Articles By Mark Hall

Forget ROI

Forget ROI

A cartoon in a recent issue of The New Yorker depicts the classic scene of a father sitting in a...

February 16th, 2003 Mark Hall
Teradata steals Oracle’s data mart users

Teradata steals Oracle’s data mart users

Teradata steals Oracle's data mart users … in a consolidation program. And Oracle Corp. has taken a bit of revenge....

February 9th, 2003 Mark Hall
Database giants scoff at open-source invader

Database giants scoff at open-source invader

Database giants scoff at open-source invader MySQL AB, not unlike how operating system behemoths once laughed off the Linux phenomenon....

January 12th, 2003 Mark Hall
Johnson Controls portal boosts collaboration

Johnson Controls portal boosts collaboration

Collaborate or die. That's the unspoken motto at Johnson Controls Inc. It permeates nearly everything from product design to delivery...

October 31st, 2002 Mark Hall
IT watchfulness rises, but budgets limit change

IT watchfulness rises, but budgets limit change

Though IT professionals are now alert to the threat of terrorism, that threat generally hasn't pushed IT organizations to radically...

September 8th, 2002 Mark Hall
Portal masks integration complexity

Portal masks integration complexity

Collaborate or die. That's the unspoken motto at Johnson Controls Inc. It permeates nearly everything from product design to delivery...

July 21st, 2002 Mark Hall
Build a long-term work relationship

Build a long-term work relationship

Darrell Harrell has yellow blood running through his veins. It's not something that keeps him bedridden, but it does keep...

May 5th, 2002 Mark Hall
Seeding for data growth

Seeding for data growth

Even 7-foot-1-inch basketball player Shaquille O'Neal started small. But with an ideal genetic design and proper ongoing nourishment, he grew...

April 14th, 2002 Mark Hall
Web analytics get real

Web analytics get real

Real-time Web data analysis is gaining acceptance for business decision-making, but the complexity of creating real-time applications still keeps most...

March 31st, 2002 Mark Hall
For more storage, manage what you have

For more storage, manage what you have

Users and applications constantly demand more server storage capacity, which often prompts company's to buy more disk arrays. But at...

March 6th, 2002 Mark Hall