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Microsoft Bolsters Azure SQL Database Services
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft brings on-premises database capabilities to Azure SQL DB as it claims market share gains for SQL Server 2014.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/5/2014
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Google Cloud Cuts Prices Again, Adds Services
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google continues to advance its cloud business with better virtualization, flexibility, speed, and affordability, but won't catch up to giant Amazon Web Services anytime soon.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/4/2014
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Silverton Banks On Analytics For Turnaround
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Oregon healthcare organization Silverton Health hopes sophisticated analytics can help it fight rising tide of patients who don't pay their bills.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/20/2014
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Tweets Tell Whether You Have A Job
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Twitter data mining could provide governments with an alternative means of measuring unemployment, researchers say.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/2014
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Open Source Vs. Proprietary: Time For A New Manifesto
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
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Philosophical debates over OpenStack vs. vCloud or OpenDaylight vs. Cisco ACI miss the point. For IT, ideological purity is neither possible nor desirable
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 11/20/2014
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Does Big Data Need A 'LinkedIn For Analytics'?
Jeff Bertolucci,
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A social media approach to analytics could help enterprises get more value from their big data systems, says Teradata exec.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 11/20/2014
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Finding CIO/CFO Common Ground
Christian Lanng, CEO, Tradeshift
Commentary
Success awaits CIOs and CFOs who reach a level of competence in each other's roles.
By Christian Lanng CEO, Tradeshift, 11/20/2014
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How Amazon Kinesis Adds Speed, Resilience To Analytics
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Three Kinesis users explain how they use AWS's real-time, streaming data capture and analytics service to support their businesses.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 11/19/2014
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Magpi Mobile Data Tool Aids Ebola Fight
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
Magpi helps healthcare workers collect and process critical information efficiently and reliably as they treat Ebola patients.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 11/18/2014
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Tech Heavyweights Push For Surveillance Reform
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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AOL, Apple, Dropbox, Evernote, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo ask the US Senate to limit mass surveillance.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/18/2014
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Facebook's Enterprise Ambition: 3 Big Hurdles
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Even with 1.3 billion users, Facebook's rumored move into enterprise software faces steep obstacles. Can Facebook transform its reputation from data hog to data guardian?
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/18/2014
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Internet Of Things 'Overhyped,' Say IT Execs
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
IT executives expect the IoT to impact their businesses, although they're not sure how, finds CompTIA survey.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 11/17/2014
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HP Taps Vertica For SQL On Hadoop
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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HP brings fast, familiar SQL querying to Hadoop using Vertica database. Here's how it stands out from other big data analysis options.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/17/2014
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IT's 10 Fastest-Growing Paychecks
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Check out the IT roles that will see the biggest salary increases in 2015. Can you guess the top three?
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/17/2014
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Americans Doubt They Can Protect Their Privacy
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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A Pew Research Center study finds broad concern about government and corporate data gathering, along with a desire for more government regulation of data gathering.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/13/2014
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Rosetta Mission: Debugging A Comet Landing
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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European Space Agency made history with a robotic comet landing. Now can it debug a critical glitch before the lander floats away?
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 11/12/2014
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House Lawmaker Investigates 'Truthy' Twitter Monitoring
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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Rep. Lamar Smith wants National Science Foundation to explain why it funded the project and whether it targeted conservative speech.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 11/12/2014
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NASA Explores New World Of Open Data
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
News
NASA has been publishing a lot of data for a long time, but getting it into standard machine-readable formats is still a herculean task.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 11/12/2014
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SAP IoT Apps Tap Sensor Data
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
SAP's new IoT family captures data from sensors, including Samsung smartphones and wearables, to power Internet-of-Things, industry-specific apps.
By , 11/11/2014
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Hortonworks Filing Promises Hot Hadoop IPO
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Hortonworks, the Hadoop-distributor spinout of Yahoo!, files with the SEC to launch an initial public offering of stock in 2015.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/10/2014
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Cloudera Boosts Hadoop App Development On Impala
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Cloudera Impala database for Hadoop joins Apache Spark in an accelerator program aimed at breeding big data applications.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/10/2014
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Our Robot-Filled Future: Not All Scary
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Artificial intelligence is not the danger, says one futurist. Rather, it will save us from danger -- and a dreary existence.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 11/10/2014
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