"RDBMS"

Cloud PLM and Oracle Database Trajectories

Cloud PLM and Oracle Database Trajectories

There is no secrets – traditional PLM systems are running on top of relational databases systems. Although I didn’t find any public data source that can confirm it, my hunch that majority of PLM installations are using Oracle databases.  (If you have public information that can support or reject this…

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What is the right data model for PLM?

What is the right data model for PLM?

I think the agreement about importance of the data model among all implementers of PDM / PLM is almost absolute. Data drives everything PDM / PLM system is doing. Therefore, to define the data model is the first step in many implementations. It sounds as something simple. However, there is…

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Will PLM vendors dig into Big Data?

Will PLM vendors dig into Big Data?

Big data is hyping trend these days. Many people is using the term of big data for different purposes and situations. Here is a problem of big data in a nutshell, how I see it. The data is growing. It is growing in organizations and outside of organizational boundaries. It…

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PLM, RDBMS and Future Data Management Challenges

PLM, RDBMS and Future Data Management Challenges

It is not unusual to hear about problems with PLM systems. It is costly, complicated, hard to implement and non-intuitive. However, I want to raise a voice and speak about data management (yes, data management). Most of PDM/PLM software is running on top of data-management technologies developed and invented 30-40…

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Will Database in the Cloud supercharge PLM for Small Companies?

Will Database in the Cloud supercharge PLM for Small Companies?

I want to talk about an interesting segment of cloud technologies – cloud SQL Database. For the last months, I’ve seen multiple announcements of vendors in this space. Overall, it seems as an interesting trend. In a nutshell, cloud SQL database is a service that allows you to have your…

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Will PLM Get Troubled by Future FOSS databases?

The following article in TechWords “The New FOSS Frontier: The Database Market” drove me to think about PLM and RDBS relationships from a different angle. For PLM, as for all enterprise applications these days, RDBMS is almost commodity. PLM supports all of them (actually there are not so many –…

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