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Content tagged with Hardware/Architectures posted in June 2015
Redis Emerges As NoSQL In-Memory Performer
News  |  6/26/2015
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.
Snowflake Launches Virtual Data Warehouses On AWS
News  |  6/24/2015
Snowflake, led by former Microsoft exec Bob Muglia, offers a virtual data warehouse system on Amazon's cloud. Pay for only what you use.
Amazon Echo Wants To Talk With You
News  |  6/23/2015
With its invite-only beta phase behind it, Amazon Echo will be available for sale in the US next month with several new features, including connected-home options, Google Calendar, and Audible Audiobooks.
Big Data Moves Toward Real-Time Analysis
Commentary  |  6/23/2015
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.
OPM Breach Offers Tough Lessons For CIOs
Commentary  |  6/17/2015
While your enterprise may have a chief information security officer and a robust data governance department, CIOs and IT organizations are the ones on the front lines of protecting enterprise data. What lessons can we draw from the OPM breach?
Joyent Ready To Run Multi-Tenant Containers Without VMs
News  |  6/16/2015
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.
6 Ways To Get More From Data Science, IT
Slideshows  |  6/15/2015
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.
IBM Bets On Apache Spark As 'The Future Of Enterprise Data'
News  |  6/15/2015
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.
Big Data Systems House Sensitive Data, Security Exposures
News  |  6/12/2015
SANS Institute survey concludes 73% of big data systems contain personal information, recommends tighter controls.
Airbnb Creates Hadoop Workflow System: Airflow
News  |  6/11/2015
Airflow workflow system for managing tasks is Airbnb's answer to monitoring the progress of jobs and ensuring that batches run properly in Hadoop.
Will 2015 Be The 'Year Of Hadoop'?
News  |  6/10/2015
Hadoop advocates say analysis of unstructured data yields predictive analytics useful to healthcare, business, and the Internet of Things machine maintenance.
Cisco Plans To Ring The World With 'Intercloud'
News  |  6/10/2015
Cisco enlists software and data center partners for its Intercloud chain of 350 worldwide, connected data centers -- big data, dev platform, and IoT included.
Big Data Talent: 6 Ways To Snag The Best
Slideshows  |  6/10/2015
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.
Hortonworks Deploys Hadoop Into Public Clouds
News  |  6/9/2015
Hortonworks Data Platform 2.3 contains ease-of-use features, including automated cluster building and deployment into AWS, Azure, or Google.
MapR Looks To Speed-Up Hadoop Clusters
News  |  6/9/2015
With the release of its Distribution 5.0 management tool and other features, MapR is looking to make Hadoop easier to use and increase its popularity within the enterprise.
CockroachDB: Ultimate In Database Survival
News  |  6/4/2015
Cockroach Labs announces $6.25 million in funding for its big data system that it says will survive calamity and maintain data integrity.
Salesforce, Partners Want To Make Big Data Easy
Commentary  |  6/4/2015
Salesforce is partnering with Google, Cloudera, and other firms to make big data easier to use. Is big data going mainstream?


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