Database News

Keep up to date on the latest news articles related to commercial, proprietary and open source database software.

Published: Friday, May 25, 2012

During the past few years, open source software systems have been steadily gaining leverage as a legitimate option for a variety of business solutions.

Published: Monday, May 7, 2012

Effectively managing database systems is becoming more challenging all the time. The core problem is that data is quickly emerging as one of the most important assets of any business.

Published: Tuesday, May 1, 2012

A proprietary database solution that an organization purchases a license to, installs and begins using may sound nice, easy and powerful.

Published: Monday, April 23, 2012

In the past, one of the greatest criticisms of open source systems was their inability to scale to meet enterprise requirements.

Published: Thursday, March 29, 2012

Data is king in the enterprise. Companies are no longer able to easily differentiate themselves through traditional methods because the economy and emerging technologies are acting as equalizers between businesses.

Published: Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Big data processes are taking a firm hold in the enterprise sector, where the need to gather, store, analyze and use large quantities of structured and unstructured content is becoming essential to operational success.

Published: Sunday, March 11, 2012

Opponents of open source software use in the enterprise often attempt to paint those products as slightly slapdash - the result of a large and ostensibly disorganized base of developers.

Published: Sunday, March 11, 2012

IT departments in both the public and private sectors, experts agree, are suffering from budget unpredictability as a result of the recent economic turmoil.

Published: Sunday, March 11, 2012

The gains made by open source software in the back ends of IT departments in both the public and private sectors have been mounting for years, and recently, the trend has been seen in employee- and consumer-facing parts of organizations.

Published: Sunday, March 11, 2012

The damage that resulted from the compromise of Dutch security certificate issuer DigiNotar highlighted the vulnerabilities in the SSL system that much of the internet relies on to ensure safe connections between users and web services containing sensitive data.