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4 Big Data Essentials For Startups
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Data-driven insights aren't just for behemoth enterprises. Here's what startups need to know before embarking on a big-data strategy.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 11/24/2014
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Web Search, Transformed: Looking Out For You
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft Bing director and author Stefan Weitz discusses how sensors, wearables, and big data are changing search.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 11/24/2014
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Open Source Vs. Proprietary: Time For A New Manifesto
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
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Philosophical debates over OpenStack vs. vCloud or OpenDaylight vs. Cisco ACI miss the point. For IT, ideological purity is neither possible nor desirable
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 11/20/2014
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Does Big Data Need A 'LinkedIn For Analytics'?
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
A social media approach to analytics could help enterprises get more value from their big data systems, says Teradata exec.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 11/20/2014
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How Amazon Kinesis Adds Speed, Resilience To Analytics
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Three Kinesis users explain how they use AWS's real-time, streaming data capture and analytics service to support their businesses.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 11/19/2014
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Magpi Mobile Data Tool Aids Ebola Fight
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
Magpi helps healthcare workers collect and process critical information efficiently and reliably as they treat Ebola patients.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 11/18/2014
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HP Taps Vertica For SQL On Hadoop
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
HP brings fast, familiar SQL querying to Hadoop using Vertica database. Here's how it stands out from other big data analysis options.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/17/2014
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IT's 10 Fastest-Growing Paychecks
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Check out the IT roles that will see the biggest salary increases in 2015. Can you guess the top three?
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/17/2014
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SAP IoT Apps Tap Sensor Data
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
SAP's new IoT family captures data from sensors, including Samsung smartphones and wearables, to power Internet-of-Things, industry-specific apps.
By , 11/11/2014
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Hortonworks Filing Promises Hot Hadoop IPO
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Hortonworks, the Hadoop-distributor spinout of Yahoo!, files with the SEC to launch an initial public offering of stock in 2015.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/10/2014
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Cloudera Boosts Hadoop App Development On Impala
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Cloudera Impala database for Hadoop joins Apache Spark in an accelerator program aimed at breeding big data applications.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/10/2014
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Big Data Survey: Trouble Brewing For IT
Michael Healey, Senior Contributing Editor
News
Just 30% of respondents say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?
By Michael Healey Senior Contributing Editor, 11/10/2014
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CloudHealth Automates Amazon Cloud Management
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Automated Tasks enables IT to define a cloud management task, set policies around it, and implement the task programmatically.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 11/7/2014
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Cascading Backer Boosts Hadoop App Performance Management
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Concurrent, the firm behind Cascading app development, adds Hive and MapReduce support to its Driven performance-management system.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/6/2014
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The Huge Internet Change You Probably Missed
Jim Theodoras,
Commentary
Global networks have subtly morphed from vertical to horizontal architectures, with east-west traffic now dominating north-south. The impact on industry will be profound -- are your providers ready?
By Jim Theodoras , 11/6/2014
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Dell Bolsters Analytics Software, Taps Microsoft Azure ML
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Dell extends its big data analysis capabilities, adding natural-language processing and integrating Microsoft Azure Machine Learning services.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/5/2014
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Google Cloud Cuts Prices Again, Adds Services
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google continues to advance its cloud business with better virtualization, flexibility, speed, and affordability, but won't catch up to giant Amazon Web Services anytime soon.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/4/2014
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Workday Streamlines Mobile Apps, Unveils Big Data Plans
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Workday streamlines smartphone and tablet experience, unveils plans for prescriptive-analytic "Insight" applications in 2015.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/4/2014
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GE CEO Talks Economy, CIOs & Tech
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt shares three quick insights and explains why he sees no chance of the CIO's role diminishing.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 11/4/2014
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Actian Brings Graph Analysis To Big Data
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Actian adds in-memory, parallel processing engine for graph analysis based on SPARQL. Can it compete with popular alternatives?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/4/2014
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