All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Databases’
IBM this week announced that it has officially completed its acquisition of Cloudant, a formerly private cloud database company based in Boston. The purchase price and other details of the transaction have not been disclosed. Cloudant provides database-as-a-service to developers and enterprise that need scalable database solutions implemented quickly. The company currently provides its services to clients that include mobile …
Privacy. It’s on everyone’s minds these days. A couple of months ago it was Apple and Google that were drawing the ire of consumers with the storing of location data. And of course, Facebook is always mentioned when people discuss their concerns about online privacy. But as technology gets better, and the tools used to capture information and the databases …
Established software vendors face a difficult balancing act between meeting customer demands for pay-per-usage cloud pricing models while guarding against revenue erosion on traditionally priced offerings. If Amazon’s price for Oracle Database on RDS becomes the norm for price discrimination between traditional and per-per-usage licenses, IT buyers could find themselves paying over a 100 percent premium for the flexibility of …
Sun Microsystems is losing about $100 million a month according to Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle, the company that’s set to acquire Sun. Oracle is waiting to get clearance from European regulators before the deal can go through and Oracle can step in and try to put an end to this loss.
Last year, Yahoo debuted its YQL language, which lets users query, filter, and join data across web data sources or services on the web. YQL or Yahoo Query Language is based on a SQL-like language, and it helps apps run faster with fewer lines of code.
Today, Yahoo announced a new feature for YQL, and that is the Insert/Update/Delete feature. A spokesperson for Yahoo tells WebProNews this extends the platform by adding “write" capability to its capabilities, including YQL Open Data Tables and Execute."
Data management company McObject (I’m storin’ it!) has a new embedded systems tool combo. The new version of eXtremeDB in-memory embedded database comes with Accelerated Technology’s Nucleus real-time operating system (RTOS), a side and a drink. Okay, no side and drink.
The Transportation Security Administration said they plan to have their computerized passenger screening program ready later this year but it won’t include the hot-button, commercially-maintained databases, so denigrated by privacy groups.
You’ve finally created databases that you can actually use to store and manipulate all your critical data. That’s great news and quite an accomplishment. But in your rush to get your employees to start entering information into these databases, you skipped the training process and let them go at it alone.
Crystal Reports is the most flexible tool on the market and it has market recognition.
A key ingredient in any e-commerce storefront application is the database. This is where information unique to a particular store is archived. One grouping of unique information is product data.
At one point in time I was tasked with running over 70 databases on more than a dozen servers without any of the costly third-party tools that exist to accomplish such tasks, and I often get asked how can you handle such large numbers of databases. This is a short article that will show you how to use the handy OSQL command line utility, provided with SQL Server, to execute repetitive tasks against large numbers of databases or to manage large numbers of servers.
If you collect and use any kind of data you probably have some kind of organizing system. Whether you use index cards, a filing cabinet, Excel spreadsheets, or some kind of database program, your system should let you add and change data, delete data, and retrieve data, and it should work faster and more efficiently than if you had to do it by hand.