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  • SAP gives SQL Anywhere a fresh IoT injection

    SAP's SQL Anywhere has long served as an embeddable database option for mobile devices, but the rise of the Internet of Things has opened up a new world of possibilities, and SAP has lost no time in polishing the technology for that purpose.

  • Datameer adds governance tools for Hadoop analytics

    Datameer is giving its native Hadoop environment new data governance capabilities in an effort to help organizations tackle data quality, security and compliance problems stemming from the growing use of analytics tools by business users.

  • MemSQL makes its in-memory database available to all

    In-memory databases have garnered attention recently because they combine transaction and analytic processing, and one of the latest developments came Wednesday from MemSQL, which announced a new release and a free new Community Edition.

  • Google launches a service for storing big data

    Google has introduced a service for storing large amounts of data online, potentially enabling organizations to execute big data analysis as a cloud service.

  • Microsoft SQL Server stretches into the cloud

    No longer will SQL Server administrators have to worry about filling up their database servers.

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  • 10 more do's and don'ts for faster SQL queries

    Everyone wants faster database queries, and both SQL developers and DBAs can turn to many time-tested methods to achieve that goal. Unfortunately, no single method is foolproof or ironclad. But even if there is no right answer to tuning every query, there are plenty of proven do's and don'ts to help light the way. While some are RDBMS-specific, most of these tips apply to any relational database.

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