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Big Data: How To Pick Your Platform
Joe Masters Emison, CTO, BuildFax
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Hadoop? A high-scale relational database? NoSQL? Event-processing technology? One size doesn't fit all. Here's how to decide.
By Joe Masters Emison CTO, BuildFax, 9/10/2014
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Facebook Announces WebScaleSQL Upgrade For MySQL
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Partners Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and Twitter tweak WebScaleSQL branch of MySQL to fix bugs, improve speed, and run "at scale."
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/15/2014
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Software Creates More Jobs Than It Destroys, Study Says
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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How is software affecting the overall US economy? Study from Software Industry & Information Association provides new data points.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/18/2014
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Basho Revamps Riak Open-Source Database
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Basho Riak Enterprise 2.0 release steps up NoSQL competition with Cassandra with prebuilt data functions, Apache Solr support, and SSD storage for hot data.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/17/2014
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VMware's Former CTO Herrod On IT's Future
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Steve Herrod explains how his technologist's vision and experience help him pick investments for venture capitalist firm General Catalyst Partners.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/17/2014
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Data Scientists Want Big Data Ethics Standards
Jeff Bertolucci,
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Nearly half of data scientists surveyed last month say Facebook's controversial "mood manipulation study" was unethical, and many support ethics guidelines for big data research.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 9/17/2014
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IBM Watson Data Analysis Service Revealed
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM Watson Analytics cloud service aims to simplify data-driven decision making. Can cognitive computing get around decades-old complications?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/16/2014
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MapR Ships Drill For SQL Analysis Of Big Data
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
MapR says Apache Drill SQL-on-Hadoop option supports flexible data exploration, more extensive SQL support than Cloudera Impala.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/16/2014
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Jack the Ripper Caught: 8 Mysteries Tech Should Solve
David Wagner, Community Editor
News
If technology can help us go back in time and solve cold cases, what other mysteries could it solve? Here are a few suggestions.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 9/16/2014
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Facebook Announces WebScaleSQL Upgrade For MySQL
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Partners Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and Twitter tweak WebScaleSQL branch of MySQL to fix bugs, improve speed, and run "at scale."
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/15/2014
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Salesforce.com CEO Leaks Analytics Cloud Plan
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff tweets confidential Dreamforce agenda that reveals plans for a new cloud. Innocent mistake or Dyre distraction?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/15/2014
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Mining WiFi Data: Retail Privacy Pitfalls
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
WiFi data mining starts with anonymous tracking, but it can lead to personal details in social profiles. Interop New York session explores opportunities and limits for retailers.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/15/2014
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3 Ways To Improve Employee Health, Reduce Costs
Rich Williams, Principal, Advanced Plan for Health
Commentary
Chances are 10% of your employees are generating 70% of your company's healthcare costs. Analytics and partnerships can improve their health and reduce your expenses.
By Rich Williams Principal, Advanced Plan for Health, 9/12/2014
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SAP Improves Prediction With Big Data, Geospatial Analysis
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
SAP InfiniteInsight brings Hadoop and location data into predictive models. BusinessObjects ties data-integrity knot with SAP Lumira.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/11/2014
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Intel Points Wearables, Big Data At Cancer Research
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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At IDF, Intel execs discuss how an Intel-powered Internet of Things could lead to personalized cancer treatments.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/10/2014
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Big Data: How To Pick Your Platform
Joe Masters Emison, CTO, BuildFax
News
Hadoop? A high-scale relational database? NoSQL? Event-processing technology? One size doesn't fit all. Here's how to decide.
By Joe Masters Emison CTO, BuildFax, 9/10/2014
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Big Data Hot Job: Data Engineer
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Big data teams need data engineers as well as data scientists, says Trifacta's CTO. Here's how to distinguish between the two.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 9/10/2014
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City Of Austin Broadens Data Analysis Efforts
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
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Austin picks MicroStrategy to help the city analyze data across municipal departments, from police and fire to maintenance and permitting.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 9/10/2014
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FoundationDB Adds SQL To Its NoSQL Appeal
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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FoundationDB adds SQL Layer product to its key-value store, blending NoSQL scalability and flexibility with NewSQL transactional performance.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/10/2014
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Microsoft Launches Delve For Office 365
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft claims Delve, a new Office 365 product, will know which content is important to you before you do.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/8/2014
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Humana's LeClaire: The Quantifiable CIO
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Humana CIO Brian LeClaire loves his Fitbit at home -- and leans heavily on mobile, social, cloud, and analytics at work.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/5/2014
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Visual Data Discovery: 4 Storytelling Approaches Compared
Cindi Howson, Founder, BI Scorecard
Commentary
Qlik, SAP, SAS, and Tableau Software deliver the latest table stakes in visual discovery: storyboard capabilities. Here's how they stack up.
By Cindi Howson Founder, BI Scorecard, 9/4/2014
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