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Building an IT Foundation for Big Data Success

Building an IT Foundation for Big Data Success

We are in the midst of a major transformation in the business landscape, one that’s being driven...

Battling Big Data’s Tribal Knowledge Problem

Battling Big Data’s Tribal Knowledge Problem

One of the practical data-related problems that people struggle with today is just finding the right piece...

Peek Inside a Hybrid Cloud for Big Genomics Data

Peek Inside a Hybrid Cloud for Big Genomics Data

Genomics, or the study of human genes, holds an enormous promise to improve the health of people....

Leverage Big Data Cross-Industry Panel: Video Now Available

Leverage Big Data Cross-Industry Panel: Video Now Available

  Big data means different things to different people. To some, massive data is a challenge to...

News In Brief

Researchers DO NOT Fool Around with Big Data, IoT, and Mobile

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Researchers at Harvard University today unveiled a revolutionary new storage appliance that will be the last big data repository you will ever need. Meanwhile, a California IoT startup showcased how it's leveraging the power of event-driven Read more…


What Apple’s Purchase of FoundationDB Would Mean for NoSQL

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Apple raised some eyebrows in the big data space last week when it was reported that it's buying NoSQL database developer FoundationDB. For some, the move signaled the emergence of a new group of highly scalable NoSQL database vendors that could Read more…


Neo Tech Cranks Up Speed on Upgraded Neo4j

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Graph database specialist Neo Technology has rolled out an updated version of its Neo4j tool that includes faster read and write performance capabilities aimed at critical graph database applications. Neo4j 2.2 released on Wednesday (March Read more…


Market Regulators Tap Into Big Data

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Big data has already become a competitive differentiator in the private sector. But government regulators in the US and the UK are showing they can apply big data lessons in the public realm too, and have launched big data programs of their Read more…


Couchbase Breaks Up NoSQL Database Functions for Scalability

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Couchbase today unveiled a plan to boost the scalability and performance of its NoSQL database by allowing customers to separate key database functions and run them on dedicated servers. The multi-dimensional scaling capability that Read more…


Can’t Ignore the Big Data Revolution

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A new book titled Big Data Revolution documents the ever-widening impact that big data is having across the business world. "Data is the new intellectual property," the authors write. "It can be harnessed for advantage or ignored at Read more…


Embedded Analytics Goes Mainstream

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Embedded analytics, the integration of analytic capabilities within business applications, are becoming more pervasive as software vendors and software-as-a-service providers embrace the approach. According to a new survey, embedded analytics is Read more…


Tachyon Nexus Gets $7.5M to Productize Big Data File System

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Tachyon Nexus, the company founded to productize the Tachyon in-memory file system developed at the AMPlab, has received $7.5 million in venture capital funding from Andreessen Horowitz, the Wall Street Journal reported Read more…


Qumulo Comes Out of Stealth with ‘Data-Aware’ Storage

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For the past three years, a Seattle company has been working to solve what its founders consider the biggest problem affecting large-scale storage: Actually knowing what data you have and how it's being used. Today, that company, called Qumulu, Read more…


How Madden’s Ratings Czar Rules NFL Analytics

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Donny Moore probably knows more about the 2,600 players in the National Football League than anybody. As the so-called Ratings Czar for EA Sports, the company behind the Madden football video game franchise, Moore's numeric assessment of how Read more…