- February 04, 2016
HR personnel oversee many of the perks that come with a job, such as paychecks and benefits; the elements that most people would rather avoid, such as firings and employee conflicts; and all things in between, such as education and training. Now, ...
- February 04, 2016
Hadoop has been slowly plodding through the big data jungle, but SQL's integration may put a spring in the elephant's step.
- February 03, 2016
Attention's been placed on Spark running on Hadoop, but there are Spark connectors for NoSQL that usher in a new class of operational analytics.
- January 29, 2016
Data governance managers who spoke during an online conference said that tracking business-oriented metrics on data quality improvement is a key to success in governance efforts.
- January 28, 2016
In a Q&A as Hadoop reaches one 10-year milestone in its development, co-creator Doug Cutting talks about the adoption of the big data framework, and the history and future of Hadoop.
Sponsored by SolidFire - “Never run out of disk space” became the storage administrator’s prime directive because of the big difference between storage and the rest of an organization’s IT infrastructure. When the network guys slightly underestimate the bandwidth they’ll need to provide, the network gets congested and applications slow down. Similarly, if the server crew ends up running a few too many VMs on too few hosts, the VMs run slower. See More
Sponsored by Symantec - As greater challenges emerge in today’s data-centric business environment, organizations are placing more emphasis than ever upon risk mitigation. Not only are IT executives looking for ways to reduce their organizations’ risk profiles, but business leaders—including boards of directors—are making risk reduction an essential action item. See More
Sponsored by SolidFire - Few IT infrastructure components have the potential to negatively impact a service provider’s bottom line in the way that storage can. Conversely, however, taking a modular approach to storage can help a service provider to save a significant amount of money. See More
Sponsored by Symantec - Information governance isn’t simply a way to ensure that organizations steer clear of trouble; it can and should be a way for organizations to bolster their business performance. See More
- January 27, 2016
Software architect Mansour Raad is at the center of activity as geospatial data melds with Hadoop -- and soon, Spark.
- January 25, 2016
The Blazegraph database runs on graphics processing units to speed graph traversals. Machine learning in the form of Google TensorFlow is also a GPU target.
- January 14, 2016
MapR's Hadoop distribution will add a message system to feed a streaming data pipeline. It takes a cue from open-source Kafka technology.
- December 29, 2015
The increasing adoption of self-service business intelligence tools and big data analytics applications is complicating data governance programs, BI Leadership Summit speakers and attendees said.
- December 28, 2015
In 2015, APIs for IBM's Watson system were front and center as a means to bring cognitive computing applications to a broader corporate audience.
- December 21, 2015
This episode of the 'Talking Data' podcast looks at the word of the year in data analytics and management. In 2015, Spark joined Hadoop and MapReduce at the top of the list of trending big data technologies.
- December 21, 2015
In a Q&A, big data and data science expert Kirk Borne discusses new data processing and analytics technologies and the growing importance of data literacy in organizations.
- December 09, 2015
If Hadoop and Spark are to sneak into the enterprise, they will need to be manageable. With Driven, Concurrent Inc. takes a stab at the problem.
- December 02, 2015
Business analysts and data scientists no longer restrict themselves to internally produced data that comes from IT-managed production systems. For their analysis they use all the data they can lay ...
- November 16, 2015
IBM's planned purchase of The Weather Co.'s data operations may be a bellwether event from which data professionals can learn.