Databases

Azure Analysis Services new modeling and tooling features

Following the announcement a few weeks ago that 1400 models are now in Azure Analysis Services, we haven’t stopped there! We are pleased to announce …

Microsoft Azure

DEUTSCHE BANK: High inventory levels in China will weigh on iron ore prices

China's iron ore stockpiles are at record levels and prices will decline to $US50 a tonne by Q4 2017, according to Deutsche Bank (DB).<p>A team of DB analysts visited China and assessed the current state of the market, including changes in steel production and how that will influence the outlook for …

Deutsche Bank

Graph databases and RDF: It's a family affair

RDF is a graph data model you've probably either never heard of, or already dismissed. Why is that, could there be value in it, and how does it …

Graph Database

Graph database company Neo4j maps out the future

Neo4j CEO Emil on the impact of the Panama Paper and the future of graph database technology.<p>Last year when the Panama Papers revealed how the …

Graph Database

A cloud-first policy is not the answer for all enterprise apps

Cloud first is the new orthodoxy, and with good reason. Companies large and small are moving assets off site and into the cloud, driven by financial …

Data Warehousing

Inside Microsoft's Cosmos DB

Cosmos DB marks Microsoft's full-on plunge into the world of NoSQL/non-relational databases. Built as the back-end database for Microsoft's own Web …

SQL Servers

Inside Google BigQuery

As organizations rush to gather and process as much data as possible, database administrators can struggle to keep pace. Though a number of …

Data Warehousing

What is SQL injection and how do I avoid it in Go?

Programming

Vapor Docs

Vapor Documentation¶<p>This is the documentation for Vapor, a Web Framework for Swift that works on iOS, macOS, and Ubuntu; and all of the packages that …

PostgreSQL

Microsoft

The Data Accelerator Program provides access to Microsoft’s highly reliable, automated SQL Server 2016 upgrade service backed by the rich experience …

SQL Servers

Announcing Public Preview of HDInsight HBase on Azure Data Lake Store

On November 21, Microsoft announced the general availability of Azure Data Lake Store. Azure Data Lake Store is a hyperscale cloud storage for big …

HBase

The Motivation for Native Graph Databases

Building a dependable database management system is a difficult task. We must be aware of the design trade-offs in the construction of a database …

Graph Database

The Dark Side of Business Intelligence

A well implemented reporting processes and tools can be scary for some. If your company reporting tool relies on Excels, PDFs and PowerPoints, then …

Data Warehousing

mycli: Awesome MySQL/MariaDB mysql client with auto-completion and syntax highlighting

I already wrote about auto-completion in the MySQL/MaiaDB command-line client using an auto-rehash feature. Recently I found out a new tool called …

MariaDB

SQL Server on Docker with new Environment Variables

As of CTP 2.1 for SQL Server 2017 a set of new environment variables are available. These variables allow us to configure each SQL Server container …

SQL Servers

Docker at Microsoft Build 2017 - Docker Blog

Elton is a Developer Advocate at Docker, focused on spreading the word to the Microsoft community. He's a Microsoft MVP and has been building …

SQL Servers

In-Memory OLTP Update

In November 2016, we announced the general availability (GA) of In-Memory OLTP technology in Azure SQL Database worldwide. From then on we have been …

JavaScript

MarkLogic Adds Element-level Security to Its NoSQL Database

MarkLogic 9 is aimed at improving performance in three main focus areas: data integration from silos, data manageability and security. Sounds simple, …

Enterprise Tech

Databases using R

by Edgar Ruiz<p>Current State<p>Using databases is unavoidable for those who analyze data as part of their jobs. As R developers, our first instinct may be …

Microsoft SQL Server

2017 Secure360 - Hacking SQL Server on Scale with PowerShell

This presentation will provide an overview of common SQL Server discovery, privilege escalation, persistence, and data targeting techniques. Techniques will be shared for escalating privileges on SQL Server and associated Active Directory domains. Finally I’ll show how PowerShell automation can be …

SQL Servers

The Future of Event Stream Processing

Applications based on event streams have more demanding architectural qualities than ever, and traditional approaches to storing, querying and …

Big Data

A closer look at Power BI Report Server

On May 3, Microsoft announced Power BI Premium, a capacity-based licensing model that increases flexibility for how users access, share and …

Business Intelligence

Get The Ultimate Learn to Code 2017 Bundle, Save 95%

There is still time to get your hands on our Ultimate Learn to Code 2017 Bundle in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store and save 95% off the normal …

SQL Servers

Try new SQL Server command line tools to generate T-SQL scripts and monitor Dynamic Management Views

<i>This post was authored by Tara Raj and Vinson Yu, Program Managers – SQL Server Team</i><p>We are excited to announce the public preview availability of two …

SQL Servers

Google launches Cloud Spanner globally distributed database into production

Just three months after introducing its massive Cloud Spanner database in beta test, Google Inc. today made it generally available across the …

Tech Industry

SQL Server 2017 on Linux surpasses 1 million Docker pulls as the next preview version rolls out

<i>This post was authored by Rohan Kumar, General Manager, Database Systems Group</i><p>SQL Server 2017 makes it easier and simpler to work with data, with …

SQL Servers

CIO Strategies: Five best practice tips for implementing business intelligence

Getting business intelligence right is about much more than just building a data warehouse.<p>Martin Draper, technology director at luxury retailer …

Data Warehousing

Automatic plan correction in SQL Server 2017

<b>Automatic plan correction</b> is a new <b>automatic tuning</b> feature in SQL Server 2017 that identifies SQL query plans that are worse than previous one, and …

SQL Servers

The continuing rise of graph databases

Graph technology is well on its way from a fringe domain to going mainstream. We take a look at the state of the union in graph, featuring Neo4j's …

Graph Database

Using Graph Technology to Fight Cancer

How simple graphing solutions are leading to better treatment and saving lives.<p><i>Written by Emil Eifrem, CEO Neo4j</i><p>The potential of new database …

Graph Database