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April 18, 2015  3:30 PM

How real time data supply has changed

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Data, Database, Real time, Web development

RethinkDB is an open-source scalable database for what its makers call "the real time web", but what does real time data supply mean in terms of the way web-centric applications function today? rethinkdb-ui_@2x.png

September 1, 2014  8:18 AM

Microwavable instant ‘convenient’ cloud analytics, just add data

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Analytics, Big Data, cloud, Data, RapidMiner

RapidMiner has produced what it calls an 'introductory release' of its eponymously named RapidMiner Cloud product that seeks to "make analytics more convenient" -- which means what exactly? 2___7996296_orig.jpg


January 23, 2014  3:56 PM

How do you solve an (enterprise) problem with MariaDB?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Data, Database, MariaDB, Open source, RDBMS

MariaDB and MySQL database software company SkySQL has gone all corporate and fancy on us and announced MariaDB Enterprise. But that title has "problem" in it -- and that's probably because certain media streams have vilified the firm for taking in funding from Intel in its quest to become a...


October 3, 2012  12:01 AM

What do vendors mean by “scalability”?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Data, Database, Hardware, MySQL, Open source, Oracle, RDBMS

There is so much talk of big data and cloud these days that you can barely read a single tech story without hitting a slew of descriptive adjectives usually featuring the terms 'scalability' and 'flexibility'. If you're not scalable today, then you're not going forward. But the cloud is all...


October 1, 2012  10:04 PM

MySQL is “world’s most popular” open source database

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Data, Database, MySQL, Open source, Oracle

Oracle has announced what it labels as a Development Milestone Release (DMR) of MySQL Cluster 7.3. Widely labelled as the "world's most popular" open source database due toits high performance, high reliability and ease of use, MySQL is used by Facebook, Google, Adobe, Alcatel Lucent and Zappos...


August 7, 2012  8:53 AM

Dungeons and (open source storage) dragons

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Big Data, Data, Open source, Storage

The world of data storage is changing and open source is helping (well, trying extremely hard) to shake up a few traditional technology standards. For many years, storage has been about big boxes from big name storage vendors. Usual suspects here might include EMC, Hitachi Data Systems, NetApp,...


June 12, 2011  1:57 PM

“Cloud Coupling” [kuhp-ling] – noun: connecting one cloud to another

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Cloud Computing, Data, data-intensive, Hadoop, Integration, social media

I'd like to coin a new industry term: "cloud coupling". This noun (and also a verb) describes the conjoining of two or more (generally large) data sets across various applications, cloud services and social media streams. So, "cloud coupling", say it with us now ☺ This term was...


February 7, 2011  9:08 AM

Geolocation tracker to remotely delete data on stolen devices

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Data, Data protection, geolocation, Stolen data

Data protection company Absolute Software has launched a closed beta of its Computrace Mobile platform for Android to provide asset administration, data protection and geolocation tracking for the Android line of devices. The technology will allow companies to use geolocation services to remotely...


February 1, 2011  11:59 AM

OpenLogic’s top 10 open source projects & video viral

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Data, Open source, Scanning, Support

OpenLogic's work in enterprise open source software support, scanning and governance solutions has allowed the company to record sales growth in 2010. The company says that economic recovery is accelerating enterprise investment in high-quality, low-cost open source software, which is in turn...


January 11, 2011  11:51 AM

Linux Box uses defunct Enron email archive for testing

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Archiving, Data, Email, Open source

Michigan-based 'vendor-independent' open source specialist The Linux Box has launched a demo of its email archiving system, Enkive CE (Community Edition). Boasting over 100 downloads since it was made available for download in November 2010; the company plans to announce Enkive EE (Enterprise...


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