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Content tagged with Big Data Analytics posted in February 2015
MySQL Cluster: An In-Memory, NoSQL Pioneer?
News  |  2/27/2015
MySQL Cluster was NoSQL and in-memory before those became fashionable, according to Oracle. Now those traits stand out in MySQL Cluster 7.4.
Google AI Teaches Itself Atari Video Games
News  |  2/26/2015
Using a single learning algorithm, Google's AI agent has developed its video game skills to the point where it can beat most human players in dozens of different games.
Salesforce Service Cloud, Analytics Cloud Power Fast Growth
News  |  2/26/2015
Salesforce claims its Service Cloud is ousting SAP and Oracle while the Wave Analytics Cloud is driving seven- and eight-figure deals.
Conspire Brings Analytics To Social Networking
Commentary  |  2/26/2015
Conspire offers networking that allows users to apply analytics to their job searches or any other social endeavor.
4 DARPA Projects We Love
Slideshows  |  2/25/2015
Space exploration, self-driving vehicles, advanced biometrics, and robotics are among the cool projects in the works at DARPA that are likely to have applications in the enterprise, too.
Big Data Tempest In A Teapot
Commentary  |  2/25/2015
Hadoop and big data community infighting won't attract enterprise adoption. It's time to raise the level of discourse.
Internet Of Things: 3 Actions To Prep
Commentary  |  2/25/2015
We need to start thinking differently about software development.
Gartner BI Magic Quadrant 2015 Spots Market Turmoil
News  |  2/25/2015
As companies embrace Tableau and Qlik, will the reporting platforms like BusinessObjects, Cognos, and MicroStrategy be left behind? Gartner sees conflicting needs and deployment practices.
IBM Promises Bridge From Data Center To Cloud
News  |  2/24/2015
IBM said at its Interconnect conference its new services will allow easier shifting between the enterprise data center and public cloud.
No, AI Won’t Kill Us All
News  |  2/24/2015
When famous technologists and scientists fear the menace of thinking machines, it's time to worry, right? Not really, because computers lack the imagination to wreak havoc, says one AI expert.
7 Emerging Technologies IT Should Study Now
Slideshows  |  2/23/2015
Staying on top of current technologies means anticipating future ones. Here, we look at seven technologies IT should be studying right now. One (or more) of these may well be the next big trend in the industry.
Gartner Advanced Analytics Quadrant 2015: Gainers, Losers
News  |  2/23/2015
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platforms 2015 has Microsoft, Alpine, and Alteryx moving up, Oracle MIA.
6 Internet Of Things Building Blocks
Slideshows  |  2/22/2015
Need an embedded system to whip up an IoT prototype? These six platforms make it easier than ever to get started with embedded programming.
Philly311 Helpline Focuses On Social Interactions
Commentary  |  2/20/2015
System integrator Unisys used the Salesforce Community Cloud to allow new options for citizens to contact and interact with the City of Philadelphia.
Tesla Battery Looks To Disrupt Home, Office Power Consumption
News  |  2/19/2015
Tesla Motors' plans to introduce a battery that can be used for home and office energy storage lends credence to a burgeoning industry that is transforming the way we consume power.
Microsoft Azure, SAS, MapR: Big Data Roundup
News  |  2/18/2015
News from Microsoft, SAS, and MapR point to changes in how enterprises are buying, deploying, and learning to use big-data analytics.
HP Goes Open Source For Haven Predictive Analytics
Commentary  |  2/18/2015
HP develops Haven Predictive Analytics for big data, then releases it as open source software.
Microsoft Azure Tries To Bring Big Data Mainstream
News  |  2/18/2015
Microsoft's new cloud-based services focus on machine learning, more Linux options, and new partnerships.
Pivotal Open-Source Play Points To Industry Shift
News  |  2/17/2015
Open source is driving big data, and two major announcements from Pivotal show that isn't going to stop.
Big Data: Matching Personalities In The Call Center
News  |  2/17/2015
It's common for companies to record customer service calls. But what insights are they gaining from all that data? One solution: Matching customers with service reps for more harmonious calls.
SSD Tipping Point Grows Blurrier By The Day
News  |  2/16/2015
Software-defined storage and hybrid deployment approaches may keep disk drives and other 'obsolete' technologies around longer than you'd expect.
I've Got All This Big Data, Now What?
Commentary  |  2/13/2015
Now that your organization has loads of big data, It's time to start poking around TO learn what you don't already know.
Teradata Talks Apps, But Don't Think AppExchange
News  |  2/13/2015
Teradata Aster App Center is a collection of app templates, not a platform-as-a-service developer community. Here's the lowdown on 29 apps for six industries.
MemSQL, VoltDB Vie For In-Memory Big Data Role
News  |  2/12/2015
MemSQL, VoltDB present in-memory databases as alternatives to a menagerie of "science projects" used in real-time big data apps. Is SQL simpler?
Data Scientist: STEM Boys Club Open To Women
News  |  2/10/2015
Data scientist Laurie Skelly says STEM is still largely a boy's club, but that's changing.
It's the Data, Stupid
Commentary  |  2/9/2015
When it comes to acquiring the data that will feed your analytics initiative, "free" isn't always the best approach.
10 In-Memory Database Options Power Speedy Performance
Slideshows  |  2/9/2015
From Altibase to VoltDB, and covering options from IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP, we wrap up leading in-memory databases and add-on options. When you need speed, here are 10 tools to choose.
6 Microsoft Acquisitions: What Do They Mean?
Slideshows  |  2/8/2015
Microsoft bought big data, email, and machine learning businesses on its holiday shopping spree. What will they bring to its future?
IBM Watson Cloud Gains Eyes, Ears, And A Voice
News  |  2/6/2015
IBM Watson developer cloud adds speech-to-text, text-to-speech, visual recognition, and decision services. Will businesses build their own Jeopardy apps?
Geekend: Smartphone Blood Tests Could Save Your Life
Commentary  |  2/6/2015
Blood tests with your smartphone may change the way we treat AIDS, Diabetes, infectious diseases, and even transform the way we interact with our doctors.
SAP's Plattner: How S/4Hana Simplifies ERP
Commentary  |  2/4/2015
SAP chairman Hasso Plattner explains what's possible with S/4Hana. Analysts and customers comment on the evolutionary vs. revolutionary debate.
White House Revises Rules For Intelligence Gathering
News  |  2/3/2015
Intelligence agencies like the NSA face data-retention limits and privacy training.
MongoDB Eyes Bigger, Faster NoSQL Deployments
News  |  2/3/2015
MongoDB 3.0 release promises improved scalability, speed, and manageability through new storage engine options and Ops Manager DBA software.
The Value Of IT In The 'We Economy'
Commentary  |  2/2/2015
Accenture sees the boundaries between industries dissolving as connected devices proliferate. How will this change the value proposition for IT in your organization?
Monday Comic: Big Data Box
Commentary  |  2/2/2015
Find a new laugh every Monday morning.
Big Data Success Remains Elusive: Study
News  |  2/2/2015
Just over a quarter of organizations say their big data initiatives are a success, according to a recent Capgemini study. So why are three of four unsuccessful?


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