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DBMS 2015 Numbers Paint a Picture of Slow but Steady Change

by Merv Adrian  |  April 12, 2016

Gartner recently published “Market Share: All Software Markets, Worldwide, 2015” (for clients) and the story the DBMS data tells continues themes we have been observing for some time in the...

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Operational DBMS Evaluations Available on Gartner Peer Insights

by Donald Feinberg  |  February 12, 2016

"Tap into the collective knowledge and experience of IT professionals just like you. Free of vendor influence, Gartner Peer Insights offers detailed perspectives for every phase of the IT lifecycle...

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Prediction Is Hard - Especially About the Future

by Merv Adrian  |  December 30, 2014

OK, I admit it - I stole the title from a much smarter man. I thought that man was Yogi Berra, but maybe not - more about that at the...

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DBMS Legacies are Very Sticky

by Donald Feinberg  |  December 18, 2014

Donald Feinberg (@Brazingo) & Merv Adrian (@merv) Every so often, there’s a wave of interest in the “imminent retirement” of one or more legacy database management systems (DBMS). Usually, it’s...

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Hadoop 2013 - Part Four: Players

by Merv Adrian  |  March 8, 2013

The first three posts in this series talked about performance,  projects and platforms as key themes in what is beginning to feel like a  watershed year for Hadoop. All three are reflected in...

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Another New DBMS to Replace Relational?

by Donald Feinberg  |  June 15, 2009

On June 9, Google Labs announced Google Fusion Tables , a new system for managing data in the Google cloud from Google Labs.  I want to be clear about one point -...

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Oracle Logo on Racks?

by Andreas Bitterer  |  September 25, 2008

With yesterday’s announcement of the Oracle Exadata Storage Appliance, Oracle essentially became a hardware vendor… well, sort of. With the help of their friends across Highway 101, Oracle leverages HP...

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