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Apache Spark: 3 Promising Use-Cases
James Kobielus,
Commentary
Spark is the shiny new thing in big data, but how will it stand out? Here's a look at "fog computing," cloud computing, and streaming data-analysis scenarios.
By James Kobielus , 3/27/2015
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Amazon Delivers Unlimited Cloud Storage
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Amazon gives customers the option to choose from two unlimited storage plans on Cloud Drive.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/26/2015
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3 Priorities For Enterprise Applications In 2015
Sameer Bhatia, Founder & CEO, ProProfs
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Competition and cloud delivery haven't done enough to improve enterprise apps. Buyers must pressure vendors for better features, improved usability, and meaningful analytics.
By Sameer Bhatia Founder & CEO, ProProfs, 3/26/2015
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Apple Buys FoundationDB To Improve Apps, Software
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
By acquiring FoundationDB, a database startup, Apple could incorporate the technology in order to improve the performance of key apps and software services.
By Eric Zeman , 3/25/2015
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IoT Drives The Future Of Connected Cars
Susan Fourtané, Science & Technology journalist, writer, and philosopher
News
Connected cars will transform the way we interact with our vehicles. At the MWC earlier this month, it was clear that the Internet of Things, along with M2M connection, is speeding this transformation along.
By Susan Fourtané Science & Technology journalist, writer, and philosopher, 3/25/2015
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Internet Explorer Dependent? Time To Move On
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Microsoft's move to Project Spartan should be your cue to retire aging enterprise apps that rely on Internet Explorer plug-ins or Active X controls.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/24/2015
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Couchbase Claims Performance Gains Against NoSQL Rivals
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Couchbase says the coming Multi-Dimensional Scaling feature will bring read/write, indexing, and query advantages over MongoDB and Cassandra.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/23/2015
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NTP Needs Money: Is A Foundation The Answer?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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NTP steward Harlan Stenn founded the Network Time Foundation four years ago as an umbrella group to unite and support time-synching open-source projects. But it hasn't gotten far with support.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/23/2015
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Windows 10 Release, Big Data Analysis: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft brought news of cloud and big data at Convergence and major updates to Windows 10 from across the globe.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/21/2015
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Spark Promoter Databricks Should Let Software Shine
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Can Databricks effectively shepherd the most promising open source project for big data analytics while also promoting its commercial cloud service?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/19/2015
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Microsoft Azure Drives Ford Hybrid-Cloud Plan
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Ford brings vehicle software updates to Microsoft's cloud, opening up preventative-maintenance and service-upgrade possibilities on a global scale.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/18/2015
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Windows 10: Coming in Summer 2015
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft will launch Windows 10 this summer in 111 languages across 190 countries.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/18/2015
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Windows 10 Eliminates Passwords
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft is bringing more personalization and security features to Windows 10, including biometric authentication to unlock a device.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/17/2015
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Microsoft Cloud-First Push Shines In CRM, Lags In ERP
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Microsoft's Dynamics CRM Online business is growing quickly, but Dynamics AX Online is still stuck at the gate. What's the holdup?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/17/2015
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Microsoft Promises Potent Azure IoT Suite
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Microsoft says its data services and hyper-scale cloud will conquer Internet-of-things apps including monitoring, asset-management, and predictive maintenance. Look out IBM, Intel, SAP, and GE.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/17/2015
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Microsoft CEO Nadella: We're Building Systems Of Intelligence
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft and CEO Satya Nadella are looking beyond Dynamics to focus on empowering individuals, businesses, and industries with new technologies. Those are the themes at this year's Convergence show.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/16/2015
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Splunk Light Vs. Alternatives: Cost, Functionality Compared
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Splunk Light offers a new option for companies to apply data analytics to IT operations. Here's how it stacks up against Splunk Enterprise, Splunk Cloud, and emerging open-source and commercial rivals.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/16/2015
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SAP Cuts Data Visualization Cost, Unites Predictive Suite
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
SAP Lumira Edge brings "affordable" data visualization to small- and mid-sized companies. Predictive Analytics 2.0 unites experts and business users.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/16/2015
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iPhone, NXP Advances Pushing NFC Mainstream
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
Thanks to new technology from NXP, as well as Apple including NFC technology in the iPhone 6, mobile payments are going to be huge. Here's what that future looked like at MWC 2015.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 3/16/2015
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Apple Watch Event: 10 Things We Learned
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Apple Watch details, a new retina MacBook, and a partnership with HBO were among the big announcements at Apple's San Francisco shindig Monday.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/10/2015
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