To DBaaS or Not to DBaaS?

Is DBaaS (Database as a Service) really able to completely replace the DBA? This article can help you shape your opinion.

Gartner Inc., a leading research and advisory company, predicts that the public cloud services market will grow 18% in 2017 to $246.8B, while it was $209.2B in 2016.

Hackers are forcing Hollywood to reevaluate its cybersecurity

While the 2014 hacking at Sony Pictures pushed entertainment giants to take computer security more seriously, recent incidents have exposed weaknesses throughout Hollywood’s food chain. Last week, as HBO investigated a cyberattack on its own systems, an unaired episode of its hit show “Game of Thrones” appeared online following an unrelated breach at a pay-TV partner in India. In April, when 10 episodes of Netflix Inc.’s “Orange Is the New Black” leaked, the incident was traced to a contractor.

What is ERP? A guide to enterprise resource planning systems

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software doesn’t live up to its acronym. Forget about planning — it doesn’t do much of that — and forget about resource, a throwaway term. But remember the enterprise part. This is ERP’s true ambition. It attempts to integrate all departments and functions across a company onto a single system that can serve all those different departments’ particular needs.