Cassandra 101 : Understanding What Cassandra Is

As some of you may know, in my current role at Pythian, I am tackling OSDB and currently Cassandra is on my radar. So one of the things I have been trying to do is learn what Cassandra is, so in this series,...
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Cassandra 101 : Understanding What Cassandra Is

As some of you may know, in my current role at Pythian, I am tackling OSDB and currently Cassandra is on my radar. So one of the things I have been trying to do is learn what Cassandra is, so in this series,...
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Log Buffer #414, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition picks the sea shells from Blogs across the seas of Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL and arrange them for you in this Edition. Enjoy. Oracle: 12c Parallel Execution New Features: Concurrent...
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Tablespace HWM

The following question appeared the Oracle-L list-server recently: In order to resize a datafile to release space at the end, we need to find whatever the last block_id that is at the start of that free...
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Streamline Processes and Gain Business Insights in the Cloud

Now, the comprehensive business management tools of SAP Business One are available without the cost and complexity of deploying an on-premise solution. For a subscription fee that covers software, service,...
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Top 10 Database Threats

Practical applications for Big Data have become widespread, and Big Data has now become the new “prize” for hackers. Worse, widespread lack of Big Data security expertise spells disaster. These threats...
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Digital Media and Gaming Company Protects Cloud-based Apps and Services on AWS

Delivering services in the cloud exposed the organization to web attacks, data theft, and fraud. Learn how this company found protection with Imperva SecureSphere Web Application Firewall for AWS.Request...
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What’s Next for the CDO?

For many CDOs their initial work has focused on creating a data culture, gaining buy-in, overcoming silos, and unpicking the challenges of legacy systems, data spaghetti and, crucially, governance. With...
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Marco: Improving Sales and Service with SAP Business One Analytics Powered by SAP HANA

From high-tech digital refraction, mapping, and imaging systems to examination chairs, Marco Ophthalmic equipment allows eye care professionals to improve lives by improving vision. When Marco decided...
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Did Google Spill Your Domain Data All Over the Internet?

Live by exposure, die by exposure.It’s a hard lesson — and Google may have just learned it. According to Cisco security researchers, Google has inadvertently leaked the personal details and...
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