Oracle Database: Solid for Now

deal architect

Kicking the year off, ran a story which said “But Mr. Ellison’s comments about Amazon and Salesforce don’t tell the whole story. In reality, both companies are actively working to replace Oracle software running on critical business systems with. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

How To Grow A Customer Database Of 1000 People In 3 Months


Some of the conversion rate optimisation methods that you should implement include: Getting leads onto an email or lead generation database. Others database marketing marketing Online marketingSucceeding in business depends on scaling customer growth.

14 List Building Hacks to Grow Your Email Database Fast


But the biggest challenge most businesses face is they don’t have an email database (which I’ll interchangeably refer to as a ‘list’) big enough to see the benefits of email. Why the ‘traditional’ method of growing an email database doesn’t work.

5 Tips For Wrapping Your Database With a REST API

Launch Any

Just about every mobile and web application is backed by at least one database. These applications often require a web-based API to expose the database(s) for storing, querying, and retrieving necessary application data.

Datical Tackles Database Issues for Companies


The Austin-based startup has created software that lets companies update applications on their databases easily and efficiently. Last week, the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce named Datical […] The post Datical Tackles Database Issues for Companies appeared first on SiliconHills. By JAIME NETZER Reporter with Silicon Hills News The world is experiencing a data explosion. Datical seeks to help companies manage all that data flowing through their organizations.

Feds gives 10 tribes access to national criminal databases

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Department of Justice has named 10 American Indian tribes that will take part in the first phase of a program giving tribes more access to national criminal databases SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S.

Google Cloud SQL hits general availability with data encryption, 99.95% uptime, and databases up to 500GB

The Next Web

Google today announced the general availability of Cloud SQL , which, as its name implies, is a MySQL database that lives in Google’s cloud. percent uptime Service Level Agreement (SLA), and support for databases up to 500GB in size.

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Culture Hacking With A Staff Database

Code as Craft

We’ve tried to solve “who” problems with an open, accessible staff database. But, because we took our HR data and re-published the “safe” bits to a database, the staff directory data is completely at our mercy. The obvious thing to build on top of this database is a “staff directory”.

Guidelines for Modeling and Optimizing NoSQL Databases

Launch Any

Here are my favorite takeaways from their approach to data modeling and query optimization, that I believe can be applied to any NoSQL database, including Cassandra, MongoDB, Redis, and others. For relational databases, this is when you start to realize that your queries are taking longer because you have missing indexes or have joins that are too complex and slowing down performance. The post Guidelines for Modeling and Optimizing NoSQL Databases appeared first on LaunchAny.

When You Should Still Use a Relational Database Instead of NoSQL

In a blog post at DBMS2 , database veteran Curt Monash explains when its still best to use a relational database. nnIn a blog post at DBMS2 , database veteran Curt Monash explains when its still best to use a relational database.

Venture Cyclist: There are many kinds of database

Venture Cyclist

There are many kinds of database. The database world has been dominated by the relational database model for many years, and all the famous commercial databases such as Oracle, Sybase, IBM DB2, MS SQL Server and open source MySQL are relational database management systems (RDBMSs). Now there are a new gang of databases in town, and they have gathered themselves together under the “ NoSQL ” banner. There are many kinds of database.

The Goal? Oh, Just to Be the World's Biggest Location Database

Inc Startups

Factual''s database runs to 70 million businesses and points of interest across 50 countries in 29 languages. Factual, the biggest behind-the-scenes startup you''ve never heard of, has already amassed data on 70 million locations around the world (and counting).

Google Cloud SQL hits general availability with data encryption, 99.95% uptime, and databases up to 500GB

The Next Web

Google today announced the general availability of Cloud SQL , which, as its name implies, is a MySQL database that lives in Google’s cloud. percent uptime Service Level Agreement (SLA), and support for databases up to 500GB in size.

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Latvian Database Platform Clusterpoint secures €1.25 million


Riga-based database platform Clusterpoint has secured a €1,25 million investment. Orginally operating as an enterprise software vendor, since February 2015 Clusterpoint database became available as a cloud service (DBAAS).

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Real Stories of Startup Failure: A Database of What Not to Do


Problem is, they haven't had a handy database of common errors to refer to. He's compiled a database of experiences from 10,000 company founders, and his new book mines the data for lessons, with stories from entrepreneurs like Evan Williams of Twitter and Tim Westergren of Pandora.

Enabling automatic migrations with Entity Framework 4.3 on an existing database

Aymeric Gaurat-Apelli

Now that my online weekly planner WeekPlan has been migrated from Linq2Sql to Entity Framework, I can take advantage of automatic migrations. This is actually very simple to put in place and will save you (and me) many headaches in the future. First, execute these two commands in your Package Manager Console: Enable-Migrations -EnableAutomaticMigrations Add-Migration [.]. Programming tips and tricks entity framework

Research Sample: Student Entrepreneur Database | Insomnia Cookies |

Campus Entrepreneurship

I am continuing to validate the student entrepreneurs, firms, and university and other data in my database of high impact firms created by students. Here is one of my favorites, Insomnia Cookies , founded at the University of Pennsylvania. CEO and cofounder Seth Berkowitz is featured in this great 5 minute interview from an Inc Magazine 30 Under 30 feature from 2007. From Inc Magazine: 30 Under 30: The Cookie King |

Research Sample: Student Entrepreneur Database | Plaxo Founder Todd Masonis

Campus Entrepreneurship

One element of my research is the construction of a database of high impact firms that were created by students. I am currently going through the database to fill in gaps and validate that various firms fit the definition of high impact. One of the firms is Plaxo. I came across this interview with Plaxo Co-Founder Todd Masonis. Mr. Masonis and Cameron Ring are described as Stanford Engineers in early Plaxo press releases and media.

Target Future Customers Using Financial Metrics

The Startup Magazine

Some risk platforms, such as that offered by Global Database , will even provide a suggested limit based on complex algorithms. Global Database – The Trusted Credit Risk Platform.

Oh, yes. Little Bobby Tables we call him… A classic bit of.

Mark Birch

A classic bit of database humor for a Friday morning. databases tech humor LOL xkcd comic strip Oh, yes. Little Bobby Tables we call him….

the vc in me.: It's All About the Database.

the vc in me

» Its All About the Database. A content provider needs to think of themselves as a database provider now more than a text or media publisher. I think there will be big companies created that own the most important databases in verticals - the new wave of publishers embracing concepts like crowdsourcing and UGC. What makes the Fixya database so valuable? Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Its All About the Database. the vc in me. Welcome!

Blockchain’s impact on marketplaces: what’s the future for decentralized marketplaces?

Version One Ventures

News Bitcoin Blockchain (database) Cryptocurrency decentralized platforms Ethereum marketplacesNearly two years ago, we published our first ebook, A Guide to Marketplaces. Towards the end, we touched briefly on emerging marketplace types and included decentralized marketplaces in the mix. At the time, OpenBazaar was still in beta.

The shortcomings of ICO funding

Version One Ventures

News Augur Blockchain (database) Ethereum Filecoin fundraising ICO Numerai TezosInitial coin offerings are a phenomenally successful way of raising money. Through ICOs, startups have raised a record $1.27 billion in the first half of 2017. When I wrote the post “ Will Initial Coin Offerings Fund the Future? back in May, the total tally was around $100m. In the few months since then since then we’ve seen single projects like Tezos raise over $200m.

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Realm Raises €18 M series B to bring databases to Mobile


Less than 9 months after its public launch, Realm is already the 2nd-most deployed database in the world, running on well over 100 million devices! SPEEDY MOBILE DATABASE.

10 Tools for Understanding and Dissecting an Industry

VC Cafe

Continue Reading → CB Insights Clarity database Evolita LumaPartners LUMAscapes Mattermark

Neo Technology Raises $11 Million To Further Disrupt Traditional Databases


One of the bigger rounds that happened that week was about Neo Technology , who is at the forefront of the noSQL movement which tries to undermine and revolutionise the more traditional database management systems. First of all, “Neo Technology is the world leader [in the market for graph databases” according Nikolaj Nyholm of Sunstone Capital and have over 20 clients from the Global 2000. It turns out that while we were "dead", the world kept spinning and things kept happening.

Bizshark Helps You Search For Business Contacts (Or Sales Leads)


Bizshark has a database of around 40 million business contacts and more than 14 million company listings that are searchable by individual and company name as well as by email address.

Email Marketing Best Practices To Reduce Unsubscribes


Professionalisms database marketing digital marketing email marketing Fayez Mohamood Online marketing online spamby Fayez Mohamood, cofounder and CEO of Bluecore. Higher rates of unsubscription can prove disastrous for companies. Consider an email list of 500,000 individuals.

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How do we bridge the social divide? Salesforce #DF11 Live Stream

VC Cafe

There are three steps to transforming your enterprise to social: 1) Create social databases (CRM with a customer social profile in your database – know who they are and what they like).

Nutanix launches and a new era for data center computing is born — No SAN or NAS required!

Lightspeed Venture Partners

The platform also scales to much larger configurations with zero downtime or admin changes and users can run a broard array of mixed workloads from mail/print/file servers to databases to back-office applications without having to make upfront decisions about where or how to allocate their scare hardware resources. 2011 Cloud Computing database datacenter Infrastructure platforms startups Storage storage virtualization vmware

Contacts Crazy

Mark Birch

My life has been taken over this weekend by spreadsheets and contact databases and business cards and a plethora of tools to clean up my contacts. contact management contact database CRM productivity tools sales hacks It is not just my personal contacts, but those pertaining to work, those for the dumpling tours, those for my general business network, and those for my Tiny Letter newsletter. My head is about to freaking explode. How did this all happen?

"The company will announce a deal to acquire ParAccel, a well-funded startup that specializes in."

Mark Birch

“The company will announce a deal to acquire ParAccel, a well-funded startup that specializes in analytics database software. It was that little database that seemed l ost within the massiveness of CA Technologies and something of an afterthought in the 90’s among RDBMS behemoths like Oracle, Sybase, and Informix. big data tech enterprise tech databases RDBMS acquisitions analytics Ingres

From Foursquare’s Exit Strategy to Designing with Forces

The Product Guy

On Modular Innovation… [link] Let’s accelerate innovation with the Modular Innovation of an open database of places. Tags: Weekend Reading database design exit strategy forces foursquare modular innovation places product startup User eXperience vc

Navajo Systems SaaS Encryption Sold to SalesForce

VC Cafe

This is particularly applicable to database theft and identity theft and could be a good ‘insurance policy’ upsell to SalesForce users. Navajo Systems SaaS SalesForce Acquisition com d center database theft david moskowitz doron Jerusalem Venture Partners Saas theft CEO VPS

The Enterprise Trifecta: Data, Security, and Mobility.

Lightspeed Venture Partners

2012 analytics big data Cloud Computing data database Infrastructure ipad iphone scalability Security startup Venture CapitalThe enterprise software stack is undergoing once in a generation refresh largely driven by virtualization, data explosion, infrastructure commoditization, socialization, unlimited connectivity, and online services.

2 Simple Tricks You Can Start Tomorrow That Will Immediately Elevate Your Standing In Your Community

Inc Startups

Understanding the nuances of your network versus your contact database may change you forever

Building a Translation Memory to Improve Machine Translation Coverage and Quality

Code as Craft

Storing strings in a translation memory allows us to serve translations for these strings from our own databases, rather than making repeated requests to the translation service. databases engineering internationalization etsy international machine translation translation translation memory

Zillow Reports Fourth Quarter Loss

Inc Startups

The online real estate database lost $23.5 million during the last quarter of 2016

Highlighting Israeli Q2 2011 Israeli VC Investments

VC Cafe

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The Worst First Day of Work, Ever

Inc Startups

Destroyed the company's database on day one and got fired. But it's not this junior analyst's fault. HR/Benefits