Big Data News, Articles, & Education

The Search for Big Data Security Solutions

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by Gil Allouche By this point, it’s undeniable that big data is experiencing some monumental growth throughout the world. This observation is even backed up by the statistics. In fact, in 2013 alone, the big data market experienced growth of 58%, with experts predicting it to hit more than $50 billion by the time 2017…

IBM Scales DevOps for Large Enterprises with New Hybrid Cloud Solutions

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports that IBM has announced “new, cloud-based DevOps services, software and infrastructure designed to help large organizations develop and deliver quality software faster. By tapping into the collaborative power of IBM’s Cloud portfolio and deep business transformation experience, enterprises can speed the delivery of software…

How to Manage Big Data Pipeline Problems

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by Angela Guess Mary Shacklett of Tech Republic recently wrote, “Organizations that elect to develop their own big data analytics are fast discovering what they learn on every other IT project: vendors’ inability to agree on standards in a timely manner can obstruct integration and delay the smooth throughput of data through big data pipelines.…

NTT Comware Deploys MapR to Power Hadoop-as-a-Service for SmartCloud

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that NTT Comware is using the MapR Distribution including Hadoop to power its new SmartCloud service. Launched earlier this month for customers in Japan, SmartCloud provides Hadoop-as-a-service to leverage its big…

Big Data’s Rise in Economics

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by Angela Guess Matt Phillips of Quartz recently wrote, “With the heady perfume of big data permeating much of the intellectual atmosphere, the field of economics is increasingly tilting toward empirical efforts, according to a recent paper published by Stanford economics professors Liran Einav and Jonathan Levin in the journal Science. That means in order…

Teradata and MapR Partnership Expands Hadoop Choices within Teradata’s Unified Data Architecture

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Teradata, the big data analytics and marketing applications company, and MapR Technologies, Inc., a provider of Apache™ Hadoop, today announced an expanded partnership that covers technology integration, road map alignment, and a unified go-to-market offering. The two companies are optimizing integration of the…

How to Get More Out of Your Big Data Investments

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by Angela Guess Joanna Schloss of CMS Wire recently wrote, “Big data has finally arrived and is quickly maturing. IT leaders are now shifting from thinking about the possibility of making investments in big data platforms to thinking about how to get more out of the investments they’ve already made. And with good reason. When…

Can Big Data Feed a Hungry Planet?

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by Angela Guess John Roach of NBC News recently wrote, “With a population set to hit 9 billion human beings by 2050, the world needs to grow more food —without cutting down forests and jungles, which are the climate’s huge lungs. The solution, according to one soil management scientist, is Big Data. Kenneth Cassman, an…