Databricks Cloud: Next Step For Spark
Databricks, the company behind the hot Apache Spark project, announced new tools, new partners, and new funding to power a cloud service on Amazon Web Services.
You're Fast? Great. Are You Efficient?
Jumping hurdles at record speed doesn't mean much if you stroll between them. IT leaders must eliminate process-driven delays or trip on DevOps and SDN efforts.
Dell Focuses On Security
Dell made a flurry of security-minded announcements this week, highlighted by improvements to its Dropbox for Business integration.
Google I/O: A To Z
Google reveals new features coming to Android, as well as several platforms for TV, fitness, and connected cars.
World Cup: Assist Goes To Big Data
Success in soccer is based on hard work and talent. But at an elite level like World Cup 2014, data analytics can be the ultimate edge.
Big Data Has Exhaust Problem
Say no to data obsession and focus on the business problem you want to solve, says Berkeley data science professor.
Analytics Help Patients Follow Doctors' Orders
Community Health Plan of Washington's most vulnerable patients are doing a better job of sticking to their treatment plans -- thanks to big data, analytics, and hospital partner Health Integrated.
Hybrid Clouds: What Are They Good For?
IT faces a high-stakes decision: Which workloads to run on public versus private infrastructure. See what 383 survey respondents have to say on the matter
Crowdsourcing: The Future Of Consulting?
Wikistrat's eclectic community of analysts beat the CIA by predicting Russia's annexation of Crimea. Should crowdsourcing play a bigger role in the consulting industry?
Facebook Ads: Users Offered More Control
Soon Facebook will opt you into ads based on your browsing history and offer new ways to adjust what you see. Here's how to opt out -- and the other key details.
16 NoSQL, NewSQL Databases To Watch
Traditional relational databases weren't invented with mobile, social, and big data types -- or extreme scale -- in mind. Get expert context on 16 next-era NoSQL and NewSQL choices.
Oracle In-Memory Option: 6 Key Points
Oracle Database In-Memory comes with big performance promises. But examine a few performance tradeoffs, change requirements, and acceleration constraints.