SAP Unleashes Major Hana Upgrade
SAP Hana Service Pack 9 adds multi-tenancy, data tiering, and streaming analysis, while answering a longstanding cost complaint.
Hadoop: 5 Undeniable Truths
Yes, you still need a traditional data warehouse after beginning work with Hadoop. Here are four more fundamental points to know about the big data platform.
Can IoT Slash Healthcare Costs?
The Internet of Things in healthcare -- a profusion of IP-connected sensors on hospital equipment and patients -- has the power to drastically cut waste and save lives, says panel.
Yahoo Talks Apache Storm: Real-Time Appeal
Yahoo is committed to Apache Storm, the open event-processing platform, because it's easy to manage and scale and use for personalization as a service, among other uses, says Yahoo executive Sumeet Singh in a Q&A.
MapR Offers Free NoSQL Database
MapR-DB is integrated with the MapR NFS-compliant file system and made available with more than 20 different open source components.
Facebook: 10 New Changes That Matter
Over the summer, Facebook introduced a number of privacy settings, algorithm changes, buttons, and more. Here's an overview of all the new features and how they affect you.
IBM Seeks Power Server Revival
IBM says aggressive pricing, open source innovation, and new-generation Power8 chips will spark a comeback against x86 hegemony.
Big Data Disease Breakthroughs
Researchers spotted new ways to treat cancer when the National Institutes of Health enabled semantic searches of its huge Medline database of published medical articles.
Healthcare & Data: Partners At Last
Thirty years ago, healthcare data was the province of PhDs. No more. Happily for patients and doctors alike, the use of data to improve lives is an accepted practice that will only grow.
DoE Preps Privacy Standards For Smart Grid
Department of Energy has released a set of voluntary privacy recommendations for smart grid owners, operators, and third parties; industry stakeholders have until October 14 to comment on draft.