Charles Garry

With Compliance, Knowing Is Better Than Guessing

I was walking around the vendor showcase floor at a recent conference and was amazed at the number of vendors pushing compliance-related themes. Thats not all that surprising I...

Beware of Analysts Bearing Surveys

We all love a good survey. I especially like those little survey factoids they have in USA Today that provide useful information like how many gallons of water got...

ILM Initiatives Shouldnt Repeat Sins of the Past

I have never been a big fan of ILM (information lifecycle management)—the term, not the concept. This is mostly because the concept is so broad but the term itself...

Oracle Cant Stifle Open-Source Databases

Oracle is out to stop the open-source movement. Specifically Oracle, is out to kill MySQL. This seems to be the mindset of the unseen, Slashdot-posting, no doubt Birkenstock-wearing group...

IBM Needs to Act Boldly in Database Field

So IBM finally showed some signs of life in the distributed space when it offered DB2 Express-C as a free download. As I noted in a previous column, IBM desperately...

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DigiCert Report Highlights Importance of Digital Trust

The proliferation and importance of data in our daily lives is driving the need for digital trust. On the enterprise side, the increase in...

What Is Natural Language Processing?

Natural language processing (NLP) is a branch of artificial intelligence (AI) that focuses on computers incorporating speech and text in a manner similar to...

What Is Data Virtualization?

The vast amount of data that companies manage comes in many forms, including structured and unstructured. To be effective, enterprises must be able to...

Clean Energy Cohort Joins IBM’s Sustainability Accelerator Program

Environmental threats, ranging from the rise of extreme weather events to global climate change, do not impact all people or groups equally. The populations...

Cynet’s George Tubin on XDR Cybersecurity

I spoke with George Tubin, Director of Product Strategy at Cynet, about why XDR has so many definitions – and why this emerging security...