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3D Printers: IT's Next Great Data Challenge
Pam Baker, Author and freelance writer
Commentary
Many tech professionals think of 3D printing as little more than a toy, even though it's in full production swing in manufacturing operations. Gartner and other researchers predict major growth for 3D printing in the enterprise, raising a host of data protection issues for IT professionals. Here's what you need to know.
By Pam Baker Author and freelance writer, 8/27/2015
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Intel Invests $20M In Big Data Specialist BlueData
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Intel is leading a $20 million investment in BlueData as a way to speed deployments of big data systems among more users.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/26/2015
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Hortonworks Hears An Opportunity With Onyara
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
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Hortonworks is looking to create a bigger presence for itself in the Hadoop marketplace with the acquisition of startup Onyara, which specializes in NiFi development for Apache.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 8/25/2015
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Building Apps Without Code: 7 Options For Your Enterprise
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Application building no longer means learning to code. Here are seven products and services that can help you develop apps without developing programming skills.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/23/2015
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Real-Time Analytics: 10 Ways To Get It Right
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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While real-time analytics is getting more affordable, it's still not right for everything. Here are 10 ways to get the most from real time, near real time, and batch use cases.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 8/20/2015
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MapR Distribution Available Through AWS Marketplace
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
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MapR is looking to use AWS to help get its Distribution 5.0 service into the hands of more customers through the cloud.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 8/20/2015
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Google Adds Big Data Services To Cloud Platform
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Google brings its own Cloud Dataflow and Cloud Pub/Sub big data services to Compute Engine and App Engine.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/13/2015
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BDAS Analytics Suite Blends Big Data With HR
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
A new analytics suite from Broadbean called BDAS looks to use big data to help HR and recruiters hire the best talent for companies.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 8/12/2015
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Windows 10 Vs. Windows 7: What Enterprise IT Needs To Know
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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Windows 7 organizations are starting to look at Windows 10. What are the major points of comparison? Read on to see what the changes could mean for your company.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/9/2015
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GE Predix Cloud Won't Look Much Like Amazon
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
With its focus on industrial-scale machine data, GE's Predix Cloud won't look much like the data centers of major cloud suppliers such as Amazon, Microsoft, and Google.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/7/2015
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IBM, DOE Working Toward Data-Centric Supercomputing
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
IBM and the US Energy Department are working toward creating the next-generation of high-performance computing systems, which they call "data-centric supercomputing." This has business and national security implementations.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 8/7/2015
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Hortonworks Reports Growing Customer Base, Posts Loss
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Hortonworks, the Hadoop system pioneer, continues to invest in the management of unstructured big data. However, the company reported a second-quarter financial loss.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/6/2015
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GE Predix Cloud: Industrial Support For Machine Data
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
GE, the champion of industrial-age analytics, will become a cloud service provider early in 2016 for large-scale machine data. The company envisions a machine-data-based Internet that tracks and monitors civilization's engines and systems of all types.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/6/2015
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A Lousy Database Can Doom Your Apps
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Accounting, transaction, and even navigation applications are based on the same basic type of structured database that has underpinned enterprise applications for the last three decades or more. So why aren't we paying more attention to these databases?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/4/2015
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Windows 10 Gives Microsoft A Fighting Chance In IoT
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
By 2020, there will be billions of IoT devices in the market. After learning a lesson with mobility, Microsoft is using Windows 10 to edge its way into billions of dollars of new revenue.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 8/3/2015
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Java: 7 Powerful Features For The Future
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Java, unleashed in 1991, has become one of the world's most-used programming languages. Here are seven key features that will keep it viable in a world of supercomputing, Big Data, and the Internet of Things.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/2/2015
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IBM, CVS Partner On Watson-Based Patient Care
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
A new agreement by IBM and CVS will use Watson to better manage patient care. However, there are a few concerns about privacy.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/30/2015
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IBM Cooks Up IoT Developer Community
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
IBM's new developerWorks Recipes is a new community for those that want to want to develop IoT devices on the Big Blue model.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/29/2015
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Amazon Makes Aurora Database Generally Available
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Amazon's Aurora moves from preview to GA. The MySQL-based system is designed as an on-demand system for scalability and performance.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/28/2015
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10 Ways Windows 10 Will Advance The Internet Of Things
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Windows 10 brings functions and features that will change the Internet of Things for the enterprise and individuals.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/26/2015
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