- June 20, 2013
Networking giant Cisco is set to buy Composite Software Inc. for $180 million, with a mix of data virtualization and cloud computing driving the deal.
- June 18, 2013
SearchDataManagement editors discuss the Information Builders user conference and two other events; topics include graph databases and 'data artists.'
- June 17, 2013
Amazon's new cloud-based data warehouse service is making a big impression on companies large and small, despite initial warnings from industry analysts.
- June 14, 2013
Advocating wider access to data, speakers at the Information Builders Summit 2013 traced a journey from 4GL tools to HTML5 desktop apps and beyond.
- June 04, 2013
In a Q&A, consultant and author Peter Aiken explains why companies should put a C-level exec in charge of managing their data as a strategic asset.
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Sponsored by SAS Institute Inc. - You want to get started with a big data project at your company, but you're unfamiliar with Hadoop and you're unsure your project will deliver value. Relax. Many organizations are struggling to implement Hadoop for a variety of reasons. In "The Current State of Hadoop in the Enterprise," by the International Institute for Analytics and sponsored by SAS, you'll find a handy list of five steps to maximize the value of a Hadoop big data project for your organization. See More
- May 30, 2013
Speakers at MIT and Gartner conferences said the process of making business decisions needs to keep up as big data inundates organizations. Can it?
- May 17, 2013
Boston Children's Hospital upgraded its business intelligence architecture to boost enterprise reporting, a move that also required retraining users.
- May 17, 2013
With user interest rising, Hadoop vendors are trying to pave a path to higher adoption with add-ons that target issues holding the technology back.
- May 16, 2013
A podcast Q&A with SAS execs Jim Goodnight and Jim Davis looks at big data enablers, including in-memory analytics, and the role of data scientists.
- May 14, 2013
SearchDataManagement's Mark Brunelli and Jack Vaughan talk about this year's Enterprise Data World conference, which was held recently in San Diego.
- May 07, 2013
In a podcast Q&A, consultant William McKnight offers advice on steering clear of common hazards that can puncture the performance of data warehouses.
- May 02, 2013
The EMC-VMware launch of Pivotal and Actian's ParAccel buy share a theme: Both feature analytical databases and play to the big data trend.
- April 26, 2013
Enterprise Data World 2013 kicks off next week in San Diego. We talked to consultant and conference speaker Karen Lopez to find out what to expect.
- April 25, 2013
Trident Marketing is running analytical models on a data warehouse appliance to help keep consumers hooked on satellite TV service and other products.
- April 23, 2013
In a Q&A, consultant Jim Damoulakis offers advice on managing data integration efforts involving big data, including information from outside sources.