Database schemas change more frequently than we care to admit and keeping up with these changes while ensuring that user data is properly protected is a big ask for any IT organization. Being able to offload those requirements to a software solution that will help with this process becomes key is making the process successful, repeatable, and documentable.
How can you ensure data protection inside a database? Is it even possible to encrypt per-row? And also provide authentication of users? Tom Hollingsworth interviews the team from Bonafeyed to talk about how their stream cipher solution can protect the most atomic of data units.
With RecoverX 2.0 from Datos IO, big data may finally feel at home in the cloud.
Adam Banks at Ars Technica has a great writeup on how cheap RAM changes storage, and in effect system architecture. Cheap RAM means the ratio of RAM to storage is changing in the database, allowing for more data to be loaded and reducing disk reads. The problem? Well volatile memory is… volatile, not necessarily something […]
Chin-Fah Heoh of Storage Gaga comments: I was intrigued by an article posted by a friend of mine in Facebook. The article (circa 2013) was titled “Never, ever do this to Hadoop”. It described the author’s gripe with the SAN bigots. I have encountered storage professionals who throw in the SAN solution every time, because that […]
Robert Novak of rsts11 comments: Last month I managed to attend a big data event as an attendee, for the first time in nearly two years. One upside to being a big data storyteller is that you don’t get 3am oncall pages. Downsides at events like Strata include that you’re often working the booth, or […]
Curt Monash of DBMS 2 : DataBase Management System Services comments: When I find myself making the same observation fairly frequently, that’s a good impetus to write a post based on it. And so this post is based on the thought that there are many analogies between: Oracle and the Oracle DBMS. IBM and the IBM […]
Andrea Mauro of vInfrastructure Blog comments: If you talk about Big Data you cannot mention Cloudera that not only one of the first Hadoop distribution, but it’s really strong (and the fact that has start early in the big data world will really help) in the services aspects (including Big Data as a Service offers on different […]
Maish Saidel-Keesing lays out how to configure SSD Equivalence for Oracle RAC at technodrone.blogspot.com: There are a number of posts on how to do this like here or here, and Oracle even have been so kind as to provide a script that will do this for you (even though it is not 100% automated. Read […]
We think of web apps as what belongs in the â€œcloudâ€. Virtualization is changing this so that both small and enterprise apps are a fit. To me there can be an internal cloud and an external cloud. As virtualization continues to evolve, we will see the lines blur between both.