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.
April 04, 2013 03:45 PM
Healthcare and life sciences apps sweep top three spots in contest from YarcData, a unit of supercomputing pioneer Cray, showcasing the power of graph analytics.
April 04, 2013 02:08 PM
But some retailers may not be ready for the big data deluge as consumers migrate to mobile devices.
April 04, 2013 02:02 PM
Analytics trendsetter Think Big uses Pentaho open-source tools to create predictive models using Hadoop and NoSQL databases.
April 04, 2013 11:08 AM
SoftLayer touts bare metal cloud service for big data analytics, offers MongoDB with the push of a button.
April 03, 2013 11:45 AM
GE's Industrial Internet Quests challenge global experts to create new algorithms to improve air travel and healthcare.
April 03, 2013 09:04 AM
Two darlings of the tech sector look to cash in on their positions in hot market segments: marketing automation and analytics.
April 02, 2013 02:21 PM
President Obama's just announced Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) project might require handling yottabytes of data.
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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