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Big Data Tempest In A Teapot
Commentary  |  2/25/2015
Hadoop and big data community infighting won't attract enterprise adoption. It's time to raise the level of discourse.
Gartner BI Magic Quadrant 2015 Spots Market Turmoil
News  |  2/25/2015
As companies embrace Tableau and Qlik, will the reporting platforms like BusinessObjects, Cognos, and MicroStrategy be left behind? Gartner sees conflicting needs and deployment practices.
No, AI Won’t Kill Us All
News  |  2/24/2015
When famous technologists and scientists fear the menace of thinking machines, it's time to worry, right? Not really, because computers lack the imagination to wreak havoc, says one AI expert.
Gartner Advanced Analytics Quadrant 2015: Gainers, Losers
News  |  2/23/2015
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platforms 2015 has Microsoft, Alpine, and Alteryx moving up, Oracle MIA.
Microsoft Azure, SAS, MapR: Big Data Roundup
News  |  2/18/2015
News from Microsoft, SAS, and MapR point to changes in how enterprises are buying, deploying, and learning to use big-data analytics.
Pivotal Open-Source Play Points To Industry Shift
News  |  2/17/2015
Open source is driving big data, and two major announcements from Pivotal show that isn't going to stop.
Big Data: Matching Personalities In The Call Center
News  |  2/17/2015
It's common for companies to record customer service calls. But what insights are they gaining from all that data? One solution: Matching customers with service reps for more harmonious calls.
Teradata Talks Apps, But Don't Think AppExchange
News  |  2/13/2015
Teradata Aster App Center is a collection of app templates, not a platform-as-a-service developer community. Here's the lowdown on 29 apps for six industries.
MemSQL, VoltDB Vie For In-Memory Big Data Role
News  |  2/12/2015
MemSQL, VoltDB present in-memory databases as alternatives to a menagerie of "science projects" used in real-time big data apps. Is SQL simpler?
First American: Cloud Analysis Points To Savings
News  |  2/10/2015
First American title insurance ramps up Azure spending as Apptio expense metrics show a gain versus on-premises virtual machines.
10 In-Memory Database Options Power Speedy Performance
Slideshows  |  2/9/2015
From Altibase to VoltDB, and covering options from IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP, we wrap up leading in-memory databases and add-on options. When you need speed, here are 10 tools to choose.
6 Microsoft Acquisitions: What Do They Mean?
Slideshows  |  2/8/2015
Microsoft bought big data, email, and machine learning businesses on its holiday shopping spree. What will they bring to its future?
Oracle Linux Wants To Be 'Dockerized' Too
News  |  2/6/2015
Oracle Linux is available in a Docker container on the Docker Hub, which should aid development and database app mobility.
MongoDB Eyes Bigger, Faster NoSQL Deployments
News  |  2/3/2015
MongoDB 3.0 release promises improved scalability, speed, and manageability through new storage engine options and Ops Manager DBA software.
Monday Comic: Big Data Box
Commentary  |  2/2/2015
Find a new laugh every Monday morning.
Big Data Success Remains Elusive: Study
News  |  2/2/2015
Just over a quarter of organizations say their big data initiatives are a success, according to a recent Capgemini study. So why are three of four unsuccessful?


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