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Oracle Unveils Hadoop Data Exploration Tool
News  |  9/30/2014
Oracle Big Data Discovery is a visual, business user-friendly alternative to Hadoop tools like Tableau Software, says Oracle.
MIT's 6-Week Big Data Online Class Wins Fans
News  |  9/29/2014
Six-week data science class, just $545, is a hit with thousands of professionals who can't quit their day jobs, school officials say.
Microsoft Azure DocumentDB: Customer Test Drive
News  |  9/29/2014
Microsoft NoSQL database (and MongoDB competitor) gets a trial run at Xomni. So far, so good, but search options and SDK "need work."
7 Cool Products At Interop New York
Slideshows  |  9/27/2014
Interop New York spotlights innovative products covering SDN, BYOD, PaaS, data center management, and more. Take a look.
Make Internet-Ready Products, Or Else
News  |  9/25/2014
Internet of Things pioneers say the fourth industrial revolution looms -- like it or not.
Hortonworks Invests In Spark On Hadoop
News  |  9/24/2014
Hortonworks improves Hive integration, plans security and performance upgrades for hot Spark in-memory analytics platform.
Data Science That Makes a Difference
Commentary  |  9/24/2014
Big data is about more than just business. It holds potential to address social problems and improve the lives of people around the world.
Oracle Leader Ellison Is Not 'Stepping Down'
News  |  9/19/2014
Oracle announces new titles, but Larry Ellison, Safra Catz, and Mark Hurd say roles won't change. Buried news: Oracle misses earnings.
Databricks Plans Spark Developers Certification Program
News  |  9/18/2014
Databricks says demand for its Spark in-memory analytics platform is skyrocketing, so it's launching its first-ever certification program for professionals.
Software Creates More Jobs Than It Destroys, Study Says
News  |  9/18/2014
How is software affecting the overall US economy? Study from Software Industry & Information Association provides new data points.
Basho Revamps Riak Open-Source Database
News  |  9/17/2014
Basho Riak Enterprise 2.0 release steps up NoSQL competition with Cassandra with prebuilt data functions, Apache Solr support, and SSD storage for hot data.
VMware's Former CTO Herrod On IT's Future
News  |  9/17/2014
Steve Herrod explains how his technologist's vision and experience help him pick investments for venture capitalist firm General Catalyst Partners.
MapR Ships Drill For SQL Analysis Of Big Data
News  |  9/16/2014
MapR says Apache Drill SQL-on-Hadoop option supports flexible data exploration, more extensive SQL support than Cloudera Impala.
Intel Points Wearables, Big Data At Cancer Research
News  |  9/10/2014
At IDF, Intel execs discuss how an Intel-powered Internet of Things could lead to personalized cancer treatments.
Big Data: How To Pick Your Platform
News  |  9/10/2014
Hadoop? A high-scale relational database? NoSQL? Event-processing technology? One size doesn't fit all. Here's how to decide.
City Of Austin Broadens Data Analysis Efforts
News  |  9/10/2014
Austin picks MicroStrategy to help the city analyze data across municipal departments, from police and fire to maintenance and permitting.
FoundationDB Adds SQL To Its NoSQL Appeal
News  |  9/10/2014
FoundationDB adds SQL Layer product to its key-value store, blending NoSQL scalability and flexibility with NewSQL transactional performance.
Teradata Buys Think Big For Big Data Consulting
News  |  9/3/2014
Teradata extends expertise by adding Think Big as its consulting arm for deployments involving Hadoop and other open-source platforms.
Space: Next Big Data Frontier?
News  |  9/2/2014
Relaxed regulations and greater affordability soon could fill the skies with satellites put there to collect images and other data for businesses hoping to get a leg up on the competition.
Hearables: Turning Activity Tracking On Its Ear?
Commentary  |  9/2/2014
Users are sick of their activity-tracking wearable devices. But the answer may be as plain as the ear on your head.
Cartoon: Internet Of Things Sees All
News  |  9/2/2014
Our cartoonist takes on connected devices at home.


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