MySQL Cluster was NoSQL and in-memory before those became fashionable, according to Oracle. Now those traits stand out in MySQL Cluster 7.4. By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 2/27/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
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.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 2/26/20157 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Salesforce claims its Service Cloud is ousting SAP and Oracle while the Wave Analytics Cloud is driving seven- and eight-figure deals.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 2/26/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
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.By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 2/25/201513 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Hadoop and big data community infighting won't attract enterprise adoption. It's time to raise the level of discourse.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 2/25/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 2/25/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
IBM said at its Interconnect conference its new services will allow easier shifting between the enterprise data center and public cloud.By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 2/24/20158 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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.By Jeff Bertolucci , 2/24/201521 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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.By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 2/23/201526 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Need an embedded system to whip up an IoT prototype? These six platforms make it easier than ever to get started with embedded programming.By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 2/22/201546 comments | Read | Post a Comment
System integrator Unisys used the Salesforce Community Cloud to allow new options for citizens to contact and interact with the City of Philadelphia.By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 2/20/201518 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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. By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 2/19/201510 comments | Read | Post a Comment
News from Microsoft, SAS, and MapR point to changes in how enterprises are buying, deploying, and learning to use big-data analytics.By David Wagner Community Editor, 2/18/20153 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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.By Jeff Bertolucci , 2/17/201511 comments | Read | Post a Comment
6 Tools to Protect Big DataMost IT teams have their conventional databases covered in terms of security and business continuity. But as we enter the era of big data, Hadoop, and NoSQL, protection schemes need to evolve. In fact, big data could drive the next big security strategy shift.
Big Data Brings Big Security ProblemsWhy should big data be more difficult to secure? In a word, variety. But the business won’t wait to use it to predict customer behavior, find correlations across disparate data sources, predict fraud or financial risk, and more.
InformationWeek 2014 Hybrid Cloud SurveyMixing public and private can deliver the best of both cloud worlds for IT groups that can figure out where workloads work best and address potential security issues.