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Amazon's Next Steps Toward Cloud Domination
News  |  7/10/2014  | 
Amazon Web Services adds Zocalo file sharing, mobile app services, and log-monitoring and analysis capabilities to its ever-expanding portfolio.
San Diego Taps Big Data To Optimize Transit
News  |  7/10/2014  | 
San Diego Metropolitan Transit System studies bus and trolley ridership patterns using Urban Insights' predictive analysis platform.
Gartner: Rising Enterprise Software Spending Won't Lift IT
News  |  7/8/2014  | 
CRM and ERP spending will rise through 2015, but the switch to cloud and hosting means data center spending won't keep pace.
Pentaho Preps Data On Hadoop, Analyzes On MongoDB
News  |  7/8/2014  | 
Pentaho 5.1 adds YARN support to support predictive analysis, transforms JSON for analysis on MongoDB.
Comment: Re: Harsh - D. Henschen - 7/7/2014
IBM Turns Cheek, Takes On China's Problems
News  |  7/7/2014  | 
IBM sales are down in China, but the company is doubling down with a 10-year initiative to address the country's energy and environmental problems.
Salesforce.com Bolsters Mobile Data Visualization
News  |  7/3/2014  | 
Salesforce1 Mobile app gains drillable dashboards, sharable snapshots, and links to third-party visualization tools including Google Charts.
Teradata Scales Up R Analytics On Aster
News  |  7/3/2014  | 
Teradata Aster already supports MapReduce, graph, and SQL analysis. Aster R feature adds faster, scaled, R-based analytics.
DataStax Cassandra Release Packs More Than Spark
News  |  7/2/2014  | 
DataStax Spark support may grab headlines, but a bring-your-own-Hadoop connector in DataStax Enterprise 4.5 deserves equal billing.
Databricks Spark Plans: Big Data Q&A
News  |  7/1/2014  | 
Databricks has a bold vision -- based on Apache Spark -- to become big data's epicenter of analysis. Executives Ion Stoica and Arsalan Tavakoli discuss the details and how Google Cloud Dataflow compares.
Comment: Re: Great context - D. Henschen - 6/30/2014
Databricks Cloud: Next Step For Spark
News  |  6/30/2014  | 
Databricks, the company behind the hot Apache Spark project, announced new tools, new partners, and new funding to power a cloud service on Amazon Web Services.
Will Spark, Google Dataflow Steal Hadoop's Thunder?
Commentary  |  6/30/2014  | 
Apache Spark and Google's Cloud Dataflow service won't kill Hadoop, but they're aimed at the high-value role in big data analysis.
Hortonworks Certifies Spark On YARN, Hadoop
News  |  6/26/2014  | 
Hortonworks catches up to Cloudera with YARN-managed implementation of Spark in-memory framework for machine learning on Hadoop.
Salesforce.com, Philips Launch Digital Healthcare Platform
News  |  6/26/2014  | 
Salesforce1 cloud platform will serve as development platform for patient-care apps using Philips health monitoring devices.
MongoDB Debuts On Microsoft Azure, Google Compute Engine
News  |  6/24/2014  | 
MongoDB fuels cloud demand with popular, public-cloud alternatives to Amazon Web Services, IBM Softlayer.
Oracle Buys Mini Me In $5.3 Billion Micros Deal
News  |  6/23/2014  | 
Oracle nabs a software and hardware kingpin in hospitality and retail, but it won't do much for cloud growth.
Oracle Turns Cloud Corner
News  |  6/20/2014  | 
Oracle ends fiscal year with double-digit cloud gain, flat software sales, and hardware gains. CEO Ellison sets sights on Salesforce.com.
Teradata, MongoDB Get Their Databases Together
News  |  6/19/2014  | 
Teradata QueryGrid connector lets MongoDB-based apps tap analytics and Teradata analytics tap near-real-time transactional data without ETL.
Prepare To Be (Software) Audited
Commentary  |  6/17/2014  | 
The difference between the software you have installed and the software you actually have licensed could mean trouble. Tune in to learn how to survive a software audit.
HP Takes Workday Under Its Wing
News  |  6/17/2014  | 
HP evolves from customer to Workday consultant and integrator, offering implementation services for its cloud-based HR applications.
Comment: Re: Big Q's - D. Henschen - 6/16/2014
Microsoft Brings Predictive Analysis To Azure
News  |  6/16/2014  | 
Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Service lets businesses model data and launch predictive services in the cloud.
Dell Eyes $50 Million Savings On BI, Analytics
News  |  6/16/2014  | 
Dell standardizes data platforms and business intelligence tools to improve self-service, expand use of predictive analytics.
16 NoSQL, NewSQL Databases To Watch
Slideshows  |  6/12/2014  | 
Traditional relational databases weren't invented with mobile, social, and big data types -- or extreme scale -- in mind. Get expert context on 16 next-era NoSQL and NewSQL choices.
Oracle In-Memory Option: 6 Key Points
Commentary  |  6/11/2014  | 
Oracle Database In-Memory comes with big performance promises. But examine a few performance tradeoffs, change requirements, and acceleration constraints.
Oracle In-Memory 12c Arrives In July
News  |  6/10/2014  | 
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison says in-memory option will bring faster analytical and transactional performance without changes to Oracle database.
Comment: Re: MOOCs - D. Henschen - 6/6/2014
SAP Chairman Hasso Plattner: Exclusive Q&A
News  |  6/6/2014  | 
Hasso Plattner, SAP's Hana visionary, discusses customer ERP adoption, cloud deployment, and Oracle's alternative.
6 SAP Hana Customers Share Early Lessons
Commentary  |  6/5/2014  | 
SAP Hana deployment patterns, payoffs emerge in Burberry, Bangkok Airways, ConAgra, John Deere, Mercedes AMG, and Spirit Aerosystems details shared at Sapphire conference.
Comment: Re: Simple is in - D. Henschen - 6/4/2014
SAP's McDermott: Say Goodbye To 'Too Complex'
News  |  6/4/2014  | 
SAP CEO Bill McDermott promises to help customers simplify their technology landscapes using SAP Hana Enterprise Cloud. But is this the kind of cloud that most companies seek?
Actian, HP Vertica Join SQL-On-Hadoop Bandwagon
News  |  6/3/2014  | 
Actian and HP Vertica separately challenge Cloudera Impala, follow Pivotal in adapting their databases to run on the big data platform.
Why Big Data Tools Are Here To Stay: InformationWeek Video
Commentary  |  6/2/2014  | 
Nix the naysayers. Big data leaders say they need new tools, and they're not letting talent shortages get in the way.
Big Data Interview: Weather Company
Big Data Interview: Weather Company
InformationWeek Videos  |  6/2/2014  | 
Interview at IW Conference with executive of Weather Company.
Big Data Interview: Paytronix
Big Data Interview: Paytronix
InformationWeek Videos  |  6/2/2014  | 
Interview at IW Conference with executive of Paytronix.
Big Data Interview: Merck
Big Data Interview: Merck
InformationWeek Videos  |  6/2/2014  | 
Interview at IW Conference with executive of Merck.


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