Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Best Practices for SQL Server Deployment in Healthcare

Though this article is specific about SQL Server security in health care,  we can apply the same principals for other environments as well,

Read more at http://healthitsecurity.com/news/best-practices-for-sql-server-deployment-in-healthcare

Monday, April 24, 2017

SQL Server 2017 to add Python support

One of the major announcements from Data Amp event was that SQL Server 2017 will add Python as a supported language.

Read more at http://blog.revolutionanalytics.com/2017/04/sql-2017-python.html

Friday, March 31, 2017

Magic Quadrant for Data Management Solutions for Analytics

Microsoft was leading in the Gartner quarter for while and Oracle was not promising in this. However, with the 2017 results, landscape has changed.

Research image courtesy of Gartner, Inc.

You can read the details at https://www.gartner.com/doc/reprints?id=1-3T5J67S&ct=170209&st=sb

Friday, March 17, 2017

Microsoft Brings New Capabilities to HDInsight and DocumentDB

Microsoft is headed to San Jose this week where they will be announcing new features for HDInsight and DocumentDB at Strata Hadoop + World. Additionally, the company is also announcing a new preview for SQL Server as well.
DocumentDB is Microsoft’s fully-managed NoSQL database service that is designed to help developers build highly scalable applications. The service, which offers guaranteed single-digit millisecond low latency at the 99th percentile, is adding support for Apache Spark.
Read more at https://www.petri.com/microsoft-brings-new-capabilities-hdinsight-documentdb
 

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Confused with Big Data, Data Science and Data Analytics

Often people confused with Big Data, Data Science and Data Analytics. Are they same or different.
This link will give you an idea about what are they, what skills you need and what are the salary levels.

Read more to get further details https://intellipaat.com/blog/compare-big-data-data-science-data-analytics/

Friday, February 17, 2017

The Future of Managing Databases in a Hybrid IT World

When you work in information technology long enough, you get to see how people react when something new comes along. Some people embrace change, even to the point of being an early adopter. Others might use a wait-and-see approach. And then there is the group of people who are afraid of change in any form. 

Read more at http://sqlmag.com/sql-server/future-managing-databases-hybrid-it-world

Monday, January 9, 2017

DB-Engines Ranking


It is very common to compare the databases for marketing or for fun. http://db-engines.com/en/ranking has done the ranking for the database engine.


SQL Server has the major gain while Oracle has the major slip though it is still gaining the number one position. Following is the trend for the ranking of Database Engine.