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Oracle's Product Future: What Can the Past Tell?
Oracle does not have a history of major acquisitions, let alone experience with the subsequent integration efforts. Run by a management team that has never

relational database history  it acquired the Rdb relational database business of Digital Equipment for over $100 million (USD), and interestingly, Oracle's current head of database technology, Chuck Rozwat, came with the Rdb team. Some might find it rather indicative—and having a striking resemblance to recently unveiled product plans for J.D. Edwards and PeopleSoft—that Oracle never intended to give Rdb the same attention as that given to Oracle Database. Instead, it simply encouraged users to migrate. For users who chose not

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SAP HANA: A Fast Developing “Toddler” - Part 1


It doesn’t take an exceptional industry analyst or market observer to realize that SAP HANA has become one of the pillars of SAP’s future strategy (possibly even a “bet the farm” move). HANA is a major part of SAP’s goal of being a next-generation database management provider, and SAP now has a number of relational database assets, both developed on its own and from the Sybase acquisition. In fact

relational database history  has a number of relational database assets, both developed on its own and from the Sybase acquisition . In fact, according to IDC , SAP has been the fastest growing database provider of late, although still smaller than the traditional leaders – Oracle, IBM , and Microsoft . SAP is also concurrently tackling the mobility, analytics/business intelligence (BI), cloud computing, and social media spaces , in addition to long being the leading line of business (LoB) enterprise applications provider and Read More

Access to Critical Business Intelligence: Challenging Data Warehouses?


There is a perception that if business users are given access to enterprise databases and raw query tools, they will create havoc in the system, which is a possibility—unless the business intelligence (BI) product developer understands the potential problem and addresses it as a business-critical factor.

relational database history  vendors have meanwhile created relational database management systems (RDBMS) that are entirely capable of supporting both functions, but most of the enterprise applications and BI vendors continue to use only a small fraction of the total functionality available in the source database management systems (DBMS). Namely, their product developers tend to focus rather on cross-platform design, causing them to leverage only the limited amount of functionality that the major databases have in common. Read More

Data Conversion in an ERP Environment


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relational database history  physical structure. In a relational database, to avoid redundancy of data elements and facilitate maintenance activities, these three addresses could be maintained in three separate tables, thereby requiring three separate programs or one complex program. Consequently, in addition to requiring a knowledge of the database design, a significant programming effort may be needed to move data elements from a legacy data source to a targeted relational database. Furthermore, what makes this effort difficult to Read More

The Essential ERP - Its Genesis & Future


Knowing the history and evolution of ERP is essential to understanding its current application and its future developments. Each step in the evolution of ERP is built on the fundamentals and principles developed within the previous one.

relational database history  graphical user interface (GUI), relational database management system (RDBMS), use of fourth-generation language (4GL), and computer-aided software engineering (CASE) tools in development, client/server architecture, and open-system portability.' Impact of the PC The cost of technology continued to plummet and the advent of the personal computer (PC) revolutionized once again the face of business management systems. At a fast pace, the large inflexible mainframes were replaced by new client/server Read More

Informix Holds Fire Sale on Linux Database


Informix announced its continued commitment and investment to the Linux community with the release of Foundation.2000 and Cloudscape 3.0 on Linux.

relational database history  Holds Fire Sale on Linux Database Event Summary NEW YORK, February 2, 2000-Informix Corporation (NASDAQ: IFMX), the technology leader in the software infrastructure for the i.Economy and a leading Linux vendor, at LinuxWorld 2000 announced its continued commitment and investment to the Linux community with the release of Foundation.2000 and Cloudscape 3.0 on Linux. Informix committed to bring all core server products to the Linux platform, including its business intelligence suite. Linux Read More

Lowering Your IT Costs with Oracle Database 11g Release 2


New versions of database software and operating systems (OSs) come out regularly. In the past, upgrading the database and OS for individual environments has been very expensive and a never-ending job—by the time all the business systems are upgraded, it’s time to start again. This white paper discusses Oracle Database 11g Release 2, which reduces the cost and risk associated with making these changes.

relational database history  Your IT Costs with Oracle Database 11g Release 2 New versions of database software and operating systems (OSs) come out regularly. In the past, upgrading the database and OS for individual environments has been very expensive and a never-ending job—by the time all the business systems are upgraded, it’s time to start again. This white paper discusses Oracle Database 11g Release 2, which reduces the cost and risk associated with making these changes. Read More

The MicroStrategy Architecture


If you’re in the midst of evaluating business intelligence (BI) software, this datasheet sheds light on a BI solution based on a relational online analytical processing (ROLAP) architecture that can provide high scalability and interactivity. Find out more about ROLAP, as well as how BI solutions can support all levels of BI initiatives, including migration from departmental BI toward a more cohesive enterprise framework.

relational database history  solution based on a relational online analytical processing (ROLAP) architecture that can provide high scalability and interactivity. Find out more about ROLAP, as well as how BI solutions can support all levels of BI initiatives, including migration from departmental BI toward a more cohesive enterprise framework. Read More

Business Intelligence and Database Management Services


Lister's BI team helps organizations to structure their data and extract actionable information from it. The team is comprised of experts who perform end-to-end deployment of BI solutions over the intranet, the extranet, or the World Wide Web. The BI team has over ten years of experience with various database systems such as Oracle, SQL Server, and DB2, to name a few. Backed by several years of reporting experience, the team has built up expertise in industry tools like Business Objects, Oracle Business Intelligence, Crystal Reports, and SQL Server Reporting Services. It has also worked with open-source BI solutions like JasperReports, and aims to fulfill the exacting requirements of any organization that approaches it with a BI project. Lister offers end-to-end BI solutions that can bring a good return on investment (ROI). Among the BI services Lister offers are remote database administration (DBA); data quality services; extract, transform, and load (ETL); database design and management; online analytical processing (OLAP) services; reporting; analysis; and dashboards.  

relational database history  Intelligence and Database Management Services Lister's BI team helps organizations to structure their data and extract actionable information from it. The team is comprised of experts who perform end-to-end deployment of BI solutions over the intranet, the extranet, or the World Wide Web. The BI team has over ten years of experience with various database systems such as Oracle, SQL Server, and DB2, to name a few. Backed by several years of reporting experience, the team has built up expertise in Read More

Database Scalability for the Enterprise with Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0


Microsoft Dynamics customer relationship management (CRM) software is designed to help enterprises get a 360-degree view of their customers across marketing, sales, and service. Scalability testing of Dynamics 4.0 shows that the solution can achieve sub-second response times running user transactions against a database of over one billion records. Learn how these results can impact the success of your organization.

relational database history  Scalability for the Enterprise with Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Microsoft Dynamics customer relationship management (CRM) software is designed to help enterprises get a 360-degree view of their customers across marketing, sales, and service. Scalability testing of Dynamics 4.0 shows that the solution can achieve sub-second response times running user transactions against a database of over one billion records. Learn how these results can impact the success of your organization. Read More

ERP Vendor Lawson Software Extends to IBM's DB2 Universal Database


Lawson Software, a major privately held provider of enterprise resource planning software, today announced the delivery of its enterprise software applications for IBM's DB2 Universal Database. This availability extends Lawson's support of the IBM DB2 Universal Database to encompass IBM Netfinity, RS/6000 and S/390 servers. Support for IBM DB2 on Hewlett Packard and Sun Microsystems server platforms is scheduled for May 2000.

relational database history  Vendor Lawson Software Extends to IBM's DB2 Universal Database Event Summary ST. PAUL, Dec. 28, 1999 - Lawson Software, the only provider of Self-Evident Applications (SEA) for e-business, today announced the complete delivery of its enterprise software applications with IBM's DB2 Universal Database. This full integration availability extends Lawson's support of the IBM DB2 Universal Database to encompass IBM Netfinity, RS/6000 and S/390 servers. Support for IBM DB2 on Hewlett Packard and Sun Read More

More Vendors Bail on Oracle in Favor of IBM


Oracle’s focus on software application markets is impacting its Database business. Recently SAP AG and Siebel Systems, i2 Technologies, Inc., and PeopleSoft have also chosen IBM’s DB2 Universal Database as their preferred database for developing current and future applications, and as their preferred backend database for customer deployment. In addition, IFS AB, one of the top 10 ERP vendors, which was previously Oracle-centric, has announced an agreement with IBM to add DB2 support.

relational database history  Vendors Bail on Oracle in Favor of IBM More Vendors Bail on Oracle in Favor of IBM M. Reed - August 7, 2000 Event Summary Following on the heels of SAP AG and Siebel Systems, i2 Technologies, Inc., a leading Supply Chain Management vendor, and PeopleSoft, a leading Enterprise Resource Planning and Payroll/Human Resources vendor, have also chosen IBM's DB2 Universal Database as their preferred database for developing current and future applications, and as their preferred backend database for customer Read More

Relational Solutions


Relational Solutions, Inc (RSI) has been providing high quality Business Intelligence & Data Warehouse solutions since 1996. At RSI, we recognize the need for cost effective, subject-oriented solutions designer for "quick hit" applications that solve an immediate business need. We can typically implement these solutions in weeks, not months or years. We design our solutions around our Structured Process Methodology. Our methodology is an iterative approach that delivers business results quickly and at a fraction of the cost of our competition. It's a time tested, proven methodology that differentiates us from our competition. Our successes include the following customers: Pfizer, Libbey, Sherwin Williams, American Greetings, Glidden Paints, Henkel Consumer Adhesives, Ridge Tool, Dirt Devil, Markwins, Playtex, Gordon Food Service, Eddie Bauer, Kraftmaid, DealerTire, Merillat, Mills Pride, Chrysler, Timken Industries, and many more!

relational database history  Solutions Relational Solutions, Inc (RSI) has been providing high quality Business Intelligence & Data Warehouse solutions since 1996. At RSI, we recognize the need for cost effective, subject-oriented solutions designer for quick hit applications that solve an immediate business need. We can typically implement these solutions in weeks, not months or years. We design our solutions around our Structured Process Methodology. Our methodology is an iterative approach that delivers business Read More

Best Practices for Deploying Oracle Database 10g on Pillar Storage


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relational database history  Practices for Deploying Oracle Database 10g on Pillar Storage Growing demands on storage management system requirements can run counter to your need to lower costs. With Database 10g, Oracle introduced new features that can simplify database storage management to offer significant savings in both deployment cost and ongoing management overhead. Find out about best practices for deploying Oracle with Pillar’s Axiom storage system, with benefits to performance and management. Read More