Oracle Database: Solid for Now

deal architect

Kicking the year off, Information.com 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

14 List Building Hacks to Grow Your Email Database Fast

ConversionXL

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.

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

YoungUpstarts

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.

Don't Write Off Relational Databases For Big Data Just Yet

readwrite.com

Share on: Don't Write Off Relational Databases For Big Data Just Yet. Big Data may be the poster child for NoSQL databases and date warehouses, but one industry veteran isn't giving up on SQL databases for Big Data just yet. Sections. Social. Mobile. Enterprise. Cloud.

Ex-Facebookers launch MemSQL to make your database fly

gigaom.com

Ex-Facebookers launch MemSQL to make your database fly. With Facebook engineers, it appears the high-performance database apple doesn’t far fall from the tree. All told, he claims MemSQL performs up to 30 times faster than disk-based databases. Cloud Computing News. Events.

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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When You Should Still Use a Relational Database Instead of NoSQL

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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.

Latvian Database Platform Clusterpoint secures €1.25 million

ArcticStartup

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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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”.

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

ReadWriteStart

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.

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).

10 Tools for Understanding and Dissecting an Industry

VC Cafe

Continue Reading → CB Insights Clarity database Evolita LumaPartners LUMAscapes Mattermark OnePagers.io

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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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

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.

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Sahale: Visualizing Cascading Workflows at Etsy

Code as Craft

Sahale, a NodeJS server that collects incoming JSON data dispatched by clients (Cascading jobs) and updates database tables accordingly. A MySQL database available to the Sahale app. Sahale commits incoming metrics to the database tables. The Problem.

Two Sides For Salvation

Code as Craft

How do you make changes to your database’s structure that’s getting hammered 24×7 without any disruption? If you use Mysql, it’s one of the holy grails of database operations, and one we’ve learned to do here at Etsy. Don’t Let Your Database Generate Anything.

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.

NetSuite: Still alive and kicking

deal architect

Larry Ellison was so focused on autonomy facilitated by database version 18c that he had only slide for a number of other features it will introduce like 5 times faster RAC. Oracle OpenWorld had even more going on than usual.

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

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.

Rimini Street: 50 shades of grey

deal architect

Rimini Street has announced general availability of support for a wide range of database platforms, including IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL Server, the SAP Sybase family. They have previously supported Oracle and SAP HANA databases and a wide range of applications. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

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Data Corruption To Go: The Perils Of sql_mode = NULL

Code as Craft

sql_mode is a run-time setting for MySQL and enabling it makes the database much more vocal by changing most WARNINGs to ERRORs. In order to do that, we set up a test database with the Production schema on it and enabled the strict sql_mode='ONLY_FULL_GROUP_BY,STRICT_ALL_TABLES' on it. We slurped all queries from our Production DBs using a local tcpdump and netcat ’ed them over to the test database: prodb-shard> sudo /usr/sbin/tcpdump -i eth0.

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Zweena Aggregates Your Medical Records For Easy Management

YoungUpstarts

” Feature Story digital medical records aggregator health records medical database medical records personal health record ZweenaOne of the biggest challenges facing consumers when it comes to their health is the ability to manage, consolidate and track their medical history.

4 Tools to Help Prevent Your Leads From Being a Dead End

Inc Startups

However, savvy businesses have learned that as soon as they get a database of promising leads, a significant portion of that database is already out of date

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

Hey MongoDB Haters: The Problem Isn’t Mongo, It’s You

Nick O'Neill

I spent the weekend reading over all the conversations on Hacker News (effectively summarized in this post ) about how MongoDB had failed this one company, and all the follow-on conversation about why or why not to use Mongo as a database solution. Unfortunately for most developers, your application will never get to the size where picking one database over the other will even matter. Programming Databases Engineering MongoDB

Neo Technology Raises $11 Million To Further Disrupt Traditional Databases

ArcticStartup

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.

Unicorn Startup MongoDB Just Filed for an IPO

Inc Startups

The database company could be the fifth 'unicorn' to go public this year. Wisdom of the Cloud

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.

Framework Benchmarks

TechEmpower

Database access test (single query). For database access tests, we considered dropping Cake to constrain our EC2 costs. This test exercises the database driver and connection pool and illustrates how well each scales with concurrency. Database access test (multiple queries).

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

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.

Schemanator: Love Child of Deployinator and Schema Changes

Code as Craft

We’ve previously written about our sharded master-master pair database architecture and how that and the Etsy ORM allows us to perform schema changes while keeping the site up. We run the site on half of our database servers while we make schema changes to the other half.

Data Corruption To Go: The Perils Of sql_mode = NULL

Code as Craft

sql_mode is a run-time setting for MySQL and enabling it makes the database much more vocal by changing most WARNINGs to ERRORs. In order to do that, we set up a test database with the Production schema on it and enabled the strict sql_mode=''ONLY_FULL_GROUP_BY,STRICT_ALL_TABLES'' on it. We slurped all queries from our Production DBs using a local tcpdump and netcat ’ed them over to the test database: prodb-shard> sudo /usr/sbin/tcpdump -i eth0.

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Hackers Stole Nearly 20-Million T-Mobile and Scottrade Customers' Personal Information

Inc Startups

Scottrade and T-Mobile have had portions of their respective customer databases stolen by criminals. Here is what you need to know

Email Marketing Best Practices To Reduce Unsubscribes

YoungUpstarts

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.

Frameworks Round 1

TechEmpower

Database access test (single query). For database access tests, we considered dropping Cake to constrain our EC2 costs. This test exercises the database driver and connection pool and illustrates how well each scales with concurrency. Database access test (multiple queries).