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Nebula One Debuts: OpenStack As Hardware Until now, OpenStack has appeared in the marketplace as a set of components in major Linux distributions. The Nebula One hardware appliance aims to simplify private cloud.
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Research: 2014 State of Database TechnologyIT's stuck in neutral. Exciting techs like NoSQL, DBaaS, and distributed architectures are in use by few of our 956 respondents. Just 5% have Hadoop in production, and a mere 1% use Amazon DynamoDB for critical functions. What will it take to jump-start innovation?
GE is a leader in combining connected devices and advanced analytics in pursuit of practical goals like less downtime, lower operating costs, and higher throughput. At GIO Power & Water, CIO Jim Fowler is part of the team exploring how to apply these techniques to some of the world's essential infrastructure, from power plants to water treatment systems. Join us, and bring your questions, as we talk about what's ahead.