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Google Has Plans For Titan Drones
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Titan Aerospace's drones are expected to help deliver Internet connectivity to remote regions.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/15/2014
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MongoDB Steps Up To Enterprise Expectations
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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MongoDB, the NoSQL darling of developers, aims to improve scalability, analytics, security, and manageability in significant upgrade.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/8/2014
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Teradata QueryGrid: Beyond Enterprise Data Warehouse
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Teradata adds unified fabric access to myriad databases and Hadoop, triggering multiple analysis engines with a single query. Say goodbye to yesterday's enterprise data warehouse ideas.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/7/2014
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Hadoop Jobs: Where To Find Them
Kevin Casey,
News
One in three IT jobs requiring Hadoop skills is based in California, but other regions should see big-data-related hiring increases in the next few years, says Dice.com.
By Kevin Casey , 4/7/2014
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TellSpec Brings Big Data To Dinner
Jeff Bertolucci,
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Handheld scanner uses spectroscopy, cloud-based algorithms, and mobile app to deliver nutritional facts -- and red flags -- about the foods we eat.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 4/4/2014
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Oracle MySQL 5.7 Release Boosts Performance, Scalability
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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MySQL 5.7 release exploits latest hardware, introduces beta MySQL Fabric to manage high availability, database sharding.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/1/2014
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Big Data In The Home
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Home security, energy management, and health monitoring tools will bring the Internet of Things to the connected home.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 4/1/2014
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Big Data Vendors: WebScaleSQL Is No Threat
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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From Couchbase to MongoDB, NoSQL, and NewSQL, companies say the new MySQL variant created by Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and Twitter won't have broad appeal.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 3/31/2014
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Internet Of Things Or Business Of Applications?
Lori MacVittie,
Commentary
Devices don't connect to the Internet to see what their friends are posting on Devicebook. They're exchanging data and performing tasks via a well-understood paradigm -- applications.
By Lori MacVittie , 3/31/2014
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Intel Invests In Cloudera, But What Changes?
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Intel will fold its Hadoop distribution and invest in Cloudera. It's good news for the entire Hadoop community.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 3/28/2014
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GM's Data Strategy Pushed To Center Stage
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Improving data management and analytics has always been part of General Motors' three-year IT overhaul, but automaker's recall crisis makes it even more critical.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 3/27/2014
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MachineShop Gets Internet of Things Talking
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Startup's API Services Exchange aims to simplify interactions among the Internet of Things' billions of connected devices, applications, and systems.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 3/24/2014
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Big Data Drives The Smart Car
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
The data-driven car is coming -- whether you like it or not.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 3/18/2014
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NYC Mayor Needs Analytics In His Corner
Travis Korte, Research Analyst, Center for Data Innovation
Commentary
Mayor de Blasio needs more than public support to advance his plans for jobs, education, and public safety. He must harness big data.
By Travis Korte Research Analyst, Center for Data Innovation, 3/13/2014
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Drones In Action: 5 Non-Military Uses
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
Government agencies, universities, and a few private companies won authorization to use drones in the US. Take a peek at the drones on the job.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 3/10/2014
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2014 State Of Database Tech: Think Retro
Joe Masters  Emison,
News
Conventional databases from Microsoft, Oracle, and IBM still dominate the enterprise, say respondents in our newest research. What will it take for NoSQL, DBaaS, and distributed systems to break through?
By Joe Masters Emison , 3/10/2014
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In-Q-Tel Invests In Data-Prep Platform Paxata
Patience Wait,
News
Cloud-based platform offers analysis tools, data sharing, and full governance, providing significant productivity gains for data analysts.
By Patience Wait , 3/7/2014
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Internet Of Things: What About Data Storage?
George Crump, President, Storage Switzerland
Commentary
The Internet of Things presents a new set of data storage and protection challenges. Here's how to tackle those issues.
By George Crump President, Storage Switzerland, 3/5/2014
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Big Data Progress Requires Better Development Tools
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
The big data community needs better app development tools, not more Hadoop whizzes, says Continuuity's CEO.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 3/3/2014
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CenturyLink Pursues Big Data, High Traffic Workloads
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Adds new set of Hyperscale servers equipped with SSDs to address most ambitious public cloud users.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/26/2014
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