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Amazon Bulks Up Cloud Instances For Big Data
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Amazon Web Services' larger virtual servers show the company is pursuing an enterprise-scale data warehouse and big data tasks.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/1/2015
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Why Pinterest Updates Its Mobile App Every 3 Weeks
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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As established companies embrace mobile apps, they'll need to think more like Internet companies such as Pinterest.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 4/1/2015
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10 Apple Acquisitions: What Do They Mean?
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Apple has a habit of buying tech companies. Let's look at its most recent acquisitions and in what ways each might enhance the company's future.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/1/2015
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MongoDB Counters Couchbase Performance Claims
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
MongoDB test reports superior durability and throughput compared to Cassandra and Couchbase, but is it another case of biased, vendor-sponsored research?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/31/2015
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IBM Announces IoT Business Unit, Cloud Services
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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IBM ups the ante on Internet of Things analysis, launching a $3 billion bet on cloud-based ecosystem. How will Microsoft and Amazon respond?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/31/2015
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ClearStory Data Touts Speedy Big Data Analysis
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
ClearStory taps HDFS and Apache Spark in the cloud to let business users blend high-scale, variable data and analyze it with in-memory speed.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/30/2015
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Microsoft Azure Services Power Ziosk Dining Experience
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Microsoft HDInsight and Azure ML help Ziosk gain dining insights from more than 77,000 table-top tablets deployed at Chili's and other restaurants.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/30/2015
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Big Data Certifications: Finding The One That Works For You
InformationWeek Staff,
News
We can’t tell you which big data certification programs to choose -- that depends on a number of variables in your personal IT career goals and work situation. What we can do is provide you with a selected list of the vendor certifications available.
By InformationWeek Staff , 3/30/2015
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Apache Spark: 3 Promising Use-Cases
James Kobielus,
Commentary
Spark is the shiny new thing in big data, but how will it stand out? Here's a look at "fog computing," cloud computing, and streaming data-analysis scenarios.
By James Kobielus , 3/27/2015
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Zuckerberg At F8: Facebook Is A Family Of Apps
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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At the F8 developer conference on Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talked about how the social media giant is striving to become more than a singular online destination.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 3/26/2015
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Facebook F8 Preview: Mobility, Messenger And More
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Expect announcements related to mobility and Messenger as Facebook continues its crusade to become the cross-platform platform.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 3/24/2015
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Retailers Adopt Intel-Sharing Portal Used By Banks
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Th Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) is working with the Financial Services ISAC (FS-ISAC) on its new threat intelligence-sharing platform.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 3/24/2015
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Couchbase Claims Performance Gains Against NoSQL Rivals
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Couchbase says the coming Multi-Dimensional Scaling feature will bring read/write, indexing, and query advantages over MongoDB and Cassandra.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/23/2015
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Our New Service: Speed Networking For CIOs
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
News
We're improving the odds that you'll meet peers who are dealing with the same problems you face.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 3/23/2015
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Top Jobs For STEM: Big Data, IT Product Management
Kevin Casey,
News
Today's skills development in these fields could mean tomorrow's payday, according to a recent report.
By Kevin Casey , 3/23/2015
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Windows 10 Release, Big Data Analysis: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft brought news of cloud and big data at Convergence and major updates to Windows 10 from across the globe.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/21/2015
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Dark Reading Threat Intelligence Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Threat intelligence is the best way to stay ahead of new and complex attacks, say survey respondents. How analytics influences their IT security strategies varies.
By InformationWeek Staff , 3/20/2015
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Spark Promoter Databricks Should Let Software Shine
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Can Databricks effectively shepherd the most promising open source project for big data analytics while also promoting its commercial cloud service?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/19/2015
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Microsoft Azure Drives Ford Hybrid-Cloud Plan
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Ford brings vehicle software updates to Microsoft's cloud, opening up preventative-maintenance and service-upgrade possibilities on a global scale.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/18/2015
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IoT Is About Analysis, Not Things
Chris Taylor, Cofounder, Successful Workplace
Commentary
When we emphasize "things" in the Internet of Things, we obscure its real value—the ability to make connected decisions based on analysis.
By Chris Taylor Cofounder, Successful Workplace, 3/18/2015
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