Google's API Riddle
Google services are everywhere -- but the company's lack of long-term commitment to products and APIs make it tough to know which ones to include in new apps.
Databricks Spark Plans: Big Data Q&A
Databricks has a bold vision -- based on Apache Spark -- to become big data's epicenter of analysis. Executives Ion Stoica and Arsalan Tavakoli discuss the details and how Google Cloud Dataflow compares.
Data Scientist Role: How Will It Evolve?
As mainstream industries such as retail increasingly adopt big data initiatives, the roles of data scientists and other data professionals will change during the next few years. Here's a peek.
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.
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.
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.
10 Powerful Facts About Big Data
Big data means many things to many people, but how broad is its impact? Consider these figures on big data and the gurus who splice it.
Big Data: Time To Get Serious
IT must set clear policies and understand the costs of big data initiatives before uncharted experiments lead to data center chaos.
6 SAP Hana Customers Share Early Lessons
SAP Hana deployment patterns, payoffs emerge in Burberry, Bangkok Airways, ConAgra, John Deere, Mercedes AMG, and Spirit Aerosystems details shared at Sapphire conference.
One Data, Undivided
Having multiple copies of data to satisfy users and security concerns is costing companies time and money to maintain. The solution is the cloud.
Big Data Learns To Write
Automated writing platforms cull streaming data from multiple sources and churn out thousands of articles per second.
IBM Bluemix Gets DevOps Muscle
IBM refreshes its Bluemix platform-as-a-service in a bid to attract more agile and DevOps developers for its SoftLayer unit.