MICROSERVICES: Blow That Data Monolith to Smithereens with Microservices and Database Swarms. The world of apps is in constant flux and, with it, so are the demands on data. APIs are constantly changing to meet those demands (a social media connection here, a new mobile platform there). But throughout all this, core business can’t be bogged down; it has to move fast. And that’s where microservices—the dissection of the data monolith into agile little services—come in. Find out more about loosely coupled microservices and the specialized databases that power them. Read more
NoSQL: Using NoSQL Databases to Handle Fast Data. NoSQL databases can help enterprises handle so-called Fast Data. MongoDB, DataStax and Redis are three NoSQL databases worth checking out. Read the rest
GRAPH DATABASES: Graph Database Technology Starts to Come of Age Beyond Social Media. Graph databases, based on mathematics known for three centuries, are starting to yield value for businesses beyond Facebook and Twitter. Used for tasks as diverse as dating sites and fraud detection, graph technology works by looking at relationships, not just data. Find out more
HADOOP: Hadoop 3 Poised to Boost Storage Capacity, Resilience with Erasure Coding. The next major version of Apache Hadoop could effectively double storage capacity while increasing data resiliency by 50 percent through the addition of erasure coding, according to the Apache Hadoop team at the Apache Software Foundation. Read more
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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.