Author Archives: Industry Perspectives

Five Signs You Are Outgrowing MySQL


The data management landscape is rapidly evolving. With the emergence of ‘super apps,’ processing millions of user interactions per second, in addition to big data and the cloud, it’s clear organizations are in need of the “next generation” of databases. Mike Barbagallo of Clustrix gives an overview of how to tell when your database is no longer serving your business. Read More

Are All Security Vulnerabilities Preventable?

Winston Saunders

But aren’t designed-in security vulnerabilities just “accidents” in the development process, and aren’t all accidents preventable? It’s time for us, as an industry, to borrow a page from the industrial safety playbook, writes Winston Saunders of Intel. Read More

Three Key Elements for Successfully Migrating Data Into the Cloud


The three key elements of automation, control and integration required to successfully migrate your data, mission critical or otherwise, to the cloud can result in one significant overall benefit–business agility, writes Kevin Leahy of Dimension Data. This post gives an overview of these important elements. Read More