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VoltDB Upgrades Power, Security of Its In-Memory Database

VoltDB powers business apps that manage vast amounts of data generated from industrial sensors, global credit card terminals, cell phones or even slot machines.

Oracle Starts Laying Off 1,800 Hardware Employees

Oracle's long-running high-end chips business and its correlated Unix-based Solaris operating system both appear to be headed for the Computer Tech Museum.

U.S. Labor Department Sues Oracle Claiming Hiring, Pay Infractions

The U.S. Department of Labor warns that the lawsuit could cost Oracle multiple millions of dollars in federal IT contracts if it is found in litigation to be non-compliant to federal rules.
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Microsoft SQL Server Surges in Solid IT's Database Rankings

The latest version of Microsoft's SQL Server takes home Solid IT's database management system of the year award. Oracle maintained its overall lead in the rankings.
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10 Predictions for the Data Analytics Market for 2017 SLIDESHOW

In 2016, a big trend was do-it-yourself IT, and it was truly a breakthrough year for self-service data preparation and analytics. Adoption of self-service analytics solutions skyrocketed, because business users demand the ability to analyze data without having to rely on IT. Self-service data...

Why Graph Search Continues to Gain Traction in Age of IoT

NEWS ANALYSIS: With the coming of the IoT, enterprise IT managers are looking for fast, effective search mechanisms to keep track of all the new devices coming online.
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Microsoft Bolsters Performance of SQL Server Database on Linux

The new SQL Server preview for Linux includes a bump in T-SQL module performance and expanded Linux OS support.

Oracle Q2 Earnings Mixed, co-CEO Joins Trump Transition Team

Safra Catz will remain on the job at Oracle while performing unspecified tasks for the Trump transition team.

Realm Unveils Freemium Mobile DB, Image Recognition via IBM

Realm Scanner is a new open source mobile demo application built together with the IBM Cloud and Mobile team that uses Watson image recognition.
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Google Open Sources Data Visualization Tool for Machine Learning

Google's Embedding Projector web applications will give developers a way to visualize how well their machine learning systems are interpreting data.  
10 Things to Know About IBM’s Blockchain Ecosystem

10 Things to Know About IBM’s Blockchain Ecosystem SLIDESHOW

IBM is working to get enterprises to adopt blockchain database technology that the company says will bring innovative, new ways to manage data. Blockchain is, at its simplest, a digital ledger. More specifically, blockchain is a distributed database with a series of records called blocks. As...
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Microsoft Previews SQL Server With Linux Support

The company is commercializing a version of its SQL Server database software that supports Linux, and now early adopters can finally take it for a spin.

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