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Salesforce.com Coming To Microsoft Azure Cloud?
News  |  5/29/2014
Salesforce on Azure may sound implausible, but in the wake of a similar deal with Oracle, rumor has it the two companies are talking.
Data Scientists: Stop Searching, Start Grooming
Commentary  |  5/28/2014
Don't put your big-data project on hold -- members of your current staff may be the best fit for your data science team.
Internet Of Things: In Search Of An Architecture
Commentary  |  5/27/2014
The IoT vision still doesn't have a clear architecture from which to build meaningful business applications, an MIT professor says.
Cisco IoE: When Will Its Time Come?
News  |  5/22/2014
Cisco execs say their grand vision of the Internet of Everything is taking shape in new products and services. But some analysts and customers still find the picture fuzzy.
Data Pros' Salary Showdown
News  |  5/22/2014
Our 2014 Salary Survey shows the typical analytics expert's salary is just keeping up with inflation, even while they're working harder on more diverse teams. What gives?
Couchbase Releases NoSQL Mobile Platform
News  |  5/21/2014
Couchbase Mobile keeps apps running without connectivity, but can the NoSQL vendor win over mobile app developers?
Practice Fusion Releases Free Healthcare Analytics Tool
News  |  5/21/2014
Insight database combs Practice Fusion's EHR software to provide real-time data on disease outbreaks, prescribing patterns, and diagnoses.
Splice Machine SQL Database Scales On Hadoop
News  |  5/19/2014
Splice Machine promises SQL- and ACID-compliant RDBMS for analytics and transaction processing on a super-scalable, low-cost Hadoop platform.
Microsoft Kinect: Inexpensive Big Data Tool
News  |  5/19/2014
Global shipping giant DHL discovers that motion sensors used by Microsoft's Kinect are great for scanning pallets -- and relatively cheap to buy.
Hortonworks' Hadoop Security Buy
News  |  5/15/2014
Hortonworks acquires startup XA Secure and will bring its Hadoop access, authorization, and audit policy layer into open-source.
Social Science Site Using Azure Loses Data
News  |  5/14/2014
Dedoose, a data analytics system, suffered a failure on Azure that may mean three weeks of lost data for customers.
Google Ordered To 'Forget'
News  |  5/13/2014
European court rules Google must remove "irrelevant" links in certain situations to comply with EU law that gives people a right to be "forgotten."
Informatica Self-Service Platform Spots Sensitive Data
News  |  5/13/2014
Informatica unveils its Intelligent Data Platform roadmap for clean, secure self-service data, even at big data scale.
DataStax Brings Spark To Cassandra
News  |  5/12/2014
DataStax promises real-time analysis for big-data apps on Cassandra through an integration with Databricks' Spark in-memory framework.
Big Data Fans: Don't Boil The Ocean
News  |  5/12/2014
Planning a big data strategy? Don't be overly ambitious and always know the problems you're trying to solve.
Splunk Extends Analysis To NoSQL Databases
News  |  5/12/2014
Splunk Enterprise gets multisite support, improved visualization. Hunk adds analysis for Accumulo, Cassandra, MongoDB, and Neo4j.
How Marketers Can Use Data When Picking Vendors
Commentary  |  5/9/2014
As more marketing execs have a say in buying software, the need to "know thy data" will drive decisions.
Cisco IoT Leader Resigns: What's Next?
News  |  5/9/2014
Internet of Things general manager Guido Jouret resigned this week. Where does that leave Cisco's Internet of Everything strategy?
HP Offers Appliance For Microsoft Analytics Platform
News  |  5/9/2014
HP ConvergedSystem 300 promises fast deployment of SQL Server 2014 and HDInsight Hadoop.
SAP Shakeup: McDermott Speaks Out
News  |  5/8/2014
After an exec shuffle, SAP co-CEO Bill McDermott insists the company's priorities have not changed and it is not backing off on Hana.
No God In The Machine
News  |  5/8/2014
Artificial intelligence cannot replicate human consciousness, say Irish researchers in new study.
5 Big Data Use Cases To Watch
News  |  5/7/2014
Here's how companies are turning big data into decision-making power on customers, security, and more.
Dell Turns 30: Where To Next?
News  |  5/6/2014
Dell celebrates its 30th birthday while working to reinvent itself for the cloud era. What do you want most from Dell now?
Open Government Data Gains Global Momentum
News  |  5/1/2014
Inaugural UN/UAE Open Government Data Forum highlights global push for data to drive efficiency and innovation.


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