News & Commentary
Content tagged with Big Data posted in July 2012
5 Ways To Benefit From Big Data
News  |  7/31/2012  | 
Big data can make all the difference in a successful CRM strategy, but it can be overwhelming. Here's how sales and marketing organizations can put big data insights to work for your customers and your business.
How Hadoop Cuts Big Data Costs
News  |  7/27/2012  | 
Hadoop systems, including hardware and software, cost about $1,000 a terabyte, or as little as one-twentieth the cost of other data management technologies, says Cloudera exec.
7 Deadly Sins Of Big Data Users
News  |  7/27/2012  | 
Sloth, negligence, gluttony...and that's just the beginning. Consider these common mistakes organizations make when assessing the meaning of large amounts of data.
HP, Cloudera Extend Hadoop Ties, Plan Appliance
News  |  7/26/2012  | 
HP agrees to resell Cloudera Enterprise platform along with its hardware and an upcoming HP-Cloudera appliance.
Smartphones, Big Data Help Fix Boston's Potholes
News  |  7/24/2012  | 
Boston has found an innovative way to find and fix street potholes: a free smartphone app, a crowdsourced competition, and lots of data from motorists.
Dell's Software Shift: 4 Big Questions
Commentary  |  7/24/2012  | 
As Dell embarks on an ambitious software journey, it must map out a plan to overcome early obstacles. Here are some key issues Dell must address.
Big Data Plus Police Work: Good Partners?
News  |  7/24/2012  | 
Hadoop and other big data analysis apps promise to help cops catch more criminals, but balancing privacy concerns won't be easy.
Poor Data Management Costs Healthcare Providers
News  |  7/24/2012  | 
Healthcare organizations collect massive amounts of data but often fail to translate it into actionable insights, Oracle report says.
How To Choose 'Advanced' Data Visualization Tools
Commentary  |  7/24/2012  | 
Big data and analytical capabilities are the latest coveted features in a fast-growing market for charts, maps, and other ways to visually sort through data for insight.
10 Big Predictions About Big Data
News  |  7/23/2012  | 
Will big data be a force for good or evil by the end of this decade? See if you agree with expert reactions to new Pew Internet Center research.
Amazon High I/O Option Tackles Tough Cloud Workloads
News  |  7/20/2012  | 
High I/O Instance virtual server relies on solid-state memory for the kind of high throughput needed by online game suppliers, medical researchers, and intensive database users.
Why Big Is Bad When It Comes To Data
Commentary  |  7/19/2012  | 
Calling it "big data" doesn't do it justice. Gushing data would be far more accurate.
VMware Says Spin-Off Rumors 'Unfounded'
News  |  7/18/2012  | 
VMware internal memo instructs company representatives to say it has no intention of spinning out its Cloud Foundry platform-as-a-service division; ditto for EMC's Greenplum big data assets.
If BI Is Dead, What's Next?
Commentary  |  7/17/2012  | 
New studies from Constellation Research and IDC reveal that the business intelligence market is in transition, with analytics, visualization, and big data driving the fastest growth.
Oracle Big Data Study Shows Longtime Pain
News  |  7/17/2012  | 
C-level execs say they're collecting more data than ever, but 93% also say they can't take full advantage of that information.
Big Data Analytics Trends: SAS CEO Jim Goodnight
News  |  7/11/2012  | 
Fresh IDC figures show that the analytics market is booming, but what's behind the demand and how does it relate to big data? SAS co-founder Goodnight offers his take in this video interview.
MicroStrategy Amps Up Data Visualization, Big Data Analytics
News  |  7/10/2012  | 
MicroStrategy announced a major upgrade of its business intelligence platform on Tuesday, focusing on easy access to data and analysis without IT assistance.
How To Manage Big Data
Commentary  |  7/3/2012  | 
There's an argument for integrating master data management with big data, but much work needs to be done before that happens.
MapR's Google Deal Marks Second Big Data Cloud Win
News  |  7/3/2012  | 
Just two weeks after inking a deal with Amazon Web Services, MapR gets an exclusive to run Hadoop services on the Google Compute Engine.


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