IBM, Databricks Advance Apache Spark
Apache Spark hit two more incremental milestones as the IBM SystemML machine learning engine for Spark was accepted to the Apache Incubator program and Databricks unveiled a preview of its SaaS edition of Spark 1.6.
Data Skills Pay Off, Nate Silver Strikes Again: Big Data Roundup
Our Big Data Roundup for the week of Nov. 22 spotlights a hiring algorithm that's smarter than hiring managers, identifies which big data skills are worth the most in today's job market, explores whether Donald Trump has a chance to win the US presidential elections, and much more.
Salesforce Posts Big Q3 Revenue Growth
Cloud-based enterprise software provider Salesforce reported strong revenue growth for the third quarter and raised its revenue guidance for the full year. Here are the details.
Data Science Skills To Boost Your Salary
Are you a data scientist wondering how your compensation stacks up to your peers? Or are you considering a career shift to data science? Here's a look at how much you can expect to earn.
HP Enterprise Embraces Docker, Containers
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has aligned its offerings from application development to deployment to monitoring and management with Docker container technology.
Intel Chief Data Scientist Shares Secrets To Successful Projects
Before joining Intel, the company's first-ever Chief Data Scientist created models to predict the stock market, improve glaucoma diagnostics, and include unstructured data in healthcare applications. Here's what Bob Rogers is doing now at Intel and his advice for fellow and future data scientists.
IBM Datapalooza, Oracle Updates BI Platform: Big Data Roundup
IBM continued with its Datapalooza roadshow, Oracle released a new version of its BI software with enhanced visualization capabilities, and Informatica rolled out its Big Data Management platform. All that and more in our Big Data Roundup for the week of Nov. 15.
OpenText Unveils Analytics, Cloud Updates To Suites
OpenText will update its enterprise information management software suites to embed analytics capabilities, and to be deployed in the cloud. Executives said these new capabilities will equip customers to compete in the cloud era.
Cloud Vs. On-Premises: 6 Benefits Of Keeping Data Private
We can think of at least six reasons why you would want to store your data in a privately controlled data center rather than use a public cloud service. Letís gain an understanding of the on-premises vs. cloud debate, and see why some tech leaders advocate a hybrid model where both coexist.
Amex Travel Dumps On-Premises For Cloud Apps
American Express Global Business Travel was saddled with 16 different legacy on-premises ERP systems. Rather than update, the $1.5 billion company ripped them out and replaced them all with simple cloud apps.
Microsoft Analytics, Intel IoT, Spokeo Vs. Robins: Big Data Roundup
Microsoft updated its CRM and SQL offerings, and Intel showcased its IoT efforts. Meanwhile, the US Supreme Court is weighing questions about the liability companies have in ensuring the accuracy of consumer data. Learn about this and more in our Big Data Roundup for the week of Nov. 6.
HP Milestones: A Look Back, As Tech Giant Splits In Two
HP has officially split into two companies. The breakup marks perhaps the biggest milestone in the company's storied history. Here's a look back at the corporate hits and misses that brought the company to where it is today.
Microsoft, Red Hat Partner For Linux On Azure
The deep partnership makes Red Hat Linux the preferred choice on Azure. It also calls for a first-of-its-kind colocated center, staffed by technicians from both companies, to provide support for enterprise customers.
Oracle Users Not Rushing To The Cloud
As Oracle OpenWorld focused heavily on cloud, many members of the Oracle Applications User Group are just getting started with hybrid clouds. Here's why on-premises implementations continue to be important to these core organizations.
IBM Cloud Opens To Apache Spark
IBM Cloud will support Apache Spark as a service on Bluemix, making it available for BigInsights, IBMís Data Science Workbench, and SPSS Analytics Server and Modeler. Here are the details.
Larry Ellison: Oracle Sets Sights On Cloud Competitors
In his opening keynote at Oracle OpenWorld on Oct. 25, executive chairman and CTO Larry Ellison distanced the company from the likes of SAP and IBM, while highlighting major cloud service providers such as Amazon AWS and longtime SaaS/PaaS players such as Salesforce.
BNY Mellon Transforms IT One Step At A Time
FFor three years, BNY Mellon CIO Suresh Kumar has been leading a transformation of the bank's 13,000-member global IT staff toward Agile and private cloud operations. In an interview with InformationWeek, he details the steps he took along the way.