Microsoft Band Wearable: 9 Key Issues
Microsoft has packed its wearable Band with advanced sensors, cloud-powered health insights, and an affordable price. Is Microsoft ahead of the curve in this new mobile market?
Big Data Analysis Goes SaaS
Software-as-a-service provider jKool offers business users cloud-based, near-real-time analysis of time-sensitive information.
SAP Unleashes Major Hana Upgrade
SAP Hana Service Pack 9 adds multi-tenancy, data tiering, and streaming analysis, while answering a longstanding cost complaint.
Hadoop: 5 Undeniable Truths
Yes, you still need a traditional data warehouse after beginning work with Hadoop. Here are four more fundamental points to know about the big data platform.
Can IoT Slash Healthcare Costs?
The Internet of Things in healthcare -- a profusion of IP-connected sensors on hospital equipment and patients -- has the power to drastically cut waste and save lives, says panel.
Yahoo Talks Apache Storm: Real-Time Appeal
Yahoo is committed to Apache Storm, the open event-processing platform, because it's easy to manage and scale and use for personalization as a service, among other uses, says Yahoo executive Sumeet Singh in a Q&A.
MapR Offers Free NoSQL Database
MapR-DB is integrated with the MapR NFS-compliant file system and made available with more than 20 different open source components.
Microsoft's Nadella Talks Windows 10, Cloud
CEO Satya Nadella says both Windows 10 and Azure will play a role in the Internet of Things. Microsoft will detail its latest cloud strategy at an Oct. 20 event in San Francisco.
Big Data Disease Breakthroughs
Researchers spotted new ways to treat cancer when the National Institutes of Health enabled semantic searches of its huge Medline database of published medical articles.