Big Data Holdouts Risk Getting Swamped
Emerging software tools make analytics feasible -- and cost-effective -- for most companies. Now, staying on the shore may be riskier than just diving in.
Oracle's Cloud: What's Really New?
If Oracle's 'new' cloud services sound familiar, that may be because they've been announced before. Here's a rundown on the real cloud news.
Oracle Upgrades HR Cloud Software To Battle Rivals
Integrating human capital management and talent management into other business apps gives Oracle stronger footing against challengers SAP, Salesforce.com and Workday, says president Mark Hurd at Oracle OpenWorld.
Couchbase Takes NoSQL Mobile
Couchbase JSON Anywhere strategy brings NoSQL database to iOS, Android and the cloud, challenging SAP and MongoDB in the process.
When Cloud Backup Fails
Cloud backup providers need to face the realities of Internet bandwidth and give customers a way to perform bulk transfer of data for both backup and recovery.
Microsoft Azure Grows More Open
Microsoft technical fellow Mark Russinovich describes how the Azure cloud is expanding with open source, outside technologies.
Should You Outsource Analytics?
Cloud-based data science services aim to fill the gap for companies lacking in-house business intelligence or analytics expertise.
Workday Big Data Drive Starts Small
Workday Big Data Analytics is ready to take on big external data sets, but for now most customers are focused on internal analyses of smaller data.