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Big Data Tempest In A Teapot
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Hadoop and big data community infighting won't attract enterprise adoption. It's time to raise the level of discourse.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/25/2015
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Gartner BI Magic Quadrant 2015 Spots Market Turmoil
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
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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No, AI Won’t Kill Us All
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
When famous technologists and scientists fear the menace of thinking machines, it's time to worry, right? Not really, because computers lack the imagination to wreak havoc, says one AI expert.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 2/24/2015
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Gartner Advanced Analytics Quadrant 2015: Gainers, Losers
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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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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Microsoft Azure, SAS, MapR: Big Data Roundup
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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News from Microsoft, SAS, and MapR point to changes in how enterprises are buying, deploying, and learning to use big-data analytics.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 2/18/2015
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Pivotal Open-Source Play Points To Industry Shift
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Open source is driving big data, and two major announcements from Pivotal show that isn't going to stop.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 2/17/2015
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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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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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First American: Cloud Analysis Points To Savings
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
First American title insurance ramps up Azure spending as Apptio expense metrics show a gain versus on-premises virtual machines.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/10/2015
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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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6 Microsoft Acquisitions: What Do They Mean?
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft bought big data, email, and machine learning businesses on its holiday shopping spree. What will they bring to its future?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/8/2015
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Oracle Linux Wants To Be 'Dockerized' Too
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Oracle Linux is available in a Docker container on the Docker Hub, which should aid development and database app mobility.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/6/2015
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InformationWeek 2014 Next-Generation IT Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
News
The future of IT is all about integrating key elements such as mobile, cloud, security, and big data. Successful companies will focus on reusable components, data-based security, and automation.
By InformationWeek Staff , 2/6/2015
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MongoDB Eyes Bigger, Faster NoSQL Deployments
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
MongoDB 3.0 release promises improved scalability, speed, and manageability through new storage engine options and Ops Manager DBA software.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/3/2015
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Monday Comic: Big Data Box
Brian Moore, Cartoonist & Illustrator
Commentary
Find a new laugh every Monday morning.
By Brian Moore Cartoonist & Illustrator, 2/2/2015
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Big Data Success Remains Elusive: Study
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Just over a quarter of organizations say their big data initiatives are a success, according to a recent Capgemini study. So why are three of four unsuccessful?
By Jeff Bertolucci , 2/2/2015
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Microsoft Upgrades Azure SQL Database Service
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Microsoft cloud-database service nears parity with on-premises Microsoft SQL Server with support for larger databases and in-memory performance.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/30/2015
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How CIOs Can Win In The Cloud
Scott Kriz, CEO of Bitium
Commentary
Choosing to embrace cloud computing gets you only halfway there. Now you must reframe your strategy: Core business over costs, and employee productivity over control.
By Scott Kriz CEO of Bitium, 1/29/2015
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Microsoft Buying Revolution Analytics For Deeper Data Analysis
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Microsoft acquisition of Revolution Analytics, an R-language-focused advanced analytics firm, will bring customers tools for prediction and big-data analytics.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/23/2015
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