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2 Microsoft Azure Services Hit General Release
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Microsoft Azure Search service is out now, and the Azure DocumentDB NoSQL database service will debut in April.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/5/2015
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iPad Pro Update: Larger Model Delayed
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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The rumored 12.9-inch iPad Pro gets pushed back as Apple determines which features are best for enterprise users.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/5/2015
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Airbnb Boosts Presto SQL Query Engine For Hadoop
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Airbnb is open sourcing a home-grown data-exploration and SQL query tool for Hadoop. Will it give Facebook Presto a leg up on Cloudera Impala?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/5/2015
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Salesforce Marketing Cloud Gets Predictive
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Salesforce announces Predictive Decisions features to personalize marketing. Data science drives clicky content and offers.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/5/2015
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Cisco Bets Big On Selling Hadoop
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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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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ServiceNow Seeks To Automate 3 More Departments
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The pioneer of IT help desk automation tries to crack into legal, finance, and marketing by offering more customization.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/4/2015
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IBM Slumps, Cisco Gains In 2014 Server Sales
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
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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BlackBerry Leap Is Coming, But Focus Is Software
Eric Zeman,
News
At Mobile World Congress, BlackBerry announced four smartphones, including the Leap, but the company's focus is really on its enterprise software portfolio.
By Eric Zeman , 3/3/2015
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Splunk Leads Tiny Big Data Market
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Splunk marks another big year, taking in more revenue than the top three Hadoop distributors combined. That's why startups want to follow in its footsteps.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/3/2015
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Big Data Demands Big Computing
Keith Collins, CIO, SAS
Commentary
Big data has been around a long time. Here are four best practices to help you tap into the big computing power that is finally unlocking value.
By Keith Collins CIO, SAS, 3/2/2015
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MySQL Cluster: An In-Memory, NoSQL Pioneer?
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
MySQL Cluster was NoSQL and in-memory before those became fashionable, according to Oracle. Now those traits stand out in MySQL Cluster 7.4.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/27/2015
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Gartner BI Magic Quadrant 2015 Spots Market Turmoil
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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As companies embrace Tableau and Qlik, will the reporting platforms like BusinessObjects, Cognos, and MicroStrategy be left behind? Gartner sees conflicting needs and deployment practices.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/25/2015
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IBM Promises Bridge From Data Center To Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
IBM said at its Interconnect conference its new services will allow easier shifting between the enterprise data center and public cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/24/2015
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Gartner Advanced Analytics Quadrant 2015: Gainers, Losers
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platforms 2015 has Microsoft, Alpine, and Alteryx moving up, Oracle MIA.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/23/2015
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Big Data: Matching Personalities In The Call Center
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
It's common for companies to record customer service calls. But what insights are they gaining from all that data? One solution: Matching customers with service reps for more harmonious calls.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 2/17/2015
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SSD Tipping Point Grows Blurrier By The Day
James Kobielus,
News
Software-defined storage and hybrid deployment approaches may keep disk drives and other 'obsolete' technologies around longer than you'd expect.
By James Kobielus , 2/16/2015
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Windows 10 Mobile, Office Online Update: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft withheld exciting news of its Windows 10 Phone preview and Office Online upgrades until late this week.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/14/2015
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Teradata Talks Apps, But Don't Think AppExchange
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Teradata Aster App Center is a collection of app templates, not a platform-as-a-service developer community. Here's the lowdown on 29 apps for six industries.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/13/2015
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MemSQL, VoltDB Vie For In-Memory Big Data Role
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
MemSQL, VoltDB present in-memory databases as alternatives to a menagerie of "science projects" used in real-time big data apps. Is SQL simpler?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/12/2015
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10 In-Memory Database Options Power Speedy Performance
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
From Altibase to VoltDB, and covering options from IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP, we wrap up leading in-memory databases and add-on options. When you need speed, here are 10 tools to choose.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/9/2015
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