Database software

  • September 24, 2009 24 Sep'09

    FBI database holds records on 1.5 billion people

    More than 1.5 billion government and private sector records about US citizens and foreigners are stored in an FBI database, declassified documents have...

  • September 21, 2009 21 Sep'09

    E-discovery will slash compliance costs, says Gartner

    By the end of 2012, organisations that fully document their search processes in e-discovery will save 25% on their collection processes, according to...

  • September 17, 2009 17 Sep'09

    Oracle blames reseller performance for results

    Oracle has blamed falling first quarter sales on the recession, currency shifts and weakness in resellers' performance. The database specialist posted...

  • September 16, 2009 16 Sep'09

    Watchdog slams police DNA database guidelines

    A human rights watchdog has slammed the Association of Chief Police Officers (Acpo) for advising chief constables to continue adding DNA profiles of innocent...

  • September 14, 2009 14 Sep'09

    Oracle to unveil Sun-powered database

    Oracle will take the wraps off the first product designed with Sun tomorrow, in a move that will indicate just where the merged operation could be heading once the deal gets the go-ahead.

  • September 10, 2009 10 Sep'09

    CIOs focus on analytics to drive business

    Business intelligence and analytics are the top priority for CIOs, an IBM study reveals.

  • September 04, 2009 04 Sep'09

    Storage hit by recession as IT projects put on hold

    Sales of external controller-based (ECB) disk storage plummeted by almost 16% in the second quarter of 2009 due to the downturn impacting enterprise IT projects,...

  • August 11, 2009 11 Aug'09

    SMEs make decisions based on dodgy data

    More than two thirds of mid-sized UK businesses rely on spreadsheets to support decisions, a survey has revealed.

  • August 04, 2009 04 Aug'09

    Council workers sacked for snooping personal details

    Nine staff have been sacked from their local authority jobs for snooping on personal records of celebrities and personal acquaintances held on the core database of the government's National Identity Scheme.

  • July 27, 2009 27 Jul'09

    Black Hat: Security expert's verdict on Oracle hacking tools

    Black Hat, Las Vegas: Controversy greeted news that Metasploit would release a raft of modules to speed up hacks of Oracle's database management system, but some security experts believe Metasploit is offering nothing new.

  • July 27, 2009 27 Jul'09

    Nokia buys web contacts technology company

    Nokia has strengthened its position in the social networking space with the acquisition of Cellity, a Hamburg software company that offers a way to collect and store users' contacts securely in one place.