Big Data News, Articles, & Education

A Next Generation of Big Data “Fabrics”

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by Angela Guess Michael Bushong of Plexxi recently wrote for Inside Big Data, “In the data center, we are seeing applications move to a scale out model – lots and lots of nodes with distributed operation. This is a direct result of large increases in the amount of data required for certain types of calculations…

5 Reasons Not to Overlook Small Data

by Angela Guess Sean Gordon of Destination CRM recently wrote, “Seven out of 10 CIOs and other top executives say data analytics is a “crucial” or “very important” business driver, according to KPMG. While there’s no debate about the value of data analytics in all aspects of the business organization, there’s often confusion about what…

How Small Startups Are Monetizing Big Data

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by Angela Guess Brian T. Horowitz of Dell’s blog, Tech Page One recently wrote, “Startups have plenty of opportunities to use big data to make money, and small businesses are trying to keep pace with larger enterprises in this space. Startups leveraging big data include PlaceIQ, which offers a data-driven mobile advertising platform to identify…

Powerful Facts about Big Data

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by Gil Allouche Maybe your company is considering implementing some sort of big data strategy for the first time. Or, maybe you already have implemented a big data strategy, but you’re not sure if it was the right decision. Maybe you’ve just heard about big data and want to understand a little more about this…

HP’s Big Internet of Things Play

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by Angela Guess David Roe of CMS Wire reports, “The pieces are finally falling into place. Over the past two years since that acquisition, HP has been building up Autonomy’s portfolio and pushing it in a million different directions. Late last [week] the master plan became clear. HP is pulling Vertica, HP Autonomy’s core IDOL…

IBM Partners with DESY to Bring Big Data Analytics to Science

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by Angela Guess Chaiti Sen of Phys.org recently wrote, “IBM today announced it is collaborating with Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), a leading national research center in Germany, to speed up management and storage of massive volumes of x-ray data. The planned Big Data and Analytics architecture based on IBM software defined technology can handle more than…

Internet of Things Tops Big Data as Most Hyped Technology

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by Angela Guess Earlier this month, Gartner announced, “The journey to digital business is the key theme of Gartner, Inc.’s ‘Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2014.’ As the Gartner Hype Cycle celebrates its 20th year, Gartner said that as enterprises set out on the journey to becoming digital businesses, identifying and employing the right technologies…

cPacket’s Novel Technology Delivers Unified Performance Monitoring for Today’s Cloudy Virtual Network Environments

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by Angela Guess A new article reports, “cPacket Networks today announced cClear technology for performance monitoring and optimization across physical and virtual realms of modern networks. This becomes increasingly important with the trend toward application delivery in the cloud, which poses new operational challenges of more distributed, virtual, and complex infrastructure. cClear is the first…

Speaker Spotlight: Andreas Kollegger on Graph Databases

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Andreas Kollegger, Chief Product Designer at Neo Technology. Andreas will be part of a Panel Discussion at the NoSQL Now! Conference in San Jose, CA from August 19-21, 2014. The session is titled “Evaluating Your Graph Database Options.” The other members of the panel are William McKnight, President of…

Cloud Data Protection

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by Jelani Harper The adoption rates of Cloud Computing and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) will continue to climb with the recent release of Zetta.net’s Zetta DataProtect 4.5. The benefits of this Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) product that enables both data backups and disaster recovery for a multitude of files, databases, and entire servers are myriad, and most…