Big Data Analytics: Time For New Tools
So you're considering Hadoop as a big data platform. You'll probably need some new analytics and business intelligence tools if you're going to wring fresh insights out of your data.
Top 5 Big Data Trends Of 2014
As companies move beyond bleeding-edge experiments into production deployments, these trends point to real-world progress in big data analysis.
IBM Watson Analytics Goes Public
IBM opens beta use of its cloud-based, freemium data analysis service. Will natural-language interaction simplify number crunching?
HP Cloud Adds Big Data Options
HP's Haven big data analytics platform, including Autonomy search and HP Vertica database software, will soon be available on demand.
HHS Embraces Innovation
Health department's IDEA Lab uses tech startup techniques to develop new services and features.
HP Taps Vertica For SQL On Hadoop
HP brings fast, familiar SQL querying to Hadoop using Vertica database. Here's how it stands out from other big data analysis options.
8 Lessons From Rosetta Comet Mission
What does the European Space Agency's amazing Philae probe landing tell us about where we are as a spacefaring civilization, where we're going, and how to get there?
Former US CIO's New Enemy: Ebola
Now chief innovation officer at USAID agency, Steven VanRoekel harnesses diagnostic tech, big data, better communications, and improved medical gear to help defeat the disease.
Big Data Survey: Trouble Brewing For IT
Just 30% of respondents say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?
Obama 2012 CTO: From Campaign To Enterprise
Harper Reed talks about the pressure-cooker challenge of building an email-powered, microtargeted online fundraising machine in a hurry. See the video interview from Interop.
Yahoo Talks Apache Storm: Real-Time Appeal
Yahoo is committed to Apache Storm, the open event-processing platform, because it's easy to manage and scale and use for personalization as a service, among other uses, says Yahoo executive Sumeet Singh in a Q&A.
Big Data Disease Breakthroughs
Researchers spotted new ways to treat cancer when the National Institutes of Health enabled semantic searches of its huge Medline database of published medical articles.