MICROSOFT: Enabling Automatic Database Tuning in Azure SQL DB in 2018. Microsoft’s automated and AI-enabled database tuning technology will become the new default configuration on the Azure SQL cloud database in January 2018. Read more
BIG DATA: Neo4j Looks Beyond the Graph Database. Graph database company Neo4j wants to move beyond providing only its graph database, and is working on what it calls a ‘graph platform’ to help companies make the most of their data. Get the plugin.
CLOUD: Distributed PostgreSQL Settling Into Cloud. Organizations that want the scalability of a distributed PostgreSQL database but don’t want the hassle of managing it themselves may be interested in the latest news from Citus Data, which has unveiled new options for its hosted, scale-out relational database. Find out more
MySQL: Configuring a MySQL Database on Amazon RDS. Cloud-based database solutions have really taken off in recent years. Although concerns about ownership and security have put a damper on some companies’ aspirations to offload some or all of their database management to a third party, the vast majority of companies have embraced the new paradigm and are reaping substantial financial rewards as a result. Learn about the different cloud database categories, as well as how to configure a MySQL database on the Cloud, using Amazon RDS. 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.