At a time when many businesses see a high value of big data, it is good to start thinking about how to use database administrators and managers of data warehousing for needs of big data.

Oracle offered an elegant solution – extending its middleware Data Integrator, which referred to specialists for database [...]

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Startup in Focus: Diffbot

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One of the criticisms being levied at the current state of e-commerce these days is the disconnect between the information that is available and the lack of an API that can understand and extract data from e-commerce sites effectively. This results in search engine algorithms that have trouble providing relevant information [...]

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IDC claims that “development and test databases remain an area of astonishing waste in terms of both storage and staffing costs at many organizations.”

Database copies fulfill requirements across the application development lifecycle, data warehousing and reporting needs. These full copies of production databases often consume far more storage and require resources to [...]

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The big data is the new frontier of business. A global survey by Gartner estimates that by 2016, 30% of businesses driven by the financial costs of management and emerging opportunities, will monetize directly or indirectly their information assets through trade, barter or sale.

Gartner says that many companies already assess [...]

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Mac users recently found out that when they search for hotels at the Orbitz website, they were provided with more expensive offers than PC users. This is possible through Hadoop, a technology platform capable of gathering information. The open source technology was able to gather information like those who use Mac [...]

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How do Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server database platforms compare on reliability, scalability and cost?

An enterprise application like enterprise resources planning (ERP) or enterprise asset management (EAM) is comprised of multiple technologies layers, but during a software selection process it is the database layer that can be the subject of some [...]

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Marc Benioff once again reignited its long time hostility and war of words with Oracle’s CEO Larry Ellison. He lashed out his sour remarks in front of a huge number of 15,000 customers and stakeholders at the big Dreamforce affair a few weeks ago. He started by commenting that Oracle’s Exadata is [...]

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MongoLab, a cloud-based database provider created by San Francisco-based ObjectLabs, announced today that it has closed a $3 million series A funding round led by GRP Partners, Freestyle Capital, Foundry Group, Baseline Ventures, David Cohen, and others. The list of investors is impressive, considering that it includes several names involved [...]

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