Published By: Microsoft
Published Date: Jul 20, 2018
When it comes to performance, Azure SQL
Database is built for you, the developer. Azure
SQL Database is designed to make your work
easier and let you focus on other priorities.
It scales on the fly, without downtime, with
capabilities that make it great for building
multitenant software as a service (SaaS) apps.
Plus, it learns and adapts to your database
workload, whatever that may be, using built-in
intelligence to continually adjust and improve
That said, there’s more to a successful app than
impressive performance. That’s why we built
Azure SQL Database to be just as intelligent in
other areas, such as availability and security,
so that you won’t need to worry about those
essentials either. Finally, we built Azure SQL
Database to let you work the way you want,
using the tools and platforms you prefer. It’s
why we call Azure SQL Database the intelligent
database for developers. Read on to learn more,
and we’re sure you’ll agree.
This white paper discusses Windows high availability, with a focus on business drivers and benefits. Cost and real-world benefits are considered the two most important elements in choosing the right high availability solution.
Since the SQL Access Group created the Call Level Interface, ODBC has become the most ubiquitous method for connecting to relational database sources. ODBC was developed to allow programmers to access relational data in a uniform manner, regardless of the database backend. ODBC translates those generic commands into the specific esoteric commands of the database backend, so the quality of the driver directly determines the performance of the database connectivity layer. Learn more today!
"Businesses understand more than ever that they depend on data for insight and competitive advantage. And when it comes to data, they have always wanted easy access and fast performance.
But how is the situation different now? Today, organizations want those elements and more. They want IT to strip away the limitations of time with faster deployment of new databases and applications. They want IT to reduce the limitations of distance by giving remote and branch offices better and more reliable access. And in a global world where business never stops, they want IT to ensure data availability around the clock.
If IT can deliver databases and applications faster, on a more automated and consistent basis, to more locations without having to commit onsite resources, IT will be free to focus on more strategic projects."
This whitepaper looks at why companies choose Riak
over a relational database. We focus specifically on
availability, scalability, and the key/value data model. Then
we analyze the decision points that should be considered
when choosing a non-relational solution and review data
modeling, querying, and consistency guarantees. Finally, we
end with simple patterns for building common applications
in Riak using its key/value design, dealing with data conflicts
that emerge in an eventually consistent system, and discuss
Today’s consumers expect instant access to communications services whether they’re in the office, at home, or on the road. With data speeds increasing and international roaming costs decreasing, data usage is rapidly growing. Telecommunications Service Providers (TSPs) are under pressure to deliver more services to more people and approach 100% uptime all while lowering prices to consumers.
Traditional relational databases can’t meet the requirements for massive scalability, availability, and fault tolerance that the rapid growth in data usage and rise of big data demands. Read this solution brief to learn how Riak excels at these. Riak is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for big data. Riak meets many of the challenges you may be facing with your own service operations systems.
This white paper demonstrates how companies that have moved their SQL databases to the cloud have overcome past performance and security concerns to increase operational efficiency, improve availability and scalability, reduce costs, gain a faster-time to-market, and achieve a better return on investment.
Partners and customers expect instantaneous response and continuous uptime from data systems, but the volume and velocity of data make it difficult to respond with agility. IBM PureData System for Transactions enable businesses to gear up and meet these challenges.
The IBM DB2 pureScale feature is designed to address your current and future business needs for continuous availability. This white paper introduces DB2 pureScale—what it looks like, where it comes from, and how it allows you to scale out your database on a set of servers in an active-active configuration that combines high availability with truly transparent application scaling.
Emerging technologies such as cloud computing are essential, not only for the consolidation of database applications but also for the storage, availability, security and performance of increasingly complex data warehousing architectures.
While Oracle has long offered Oracle Exadata to serve the needs of larger enterprises, the Oracle Database Appliance now offers that same high availability, service, and reliability to small- and mid-sized markets.
This paper focuses on configuring Oracle GoldenGate to run on Oracle Exadata. The Oracle Exadata Database Machine can act as the source database, as the target database, or in some cases as both source and target databases for GoldenGate processing.
Discover how to accelerate database performance, handle change and growth in scalable, incremental steps, and deliver mission-critical data availability and protection with this unique commercial solution.
Without a doubt, performance is the database professional’s number one concern when it comes to virtualizing Microsoft SQL Server. While virtualizing SQL Server is nothing new, even today there are some people who still think that SQL Server is too resource-intensive to virtualize. That’s definitely not the case. However, there are several tips and best practices that you need to follow to achieve optimum performance and availability for your virtual SQL Server instances. In this whitepaper, you’ll learn about the best practices, techniques, and server platform for virtualizing SQL Server to obtain the maximum virtualized database performance. In this white paper, you’ll learn about the best practices, techniques, and server platform for virtualizing SQL Server to obtain the maximum virtualized database performance.
Published By: Alacritech
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
Customers are increasingly constrained by large transfers of data backup, long backup times to storage devices, and less efficient use of server resources as a result. System and database availability is heavily impacted during backup periods, and with the rapid growth of storage and the need to archive customer data, IT managers are actively seeking solutions for their backup problems.
The growth of structured data from databases, e-mail and other applications has been exponential. The increasing flood of data can lead to a host of problems — failing to recognize that data storage must be managed as a critical resource often results in a very difficult environment to manage, a higher cost of ownership, less responsiveness to change and added risk to the business. This white paper discusses how a dedicated, optimized network storage solution can increase data availability and reduce operating costs by simplifying management and improving capacity utilization.
You are being buried by data. Multimedia including videos, audio and photos. Unstructured data in presentations, documents and social media feeds. Even the voicemails and databases that used to be the primary residents of your storage system are growing beyond your ability to manage them effectively. How can you keep it all under control without buying an endless stream of disk and storage devices?
Experts from EMC and other leading storage manufacturers discuss the very latest trends in storage solutions and how an effective application of storage strategy can help tame the information beast and keep performance and availability issues at bay.
Attendees will learn:
- What are the hidden drivers in storage growth
- How businesses of all sizes can benefit from a tiered storage strategy
- Why virtualization is penetrating every level of IT
- What role SSD and flash will play in every storage environment
- What to do now to improve storage utilization and save costs
What you'll learn in this webinar:
Optimize your operations by taking advantage of the modern, scalable cloud infrastructure available on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Migrate your Oracle applications and databases to AWS and get all the benefits of the cloud.
Migrating mission-critical Oracle databases and applications to the cloud is complex and you may feel locked into your platform. Amazon Aurora provides commercial-grade database performance and availability at a fraction of the cost. Apps Associates—an AWS Partner Network (APN) Partner and Oracle expert—can migrate enterprise workloads to the cloud, freeing customers to focus on higher-value initiatives.
Watch this webinar to learn how to:
Run your entire Oracle database and application environment on the cloud
Take advantage of lower IT costs on the cloud and reduce your Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
Leverage Amazon Aurora to help satisfy your company’s cloud-first mandate, improve security, and reduce risk
Published By: Datastax
Published Date: Aug 27, 2018
" For any business that wants to successfully compete in today’s digital economy, it is not a question of if but rather how much of their business will be done with cloud applications.
A cloud application is one with many endpoints including browsers, mobile devices,
and/or machines that are geographically distributed. The application is intensely transactional (high velocity reads and/or writes), always available, and instantaneously responsive no matter the number of users or machines using the application.
Download this free white paper and explore how DataStax customers are delivering real-time value at epic scale with their cloud applications. Explore the core database requirements that make businesses successful with cloud applications, which include continuous availability, linear scale, and geographic distribution."
As organizations develop next-generation applications for the digital era, many are using cognitive computing ushered in by IBM Watson® technology. Cognitive applications can learn and react to customer preferences, and then use that information to support capabilities such as confidence-weighted outcomes with data transparency, systematic learning and natural language processing.