[2009-03-25] Moving Desktop Based Databases into Enterprise 2.0
I have written about QuickBase's moves in the enterprise 2.0 space on this blog before (see - Changing Organization Behavior at XM Radio through Enterprise 2.0). QuickBase is an Enterprise 2.0 shareable database that lets you select ready-made online workgroup applications or templates designed to solve common business problems, customize them to suit individual processes, and share within a team or an enterprise.
[2009-03-04] First Look: Database Builder Truviso
I got a second chance to chat with the folks at Truviso recently. Truviso was founded after a Professor and his PhD student, at Berkeley went back to the fundamentals of data management and predicated that in a world of highly interconnected objects it would be necessary to eliminate the batch-centric database process of "store first, query later". Truviso is the result, focused on providing analysis in real time and continuously. This system is based on PostgreSQL allowing an integration of stream processing and traditional queries.