- August 26, 2014
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
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
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
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
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.
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- July 03, 2014
NoSQL database MongoDB supports flexible schemas and agile development, several enterprise IT leaders told recent conference attendees.
- June 18, 2014
To keep big data in motion, LinkedIn developers devised Apache Kafka, a publish-and-subscribe message dispatcher based on the concept of logs.
- June 11, 2014
Assorted SQL additions to Hadoop are getting attention of late. Users at the recent Hadoop Summit say these tools betoken better interactive queries.
- June 04, 2014
The Apache Software Foundation released Version 1.0 of Spark, a processing framework aimed at outpacing MapReduce for machine learning and other uses.
- May 22, 2014
Ryan Fenner worked in a shadow IT unit at Union Bank for years. Now he's helping lead an IT effort to better manage BI data created in those shadows.
- May 20, 2014
This week's Talking Data podcast recaps Enterprise Data World and a mother lode of data quality information.
- May 08, 2014
Discussed at DAMA's EDW 2014 were more flexible approaches to the data management profession. That's in response to growing mountains of diverse data.
- April 22, 2014
In the latest Talking Data podcast, SearchCIO's Nicole Laskowski reports on doings at the recent Gartner business intelligence summit.
- April 10, 2014
Hadoop has the ability ultimately to break down siloed data stores, Ron Bodkin says in a Q&A.
- April 03, 2014
Leading RDBMS makers are bringing in-memory traits to their flagship offerings. Faster analytics and operations are in the offing.