Data Management


Q&A: How to Successfully Migrate Legacy Data

Updating applications with current technology means IT must make sure no data is left behind.

Q&A: Best Practices for Working with Unstructured Data

What is unstructured data and how should IT search on and store it?

AutoVirt v3.5 Migrates Files without Disrupting Users

Users can execute fast, accurate file data migrations seamlessly

3 Headline-Grabbing Trends Will Still Dominate 2011

Big data, virtualization, and IT vendor consolidation made headlines this year, but where are these trends headed in 2011?

Backup/Recovery Best Practices for Virtualized Environments

Virtualization’s great promise may be compromised if virtual machines can't be easily recovered.

Putting the "E" in ECM

Top four questions to ask when selecting an enterprise content management solution

Data Management at a Crossroads

The database industry is at a crossroads, but few agree on where things are headed.



The Employee Factor of Continuity Planning: Four Reasons It Matters to IT Executives

Four reasons IT executives charged with business continuity planning, risk management, and disaster recovery must consider their employees and operations heavily in their plans.

Five Ways to Streamline Your Data Classification Project

This approach can help you achieve data classification results dramatically faster than conventional methods.

Enterprises on Thin Ice with DNS

A simple and affordable change you can make today can mitigate the risks of the DNS layer.

IT Shops Shifting Focus to Desktop Backup and Recovery

Harried by legal, regulatory, or competitive concerns, organizations are increasingly paying much more attention to their desktop backup strategies.

Disaster Recovery for Pennies on the Dollar

Symform positions itself as the most clever and affordable take on online disaster recovery to date.

Analysis: Behind Oracle's Acquisition of Virtual Iron

Oracle's move shakes up the virtualization status quo

Three Top Tips for Successful Business Continuity Planning

Building a business continuity plan is an ongoing job, but mature technologies exist that meet the range of key requirements.

Sun Unveils New Xeon-based “Open Network” Servers

Sun says its Nehalem product line is “significantly differentiated” from other Xeon 550-based systems in a very crowded market.

MySQL Tuning Best Practices

Detailed tips and tricks for getting the most out of MySQL in the enterprise

Intel Pitches Value, Not Performance, in Xeon Launch

By trumpeting new energy and power-management features, Intel and its partners hope to make a business case for Xeon 5550.

Q&A: Preventing Data Loss

A closer look at the components and best practices for success with your data loss prevention project.

Imagining Disaster Recovery

A little imagination can be a great thing when it comes to planning for a disaster. The disasters we might encounter as IT managers are no different.

Informatica Pushes ILM -- With an Application-focused Twist

With ILM, Informatica says it has the answer for harried data management pros. Analysts caution that Informatica's strategy will take time to gestate.