Drew Robb

Drew Robb is a contributing writer for Datamation, Enterprise Storage Forum, eSecurity Planet, Channel Insider, and eWeek. He has been reporting on all areas of IT for more than 25 years. He has a degree from the University of Strathclyde UK (USUK), and lives in the Tampa Bay area of Florida.

Data Warehouse: Key Tool for Big Data

Data warehouses are repositories where large amounts of data can be stored and accessed for reporting, business intelligence (BI), analytics, decision support systems (DSS), research, data mining, and other related activities. While...

4 Popular Master Data Management Implementation Styles

Understand the most common MDM implementation styles and strategies to ensure successful implementation and maximize the value of your data.

The 5 Stages of Data Lifecycle Management

Data lifecycle management addresses how to gain control of and capitalize upon the vast amounts of data most organizations possess. Enterprises that can break down their organizational silos and intelligently unify and...

What is a Data Lake?

A data lake is a repository of data with multiple feeders in and out. It’s vast, still, and unmoving, and data accumulates until it is needed. Learn more.

4 Ways to Use Database Snapshots

Snapshots have been in use now for more than a decade. Find out the many ways they can bring benefit to enterprise databases and storage volumes.

Top 5 Current Database Trends

Databases are undergoing massive change as they transition from on-prem to the cloud. Find out wha the main trends are in the database space.

Top 6 Database Challenges and Solutions

Database administrators and data architects encounter several difficulties as they administer systems with different requirements and behavioral patterns that can be addressed via storage partnerships.

Top Knowledge Management Systems for 2023

These are the seven best knowledge management systems on the market, with helpful information on how to choose the right one for your needs.

How to Use a Knowledge Management System to Improve Customer Service

We’ll show readers how to use a knowledge management system to improve customer service experience and call center effectiveness.

Oracle Opens Cloud Region in Chicago

Oracle is expanding its cloud infrastructure footprint in the U.S. The Oracle Cloud Region in Chicago is the company’s fourth in the U.S. and serves the Midwest with infrastructure, applications, and data for...

Yahoo Selects AWS Public Cloud for Ad Division

Yahoo is working with AWS as a preferred public cloud provider for its advertising technology business Yahoo Ad Tech. All Yahoo advertising technology workloads — including its media-buying and supply-side platforms, analytics, and...

5 Top Web Application Firewall Trends in 2023

Web application firewalls (WAFs) are designed to protect web applications. They achieve this via techniques such as filtering, monitoring, and blocking of malicious HTTP/S traffic that penetrates or attempts to penetrate web...

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