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Content tagged with Software Platforms posted in October 2014
Big Data Software For Mainstream Users
News  |  10/31/2014
Not everyone needs to be a data scientist, Red Lambda argues.
Cleveland Clinic Taps IBM's Watson To Fight Cancer
News  |  10/30/2014
Cleveland Clinic will use IBM's Watson supercomputer to research cancer and treat patients.
NoSQL Database Choices: Weather Co. CIO's Advice
Commentary  |  10/29/2014
The Weather Company CIO Bryson Koehler sorts out the traits of MongoDB, Riak, and Cassandra. Best of all, he says, 'NoSQL doesn't lock you in.'
Rise Of Things: IoT's Role In Business Processes
Commentary  |  10/28/2014
Consider these three key ways businesses can improve and transform their operations with Internet of things technologies.
IBM Cloud Services Take On Amazon Redshift
News  |  10/28/2014
IBM launches DashDB cloud-based columnar data warehouse fed by DataWorks data-integration service.
IBM Cloudant Will Power Local Data Centers, Apple Apps
News  |  10/27/2014
IBM spins out an on-premises version of its Cloudant NoSQL database service, which figured in the Apple-IBM mobile apps deal.
Big Data Analysis Goes SaaS
News  |  10/27/2014
Software-as-a-service provider jKool offers business users cloud-based, near-real-time analysis of time-sensitive information.
SAP Unleashes Major Hana Upgrade
News  |  10/24/2014
SAP Hana Service Pack 9 adds multi-tenancy, data tiering, and streaming analysis, while answering a longstanding cost complaint.
Microsoft's Strong Quarter: 7 Highlights
News  |  10/24/2014
Microsoft's fiscal Q1 easily eclipsed Wall Street estimates, buoyed not only by cloud growth, but also unexpectedly strong Surface sales.
Hadoop: 5 Undeniable Truths
Commentary  |  10/23/2014
Yes, you still need a traditional data warehouse after beginning work with Hadoop. Here are four more fundamental points to know about the big data platform.
SAS Switches From Predictions To Goals
News  |  10/23/2014
SAS Visual Analytics turns what-if analysis around, showing users what it will take to reach specific business goals.
Twitter Debuts Fabric SDK For Mobile Developers
News  |  10/23/2014
Offering ads, analytics, and authentication, Fabric aspires to be the backend platform for mobile apps.
Apple Launches Maps Connect For Small Businesses
News  |  10/22/2014
New mapping service aims to improve accuracy of Maps data.
5 Big Data Trends Government IT Can't Ignore
Commentary  |  10/22/2014
Government IT leaders must stop sitting on the big data sidelines, waiting to make a play.
Google Buys Firebase, Fills Cloud Apps Hole
News  |  10/22/2014
Bolstering Google Cloud Platform, Firebase service helps developers create mobile and web apps that store and sync data in real-time.
Yahoo Talks Apache Storm: Real-Time Appeal
News  |  10/22/2014
Yahoo is committed to Apache Storm, the open event-processing platform, because it's easy to manage and scale and use for personalization as a service, among other uses, says Yahoo executive Sumeet Singh in a Q&A.
IBM Lays Internet Of Things Foundation
News  |  10/21/2014
IBM is offering a set of APIs and cloud services through its BlueMix platform to simplify development for networked devices.
OVH.com Launches Power8-Based Cloud Service
News  |  10/20/2014
OVH.com is the first cloud supplier to use IBM's Power8 processor for data analytics services.
Salesforce.com Wave Analytics Cloud: Pros & Cons
Commentary  |  10/17/2014
Salesforce.com Wave is a big bet that's already generating demand, but will it live up to the billing? Here are six Wave pros and cons.
Hortonworks Updates Hadoop Data Platform
News  |  10/17/2014
HDP 2.2 adds more than 100 new enterprise-ready features, including faster SQL querying on Hadoop.
Microsoft Brings Storm Stream Analysis To Hadoop
News  |  10/16/2014
Microsoft Azure HD Insight adds Apache Storm real-time data processing capabilities. Machine Learning service gains free app templates.
MapR Offers Free NoSQL Database
News  |  10/15/2014
MapR-DB is integrated with the MapR NFS-compliant file system and made available with more than 20 different open source components.
What IoT Can Learn From Industrial Apps
Commentary  |  10/15/2014
The Internet of Things might be hot, but it's not new. Machine data exchange is the core of modern automated production plants and industrial installations.
Cloudera Intros Hadoop Monitoring, Self-Provisioning Tool
News  |  10/14/2014
Cloudera Director tool leads off lineup of announcements, including upgrades to Impala SQL query engine and stronger security.
SAP Hana Platform Hits IBM Cloud
News  |  10/14/2014
SAP offers Hana Enterprise Cloud on IBM Cloud infrastructure, opening up a new SAP-managed way to run SAP apps on Hana.
MongoDB Launches Offensive As Rivals Rev Up
News  |  10/14/2014
MongoDB looks to compete on every cloud, as Microsoft and IBM gear up to steal its customers.
Big Data Helps 'Krochet Kids' Stay In The Loop
News  |  10/14/2014
Nonprofit uses data visualization tools to track economic, health, and social wellbeing of female workers in developing nations.
2015 Server OS Outlook: Cloudy, Chance Of Containers
News  |  10/13/2014
Windows still dominates the enterprise data center, our new survey shows, but other options are on the rise.
5 Ways Data Science Teams Can Raise Their Profiles
Commentary  |  10/10/2014
What to do when your team of data scientists is isolated from the rest of the company.
GE Pushes For Bigger Industrial Internet
News  |  10/9/2014
GE Internet of Things portfolio expands as it brings big-data analysis to vending machines, office equipment, bridges, and other new markets.
Microsoft's Nadella Talks Windows 10, Cloud
News  |  10/8/2014
CEO Satya Nadella says both Windows 10 and Azure will play a role in the Internet of Things. Microsoft will detail its latest cloud strategy at an Oct. 20 event in San Francisco.
HP Plans Split Into 2 Separate Businesses
News  |  10/6/2014
Hewlett-Packard will split PC and printer businesses off from enterprise hardware, software, and services. Whitman to lead enterprise unit.
Facebook: 10 New Changes That Matter
Slideshows  |  10/6/2014
Over the summer, Facebook introduced a number of privacy settings, algorithm changes, buttons, and more. Here's an overview of all the new features and how they affect you.


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