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Valero Simplifies Backups with Bocada

As one of the nations top oil refining companies, Valero Energy Corp. is no stranger to acquisition fever. A Fortune 500 company with approximately 20,000 employees and expected revenues...

DBAs Reaction Mixed on Oracle9i Clustering

Oracle Corp. is touting real Application Clusters as one of the key enhancements in the companys 9i database software, which is being readied for release in the next few...

After Buyout, IBM Eyes Informix Customers

IBMs $1 billion acquisition last week of Informix Software—and its 100,000-customer base—will give IBM added ammunition in its war with database giant Oracle Corp.But the challenge facing IBM, of...

New Players, Wares Enter Storage Fray

Some of the storage industrys new kids on the block are building products on IP storage as well as NAS and SAN convergence, technologies that challenge more traditional storage...

BMC Software Suite Frees IT Managers

The storage management arena got a little more crowded this month as BMC Software Inc. announced a software suite that gives IT managers a broader view of how their...

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ThoughtSpot’s Ajeet Singh: “The Data Analytics Dashboard is Dead”

I spoke with Ajeet Singh, Co-founder and Executive Chairman, ThoughtSpot, about the search technology that’s central to ThoughtSpot’s data analytics platform, which he claims...

AWS’s Bratin Saha on How SageMaker is Advancing Machine Learning

I spoke with Bratin Saha, VP and General Manager, Machine Learning Services, AWS, about how the cloud has enabled machine learning, and SageMaker’s ability...

How Database Virtualization Helps Migrate a Data Warehouse to the Cloud

Database migrations are some of the most dreaded initiatives in IT. Bring up the subject of migrations with any IT executive and one gets...

Architecting Cloud Workloads for Financial Reporting: Best Practices

FinOps practitioners and technical teams must begin working more closely together to factor financial reporting into their architectural designs, tagging and labelling taxonomies, and...

8×8 Launches Frontdesk to Support Front Office Staff Communication

The vision for integrated unified communication (UC) and contact centers (CC) has been discussed in industry circles for years now, and almost every UC...