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Your Big Data Strategy Needs DevOps
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Many big data analytics teams choose to not use DevOps methodologies, but there are real benefits to applying DevOps concepts to those big data initiatives.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 2/16/2017
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IoT And Privacy: Turning Pitfalls Into Benefits
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
The Internet of Things (IoT) offers a host of conveniences and automation to both business and consumers. But new privacy and compliance responsibilities are part of this package deal. Here's how to make the most of it.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/16/2017
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Is Outsourcing The Key To Data Analytics Success?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
If the IT group isn't up to the task of implementing analytics, it's worth checking out the possibilities of outsourced analytics.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 2/14/2017
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Deloitte: These Emerging Technologies Will Play Critical Roles
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Deloitte Consulting cites seven emerging technologies as critical to the future of IT: dark analytics, mixed reality and blockchain included.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/13/2017
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IoT And Big Data: Success Comes Down To A Solid Strategy
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Commentary
A Verizon report highlights how big data complexity and a shortage of data science talent are hurdles for an IoT implementation, but we also have to remember the key best practice of having a business goal as part of any analytics initiative.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 2/9/2017
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It's Still 'Intel Inside', But Now Intel's Inside The Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Intel re-architects x86 toward the needs of the cloud, builds in management features for large scale server power savings.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/1/2017
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Future Software-Defined Datacenters Defined by Abstraction and Hardware Commoditization
Liviu Arsene, Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender
IT decision makers need to understand the use cases and risks associated with software-defined datacenters and the role hyperconvergence plays in an SDDC.
By Liviu Arsene Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender, 1/25/2017
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Kinetica Uses GPUs for Advanced In-Database Analytics
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
GPU-accelerated databases aren't new, and they're not all that popular, but that will likely change over time. Here are some of Kinetica's latest improvements and why that matters to big pharma company GSK.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 1/24/2017
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Software Chooses Consumer Over Engineering
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
There's a new emphasis in the software world with a focus on ease of use and more standardized platforms that support speed to market and innovation by makers.
By Jeff Phillips, Software Platform Section Manager at National Instruments and Bob O ' Donnell, TECHnalysis Research Chief Analyst , 1/17/2017
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Supplying The Supply Chain
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Commentary
The supply chain is changing rapidly, often outside of the traditional IT structure. IT needs to get involved, bringing its skills and experience to the table.
By Stephen Laaper, Principal with Deloitte Consulting , 1/9/2017
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'Snowmobile' Shows AWS At Its Blue-Collar Best
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
The surprise appearance of a tractor-trailer rig on stage at AWS ReInvent in Las Vegas illustrated a new way to move a petabyte of data into AWS data centers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/5/2017
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GoDaddy Revamps BI Tools To Enable Self-Service
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Domain registrar and web hosting provider GoDaddy generates a lot of data, and it wanted to help its internal users get better insights without requiring intervention from the technical staff.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/4/2017
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Server Survey: Footprint Can Be Cut 54% Via Upgrades, Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
TSO Logic examined data from 10,000 customer servers and found how much upgrades can save in server count; right-sizing saves VM resources.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/3/2017
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eBay Container Management Tool Works With Kubernetes
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
eBay wants to expand its use of Docker containers and has composed a tool, TessMaster, to help them run on Kubernetes cluster management.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/28/2016
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GPU Hardware Powers MapD Big Data Management
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
When it comes to clickstream data, server log analysis or machine learning, there's a likely GPU-based system in IT's future.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/21/2016
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AI Is Late: 3 Things To Accelerate It
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Commentary
Artificial intelligence applications haven't advanced the way you might hope. However, rather than waiting for AI to happen, you and your peers have to take action.
By Curtis Peterson, Senior VP of Operations at RingCentral , 12/19/2016
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Trulia Pursues Data-Driven Transformation, Cloud Migration
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Trulia transformed its data stack to accommodate real-time high-volume data collection, and to provide customers with recommendations. Now, to gain greater reliability and elasticity, the organization plans to migrate its data operations to AWS.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/13/2016
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Amazon CTO Vogels: 'We're in the pain management business'
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
At AWS ReInvent, Werner Vogels looks back on how Amazon Web Services got to where it is, and where it's going next.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 12/12/2016
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Successful Analytics Is All About The Infrastructure: Podcast
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Claudia Imhoff shares insights on what a modern business needs from its analytics infrastructure and how IT departments can get from where they are to where the business needs them to be.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 11/16/2016
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10 Tech Jobs Set For Big Pay Raises In 2017
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Big data, security, and developer jobs are expected to get salary boosts in the coming year, according to Robert Half's 2017 Technology & IT Salary Guide. Here's a look at 10 hot jobs to watch.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/15/2016
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