Latest Databases articles

Will buyers gain or lose from Oracle's acquisition of Pillar?

IT giants are busy carving up the lucrative data storage market for themselves, leaving IT managers with fewer purchasing options
08 Jul 2011

Audit Commission offers £5m contract for next National Fraud Initiative

National Fraud Initiative examines electronic data used by audited bodies to detect instances of fraud
04 Jul 2011

Our technology can deliver a 100-fold app performance boost, brags Oracle

Software giant outlines how acquisition of Pillar Data Systems fits with company strategy
01 Jul 2011

Business spend on software set to rocket

Analyst firm forecasts sharp rise in enterprise software spending
21 Jun 2011

Compliance: Top tips for data guardians

So how should firms protect data to ensure compliance with DPA and PCI DSS regulations?
24 May 2011

Compliance: How Cancer Research meets its legal obligations

Risk and security manager Brian Shorten talks about the data protection measures and compliance processes the charity uses to prevent breaches
24 May 2011

Compliance: The legal landscape and how to navigate it

Analyst Tony Lock explains how IT leaders should go about instilling a culture of good data governance
24 May 2011

Coalition plans to enlist private firms to speed ID authentication

Coalition proposes piggy-backing on private-sector databases to enable easier authentication when accessing e-government services
23 May 2011

Fight to protect Britain's borders stymied by ineffective IT

Work of the UK Border Agency being hampered by fragmented data practices
16 May 2011

EMC World 2011: Big data meets the cloud

The annual conference kicks off in Las Vegas today
09 May 2011

London-based NHS trust rolls out patient record hub

The installation is being carried out by BT and Cerner Millennium
27 Apr 2011

Is “Big Data” the right way to look at the problem?

11 Mar 2011

IBM Pulse: Enterprises need to differentiate big and little data

Experts debate real-time flows versus big-picture information
02 Mar 2011

Interview: Teradata CTO Stephen Brobst

Teradata has been recognised by Gartner as the leader in its field thanks to a partnership strategy that aims to ensure its customers benefit from the best tools on the market
22 Feb 2011

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh digitises data on three million plant and herb specimens

Optical character recognition technology is being used to provide a public database of information
11 Feb 2011

Interview: chief technology officer Martin Davies

Gambling web site relies on cutting-edge technology and inhouse development nous to keep millions of punters happy
10 Feb 2011

Barclays banks on master data management

Head of data quality and profiling Saul Judah explains how the bank went about implementing MDM
07 Feb 2011

Barclays cuts costs through improved data management

Master data management project has also led to fewer customer complaints and increased staff productivity
03 Feb 2011

The intelligent management of computing workloads

01 Feb 2011

Gartner says getting to grips with master data won’t be easy

Deep knowledge of business processes required
24 Jan 2011

Efficiency is the key to cloud

30 Nov 2010

NHS Networks extends information sharing

An online portal called the Commissioning Zone is designed to promote sharing of intelligence and resources
25 Nov 2010

Linked Open Data cloud takes shape

New project sees easier use of the cloud for web developers and government agencies
25 Nov 2010

JC Decaux chooses open source BI system over Oracle's

UK-wide rollout to take place over three years
23 Jul 2010