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Redis Emerges As NoSQL In-Memory Performer
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
With multiple NoSQL system choices, it might be hard to display a distinguishing feature. However, Redis Labs is outperforming some competitors during a recent in-memory big data system test.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/26/2015
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Salesforce Service For Apps Gives CRM A Mobile Edge
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
A new suite of products revealed by Salesforce today is aimed at improving the customer service experience on mobile devices through intuitive routing and contextualization.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 6/25/2015
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Snowflake Launches Virtual Data Warehouses On AWS
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Snowflake, led by former Microsoft exec Bob Muglia, offers a virtual data warehouse system on Amazon's cloud. Pay for only what you use.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/24/2015
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Supercomputers Unleash Big Data's Power
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Here are six reasons why established companies, and even startups, are using supercomputing resources, and why your IT organization may want to consider such options to meet your big data and business analytics needs.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/24/2015
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Big Data Moves Toward Real-Time Analysis
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
The data warehouse, as valuable as it is, is history. The most valuable data will be that which is collected and analyzed during the customer interaction, not the review afterward.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/23/2015
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IBM Aims To Ease Data Sharing For Police, Emergency Services
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
IBM's Safer Planet, a sub-unit of the company's Smarter Planet effort, is expanding its cloud-based offerings with the goal of making data sharing and analysis affordable and accessible to IT professionals in a wide range of public safety and emergency management agencies.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 6/22/2015
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Salesforce Launches 'Wave Analytics' App
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Salesforce taps its new Wave Cloud with its first analytics application, Sales Wave Analytics, which draws data from many sources.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/18/2015
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SAP Brings New HANA, Analytics To Market
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Service pack 10 brings new Internet of Things, big data management, data high availability, and application development capabilities to SAP's HANA platform.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 6/17/2015
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Joyent Ready To Run Multi-Tenant Containers Without VMs
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
If nothing else, Joyent is conducting an experiment on whether hundreds of containers may be run in close proximity on a host from a wide variety of unknown customers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/16/2015
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6 Ways To Get More From Data Science, IT
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Data scientists and IT push the limits of what's possible -- whether that's operating more efficiently, taking advantage of new opportunities, or innovating. Here are 6 ways businesses can boost their effectiveness.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/15/2015
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IBM Bets On Apache Spark As 'The Future Of Enterprise Data'
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
The key problem Spark resolves is access to data across the enterprise. IBM initiatives include providing courses to train 1 million data scientists and engineers to use it.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 6/15/2015
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Google GCP Customers Sungard, PwC Share Use Cases
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
At the Google Next event in New York City, executives from Sungard and PwC talked about how they're applying the company's cloud platform to meet enterprise-scale big data needs.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 6/14/2015
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Big Data Systems House Sensitive Data, Security Exposures
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
SANS Institute survey concludes 73% of big data systems contain personal information, recommends tighter controls.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/12/2015
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Q&A: Nina Bjornstad, Country Manager For The UK And Ireland, Google For Work
Sean McGrath, Freelance IT Writer
Commentary
The Google exec discusses how businesses can harness the potential of collaboration, transparency, and emerging technology.
By Sean McGrath Freelance IT Writer, 6/11/2015
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Airbnb Creates Hadoop Workflow System: Airflow
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Airflow workflow system for managing tasks is Airbnb's answer to monitoring the progress of jobs and ensuring that batches run properly in Hadoop.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/11/2015
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Will 2015 Be The 'Year Of Hadoop'?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Hadoop advocates say analysis of unstructured data yields predictive analytics useful to healthcare, business, and the Internet of Things machine maintenance.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/10/2015
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Cisco Plans To Ring The World With 'Intercloud'
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Cisco enlists software and data center partners for its Intercloud chain of 350 worldwide, connected data centers -- big data, dev platform, and IoT included.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/10/2015
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How CIOs Can Prepare For The Platform Economy
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
Commentary
As the digital economy booms, and interconnected users rely more upon each other's contributions, products and services are on the way out, and platforms are in.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 6/10/2015
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Big Data Talent: 6 Ways To Snag The Best
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Many companies are looking for big data skills across the board, but the shortage of talent and the loose application of keywords can challenge candidates and the companies who want to hire them. Try these tips to minimize the risks.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/10/2015
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Hortonworks Deploys Hadoop Into Public Clouds
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Hortonworks Data Platform 2.3 contains ease-of-use features, including automated cluster building and deployment into AWS, Azure, or Google.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/9/2015
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