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MapR Offers Free NoSQL Database
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
MapR-DB is integrated with the MapR NFS-compliant file system and made available with more than 20 different open source components.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 10/15/2014
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SAP Hana Platform Hits IBM Cloud
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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SAP offers Hana Enterprise Cloud on IBM Cloud infrastructure, opening up a new SAP-managed way to run SAP apps on Hana.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/14/2014
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Microsoft's Nadella Talks Windows 10, Cloud
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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CEO Satya Nadella says both Windows 10 and Azure will play a role in the Internet of Things. Microsoft will detail its latest cloud strategy at an Oct. 20 event in San Francisco.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/8/2014
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IBM Seeks Power Server Revival
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM says aggressive pricing, open source innovation, and new-generation Power8 chips will spark a comeback against x86 hegemony.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/3/2014
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MIT's 6-Week Big Data Online Class Wins Fans
Jeff Bertolucci,
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Six-week data science class, just $545, is a hit with thousands of professionals who can't quit their day jobs, school officials say.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 9/29/2014
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Data Science That Makes a Difference
Vijay Raghavan, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, LexisNexis
Commentary
Big data is about more than just business. It holds potential to address social problems and improve the lives of people around the world.
By Vijay Raghavan Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, LexisNexis, 9/24/2014
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Databricks Plans Spark Developers Certification Program
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Databricks says demand for its Spark in-memory analytics platform is skyrocketing, so it's launching its first-ever certification program for professionals.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/18/2014
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VMware's Former CTO Herrod On IT's Future
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Steve Herrod explains how his technologist's vision and experience help him pick investments for venture capitalist firm General Catalyst Partners.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/17/2014
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Apple Watch And The Dark Side Of Wearables
E. Kelly Fitzsimmons, Co-founder, HarQen
Commentary
Apple Watch and iPhone 6 provide two more powerful platforms to do things like record our voices with little disclosure. Customers deserve better.
By E. Kelly Fitzsimmons Co-founder, HarQen, 9/16/2014
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Big Data: How To Pick Your Platform
Joe Masters Emison, CTO, BuildFax
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Hadoop? A high-scale relational database? NoSQL? Event-processing technology? One size doesn't fit all. Here's how to decide.
By Joe Masters Emison CTO, BuildFax, 9/10/2014
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Teradata Buys Think Big For Big Data Consulting
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Teradata extends expertise by adding Think Big as its consulting arm for deployments involving Hadoop and other open-source platforms.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/3/2014
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Space: Next Big Data Frontier?
Kevin Casey,
News
Relaxed regulations and greater affordability soon could fill the skies with satellites put there to collect images and other data for businesses hoping to get a leg up on the competition.
By Kevin Casey , 9/2/2014
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Hearables: Turning Activity Tracking On Its Ear?
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Users are sick of their activity-tracking wearable devices. But the answer may be as plain as the ear on your head.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 9/2/2014
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Cartoon: Internet Of Things Sees All
Brian Moore, Cartoonist & Illustrator
News
Our cartoonist takes on connected devices at home.
By Brian Moore Cartoonist & Illustrator, 9/2/2014
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HP ProLiant Gen9 Servers Crank Up Power
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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HP tries to grow its lead in server market with ProLiant Gen9 servers that offer more computing power and lower costs.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/28/2014
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Analytics For All, No Data Scientists Needed
Michael Healey, Senior Contributing Editor
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While there's a role for Ph.D.-level experts, the real power is in making advanced analysis work for mainstream -- often Excel-wielding -- business users. Here's how.
By Michael Healey Senior Contributing Editor, 8/25/2014
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Data Driven: Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communications Coming Soon
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
For proposed V2V safety systems to work in the real world, a free flow of data between connected cars is essential. Naturally, the devil's in the details.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/20/2014
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Cisco To Cut 6,000 Jobs
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Cisco's Q4 earnings beat analyst estimates, but company plans to lay off 8% of its workforce.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/14/2014
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Dell Pushes Power With New Workstations
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Dell bolsters its workstation comeback with new tower and rack systems that are among the first to feature fast DDR4 RAM.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/12/2014
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Internet Of Things: Batteries Not Required
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
University of Washington researchers have devised a battery-free way to connect low-powered devices and sensors to the Internet.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/11/2014
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