[2006-09-20] IBM DB2 9 Tests Positive
IBM released its DB2 9 "Viper" database back in June with promises of a fundamental shift in how XML data is managed, as well as time and memory-saving functionalities. Early tests of the "hybrid database" have come back with positive results.
[2006-09-05] Microsoft Access Database Optimization
There is a common "patchwork" philosophy in IT departments throughout the world that gives the idea that altering, changing, and fixing poorly designed databases is how you correct the problems - as opposed to starting from the ground-up and re-working a system.