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  • July 08, 2016 08 Jul'16

    Flexible MongoDB connects to Spark analytics, adds DBaaS

    Speed to production underlies interest in MongoDB. At its annual confab, the company behind the NoSQL database rolled out improvements, including a Spark analytics link.

  • July 06, 2016 06 Jul'16

    IT teams hone Hadoop monitoring, governance to boost big data value

    Hadoop management is becoming a bigger priority for big data users and vendors alike as the distributed processing framework plays a more central role in the business operations of organizations.

  • June 29, 2016 29 Jun'16

    As field data gets fresher, it drives real-time decision making

    Thanks to ubiquitous mobile technology, field data is more readily accessible to ESRI's Survey123 for ArcGIS. A relief organization used the software to aid Syrian war refugees.

  • June 24, 2016 24 Jun'16

    DataStax gets graph DB and Titan gets rewrite

    DataStax Enterprise 5.0 couples a Cassandra column-family data store with a rewritten version of the open source Titan graph database. The goal is fast analytics closely tied to fast transactions.

  • June 24, 2016 24 Jun'16

    Fifty years forward: A look at the ComputerWeekly back pages

    On the occasion of ComputerWeekly's 50th anniversary, Brian McKenna joins the Talking Data podcast crew to look back at Bletchley Park, and forward to Hadoop and AI.

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  • June 17, 2016 17 Jun'16

    Graph technology the beating heart of new data management tools

    Graph technology is popping up in many places, including master data management. A major data integration player has joined the quest, as seen recently at Informatica World.

  • June 09, 2016 09 Jun'16

    Databricks reveals more on Spark 2.0; IBM, Microsoft renew Spark push

    Spark 2.0, with structured streaming and SQL 2003 support, is aborning as indicated at Databricks' Spark Summit, where R-to-Spark interfaces also popped up.

  • June 03, 2016 03 Jun'16

    Kafka streaming gets a new twist

    Startup vendor Confluent is looking to place a stake in the big data ecosystem with Kafka streaming and management tools meant to reduce complexity in applications that place data in motion.

  • June 01, 2016 01 Jun'16

    MIT panel shares tips on how to get into the data business

    Data wrapping -- in this case, bundling data and analytics services with products -- may entice more companies to become data businesses. A panel at an MIT symposium considered some best practices for doing so.

  • May 19, 2016 19 May'16

    Oracle NoSQL: An oxymoron waiting to happen?

    New cloud apps seem ready-made for NoSQL. This may cause Oracle to put more focus on its Oracle NoSQL database, which is often overlooked amid a crush of NoSQL contenders.

  • May 16, 2016 16 May'16

    New data landscape augurs discovery-based architectures

    In an interview, consultant Lakshmi Randall foresees changes in how data management is organized and executed as the overall data landscape shifts due to the adoption of big data systems.

  • April 29, 2016 29 Apr'16

    Big data challenges traditional data modeling techniques

    Surging big data is changing data modeling techniques, including schema creation. The word from Enterprise Data World 2016: Data pros must adjust.

  • April 29, 2016 29 Apr'16

    EBay helps drive new style of data engineering

    Open source data engineering has become a way of life at e-commerce leader eBay, says the company's Debashis Saha. Kylin is one of the tools that has resulted.

  • April 22, 2016 22 Apr'16

    Data lake meets warehouse in hybrid data architectures

    A new view on hybrid data architectures, in which data lakes and warehouses coexist, emerged at EDW 2016. The hybrid approach has implications for data design, skills and planning.

  • April 19, 2016 19 Apr'16

    New tools offer a better view into managing Hadoop clusters

    Running a Hadoop cluster in the data center isn't for the weak. But several new tools aim to give IT operations teams a closer look into what's going on inside Hadoop-based big data systems.

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