GS1 Canada helps build online vaccine database

GS1 Canada helps build online vaccine database

Supply chain standards organization GS1 Canada has partnered on an initiative that should help health care and supply chain professionals manage...

November 8th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Oracle raises cost of low-end MySQL support

Oracle raises cost of low-end MySQL support

Oracle has apparently raised the price of an entry-level MySQL subscription significantly.Sun Microsystems, which Oracle bought this year, had offered...

November 3rd, 2010 Chris Kanaracus

Oracle database admins acknowledge security gaps

Oracle database admins acknowledge security gaps

Database security is rife with pitfalls, according to 430 Oracle database administrators surveyed by the Independent Oracle Users Group.According to...

October 11th, 2010 Ellen Messmer

Oracle database design slowed Chase online banking fix

Oracle database design slowed Chase online banking fix

The outage last week JPMorgan Chase's online banking site is an example of how pushing to maintain absolute data integrity...

September 24th, 2010 Jaikumar Vijayan

Facebook outage caused by database glitch

Facebook outage caused by database glitch

Facebook went offline for the second time in two days yesterday. The Thursday outage--which lasted more than two hours for...

September 24th, 2010 tony bradley

Are universities at greater risk of data breaches?

Are universities at greater risk of data breaches?

 A database security vendor says colleges and universities need to do more to secure their databases against break-ins.Application Security, which...

September 16th, 2010 John Cox

HP acquires automation vendor Stratavia

HP acquires automation vendor Stratavia

HP has acquired Stratavia, which makes database and application automation software, for an undisclosed amount, the companies announced today.HP says...

August 26th, 2010 Ann Bednarz

SAP, Sybase unveil first joint offerings

SAP, Sybase unveil first joint offerings

BOSTON—Following the merger of SAP AG and Sybase ASA earlier this year, both companies shared their first joint milestones in...

August 19th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Product, food recall site uses geomapping

Product, food recall site uses geomapping

A former epidemiologist with the Public Health Agency of Canada has developed a Web site for tracking product, food and drug...

August 4th, 2010 Kathleen Lau