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Cloudify Aims To Automate Cloud Troubleshooting
News  |  7/30/2014
Cloudify 3.0 gets feedback loop, combines cloud orchestration and monitoring.
HP Warns Of IoT Security Risks
News  |  7/29/2014
Many Internet of Things devices communicate insecurely, warns HP's Fortify unit.
Pivotal, Hortonworks Collaborate On Hadoop Management
News  |  7/28/2014
Pivotal pledges collaboration on Apache Ambari, Hortonwork's favored tools for managing and monitoring Hadoop.
Deep Data Trumps Big Data
News  |  7/28/2014
Finding smaller, more relevant morsels of information is the key to unlocking big data's potential, says FirstFuel's CTO.
Microsoft Faces 4 Big Challenges
News  |  7/25/2014
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is riding high with analysts and investors -- but look at the remaining hurdles.
HP Invests $50M In Hortonworks: Hadoop Bet
News  |  7/24/2014
HP joins Intel, Google Capital in investing big on Hadoop, taking a stake in Hortonworks while deepening integrations with its platform.
Watson Tapped By IBM, USAA To Advise Veterans
News  |  7/23/2014
IBM Watson Engagement Advisor will support USAA customers who are leaving the military. Can Watson do better than conventional web and mobile support systems?
Microsoft Earnings: 3 Big Takeaways
News  |  7/23/2014
Microsoft's cloud business is booming, but devices and consumer mindshare remain problems.
When Data Hoarding Makes Sense
News  |  7/22/2014
To hoard or not to hoard? EMC's Bill Schmarzo defends the practice of saving all the data you can, even when its value is uncertain.
Teradata Acquires Hadapt, Revelytix For Big Data Boost
News  |  7/22/2014
Teradata adds data-prep, data-management, and data-analysis capabilities by buying two notable independents in the big data arena.
Microsoft Earnings: 3 Things To Watch
News  |  7/22/2014
Wall Street has given Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella two thumbs up, so far. But with Windows growth uncertain and Microsoft's cloud businesses still in infancy, Nadella will face questions.
Oracle Big Data SQL: 5 Key Points
Commentary  |  7/21/2014
Oracle's new big data tool won't cover all the analysis bases, but it will enable SQL-savvy professionals to query Hadoop and NoSQL sources.
Internet of Sports: How Seattle Sounders Track Performance
News  |  7/21/2014
The US soccer powerhouse uses wearable devices and data visualization to analyze the fitness levels of stars like Clint Dempsey.
Apple-IBM Deal: 9 Moves Rivals Should Make
Slideshows  |  7/18/2014
With Apple and IBM allied to advance iOS in the enterprise, these mobile technology companies must scramble to remain contenders. Here's how they could respond.
Internet Of Things: 8 Pioneering Ideas
Slideshows  |  7/17/2014
Today's Internet of Things remains a disparate assortment of ideas and products competing for attention. These pioneers should intrigue enterprise IT.
Apple, IBM Deal: When Siri Meets Watson
Commentary  |  7/16/2014
Apple and IBM's alliance has huge potential, starting with slick, intelligent business apps that could challenge Google, Microsoft, and others.
Apple, IBM Will Woo Enterprises: Mobile Bombshell
News  |  7/16/2014
The two former rivals join forces to sell enterprises on iOS hardware and business apps backed by IBM services. Can the duo dominate the enterprise mobile market?
SAP, Esri Build Stronger Mapping Ties
News  |  7/15/2014
SAP and Esri port geospatial analysis to SAP Hana, bring mapping to CRM, asset-management, mobile apps, and Lumira data visualizations.
Big Data Needs Democratization, CloudSigma Says
News  |  7/15/2014
CloudSigma CEO advocates for a public repository of research data accessible not only to powerful institutions, but also to everyday people.
Oracle Joins SQL-On-Big-Data Bandwagon
News  |  7/15/2014
Oracle Big Data SQL release promises secure, SQL-based access to databases, Hadoop, and NoSQL without moving data.
Microsoft Pushes Partners To Cloud
News  |  7/14/2014
At its Worldwide Partner Conference, Microsoft urged partners to focus on cloud services and revealed new programs and resources to help them transition.
Internet Of Household Things: Convince Me
Commentary  |  7/14/2014
My washer needs to speak to my grill? I'm talking back to IoT devices that talk behind my back.
Microsoft Azure Machine Learning: Pier 1 Digs In
News  |  7/14/2014
Microsoft's cloud-based, big data-oriented Azure Machine Learning service gets a customer-analysis workout from retailer Pier 1 Imports.
Hadoop Clusters: Size And Speed Matter
News  |  7/10/2014
When analyzing big data, there's more to the commodity vs. specialized hardware decision than meets the eye. Here's how to pick the right servers and storage.
San Diego Taps Big Data To Optimize Transit
News  |  7/10/2014
San Diego Metropolitan Transit System studies bus and trolley ridership patterns using Urban Insights' predictive analysis platform.
10 More Big Data Pros To Follow On Twitter
Slideshows  |  7/10/2014
Looking for big data expertise in 140 characters or less? Here are 10 more industry players that can help.
Microsoft Enhances Azure, Office 365
News  |  7/9/2014
Microsoft sets the tone for its Worldwide Partner Conference with new Office 365 plans, Azure analytics, and storage announcements.
Pentaho Preps Data On Hadoop, Analyzes On MongoDB
News  |  7/8/2014
Pentaho 5.1 adds YARN support to support predictive analysis, transforms JSON for analysis on MongoDB.
Oracle Upgrades Virtualization Server For OpenStack
News  |  7/8/2014
Oracle VM 3.3 includes a technology preview of its OpenStack distribution, enables virtualized Oracle databases to run in the cloud.
IBM Turns Cheek, Takes On China's Problems
News  |  7/7/2014
IBM sales are down in China, but the company is doubling down with a 10-year initiative to address the country's energy and environmental problems.
Big Data: No Hoarding Allowed
News  |  7/7/2014
The best insights come from data you've just collected, not the musty bits you've saved for years, argues SumAll's CEO.
The Internet Of Small Things Spurs Big Business
Commentary  |  7/7/2014
IoT scenarios that appear consumer-centric and disposable hold broad business opportunities.
Teradata Scales Up R Analytics On Aster
News  |  7/3/2014
Teradata Aster already supports MapReduce, graph, and SQL analysis. Aster R feature adds faster, scaled, R-based analytics.
Business Analytics Will Help Healthcare, Just Not Overnight
Commentary  |  7/2/2014
Healthcare systems designed in the 1990s need to get in sync with today's business analytics.
Google's API Riddle
News  |  7/2/2014
Google services are everywhere -- but the company's lack of long-term commitment to products and APIs make it tough to know which ones to include in new apps.
DataStax Cassandra Release Packs More Than Spark
News  |  7/2/2014
DataStax Spark support may grab headlines, but a bring-your-own-Hadoop connector in DataStax Enterprise 4.5 deserves equal billing.
How To Explain Big Data To A 5th Grader
Commentary  |  7/2/2014
Just how big is big data? What problems does Hadoop solve? This mom explained it in plain English using the example of an online game.
Databricks Spark Plans: Big Data Q&A
News  |  7/1/2014
Databricks has a bold vision -- based on Apache Spark -- to become big data's epicenter of analysis. Executives Ion Stoica and Arsalan Tavakoli discuss the details and how Google Cloud Dataflow compares.
Data Scientist Role: How Will It Evolve?
Commentary  |  7/1/2014
As mainstream industries such as retail increasingly adopt big data initiatives, the roles of data scientists and other data professionals will change during the next few years. Here's a peek.


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