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IDC Announces First In-Depth Forecasts for High Performance Data Analysis

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by Angela Guess Scientific Computing reports, “International Data Corporation ( IDC ) has announced the availability of the first in-depth forecasts for high performance data analysis (HPDA), the fast-growing worldwide market for big data workloads that use high performance computing (HPC) resources. IDC forecasts that the server market for HPDA will grow rapidly at 23.5 percent compound annual…

Watch This: Apple’s Expanding Internet of Things At This Week’s Developers’ Conference

by Jennifer Zaino As Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference gets underway this week, speculation continues about whether we’ll see a preview of the long-awaited iWatch smart watch, along with more expected developments such as an update to the OS X operating system to bring it closer to resembling Apple’s mobile operating system experience. Rumors tout the…

What is the Third Platform?

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by Angela Guess Joe McKendrick of ZDnet writes, “IDC recently issued a set of predictions for the year ahead, with the common thread is the rise of a ‘third platform,’ what it calls an ‘emerging platform for growth and innovation built on the technology pillars of mobile computing, cloud services, big data and analytics, and social networking.’ That’s…

Worldwide Database Software Revenues on the Rise

by Angela Guess The International Data Corporation recently reported that “the worldwide database and data integration software market is forecast to grow 6.5% year over year in 2011, achieving revenues of $33.9 billion. This follows a solid performance in the second half of 2010 (2H10), when the market achieved year-over-year growth of 6.7% on revenues…