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SAP HANA: Not The Only In-Memory Game In Town
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
SAP HANA is not the only option for those looking for an in-memory database platform. Big rivals such as Microsoft and Oracle offers similar tech.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/28/2015
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How Military Tech Changed IT: A Memorial Day Retrospective
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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In honor of Memorial Day, we laud the IT technology the military helped develop.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 5/25/2015
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NASA Technology Roadmap: A Heavenly Guide For IT And CIOs
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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NASA's Technology Roadmap for 2015-2035 gives hints about the future of IT in your enterprise. Here's how space is changing big data, supercomputing, and other technologies.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 5/21/2015
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6 Characteristics Of Data-Driven Rock Stars
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Learn what traits to look for in data-savvy movers and shakers, from data scientists and business analysts to executives, managers, and even employees.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/21/2015
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Hadoop Adoption Remains Steady, But Slow, Gartner Finds
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Despite the big data hype, the adoption of Hadoop remains a slow, steady process, according to new Gartner research. A lack of Hadoop skills and complexity can account for this.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 5/15/2015
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How Corporate Culture Impedes Data Innovation
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
BI and big data analytics tools are getting more sophisticated and comprehensive. Yet, some organizations are failing to derive full value from their data because their corporate cultures do not reflect a data-driven mindset. Here are the common cultural challenges standing in the way of big data innovation.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/13/2015
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4 Ways IT Can Inspire Business Confidence
Pam Baker, Author and freelance writer
Commentary
An EMC study revealed that business leaders don't think their companies are ready for the data-driven future. Worse, they have no confidence in IT to correct course. Here's why it happened, and what IT can do to win back the confidence of business execs.
By Pam Baker Author and freelance writer, 5/6/2015
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Intel Xeon E7v3 Chip Designed For BI, Big Data
R. Colin Johnson,
News
Intel's latest Xeon processor boasts 18 cores and is designed to speed up BI and big-data workloads.
By R. Colin Johnson , 5/6/2015
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The NSA, Surveillance, And What CIOs Need To Know
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
At the Interop Keynote, things get frightening as the EFF's Kurt Opsahle recounted the NSA surveillance history.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/29/2015
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Google Adds To BigQuery Big Data Capabilities
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Google expands the capabilities of its BigQuery system to allow real-time data stream processing and event analysis.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/20/2015
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4 Backup Landmines Waiting For The Unwary
Ratmir Timashev, President and CEO, Veeam Software
Commentary
Veeam CEO Ratmir Timashev warns about the pitfalls hidden in the process of conducting regular data backups.
By Ratmir Timashev President and CEO, Veeam Software, 4/16/2015
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Piston Shift Shows OpenStack's Evolving Role
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Piston has refocused on an operating system that will orchestrate containers, big data clusters as well as OpenStack virtual servers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/8/2015
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NAS Is Sexy … Again
Andres Rodriguez, CEO, Nasuni
Commentary
Network Attached Storage has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a file-storage tool. Now, a new generation of NAS systems is needed in the cloud to meet enterprise demands.
By Andres Rodriguez CEO, Nasuni , 3/31/2015
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Top Jobs For STEM: Big Data, IT Product Management
Kevin Casey,
News
Today's skills development in these fields could mean tomorrow's payday, according to a recent report.
By Kevin Casey , 3/23/2015
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IBM Watson: 10 New Jobs For Cognitive Computing
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IBM Watson is adding language-processing, image-recognition, and reasoning services to power these 10 breakthrough applications that scale up human-like analysis.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/12/2015
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NTP's Fate Hinges On 'Father Time'
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The Network Time Protocol provides a foundation to modern computing. So why does NTP's support hinge so much on the shaky finances of one 59-year-old developer?
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/11/2015
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Cisco Bets Big On Selling Hadoop
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Cisco will resell Cloudera, Hortonworks, and MapR Hadoop distributions along with its Unified Computing Systems for big data.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/4/2015
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IBM Slumps, Cisco Gains In 2014 Server Sales
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Gartner annual report on server shipments and revenue sees Cisco, Lenovo gaining share, IBM, HP losing ground.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/3/2015
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What You Need To Know About Nation-State Hacked Hard Drives
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
The nation-state Equation Group compromise of most popular hard drives won't be a widespread threat, but future disk security -- and forensic integrity -- remain unclear.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 3/2/2015
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No, AI Won’t Kill Us All
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
When famous technologists and scientists fear the menace of thinking machines, it's time to worry, right? Not really, because computers lack the imagination to wreak havoc, says one AI expert.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 2/24/2015
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