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How MongoDB raised $150M in warp speed to challenge IBM, Oracle, and SAP

October 5, 2013

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How MongoDB raised $150M in warp speed to challenge IBM, Oracle, and SAP MongoDB, the company that offers a database technology developers can use to easily enter and retrieve data for applications, raised its $150 million round of funding in just three weeks, according to its CEO, Max Schireson. Most fundraising takes months. However, Schireson, […]

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Storage Myths: Put Oracle Redo on SSD

August 25, 2013

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Storage Myths: Put Oracle Redo on SSD Storage for DBAs: “My database is slow”… “Well then why not put your redo logs on SSDs?” Gaaaah. I still hear people having this discussion and it drives me mad. “Nobody got fired for putting Oracle redo on …<flash vendor>”. Yeah right, but does that mean it was […]

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NoSQL Databases, why we should use, and which one we should choose Paulo Ortins

August 14, 2013

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NoSQL Databases, why we should use, and which one we should choose Introduction In the last years, relational databases have been the only option when we talk about data persistence. Our unique choice have been which database we should use. Should we use a SQL Server? Should we use a MySql? Oracle? Even in these […]

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Oracle to halt development of Sun virtualization technologies

July 16, 2013

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Oracle to halt development of Sun virtualization technologies Oracle has decided to stop development on its Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), Sun Ray Software and Hardware, and Oracle Virtual Desktop Client product lines. Some Oracle partners, which received the news over the weekend, are not happy with this change. Say goodbye to any more development for […]

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