Big Data News, Articles, & Education

Big Data at North Pole Inc.

by Angela Guess Doug Laney of Gartner recently reported Gartner’s findings from a recent Big Data assessment of North Pole Inc. Laney writes, “Over the past quarter, Gartner was given exclusive access to the operations and information systems of North Pole Inc. (NPI), to help it set a strategic path for improved information management and analytic capabilities. For…

Storage Made Easy Signs Huddle

by Angela Guess Storage Made Easy recently announced, “that Huddle has become a Storage Made Easy client. Huddle is the leader in enterprise content collaboration. Storage Made Easy is excited at the prospect of working with the Huddle team and whilst they are unable at this point to go into the details of the relationship,…

Big Data Doesn’t Mean Saving Everything

by Angela Guess Jeff Bertolucci of Information Week recently wrote, “Big data is all about gaining insights from very large and diverse volumes of information. But often organizations make the mistake of trying to collect every bit of data that’s available to them, no matter how inconsequential. This record-it-all approach is a waste of resources…

IBM Set to Acquire StoredIQ

by Angela Guess IBM recently announced that the company has, “entered into a definitive agreement to acquire StoredIQ Inc., a privately held company based in Austin, Texas. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. StoredIQ will advance IBM’s efforts to help clients derive value from big data and respond more efficiently to litigation and regulations,…

Survey Explains Drive Toward Cloud Adoption by CIOs

by Angela Guess According to an article out of Host Analytics, “The results of an independent, global survey of almost 330 CIOs, business executives and other stakeholders on the drivers behind cloud adoption were announced today. The research was conducted by Dimensional Research, and sponsored by Host Analytics. Cloud applications offer a myriad of potential…

The Big Data Opportunity

This White Paper is Sponsored by:     About the White Paper Big Data strategies—those that use massively parallel, specialized systems to tap the intelligence held in high volumes of distributed, unstructured data—are changing industries, and creating winners and also-rans. Invaluable information, culled from data collected at customer interaction points, is being used to drive…

Webinar: Schema Design and Data Modeling

10gen Presents Schema Design and Data Modeling from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE. This webinar was sponsored by:   About the Webinar One of the challenges that comes with moving to MongoDB is figuring how to best model your data. While most developers have internalized the rules of thumb…

Slides: Schema Design and Data Modeling

10gen Presents Schema Design and Data Modeling from DATAVERSITY To view the recording of this webinar, click HERE. This webinar was sponsored by:   About the Webinar One of the challenges that comes with moving to MongoDB is figuring how to best model your data. While most developers have internalized the rules of thumb for…

RainStor’s 2013 Big Data Predictions

by Angela Guess Big Data solution provider RainStor has released their predictions for Big Data advancements in 2013. The article states, “As the year draws to a close, global organizations face the most prominent IT and business challenge: Big Data. The focus for IT will be to provide scalable, high-performance analytics at the lowest cost,…

Hadoop Isn’t the Only Option

by Angela Guess Jeff Carr recently wrote an article for VentureBeat about Big Data’s little secret: Hadoop isn’t the end-all-be-all. He writes, “Most observers would agree that the era of big data started around 2007, when Google’s MapReduce programming framework was integrated with Apache Hadoop, an open source project founded a couple of years earlier to help developers…