool overview

Expert Ed Tittel takes a look at McAfee Database Activity Monitoring and McAfee Vulnerability Manager for Databases to see how they protect enterprises' databases and corporate data. Continue Reading


By Brien Posey Evaluate Oct 30, 2015

What are some distributed database recovery issues?

In this expert answer, learn why data integrity and point-in-time recovery are essential to distributed database recovery in your computing environment. Continue Reading


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By Lis Evenstad Oct 02, 2015

Keeping up with Cassandra, the NoSQL database

What does Call of Duty, the Hive smart thermostats, Social Weather and the William Hill bookie app all have in common? They are all powered by the Apache Cassandra NoSQL database Continue Reading


By Jack Vaughan Evaluate Dec 04, 2015

DataStax Enterprise operational database tames Cassandra

The need for geographic data distribution has driven the DataStax Enterprise operational database into prominence. New version 4.8 offers more immediate indexing of data. Continue Reading


By Dan Sullivan Manage Sep 02, 2015

Azure or AWS? A cloud database comparison

AWS offers a multitude of database services, but Microsoft Azure has several options worth considering for a savvy multi-cloud user. Continue Reading