Hadoop has “arrived” with an average cluster of 66 nodes weighing in at 114TB!
In a nutshell, NoSQL databases (also called post-relational databases) are a variety of loosely grouped means of storing data without requiring the SQL language.
…IT leaders see signs of improving prospects. What does that bode for SQL Server in 2010?
I barely survived the experience and never took an 8 a.m. class again, but I was surprised to see that I can now predict what Microsoft SQL Server database licensing will cost in 2011 and beyond.
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 [...]
At a rather muted Microsoft TechEd in Los Angeles in May, the crowds were diminished and the educational content was slimmed down. In the past, SQL Server sessions were so abundant that you’d have trouble choosing which of several you might want to attend. This year, the state of the economy was reflected in many [...]
This blog post kicks off the effort to produce recommendations about the election process that will better it for PASS and the wider community
I have a lot of respect for Google giving the old heave-ho to a product that needs to go – Wave.