- September 03, 2014
Reactions were mixed when Jawbone dropped published its data on how the California earthquake affected people's sleep. SAS also made news, announcing better integration with YARN.
- August 18, 2014
Datameer demonstrates Hadoop-based data mart. Stefan Groschupf, CEO of @Datameer (from the German Sea of Data), has a great way with one-liners. At the #BBBT last Friday, he suggested that doing ...
- August 06, 2014
At the 2014 TDWI Executive Summit in Boston, consultant David Linthicum explained the importance of a well-planned cloud architecture for data analytics applications and offered tips on avoiding common cloud deployment mistakes.
- August 06, 2014
Cisco’s acquisition of Composite Software begins to bear fruit. Last Friday, the Cisco / Composite crowd turned up at the #BBBT. And I do mean crowd; seven participants from Cisco were present, ...
- July 22, 2014
Data management is back on the agenda, finally with a big data flavor. I’d like to think that Teradata was driven by my blog of 10 July, “So, how do you eat a Hadoop Elephant?” in the acquisitions ...
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- July 17, 2014
GraphLab releases new analytics platform to take machine learning techniques to enterprise scale.
- July 17, 2014
As the big data market matures, the focus shifts from the new data itself to its use in concert with traditional operational business data. For the business analyst, big data can be very seductive. ...
- July 16, 2014
The Spark Summit recently wrapped and the big data framework continues to grow in prominence. In this edition of Talking Data, Ed Burns and Jack Vaughan recap the conference and answer some key questions.
- July 15, 2014
Consultant Rick van der Lans contends that data warehouses are inherently logical and don't need to be qualified as such. What really matters, he says, is that they present an integrated view of enterprise data, no matter where it's stored.
- July 10, 2014
With MapR’s recent announcement of $110 million in funding, following on from Hortonwork’s $100 million and Cloudera’s $900 million, both in March, debate is rife about their different approaches ...
- July 07, 2014
Spark has been getting a lot of attention lately, but is the big data framework ready for enterprise use?
- July 03, 2014
A number of vendors announced new Apache Spark integrations this week, and a report from Dresner Advisory Services explains how businesses are organizing their BI programs.
- June 30, 2014
Outrage about Facebook’s psychological experiment is misplaced. The past weekend saw another outpouring of outrage about Facebook’s abuse of personal data. An article in the scientific journal ...
- June 27, 2014
Analytics vendors like the commercial potential of R. Teradata is set to become the latest to make a play for users of this popular open-source tool.
- June 26, 2014
Although the yellow elephant continues to trample all over the world of Information Management, it is becoming increasingly difficult to say where more traditional technologies end and Hadoop ...