Managing application performance is all about how the end user perceives performance, and current tech trends are having an impact on that perception.
The president and COO of a managed services firm that offers private cloud computing explains the differences between public and private cloud computing and what each is best suited for.
Up and coming technologies including in-memory processing and column–based databases, combined with advances such as inexpensive memory and 64-bit operating systems, are finally promising affordable BI to small and medium-sized businesses.
Consultant and TDWI instructor Steve Dine talks with BI This Week about some of the ins and outs of cloud computing for business intelligence.
Truths and myths about private clouds.
A recent survey sponsored by on-demand BI provider Birst finds that nearly half of respondents would consider a BI solution delivered as a service. Top concerns remaining around SaaS BI are complexity of integration, security, and opposition from IT, the survey found.
Can a company that promotes its products with "green" benefits actually demonstrate those benefits in its own shop? At Symantec, the savings were, indeed, impressive.
How self-encryption works to secure data on flash and SSD drives.
Data quality remains poor at most companies, while data managers are surprisingly unaware of that -- and of the high costs of poor data, according to a survey on the subject.
Open source software for business intelligence and data warehousing continues to grow in popularity, a recent survey finds, with 40 percent of respondents saying they have deployed or plan to deploy it this year.
Cloud computing has changed as high-speed connectivity has improved and virtualization adoption has grown. We explore the current state of the technology and where it's headed.
Where should IT look for cost savings, prioritize projects, and estimate your potential savings?
The former head of Siebel's sales analytics team explains how companies can forecast sales much more accurately using effective analytics.
What Microsoft's changes to user account control mean for the enterprise
In today's environments, business transactions flow through multiple systems. Business transaction management eases your detective work when something goes awry.
Why segmentation is important and how policies can be set and enforced in a virtualized data center.
Proactive steps you can take to safeguard databases from internal and external attacks.
Recent technology advances are making in-memory databases more affordable, faster, and generally more feasible for a range of businesses. Kognitio's CEO explains the technology and how it is changing.
Moving beyond software testing to understand and measure the structural quality of the entire software system is the key to preventing software glitches.
Getting a handle on your IT servers can be difficult. We explain how one company tackled the problem.