Columnar data storage can offer significant performance improvements over the way database tables are traditionally stored, but they aren’t always faster. Aleksandr Shavlyuga explores the power, and limitations of SQL Server’s ColumnStore Indexes.
Based on a webinar on analytics, this article covers the topics of machine learning and cognitive computing, and how these fields are related to artificial intelligence (AI). Panelists discuss how this technology is being applied in digital marketing space and what concerns organizations have in providing machine learning services.
Author discusses how to design an Internet-connected garage door opener ("IoT opener") to be secure and the security infrastructure for IoT devices, like authentication & access policy enforcement.
Author Lenley Hensarling discusses Foreign Data Wrapper (FDW) feature in Postgres database. FDW provides a SQL interface for accessing data from disparate sources like NoSQL databases.
For years now, Agile practices have been promising short iterations, fast releases, and software that gets out there sooner. But how can database development teams adapt, and where should they start? 2
If you are building or designing your next monitoring system, take a look at this short list of habits exhibited by the most successful monitoring systems in the world today. 1
An interview with Google's William Vambenepe, who's lead product manager for Big Data services, to ask him about the shift from products to services when working with Big Data.
In this article, author describes the role of data analytics in healthcare space with emerging wearable technologies like biophysical interfaces, physiological sensors and embedded diagnostic tools.
NoSQL for Mere Mortals introduces the major types of databases that fall under the NoSQL umbrella and explains both their advantages and shortcomings. Review and interview with the author.
In this article, based on a research study, author presents big data as service-oriented and evolutionary case of disruptive IT-enabled services (IESs) rather than as datasets.
In this article, author discusses evolving technologies like Machine Learning and IoT, how organizations can benefit from these new sources of information and intelligence.