GDPR report after one year
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 by Richard Harris
Data protection and privacy has always been important, but with the implementation of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, companies are now thinking about it differently and are more critical of how they secure their data - especially as it pertains to sensitive and Personally Identifiable Information (PII).
With the one-year anniversary of...
VMworld 2018 developer highlights
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
VMworld 2018 has launched from the dock, debuting a ton of new cloud technology that ranges from multi-cloud operations to relational database services. To celebrate the company’s 20th year anniversary, Pat Gelsinger, VMware CEO, and Ray O’Farrell, VMware CTO acquaint the audience with what superpowers it takes to make it in the world of technology.
Postgres support has been unvieled for Toad Edge
Thursday, June 21, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
Quest Software unveiled the commercial release of Toad Edge 2.0, which adds support for Postgres. Toad Edge enables developers and database administrators to reduce the time and effort required to develop, manage and maintain Postgres-based open source databases while helping produce optimal performance.
A recent report estimates that more than 70% of new in-house ap...
New updates come to the Toad product family
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
Quest Software has announced three new updates to the Toad product family, including Toad Edge v1.2, Toad Data Point v4.3 and Toad Intelligence Central v4.3. The new release of Toad Edge simplifies the development and management of next-generation open source database platforms, with added support for MariaDB and MySQL instances running on Microsoft Azure. Toad Data Poi...
Solving the challenges of database DevOps
Monday, October 16, 2017 by Richard Harris
As companies look to the promises of DevOps to improve their applications' quality and delivery, obstacles still exist with relational databases that hinder adoption of this collaborative process. In this interview, Perry Krug, Principal Architect of Strategic Accounts at Couchbase, shares insight into why relational database management systems impede database DevOps, a...
When Taylor Swift crashes servers
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 by Richard Harris
Whether it be a new pop star album, release of a new season of a TV show, or a "fight of the century" style hyped up fight, we never quite think about what it takes in technological infrastructure to make all of the magic happen. In particular, with the release of Taylor Swift's latest song, "Look what you made me do," a similar situation arose which had many scrambling...
Powered by Epoxy is working!
Thursday, December 15, 2016 by Richard Harris
Epoxy, Inc. is the developer of the Epoxy App, an application for iPhone iOS and Android operating systems. It is a smartphone application designed to connect business owners and consumers to ease marketing frustrations.They have seen good results with its response to the "Powered by Epoxy" addition to their business model. The new addition is allowing their compan...
One in Five Companies in the US Plan to Expand IT Departments in Second Half of 2016
Friday, June 24, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
A recent survey by Robert Half Technology, IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report, indicates that 21% of CIO’s are planning to expand their technology hiring in the second half of 2016. The hiring forecast is based on telephone interviews with over 2,500 CIOs from 25 major U.S. markets who were asked to provide a six-month hiring outlook.The survey shows that sixty-t...
Splice Machine Opens Sources Its Hadoop and Spark Powered RDBMS
Friday, June 10, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
Splice Machine is open sourcing its relational database management system (RDBMS), a dual-engine RDBMS powered by Hadoop and Spark.
The platform leverages in-memory technology from Spark and scale-out capabilities from Hadoop to power new applications and can offload existing Oracle and Teradata databases. The Splice Machine RDBMS facilitates simultan...
Working in the Cloud is a Team Sport
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 by Eric Naiburg
When you or your organization make the decision to put your application in the cloud, whether you know it or not, you just added new team members.In the spirit of Major League Baseball playoff season, I think an analogy about America’s favorite pastime might work well to illustrate. When a pitcher throws a perfect game, even if they strike out every batter, they didn’t ...