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4 Big Data Essentials For Startups
News  |  11/24/2014
Data-driven insights aren't just for behemoth enterprises. Here's what startups need to know before embarking on a big-data strategy.
Web Search, Transformed: Looking Out For You
Commentary  |  11/24/2014
Microsoft Bing director and author Stefan Weitz discusses how sensors, wearables, and big data are changing search.
Does Big Data Need A 'LinkedIn For Analytics'?
News  |  11/20/2014
A social media approach to analytics could help enterprises get more value from their big data systems, says Teradata exec.
How Amazon Kinesis Adds Speed, Resilience To Analytics
News  |  11/19/2014
Three Kinesis users explain how they use AWS's real-time, streaming data capture and analytics service to support their businesses.
Magpi Mobile Data Tool Aids Ebola Fight
News  |  11/18/2014
Magpi helps healthcare workers collect and process critical information efficiently and reliably as they treat Ebola patients.
HP Taps Vertica For SQL On Hadoop
News  |  11/17/2014
HP brings fast, familiar SQL querying to Hadoop using Vertica database. Here's how it stands out from other big data analysis options.
IT's 10 Fastest-Growing Paychecks
Slideshows  |  11/17/2014
Check out the IT roles that will see the biggest salary increases in 2015. Can you guess the top three?
SAP IoT Apps Tap Sensor Data
News  |  11/11/2014
SAP's new IoT family captures data from sensors, including Samsung smartphones and wearables, to power Internet-of-Things, industry-specific apps.
Hortonworks Filing Promises Hot Hadoop IPO
News  |  11/10/2014
Hortonworks, the Hadoop-distributor spinout of Yahoo!, files with the SEC to launch an initial public offering of stock in 2015.
Cloudera Boosts Hadoop App Development On Impala
News  |  11/10/2014
Cloudera Impala database for Hadoop joins Apache Spark in an accelerator program aimed at breeding big data applications.
Big Data Survey: Trouble Brewing For IT
News  |  11/10/2014
Just 30% of respondents say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?
CloudHealth Automates Amazon Cloud Management
News  |  11/7/2014
Automated Tasks enables IT to define a cloud management task, set policies around it, and implement the task programmatically.
Cascading Backer Boosts Hadoop App Performance Management
News  |  11/6/2014
Concurrent, the firm behind Cascading app development, adds Hive and MapReduce support to its Driven performance-management system.
The Huge Internet Change You Probably Missed
Commentary  |  11/6/2014
Global networks have subtly morphed from vertical to horizontal architectures, with east-west traffic now dominating north-south. The impact on industry will be profound -- are your providers ready?
Dell Bolsters Analytics Software, Taps Microsoft Azure ML
News  |  11/5/2014
Dell extends its big data analysis capabilities, adding natural-language processing and integrating Microsoft Azure Machine Learning services.
Google Cloud Cuts Prices Again, Adds Services
News  |  11/4/2014
Google continues to advance its cloud business with better virtualization, flexibility, speed, and affordability, but won't catch up to giant Amazon Web Services anytime soon.
Workday Streamlines Mobile Apps, Unveils Big Data Plans
News  |  11/4/2014
Workday streamlines smartphone and tablet experience, unveils plans for prescriptive-analytic "Insight" applications in 2015.
GE CEO Talks Economy, CIOs & Tech
Commentary  |  11/4/2014
GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt shares three quick insights and explains why he sees no chance of the CIO's role diminishing.
Hadoop 'No Longer Optional,' Says Forrester
News  |  11/4/2014
Forrester says economics will make Hadoop "mandatory," predicts new roles, new software sources, and an end to skills shortage by 2015.
Actian Brings Graph Analysis To Big Data
News  |  11/4/2014
Actian adds in-memory, parallel processing engine for graph analysis based on SPARQL. Can it compete with popular alternatives?
Oracle Stokes 'Hostile' Customer Relations, Study Says
News  |  11/3/2014
Campaign for Clear Licensing survey finds 92% of customers say Oracle does not clearly communicate licensing changes.


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