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June 30, 2017
The quest for the agile database is putting developers in the forefront and has some DBA tasks moving to the development groups, according to panelists at a conference in Boston.
June 28, 2017
GDPR, ransomware, blockchain, and vendors merging and splitting have changed the data protection world. We asked Commvault CEO Bob Hammer for his take on it all.
March 26, 2017
The Hyperledger Project is an open source consortium focused on development issues for blockchain, the distributed database of 'permanent' time-stamped records. Led by the Linux Foundation, ...
January 10, 2017
Open source in-memory data grid (IMDG) company Hazelcast has integrated with Apache Spark, the open source data processing engine. What is an IMDG? But back to basics for a moment, what is an IMDG ...
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Blockchain is a type of distributed ledger for maintaining a permanent and tamper-proof record of transactional data. A blockchain functions as a decentralized database that is managed by computers belonging to a peer-to-peer (P2P) network. Each of the computers in the distributed network maintains a copy of the ledger to prevent a single point of failure and all copies are updated simultaneously. Continue Reading
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As companies distribute data across various platforms, they may need to pay more attention to securing it in databases and other repositories where security is far from baked in. Continue Reading
Ignite 2017 and the Microsoft data portfolio are the topics of this edition of the Talking Data podcast. On tap is a closer look at Azure Cosmos DB. Continue Reading
Has the internet of things won a new best friend in blockchain? Ron Lifton of NetScout discusses the benefits and challenges of the newfound friendship. Continue Reading
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Blockchain, the ledger of transaction data most commonly associated with Bitcoin, can be used in service of supply chain management. Here's a look at how. Continue Reading
Gilt, an online luxury marketplace, moved from a monolithic Ruby architecture to a more high-performance Java microservices architecture. Here are best practices. Continue Reading
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Data that lives across multiple IT infrastructures makes software testing difficult. New technologies in virtualization offer some relief. Continue Reading