Enterprise Information Management

An Introduction to Hadoop for Small Businesses

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by Angela Guess Lindsey Patterson recently wrote for Business 2 Community, “Hadoop is a software system developed by Apache that allows a company’s data science team to process for analytical purposes large sets of data that are located on distributed servers.  The software framework is mainly used by those companies that want the capability of…

EnterpriseDB and KT Partner to Bring Postgres in the Cloud to Korean Market

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “EnterpriseDB (EDB), the leading provider of enterprise-class Postgres products and database compatibility solutions, today announced a partnership with the technology services subsidiary of KT Corp., one of the largest telecommunications providers in South Korea. The partnership calls for the two companies to launch a…

From Chief Data Officer to Chief Digital Officer

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by Angela Guess Andrew H. LaVanway recently opined in NextGov.com, “The role of chief data officer within federal agencies is on the rise. It’s about time. Unfortunately, it’s probably also not enough. Now that many agencies have gotten around to vetting, hiring and enabling a data executive, the needed role has grown larger. Simply stated,…

Enterprises Increasing Investment in Datacenters, Focus on Upgrades and Retrofits

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the organization reports, “451 Research’s Voice of the Enterprise (VotE): Datacenters Q2 2015 quarterly survey on datacenter trends indicates that, despite increased investment in cloud and colocation providers, 87% of datacenter operators surveyed from North America and Europe are maintaining or increasing their datacenter facility spending, with…

Linux Foundation Announces R Consortium to Support Users Around the World

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by Angela Guess According to a new article, “The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today announced the R Consortium. This new organization will strengthen both the technical and user communities as a Collaborative Project hosted at Linux Foundation. The R language is used by statisticians,…

VoltDB Selects Progress DataDirect to Advance Time to Value for Data Connectivity

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by Angela Guess According to a new article, “Progress today announced that VoltDB, an in-memory operational database and the leader in fast data, has selected Progress® DataDirect® OpenAccess™ SDK to increase access to business intelligence (BI) tools that allow VoltDB customers to visualize and access fast-moving data. Developers and the companies they support, fresh from…

Metanautix Launches Quest 2.0 with Software-Defined Data Mart

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Metanautix, a big data analytics company focused on simplifying the data supply chain, today announced the launch of Quest 2.0 which includes the first of its kind Software-Defined Data Mart (SDDM). Quest 2.0’s SDDM enables teams to rapidly and securely build data marts using…