LEGACY: When It Comes to Databases, Why ‘I Can’t Quit You, Baby’. Leaving legacy RDMSs is hard, but eventually enterprises will break free of Oracle’s and others’ last grip on their data infrastructure. Read more
ORACLE: Oracle Launches Autonomous Database for Online Transaction Processing. Oracle executive chairman and CTO Larry Ellison first introduced the company’s autonomous database at Oracle Open World last year. The company later launched an autonomous data warehouse. Now it announced the next step with the launch of the Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing (ATP) service. Read more
MICROSOFT: SQL Server 2008 Support Extended for Cloud Migrations. Microsoft is adding an addition three years of support for SQL Server 2008 customers that migrate to the Azure Cloud. Read more
GET STARTED: Quick Start Tips for Using the New MSSQL-CLI SQL Query Tool. The new MSSQL-CLI command-line tool provides many enhancements over SQLCMD CLI that enable you to quickly write and run T-SQL queries across Linux, macOS and Windows. Read more
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BLUE MOUNTAIN DATA SYSTEMS HAS THE EXPERIENCE: 1994 to Present – U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration. Responsible to the Office of Technology and Information Systems for information systems architecture, planning, applications development, networking, administration and IT security, supporting the enforcement of Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act — ERISA. Within the EBSA, Blue Mountain is responsible for design, development and support for its various enforcement database management systems, as well as all case tracking and customer service inquiry systems. Blue Mountain also provides IT security services to the EBSA, in the form of FISMA Assessment and Authorization, System Security Plans, Risk and vulnerability assessments, monitoring and investigation support. Read more.