Industry Perspectives

Human Error, Downtime and Design

ROB MCCLARY<br/>FORTRUSTROB MCCLARY
FORTRUST

The tier classification system has traditionally been viewed as the industry benchmark for design standards and site reliability, writes Rob McClary of FORTRUST. Rather than a methodology that emphasizes the predictability of outcomes, it’s the actual results from the data center that matter. Read More

Five Signs You Are Outgrowing MySQL

TONY BARBAGALLO<br/>ClustrixTONY BARBAGALLO
Clustrix

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<BR/>IntelWINSTON SAUNDERS
Intel

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

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