These days, relational database management systems (RDBMSs) like Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle are the primary engines of information systems everywhere, particularly for enterprise computing systems and web applications. Though RDBMSs are now common enough to trip over, it wasn’t always that way.
Database expert Kevin Kline and friends discuss BigData, Hadoop, cloud databases, and Azure on Microsoft SQL Server 2012.
Here’s my tribute to Wayne Snyder, rolling off the PASS board of directors at the end of this year.
Kevin shares articles on BigData, Federal government IT and cloud computing, Microsoft research into data analytics and BigData, hashtags in social media, and max degrees of parallelism.
The “big data” concept will change our world as much as the “data processing” concept changed the world of the 1970′s.
Data deduplication is a means to eliminate redundant data, either through hardware or software technologies.
Video of Kevin Kline’s presentation at TN Summit 2010 on the topic of Surviving the Data Avalanche.
In this season of recession and financial meltdowns, a common question seems to be, “How big is ‘too big to fail’?” Titans of the financial industry made big bets with lots of risk and, when they didn’t pan out, American society overall has to pay the price. But, that aside, the very scale of our [...]