Big data News
January 05, 2015
These six data center trends will move from leading edge to mass adoption in 2015. Experts and IT organizations that already took the plunge explain why.
August 07, 2014
In a round-up of recent Oracle news events, Oracle released Oracle Database 12c Release 126.96.36.199, along with Oracle Solaris 11.2 and Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.2. Oracle also acquired TAO Technologies.
July 08, 2014
EMC spins out two new Isilon NAS models, including one for Hadoop analytics, and adds flash read cache.
March 10, 2014
Software field engineer Max De Marzi explains why graph searches and big databases can be of practical use to the enterprise.
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