With Primavera Portfolio Management 9.1, Oracle has presented a new release of its project management solution. Several new control functions and processes should noticeably increase user-friendliness. This includes advanced workflows and early alert systems which allow a higher degree of automation, as well as various search functions, e.g. using the status or the start time […]
Author: Ralph Novak
The company Monitis has expanded its eponymous monitoring tool for MySQL databases with a new graph function. This should make monitoring more efficient and easy to understand, and provide processed information about sent and received queries. In addition, the graphical overview displays the ten slowest queries, allowing system administrators to quickly identify weaknesses and take […]
With a predicted increase in data to 44 zettabytes by 2020, the forecasts for 2014 have been revised upwards again.
The Berlin-based company SoundCloud claims to be the world’s leading audio platform. On its website, users can provide their own music to download, embed existing pieces in websites and comment on the songs of other musicians. As well as a free account which includes the upload of up to three hours of music, paid services […]
25 billion networked things
The Internet of Things (IoT) is, according to Gartner, one of the ten major trends for 2015. Market researchers estimate that there will be around 25 billion networked devices by 2020.
After Oracle released Java 8 in spring 2014, developers are now focusing on version 9, which will probably appear in 2016. The biggest change is the modularization of the source code of the Java platform, which has been discussed for quite some time under the name Project Jigsaw. In practical terms, the point is to […]
A new international study, under the title “Evolving the Connected Enterprise”, provides extensive data on the issues arising from using mobile business solutions for IT. The survey, sponsored by Oracle, primarily addressed technological factors that are critical to the success of mobile applications. In addition, IT managers were asked in which areas they see the […]
Open Data: CERN releases LHC research data
Since 2008, CERN, the Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire (European Organization for Nuclear Research), has been operating the largest particle accelerator in the world, the LHC (Large Hadron Collider), in Switzerland. Among other things, in 2012, they succeeded in proving the existence of the Higgs Boson, which had been predicted in theory. The measuring […]
The better the data available, the more informed the decisions which can be made will be. Nevertheless, on average, companies only use half of all internally available information to make decisions.
By 2018, half of the world’s population will have access to the Internet. And more than half of Internet users will use private cloud services. These are two conclusions of the Global Cloud Index, an annual study which covers 2013 to 2018 in its most recent version. According to calculations by the United Nations, there […]