“Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don’t know which half,” said marketing pioneer John Wanamaker in the early 1900’s. That is why CRM software was invented and why it is used by every serious marketer. In today’s “Big Data” World, enterprises are making […]
“We used peak detection algorithm to detect spikes and snap goals to the closest spikes,” explained Krist Wongsuphasawat (@kristw), a Twitter Data Scientist who works on data visualization at Twitter. “There are many ways we can measure “excitement”. Using raw number of Tweets could be one way, but we chose […]
The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas discovered a major breach of their credit card processing database with card scraping malware placed on its payment-card system. Cardholders who purchased anything at Hard Rock Las Vegas including restaurant and retail outlets between October 27, 2015 and March 21, 2016, […]
We at DatabaseProNews often run across fun and interesting database related tidbits that we just don’t use. Here are some we found today: When you realize all the snapchat filters are really building a facial recognition database pic.twitter.com/txiIOKvLDA — ㅤ (@JayOkojie) June 13, 2016 The newest tool in the fight […]
According To Fortune, SalesForce is plotting to end its dependency on the pricey Oracle database, likely moving to an open-source solution. Of course, it would take years in order to make a safe and reliable transition. “Sources close to the Salesforce say that Pat Helland, a former top Microsoft software […]
Microsoft announced that it will bring SQL Server to Linux, enabling a consistent data platform across Windows Server and Linux. For now, the core relational database capabilities are in preview (starting immediately) with availability coming mid-2017. “SQL Server on Linux will provide customers with even more flexibility in their data […]
Back in 2013, Facebook acquired Parse, a cloud-based platform for cross-platform apps, which let developers create rich social apps integrated with Facebook across platforms like iOS, Android, HTML5, etc.
It was a big day in Microsoftland, where the company announced new Windows 10 features and unveiled a set of SDKs to help developers bring their code for the web, .NET, Win32, Android and iOS to Windows 10. Additionally, the company announced new Microsoft Azure data services for intelligent apps, […]