• November 14, 2014 14 Nov'14

    Startup Cazena talks up big data in the cloud at AWS re:Invent

    Cazena, a stealth-mode startup founded by former Netezza executives, is looking to solve the pain points that many enterprises have with managing and analyzing big data in the cloud.

  • November 05, 2014 05 Nov'14

    Spark framework gets big push from big data vendors

    The Spark processing engine, which targets machine learning and a range of other big data analytics applications, was a big topic at the 2014 Strata + Hadoop World conference in New York.

  • October 24, 2014 24 Oct'14

    Users mix Hadoop, other big data frameworks for processing punch

    Hadoop may get most of the big data glory. But Strata + Hadoop World attendees said combining it with other technologies is what's really needed to power big data applications.

  • October 13, 2014 13 Oct'14

    Legal entity identifier, other semantic data mean better governance

    When Lehman Brothers failed in 2008, regulators and other banks had precious little data to gauge wider financial risks. Enter legal entity identifiers, a form of semantic data.

  • October 03, 2014 03 Oct'14

    Social business model a struggle for many; Infor pushes cloud apps

    In this 'BizApps Today' video, editors Lauren Horwitz and David Essex discuss the 2014 Social Shake-Up and Inforum conferences and what users need to know about them.

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  • September 30, 2014 30 Sep'14

    Data wrangling a key to meeting civilization-scale challenges

    Agriculture, social media, IBM's Watson system and other global topics were discussed at EmTech MIT 2014, with big data wrangling often at the fore.

  • September 25, 2014 25 Sep'14

    MapR supports latest Apache Drill; InfiniDB closes shop

    News briefs describe MapR's latest Hadoop distribution, which includes Apache Drill for SQL analytics. Also, InfiniDB said it will close down business.

  • September 16, 2014 16 Sep'14

    MarkLogic NoSQL database evolves with the times

    NoSQL stalwart MarkLogic's database has grown to include many SQL database-style features. Next up is JSON.

  • September 05, 2014 05 Sep'14

    X15 machine data platform takes off; Teradata buys Think Big Analytics

    The field of log and machine data management gains a new player as the X15 Software platform for ingestion and queries. Also in the news, Teradata buys Think Big.

  • August 26, 2014 26 Aug'14

    Hadoop: Gauging the total cost of data

    What does open-source Hadoop really cost? A look at total cost of data over the full life cycle helps dispel uncertainties about the data framework and reveal the answer, an expert says.

  • August 15, 2014 15 Aug'14

    Data Management Maturity Model takes things up a level

    A Carnegie Mellon University off-shoot applies maturity model techniques to big data. Cross-group communications are a key. The result is the Data Management Maturity Model.

  • July 29, 2014 29 Jul'14

    Agile data warehousing casts business light on dark process

    At the TDWI Executive Summit in Boston, users talked about the benefits and challenges of incorporating Agile development methodologies into data warehouse and business intelligence projects.

  • July 15, 2014 15 Jul'14

    MemSQL targets cluster management; Syncsort puts big iron on EC2

    New high-performance data management systems are adding management traits, as a recent MemSQL release attests. Meanwhile, SyncSort shows a way to mainframe data on the cloud.

  • July 11, 2014 11 Jul'14

    Tibco upgrades LogLogic to support faster log data analytics

    Tibco has updated its LogLogic software that's used to manage log data collected from operational applications, integrating the technology with its event processing and Spotfire analytics tools.

  • July 03, 2014 03 Jul'14

    Design agility marks MongoDB enterprise use cases

    NoSQL database MongoDB supports flexible schemas and agile development, several enterprise IT leaders told recent conference attendees.