- March 18, 2013
Local governments such as the City of Boston are implementing open data platforms, with goals of improving business processes and empowering citizens.
- March 08, 2013
IT heavyweights EMC and Intel have entered the big data ring with new distributions of Hadoop, adding more contenders to an already crowded field.
- March 07, 2013
Data management platform Crowd Control puts more analytics power into the hands of digital marketers and media buyers.
- March 07, 2013
Database drivers are sometimes an afterthought. But JDBC drivers came to the fore when Yamaha Motor Europe rebuilt its e-commerce website for dealers.
- March 01, 2013
In a podcast, TechTarget editors detail the business intelligence and data warehousing topics discussed at the 2013 TDWI conference in Las Vegas.
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- March 01, 2013
The challenges of using Hadoop and its MapReduce programming model confront big data users. But taking some good first steps can help avoid problems.
- February 25, 2013
Speakers and exhibiting vendors offer an advance glimpse at this week's O'Reilly Strata Conference, including big data's impact on economies of scale.
- February 19, 2013
Attendees at the TDWI 2013 executive summit studied data initiatives to connect 'big data' and business value.
- February 15, 2013
Some within the IT industry see the cloud as the best place to look for up-to-date customer information.
- January 25, 2013
Data pioneer Mike Stonebraker's latest take on transactional processing is a "new SQL" database. This week it adds hooks for fast data ingestion.
- January 17, 2013
NuoDB's software said to bring elastic scaling of cloud computing to the SQL database. The goal is to add servers for transactional jobs as needed.
- January 10, 2013
Data architects creating operational business intelligence applications may need to put streams of Hadoop data into a fast messaging infrastructure.
- January 03, 2013
Mainframe-centric data models have given way to a master data management repository to support better compliance reporting at Scotiabank in Canada.
- December 21, 2012
Hadoop and NoSQL databases harness parallel processing to churn reams of big data. As 2013 dawns, interest is growing in mixing them with SQL tools.
- December 18, 2012
This year's Magic Quadrant for customer MDM software reveals a market nearing maturity, yet still brimming with diverse products and vendors.