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Open – For Business – At the ASF

by Merv Adrian  |  March 27, 2018

The Apache Software Foundation is about to celebrate an anniversary, and its extraordinary contribution to the economic refactoring of software stacks seems to be gaining more momentum with every passing...

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The Era of SQL Server on Windows-Only Is Over – OMG

by Merv Adrian  |  September 25, 2017

Written by Donald Feinberg and Merv Adrian On 25-Sep-2017 at Ignite, Microsoft announced general availability of SQL Server 2017, now supporting both Windows and Linux platforms, as well as support for containers. It can now book revenue...

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Tell Us How You Rate Your OPDBMS - We All Get Better Research As a Result

by Merv Adrian  |  December 10, 2015

Gartner has launched a new way for client and non-clients to provide input on products to enrich the research we deliver - Gartner Peer Insights. (The link will take you...

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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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DBMS Legacies are Very Sticky

by Merv Adrian  |  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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SAP Sapphire 2013– A Few Thoughts…

by Andrew White  |  May 16, 2013

Overall, Sapphire 2013 for me was a “coming out" party for SAP Hana.  She is a debutante and now seeking dance partners.  The event did not introduce any new step...

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SAP SapphireNow 2012 – One last item – Might Hana run too fast for your organization?

by Andrew White  |  May 16, 2012

Some years ago in the Supply Chain Space, when i2 Technologies and Manugistics were talking about ATP and Capable to Promise, I was trying to think up something unique, competitive,...

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SAP SapphireNow 2012 Walk Thru May 2012

by Andrew White  |  May 16, 2012

I was lucky enough to spend a few days at SAP SapphireNow 2012.  As you may know it’s the main SAP user conference (coupled with its user group, ASUG), in...

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Gartner on SAP in South Africa.

by Thomas Otter  |  May 5, 2011

I'm heading down to South Africa for the Gartner on SAP event, at Sun City 1 and 2 of June. This is the third time I've been to the event....

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SAP Q1 2011. Some thoughts.

by Thomas Otter  |  April 28, 2011

We had a couple of meetings today with SAP execs and internally  to discuss the SAP results and Donald Feinberg (SAP lead) John Rizzuto (Gartner Invest) and I figured we'd...

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