For the San Jose Sharks, employee morale and back-end integration factored heavily into choosing an enterprise social network tool but, as SearchCIO discovers, every company has its own reason for upping its ESN game.
Cloud monitoring can collect a range of performance data, but a crucial piece of the puzzle, networking, often falls short. A third-party network monitoring tool is essential to keep your cloud running up to par.
At the TDWI Executive Summit in Boston, users talked about the benefits and challenges of incorporating the Agile methodologies long practiced in development circles into data warehouse and business intelligence projects.
The number of NoSQL database options is vast, and distinct product categories occupy separate niches. That makes it imperative to understand what works best for specific applications when evaluating NoSQL software.
Big data clusters require a different security model. Four common approaches can help security teams migrate beyond familiar RDBMS techniques, to the tools and processes required in new database environments.