Data Management


The Resurgence of Data Integration

Data integration vendors cite growing interest among new and existing customers in mainframe data connectivity solutions.

The Virtualization of I/O (Part 1 of 2)

As companies virtualize physical servers and provision processor and memory resources to specific virtual machines (VMs), delivering I/O to these VMs presents the next set of challenges. We examine these and look at two I/O solutions: InfiniBand and 10 GbE.

Disaster Recovery Planning Lags

How long is the DR-related outage you budget for? A few days -- a week -- or longer?

Hackers Using Time-Tested Methods, Not Fancy Technology

ID theft usually involves time-tested methods such as telephone fraud than blockbuster data breaches

Big Blue's Cognos Acquisition Comes More Clearly Into Focus

IBM is aiming its Information-on-Demand pitch to both IT professionals and business decision-makers

Virtual Servers, Real Snapshots

Creating state-consistent point-in-time snapshots is now possible in server virtualization environments

IBM, Sun Make Ambitious "Virtual" Announcements

Virtualization took center stage again last week, as both IBM and Sun unveiled ambitious new virtual offerings



Rogue Trader Highlights Need to Mind Your Controls

In an age of Sarbanes-Oxley and similar regulatory measures, how could a single rogue trader have racked up more than $7 billion in losses?

CA Reinvigorating its Mainframe Software Line

CA is preparing an innovation infusion for its legacy mainframe software products

Microsoft's Reveals its Virtualization Vision

VMWare might be far out in front, but don't count Microsoft out

Reality Check: A Closer Look at System z's Late-2007 Stumble

Were System z's third-quarter shortfalls an aberration or a harbinger of a rough year ahead?

Microsoft's Virtualization Strategy Coming Into Focus

Will Microsoft's server virtualization push change the rules of the game?

Big Blue Showcases Big Iron Solaris

Solaris running on the mainframe? It's far from a pipedream.

Enterprise IT: A Look Back, The Trends Ahead

Fasten your seatbelts -- it's going to be a bumpy year.

Careers: Downturn? What Economic Downturn?

The hiring outlook for early 2008 looks as solid as ever, with double-digit IT job growth forecast by at least one industry watcher

Why Legacy Databases Are Here to Stay

While industry watchers once encouraged customers to think about transitioning away from pre-relational DMBSes, they’re now backtracking

Big Iron Coup: IBM Touts New Mainframe Data Integration Software

Information Server seems tailor-made for Big Blue’s bring-it-all-back-home to System z philosophy -- particularly with respect to data processing workloads.

Accelerating File Transfers in the Mid-Size Enterprise

The mid-size enterprise needs simple, fast, reliable, and secure ways to transfer large files. PDP and UDP technologies may provide the answer.

Green IT Begins with Green Data

New site and new resources offer corporate planners a strategic approach to greening their IT operations.

CA Unveils Compliance Automation and Governance Management Tool

CA positions GRC Manager as the industry's first portfolio-based solution for IT governance and risk management