Big Data News, Articles, & Education

Appcito Launches ‘Instant’ Application Delivery SaaS for Cloud & Enterprise Applications

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by Angela Guess An article out of the company reports, “Appcito, a cloud application delivery company, today launched its cloud-native Cloud Application Front End (CAFE) service, which unifies all the application delivery services—including load balancing, application security, continuous deployment, performance optimization, and application analytics and insights—needed for delivering both traditional and micro services-based applications. Purpose-built…

How to Query Big Data Applications More Effectively

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by Angela Guess Lockwood Lyon of Database Journal recently wrote, “[A]s more data accumulates internal users and analysts execute more reports and forecasts. These lead to additional queries and analysis, and more reporting. The cycle continues: data growth leads to better analysis, which generates more reporting. Eventually the big data application swells with so much…

Financial Institutions Need to Go On the Offensive with Big Data

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by Angela Guess Pedro Hernandez of eWeek recently wrote, “Banks and financial services firms will be spending more in IT this year, according to Marcelo Marquez de la Garza, director of Worldwide Financial Services at Microsoft. Some investments will deliver a bigger bang for the buck, however. Big data will loom large over IT spending…

3 Predictions for How Big Data Will Transform Business Processes

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by Angela Guess Doug Laney of Forbes recently wrote, “Big data has given businesses a window into valuable streams of information from customer purchasing habits to inventory status. However, internal data streams give only a limited picture, especially with the growth of digital business. Three trends Gartner has identified describe information’s ability to transform business…

Stop Data Misuse, Speed Data-Driven Innovation

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by Jennifer Zaino Like most companies, yours probably has in place information governance policies to govern the use of the data you collect to ensure compliance with internal and external privacy, and security requirements. Likewise, your business is apt to have a tool-belt of technologies on hand to monitor and log activity around that data,…

Reaching the Connected Customer with Big Data

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by Angela Guess Leslie Dinham of Teradata recently wrote, “In the era of the connected customer, having a big data strategy to collect, store, organize and analyze the trail of deep customer data is critical to the delivery of timely, personalized customer interactions. Fortunately, with the right technology, infrastructure and analytics in place to unlock…

New Open Source Myriad Project Unifies Apache YARN and Mesos Resource Management

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by Angela Guess A new release out of the companies reports that “Mesosphere, creators of the Mesosphere Datacenter Operating System (DCOS) for managing datacenter and cloud resources at scale, and MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced Myriad, the first resource management framework that allows Apache YARN jobs to…

Big Data: Are the 3V’s the Sole Problem?

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by Bryan Bell Big data has clearly captured our attention. As of this writing there are 649,717 job titles that contain the words Big Data on LinkedIn, 39,773 job openings for people that contain big data as a required job skill, 1,878 Groups that contain Big Data as a part of their reason for being…