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Collaboration Technology 2.0

Ian White and Michael Pincher discuss the latest trends and technologies in collaboration software.

June 2010

  • IBM believes in commoditised HPC for BI

    Ian Murphy 30 Jun 2010
  • BI needs power. Lots of power. Before multi-core processors and desktop BI arrived, companies doing serious BI either used mainframes, mini-computers or small High Performance Computing (HPC) ...

  • Thank you Graham Norton

    Michael Pincher 28 Jun 2010
  • Graham's site of the week is or 'Oh Crap. My Parents Joined Facebook'. Very funny and well worth a look !I suppose somewhere there is a site saying something like ...

  • iPhone 4 and my 'so what' moment

    Michael Pincher 27 Jun 2010
  • I like my iPhone 3GS, it mostly does what I want a phone to do - yes the battery life sucks and until the new OS was released, syncing with my Exchange calendar was so problematic that I rigidly ...

  • Quest's TOAD hops onto the Cloud

    Ian Murphy 11 Jun 2010
  • Next week Quest Software will announce the release of TOAD for Cloud, extending the reach of its database tools into the Cloud environment. In the first version there will be support for four ...

  • Why databases must follow the applications to the Cloud

    Ian Murphy 09 Jun 2010
  • As increasing numbers of applications move to the Cloud architects need to think about the implications for system performance. A key benefit of the Cloud is access to resources on demand so that ...

  • Microsoft raises the bar for end user BI

    Ian Murphy 08 Jun 2010
  • The days when BI was seen as hugely expensive tools that were only accessible to a small number of people are gone. The use of common tools such as spreadsheets and access to query languages have ...