Database Performance Tuning Is Only Getting More Important

Hardware continues to get faster, cheaper, and with more capacity. Now UNIX and even Windows systems are trying to handle billions of rows or terabytes of data. Database performance tuning is vital, but continues to get destroyed through wretched designs, poor application practices and maintenance malpractice which dramatically impacts overall database performance. Unfortunately, throwing more . . . → Read More: Database Performance Tuning Is Only Getting More Important

Reliving Client Server Through the “Cloud” of Promises

Recently conferences were all abuzz with demonstrations of cloud computing and wonderful vendors touting its spectacular functions and features. While I was impressed by the technology, the flexibility of resources, the unlimited performance potential and the pay for what you use ideas, the cloud solution is surrounded by incredible hype and alerts the cynic in . . . → Read More: Reliving Client Server Through the “Cloud” of Promises