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Data Management: December 2010

Data Management and Data Warehousing software and solutions. - Archive for December 2010

Analytics and In-Memory Databases Are Changing Data Centers

With the likes of Microsoft and SAP leading the charge, in-memory analytics could move databases and storage to the periphery of data …

Is PowerPivot the Future of Microsoft Business Intelligence?

If PowerPivot and the upcoming 'Denali' SQL Server are any indication, Microsoft sees in-memory analytics as the future of business …

Salesforce, Teradata Acquire Cloud Computing Firms

Salesforce.com picks up an email contact management provider while Teradata moves into marketing analytics.

Hadoop Tool Offers Business Analytics Missing Link

Karmasphere Analyst allows business analysts to use SQL to query a variety of Hadoop implementations.

Optimized Systems Provide Business Value

IBM and Oracle both offer highly integrated hardware-software appliances that boost performance.

Salesforce Acquires Ruby Cloud Vendor Heroku for $212 Million

It's not just about Java anymore as the SaaS CRM vendor makes a big move into the open source Ruby language.

Salesforce Launches Free Chatter Service, Enters Database Market

Salesforce.com's relationship with Oracle could get a little rockier.

BMC Software Announces New Apps on Force.com

The company says three new applications have been launched to the BMC ServiceDesk on Force.com.

Companies Try to Avoid Data Privacy Regs with Voluntary Effort

The new Open Data Partnership is an effort to shore up online consumer confidence and avoid national data privacy regulations.

Salesforce.com CloudReplicate Updates Amazon EC2

Salesforce.com customers can mirror data in real time to Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud.

SAP Speeds Up Business Intelligence with In-Memory Analytics

SAP has begun shipping its HANA analytic appliances, promising real-time complex analysis of transactional data.