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Ransomware groups have deleted over 10,000 MongoDB databases

Groups of attackers have adopted a new tactic that involves deleting publicly exposed MongoDB databases and asking for money to restore them.

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5 lessons learned from building a data pipeline

Considering building a data pipeline in-house? Consider these five lessons first.

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Cerber ransomware kills processes needed to access data

In order to encrypt some of the most important data stored on computers and servers, the Cerber ransomware now tries to kill processes associated with database servers.

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Financial sector expands use of blockchain databases

Banks and financial markets are adopting blockchain distributed database software for payments and lending services at a faster pace than once expected.

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Docker funder and VMware alum dives into database startup

With one single smart (lucky?) investment, Jerry Chen staked his VC claim. Will this next one be as fortuitous?


What CIOs should know about SQL Server 2016

Every release of SQL Server promises increased performance, better security and improved business intelligence. You get all of that with SQL Server 2016, plus other strategic options such as cloud integration and Linux support.

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Review: MongoDB Atlas shoulders the ops burden

Flexible configuration, rich tooling and great pricing make MongoDB's database-as-a-service offering an instant winner.

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Review: ClustrixDB scales out -- way out

Clustered relational database outperforms Amazon Aurora for low-latency, high-transaction-rate scenarios.

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Microsoft rolls out SQL Server 2016 with a special deal to woo Oracle customers

The next version of Microsoft's SQL Server relational database management system is now available, and along with it comes a special offer designed specifically to woo Oracle customers.

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How data virtualization delivers on the DevOps promise

Your data could be standing in the way of getting the most out of DevOps and continuous delivery. It’s also a significant security risk in development -- and that’s about to get more expensive.

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91% off Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate: SQL Server Certification Bundle - Deal Alert

Qualify for a Database Developer Position with Certified SQL Mastery.

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5 things you need to know about data exhaust

Big data is now a familiar term in most of the business world, and companies large and small are scrambling to take advantage of it. Data exhaust, on the other hand, is less widely known, and in some ways it's an evil twin brother.


Will FileMaker 15 boost your business?

FileMaker 15 release seems custom made to exploit the iPhone enterprise

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The rise of the Salesforce admin

The combination of the growing Salesforce skill and the available positions are making the Salesforce administrator position very desirable. Salesforce is investing in growing the admin ecosystem providing various tools for both...

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Microsoft continues hybrid push with stretchable SQL Server

Microsoft is keeping up its push to provide businesses with hybrid cloud tools by offering a new feature that lets companies stretch their database tables from on-premises infrastructure to its Azure storage service.


Couchbase 4.0 review: The Swiss Army knife of NoSQL

Hybrid document-oriented, key-value database brings easy, ad hoc queries into the mix with a SQL-like query language.

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What does an Oracle audit look like? This one certainly wasn't pretty

Oracle is at least as well-known for its aggressive licensing tactics as for its namesake database technology, and a recent dispute makes it clear that that reputation isn't entirely unfounded.

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Shrinking an already ginormous SharePoint database transaction log

What do you do when you can't avoid huge transaction logs in SharePoint and your files are too large?

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