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The Challenge of Scaling Transactional Databases

Generally speaking, databases are storage systems with various built-in software features to manage the movement of data within. A database management system (DBMS) describes software controlling other programs and applications. The creation and implementation of a well-designed database is a serious challenge. With the evolution of data volumes and constantly changing needs, new types of […]

Ransomware Attacks: How to Defend Your Data

Click to learn more about author George Williams. Ransomware attacks are a common occurrence in the news nowadays. Baltimore city, Atlanta, Florida Lake city are some of the recent victims of disruptive ransomware attacks. In other news, QNAP and Synology NAS users are being targeted by ransomware attacks too. Whether you’re a professional working at […]

Accountability Issues with Cryptocurrency and Blockchain

Click to learn more about author Daniel Jebaraj. Despite enthusiasts’ proclamations that accuracy and security are inherent characteristics of blockchain, there are still ways cryptocurrencies and other blockchain-derived technologies can be manipulated and compromised. Let’s examine four accountability concerns that arise in cryptocurrencies and blockchain. Accountability Issue #1: Who Manages the Exchanges? Since most cryptocurrency […]

ArangoDB Boosts Multi-Model Database Scalability with Release of ArangoDB 3.5

According to a new press release, “ArangoDB, the leading open source native multi-model database, today announced the GA release of ArangoDB 3.5. ArangoDB 3.5 contains new features that allow its growing customer base to more easily query, secure and search their growing data sets across multiple data models, making database scalability across distributed environments a […]

A Brief History of Master Data

Master data is generally described as essential business data about people, places, and things. Master Data Management or MDM describes a system for managing the data, which is different than the actual data. Master data is not typically transactional data, but in some situations transactional data can be treated as master data. For instance, if […]

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