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Big Data Requires Elastic Infrastructure

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay recently wrote for Tech Republic, “As companies struggle to make sense of their increasingly big data, they’re laboring to figure out the morass of technologies necessary to become successful. However, many will remain stymied, because they keep trying to fit a necessarily fluid process of asking questions of one’s data…

Machine Learning Is the Next Frontier of Big Data Innovation

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by Angela Guess Andrew Brust recently wrote for ZDnet, “Machine learning is the next frontier in Big Data innovation. And the cloud is the next frontier within that frontier. Almost five years ago, Google launched its Prediction API cloud-based machine learning service. This past July, Microsoft launched its Azure Machine Learning (Azure ML) service as…

Storage Wars: Big Data Edition

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by Angela Guess Alex Barrett of Search Data Center recently wrote, “Enterprise big data workloads demand a lot from storage and network bandwidth. Storage, cloud and as-a-service vendors are developing the infrastructure to support them… Data location is the determining factor of many big data analytics decisions, including what products enterprises should use for storage…

Making the Most of Cloud-Based Business Intelligence

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by Angela Guess Writing for Information Management, Bob Violino recently noted, “More than 50 percent of businesses currently use or plan to use cloud-based business intelligence, according to a survey by Dresner Advisory Services. Still several common hurdles have limited cloud-based BI’s adoption in some companies. The report, the latest in the firm’s Wisdom of…

New Machine Learning Service Introduced by Amazon Cloud

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by Angela Guess Jack Clark recently wrote for Bloomberg Business, “Websites are set to get smarter after Amazon.com Inc.’s cloud division added an artificial intelligence service that lets people add predictive and analytical capabilities to their applications. Andy Jassy, the head of the Amazon Web Services business, on Thursday announced the Amazon Machine Learning service.…

SolarWinds Introduces Cloud-Centric Database Performance Management

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT performance management software, today announced enhancements to SolarWinds® Database Performance Analyzer (DPA) to improve the performance of business-critical applications by optimizing SQL Server®, Oracle® and other database operations — whether apps are hosted on…

Making the Move to Cloud Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Jeff Denworth recently wrote in CMS Wire, “In spite of frequent reports about the uptick in cloud adoption — with a recent IDC report predicting an additional 11 percent shift of IT budget away from in-house IT delivery towards different cloud models by 2016 — some businesses are still hesitating. To them,…

Liaison Technologies Launches Industry’s First dPaaS

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Liaison Technologies, an industry-recognized leader in cloud-based data integration and data management offerings, [yesterday] announced Liaison the Alloy Platform, industry’s first dPaaS (Data Platform as a Service). Liaison’s new dPass Alloy Platform enables business insights by tackling complex issues related to integration and management…