Showing posts from July 21, 2016

$13.9M in Series A Funding to Make Code-Free Creation of Websites a New Enterprise Standard

Based on the reality that, legacy website software was invented long before the explosion of social media, mobile, and the cloud, Brandcast, a cloud-based company has closed a $13.9 million Series A financing round led by Shasta Ventures with participation from existing investor Marc Benioff and new investor Correlation Ventures.  The company is working to consumerize websites for enterprise, and take on platforms like WordPress and Adobe Experience Manager. 
The easy-to-use design platform with website hosting services and third party integrations, can be use to create and manage microsites.

IDERA SQL Query Store Optimizer as the Latest Free Database Tool

The performance of complex queries, database administrators (DBAs), single actionable interface and simplified troubleshooting are at the core of therelease of SQL Query Store Optimizer, with the goal to help database administrators (DBAs) easily manage and troubleshoot SQL Query Stores. This new free tool can aggregate the Query Stores of all databases per instance into one single actionable interface. 
For those who are unfamiliar, SQL Query Store is a new feature offered in SQL Server 2016 that allows DBAs to see which queries ran when, how often and with what performance results to optimize queries and query plan selection. 
IDERA SQL Query Store Optimizer aims to address its limitations, including possible interruptions and inefficiencies, troubleshooting and tuning issues and visibility into only eight of 12 Query Store properties per database.

The general availability of Ansible Tower 3 by Red Hat

At the center of this availability, we have: Streamlined interface, smarter notifications, and simpler permissions, DevOps teams, power of automation, new network management support and Deeper integration with Red Hat offerings. In effect, the general availability of Ansible Tower 3, as an open source based automation solution gives teams the power to scale automation across the enterprise including streamlined interface, more powerful notifications, and explicit permissioning.