Exploring the Database Forest

This article for information technology (IT) leaders and database administrators portrays some of the most interesting trends that are shaking up the information management industry, along with the noticeable effects that these developments are having on IT.
  • Written By:
  • Published On:
  • (Originally Published On:) )
 
comments powered by Disqus


Featured publications:

Databases and ERP Selection: Oracle vs. SQL Server

The database is an essential component of enterprise applications such as enterprise resource planning (ERP) and enterprise asset management (EAM). This white paper outlines the advantages and disadvantages of the Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server database platforms. How do the two compare when it comes to reliability, scalability, and total cost of ownership (TCO) when integrated with enterprise software?
  • Written By:
  • Published On:

Comparing the Total Cost of Ownership of Business Intelligence Solutions

For many companies, traditional business intelligence (BI) software is costly and resource-intensive. So are open source alternatives that require significant configuration and integration. In contrast, software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions can reduce the cost of a BI deployment by providing automation and pre-integration. Compare total cost of ownership (TCO) for traditional, open source, and SaaS BI solutions.
  • Written By:
  • Published On:

Analyzing Big Data: The Path to Competitive Advantage

Big data is different from ordinary database information because of the massive volume, the variety, and the velocity. And the data mix now includes product reviews, video, blogs, tweets, and more. But the biggest current challenge may be to articulate a compelling business case for using big data. Find out how companies in various industries are finding value in the data they have already collected and making it actionable.
  • Written By:
  • Published On:

You may also be interested in these related documents:

Exploring New Frontiers of Growth in the Oil and Gas Industry

Looking into the future, oil and gas companies that initiate data management projects should carry out a reality check on the barriers to the adoption of analytics. This will greatly help the data management project team to deliver along desired and expected lines. Download this white paper to find out more.
  • Written By:
  • Published On:

ERP in SMBs: Exploring Growth Strategies

Small to medium businesses (SMBs) are focusing on growth strategies and customer service—sometimes balancing between the two, but often focusing on one or the other. As companies grow, and improve performance, they are more likely to have invested in an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. This Aberdeen report is a roadmap for SMBs seeking to grow and improved customer service through their ERP implementations.
  • Written By:
  • Published On:

Cost and Pricing Models in Food and Beverage Processing: Seeing the Forest through the Trees

Lost sight of your bottom line? Product pricing not in step with your actual costs? So busy trying to stay on top of cost behavior that you can’t keep your costs under control? Cost and pricing models, as part of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, can help you better understand your costs. Put corrective measures into motion before problems occur—and save your food and beverage enterprise time and money.
  • Written By:
  • Published On: