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SAP HANA: Not The Only In-Memory Game In Town
Commentary  |  5/28/2015
SAP HANA is not the only option for those looking for an in-memory database platform. Big rivals such as Microsoft and Oracle offers similar tech.
Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2016 Preview, Azure Update
News  |  5/27/2015
Microsoft Azure and big data updates include public previews of SQL Server 2016 and Live Encoding for Azure Media Services.
7 Bold Tech Ideas That Will Make You Uncomfortable
Slideshows  |  5/26/2015
Elite tech leaders pushed the boundaries at the InformationWeek Conference. At least one of these ideas should make you squirm and think, "We need to do that."
8 Reasons IT Pros Hate The Cloud
Slideshows  |  5/25/2015
We sense a simmering level of vitriol whenever we speak with IT professionals about the cloud in our daily conversations, at industry conferences, and in other settings. Here's why.
6 Characteristics Of Data-Driven Rock Stars
Slideshows  |  5/21/2015
Learn what traits to look for in data-savvy movers and shakers, from data scientists and business analysts to executives, managers, and even employees.
The Great File Migration Is Underway
Commentary  |  5/21/2015
As the amount of data in files grows, more and more will find their way in a great migration to cloud storage.
SAP, NHL Score With Big Data During Stanley Cup Playoffs
News  |  5/20/2015
The National Hockey League kicks off a five-year big data partnership with SAP with the 2015 Stanley Cup Bracket Challenge.
Streaming Analytics: Government Must Step Up
Commentary  |  5/18/2015
By blending static big data with streaming analysis, agencies will get insights they've never had.
Hadoop Adoption Remains Steady, But Slow, Gartner Finds
Commentary  |  5/15/2015
Despite the big data hype, the adoption of Hadoop remains a slow, steady process, according to new Gartner research. A lack of Hadoop skills and complexity can account for this.
How Corporate Culture Impedes Data Innovation
Commentary  |  5/13/2015
BI and big data analytics tools are getting more sophisticated and comprehensive. Yet, some organizations are failing to derive full value from their data because their corporate cultures do not reflect a data-driven mindset. Here are the common cultural challenges standing in the way of big data innovation.
Cuba Turns To Analytics, Big Data To Help Tourism
Commentary  |  5/7/2015
As Cuba prepares for an influx of American tourists and businesses, the government turned to a Spanish analytics firm to help it crunch big data to improve hotels and infrastructure.
4 Ways IT Can Inspire Business Confidence
Commentary  |  5/6/2015
An EMC study revealed that business leaders don't think their companies are ready for the data-driven future. Worse, they have no confidence in IT to correct course. Here's why it happened, and what IT can do to win back the confidence of business execs.
Google Launches Cloud Bigtable Database Service
News  |  5/6/2015
Cloud Bigtable brings Google infrastructure to cloud computing customers, and might be particularly useful for Internet of Things applications.
8 Linux Security Improvements In 8 Years
Slideshows  |  5/6/2015
Linux started getting really serious about security in 2007, and it has made big strides in the past three years. As open source code faces more threats, Linux can't rest on its laurels.
6 Ways To Master The Data-Driven Enterprise
Slideshows  |  5/4/2015
Data-driven companies share characteristics that enable them to achieve more with their data than others in their industries. We reveal what separates the masters from the wannabes.
Salesforce Deal: Who Could Buy It?
Commentary  |  5/1/2015
A report sparked widespread speculation about the future of Salesforce. Is it ripe for acquisition, and, if so, which tech giant might buy it?


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