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Perspectives on Hadoop Part Two: Pausing Plans

by Merv Adrian  |  June 4, 2015

By Merv Adrian and Nick Heudecker In the first post in this series , I looked at the size of revenue streams for RDBMS software and maintenance/support and noted that they...

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Perspectives on Hadoop: Procurement, Plans, and Positioning

by Merv Adrian  |  June 1, 2015

I have the privilege of working for the world's leading information technology research and advisory company, covering information management with a strong focus for the past few years on an emerging...

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Which SQL on Hadoop? Poll Still Says "Whatever" But DBMS Providers Gain

by Merv Adrian  |  February 22, 2015

Since Nick Heudecker and I began our quarterly Hadoop webinars, we have asked our audiences what they expected to do about SQL several times, first in January 2014. With 164 respondents...

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First Thing Monday: 2/23/2015

by Robert Anderson  |  February 22, 2015

Visits/Calls Planned This week I've got calls scheduled with Oracle and Microsoft Dynamics to dig into their ERP plans for 2015. I’m also working on polishing up a refresh of...

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Wearable Devices? Ha! What’s Your Appetite for Ingestibles?

by Michael Shanler  |  January 15, 2015

We’ve seen an explosion in wearable devices.  As for impacts of IoT and wearables in life science?  We are in the early days.  Today, some clinical trial designers are  leveraging...

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Oracle Hardware - No, The News is Not Good. (Yet.)

by Merv Adrian  |  December 31, 2014

As an information management software analyst, I don't spend a great deal of time looking at hardware, but when I look for a more holistic view, I occasionally check in...

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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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Oracle and Datalogix Make Strange Bedfellows

by Andrew Frank  |  December 23, 2014

If anyone had any doubts about the seriousness of Oracle’s intention to be leader in digital marketing solutions, its decision to buy Datalogix should erase all skepticism. (Announcement here.) Most...

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Titles Change at Oracle, but Power Stays in the Same Hands

by Nick Heudecker  |  September 19, 2014

Guest post from Chad Eschinger, Gartner's vendor lead for Oracle While the news out of Redwood Shores on September 18th 2014 created a short burst of excitement throughout the IT...

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