Profile of Doug HenschenExecutive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Member Since: 11/15/2013
News & Commentary Posts: 1717
Doug Henschen is Executive Editor of InformationWeek, where he covers the intersection of enterprise applications with information management, business intelligence, big data and analytics. He previously served as editor in chief of Intelligent Enterprise, editor in chief of Transform Magazine, and Executive Editor at DM News. He has covered IT and data-driven marketing for more than 15 years.
Articles by Doug Henschen
posted in June 2014
Databricks, the company behind the hot Apache Spark project, announced new tools, new partners, and new funding to power a cloud service on Amazon Web Services.
Apache Spark and Google's Cloud Dataflow service won't kill Hadoop, but they're aimed at the high-value role in big data analysis.
Hortonworks catches up to Cloudera with YARN-managed implementation of Spark in-memory framework for machine learning on Hadoop.
Salesforce1 cloud platform will serve as development platform for patient-care apps using Philips health monitoring devices.
MongoDB fuels cloud demand with popular, public-cloud alternatives to Amazon Web Services, IBM Softlayer.
Oracle nabs a software and hardware kingpin in hospitality and retail, but it won't do much for cloud growth.
Oracle ends fiscal year with double-digit cloud gain, flat software sales, and hardware gains. CEO Ellison sets sights on Salesforce.com.
Teradata QueryGrid connector lets MongoDB-based apps tap analytics and Teradata analytics tap near-real-time transactional data without ETL.
The difference between the software you have installed and the software you actually have licensed could mean trouble. Tune in to learn how to survive a software audit.
HP evolves from customer to Workday consultant and integrator, offering implementation services for its cloud-based HR applications.
Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Service lets businesses model data and launch predictive services in the cloud.
Dell standardizes data platforms and business intelligence tools to improve self-service, expand use of predictive analytics.
Traditional relational databases weren't invented with mobile, social, and big data types -- or extreme scale -- in mind. Get expert context on 16 next-era NoSQL and NewSQL choices.
Oracle Database In-Memory comes with big performance promises. But examine a few performance tradeoffs, change requirements, and acceleration constraints.
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison says in-memory option will bring faster analytical and transactional performance without changes to Oracle database.
Hasso Plattner, SAP's Hana visionary, discusses customer ERP adoption, cloud deployment, and Oracle's alternative.
SAP Hana deployment patterns, payoffs emerge in Burberry, Bangkok Airways, ConAgra, John Deere, Mercedes AMG, and Spirit Aerosystems details shared at Sapphire conference.
SAP CEO Bill McDermott promises to help customers simplify their technology landscapes using SAP Hana Enterprise Cloud. But is this the kind of cloud that most companies seek?
Actian and HP Vertica separately challenge Cloudera Impala, follow Pivotal in adapting their databases to run on the big data platform.
Nix the naysayers. Big data leaders say they need new tools, and they're not letting talent shortages get in the way.
Interview at IW Conference with executive of Weather Company.
Interview at IW Conference with executive of Paytronix.
Interview at IW Conference with executive of Merck.
At Sapphire user conference this week, SAP will spotlight cloud deployment options, starting with a new Industry Cloud. HP releases mega-appliance for Hana.