Category Archives: Software

Automated Wellness Engine

New England automates student support The engine will identify struggling students or those not engaging with their program of study and enables UNE to provide early intervention. by Chloe Herrick The University of New England (UNE) has launched an “automated … Continue reading

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SAP Busines Objects bets on in-memory, mobility in new BI release

SAP is hoping to gain ground in the increasingly heated market for BI (business intelligence) software, announcing a suite on Wednesday that focuses on areas like mobility and real-time data analysis. Business Objects 4.0, which encompasses both BI and EIM … Continue reading

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Data Warehouse Architect of the Year

Architect focuses on developing and evolving applications Name:Jim Duffy Job title: Senior data warehouse architect Company: BNP Paribas Location: Paris, France Award: Data Warehouse Architect of the Year 2010 It takes a little something extra to manage a data warehouse … Continue reading

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Surprise: 44% Of Business IT Pros Never Heard Of NoSQL

They should. It’s fast, resilient, and often cheaper than conventional databases. Plus, it’s the backbone of many Web 2.0 sites By Charles Babcock, InformationWeek NoSQL systems are still in an early phase, but already they’ve played a key role in … Continue reading

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IBM Buys Data Warehousing Appliance Maker Netezza For $1.7 Billion

Data warehouse appliance company Netezza had been rumored to being close to getting acquired for a while, and this morning it turned out IBM is the one on the buying side. Big Blue is acquiring the company in cash transaction … Continue reading

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The Advantages of Data Warehouse Appliances Revisited

by Rick van der Lans Much has already been written about data warehouse appliances and their advantages. In most articles, query performance improvement is described as the primary advantage. In this article, we take a slightly different viewpoint. Data warehouse … Continue reading

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Microsoft Fills Up Database with New Technology

By Mark A. Smith Microsoft has started its marketing push for the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 database platform. Despite having the year 2008 in the name (which indicates how lengthy Microsoft’s release cycles are), this is a major release … Continue reading

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