Profile of Doug HenschenExecutive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Doug Henschen is Executive Editor of InformationWeek, where he covers the intersection of enterprise applications with information management, business intelligence, big data and analytics. He previously served as editor in chief of Intelligent Enterprise, editor in chief of Transform Magazine, and Executive Editor at DM News. He has covered IT and data-driven marketing for more than 15 years.
Articles by Doug Henschen
posted in October 2011
From NoSQL to appliances to the blurring of column- and row-store databases, IT teams are exploring new options to wring faster insights out of their mountains of data.
ERP and line-of-business apps are outpacing Oracle in all industries and market segments, says SAP co-CEO McDermott.
Hadoop-based InfoSphere BigInsights platform goes live on SmartCloud infrastructure, beating Oracle and Microsoft to market.
Customers want the simplicity and security promised by Oracle, but will they risk being locked in to the company's "red stack" engineered systems?
These tech giants are making plenty of promises about their Hana and Exalytics appliances. But do you really need all that power?
Tax-compliance and language updates equip the vendor's SaaS application suite for more countries and headquarters locations.
Oracle plans to use Endeca's technology to boost unstructured data access and analysis for Web commerce and business intelligence applications.
The "big" part of big data doesn't tell the whole story. Let's talk volume, variety, and velocity of data--and how you can help your business make sense of all three.
When data grows into the tens or even hundreds of terabytes, you need a special technology to quickly make sense of it all. From Hadoop to Teradata, check out the top platform options.
Appliance built on HP hardware promises database consolidation and rapid, virtualized private-cloud deployment.
Apache Hadoop will power Azure cloud services and Windows deployments. New BI tools support touch-based data exploration--including on Apple devices.
Do benchmarks get even less meaningful in an era of engineered systems optimized for specific tasks?
Ellison blusters and Hurd disappoints while the lieutenants, and several key announcements, impress.
Third-party support provider extends its 50% cost-savings promise. But will database management system customers go without patches and bug fixes?
Oracle's comprehensive big data strategy includes NoSQL, Hadoop, and R analytics. But is the company playing a stall game?
In a hardware-dominated keynote, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison presents Exalytics appliance--but leaves many questions unanswered.