- 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.
Sponsored by CloudHealth - As enterprises continue to add new use cases and workloads to their cloud portfolio, the stakes keep rising for potential governance speed bumps. Business users and IT professionals alike are now using the cloud for everything from compliance and security to cloud-native application development and infrastructure optimization. But this makes policy management more difficult, time consuming and costly, especially with so many cloud services being purchased and deployed outside the scope, visibility and control of a centralized IT operations group. See More
Sponsored by CloudHealth - In the era of Cloud 1.0, early adopters were often drawn to the cloud because it allowed them to reduce Capex and move to a more predictable subscription pricing model. In recent years, cloud adoption has surged because organizations have recognized that it not only reduces their hardware purchases and per-seat software licenses but provides many operational benefits as well. See More
Sponsored by CloudHealth - For more than a decade, the biggest gating factor in cloud computing adoption was perceived security risks. IT professionals and business leaders alike were often extremely concerned about a perceived loss of control of mission-critical data and essential applications when moved to the cloud. See More
- 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.
- December 18, 2012
This new Magic Quadrant for product MDM tools reveals increased complexity in a market dominated by major players.
- December 07, 2012
Fast-moving Amazon.com will try to upend the conventional data warehouse software market with a low-cost, cloud-based warehousing service.
- November 13, 2012
The winter release of Informatica Cloud aims to increase business user self-service capabilities while improving data quality.
- October 24, 2012
An IBM VP and a user from Sprint took to the stage at the vendor's Information on Demand conference to offer advice on how to make sense of big data.
- October 12, 2012
In an interview, consultant Aaron Zornes explains why he thinks master data management processes and pools of big data were made for one another.