MICROSOFT: Containers: The Future of Database Infrastructure? Databases usually lag behind other servers in moving to new architecture, but containerization brings enough major improvements to convince even the most old-school DBAs. Read more
OPEN SOURCE: MySQL Version 8.0 Now Available. Oracle has announced a major release of its open-source relational database management system MySQL. MySQL 8.0 delivers a number of improvements designed for database administrators and developers building the next generation of web, embedded, mobile, and cloud aps. Read more
BIG DATA: Modernizing Hadoop: Reaching the Plateau of Productivity. What’s new in Hadoop, and how is vendor dynamics and strategy evolving? Read more
APPLE: FoundationDB, a NoSQL Database Owned by Apple, is Now an Open-Source Project. Three years ago, database geeks were disappointed to learn that FoundationDB and its unique database product had been acquired by Apple. That all changed when Apple announced that the core of FoundationDB was being released as an open-source project. Read more
NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems April 2018 https://www.slideshare.net/BMDS3416/tech-update-summary-from-blue-mountain-data-systems-april-2018.
IT SECURITY SUPPORT: Blue Mountain Data Systems is actively involved in implementing FISMA and NIST standards with Federal Civilian Agencies. Due to our extensive experience in this area, Blue Mountain has developed processes and organizational techniques to help ensure security deliverables are completed on time, and performed in the most efficient manner possible. We ensure that NIST-800-53 control requirements are treated consistently during definition, analysis, implementation, auditing, and reporting phases of a system. Find out more about Blue Mountain Data Systems IT Security Support Services. Call us at 703-502-3416.
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.