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2 posts from February 2010

February 23, 2010

When to migrate your database?

Why migrate your database? Efficiency and availability problems are harming your business - reports are out of date, your batch processing window is nearing its limits, outages (unplanned/planned) frequently halt work. Database consolidation removes the costs that result from a heterogeneous database environment (DBAs time, database vendor pricing, database versions, hardware, OSs, patches, upgrades etc.). OK, so the driving forces for migration are clear,  what now?

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February 02, 2010

Scale out your identity management

BigDataMatters is focused on the issues faced when processing and managing large amounts of data. In light of this, it would be a crime not to blog about the security of this data. Over the next few weeks, I will write a series of posts focused on Identity management in the enterprise. Before you read any more, how is your identity secured?

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