April 29, 2013 09:58 AM
Access to large, relevant data sets is the biggest problem facing business intelligence and data analytics instructors and students, new survey finds.
April 29, 2013 09:06 AM
Dedicated graph analytics appliance from Cray subsidiary YarcData looks for hard-to-find relationships in big data.
April 25, 2013 12:32 PM
Actian adds a high-scale distributed database to a portfolio that already includes Vectorwise, Ingres, Pervasive and Versant.
April 25, 2013 09:35 AM
Pivotal's ambitious plan promises next-generation cloud computing, big data, application-development and analytics capabilities. Can it succeed?
April 23, 2013 02:00 PM
The city's IT team is using open source to build an analytics platform aimed at predicting and preventing big city problems.
April 22, 2013 10:58 AM
U.S. intelligence agencies use semantic analysis software to find potential security threats from massive volumes of incoming data.
April 22, 2013 10:57 AM
Startup Tranzlogic brings big data-style analytics like those used by giant retailers to small and midsize merchants.
April 22, 2013 09:06 AM
Big data project leaders still hunger for some key technology ingredients. Starting with SQL analysis, we examine the top five wants and the people working to solve those problems.
April 19, 2013 11:30 AM
DataSift now streams real-time social data to Splunk's analytics software for the enterprise.
April 15, 2013 01:10 PM
Teradata announces standard SQL access to Hadoop data, following in the footsteps of IBM, EMC and Cloudera. Hadoop is the winner.
April 15, 2013 12:46 PM April 15, 2013 11:47 AM
Predictive analytics tells you what will happen; prescriptive analytics tells you what to do about it.
April 15, 2013 10:31 AM
A toe-in-the-water approach to big data makes more sense than jumping in with both feet, says CEO of IT management software firm ManageEngine.
April 12, 2013 09:06 AM
Flash is now cheaper than most spinning disks -- and dramatically speeds up application and database performance, IBM says. What about Hana and Exadata?
April 10, 2013 03:39 PM
University workshop featuring experts in ontology, the study of the nature of existence, will try to answer how the military can extract useful information out of huge unorganized collection of intelligence data.
April 10, 2013 12:50 PM
SharedClarity, a new company formed by insurer UnitedHealthcare and three big providers, will negotiate with device makers based on performance studies.
April 08, 2013 04:11 PM
Defense Information Systems Agency will spend $45 million on a private storage cloud for intelligence and surveillance imagery.
April 08, 2013 03:36 PM
Oracle Business Intelligence Foundation Suite and Endeca upgrades offer new ways for business users to integrate, visualize and analyze data.
April 08, 2013 09:25 AM
A large part of big data management is knowing what data to analyze, what to back up and what to dump, says disaster recovery expert.
April 08, 2013 08:00 AM
Our 2013 State of Database Technology Survey shows IT teams finally gaining leverage thanks to cloud, virtualization, open source.
By The Numbers
Base: 417 respondents at organizations using or planning to deploy data analytics, BI or statistical analysis software
Data: InformationWeek 2013 Analytics, Business Intelligence and Information Management Survey of 541 business technology professionals, October 2012
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