DDN Tackles Enterprise Storage Needs as ‘Wolfcreek’ Looms

DDN Tackles Enterprise Storage Needs as ‘Wolfcreek’ Looms

When it comes to keeping supercomputers fed with data, there are few storage makers that can keep...

One on One with LinkedIn’s VP of Engineering

One on One with LinkedIn’s VP of Engineering

Why are data scientists tripping over themselves to get their hands on LinkedIn’s data? What’s it like...

Future of Connected Cities on Display in L.A.

Future of Connected Cities on Display in L.A.

Cities are sitting on mounds of data generated by everything from parking meters to traffic lights to...

Going In-Memory? Consider These Three Things First

Going In-Memory? Consider These Three Things First

Businesses, large and small, know that if they aren’t using the data they collect in some kind...

News In Brief

Kyvos Debuts OLAP for Hadoop

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Many technology pros view OLAP as a legacy technology, a holdover from the days of data warehousing that doesn't have a place in today's big data world. But several startups are fighting to change that perception, including Kyvos Insights, which Read more…


Consortium Makes Business Case For R Language

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As more data scientists and researchers embrace the R programming language and statistical computing environment, the Linux Foundation has moved to strengthen the user community and, with it, the development of more business applications through Read more…


Zettaset Patents Data Access Approach

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Big data security specialist Zettaset said it has been awarded a U.S. patent for a technique designed to boost data access and performance in distributed computing frameworks like Hadoop and NoSQL. Zettaset said this week the U.S. Patent and Read more…


Lockheed Martin, Data Vendors Team on Secure Spy Database

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Geospatial intelligence is among the hottest and most data-intensive tools being used by U.S. military analysts to sweep up huge amounts of satellite and other sensor imagery. This highly classified data is often combined with other emerging Read more…


Ford, HP Analyze Commuting Patterns

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American drivers logged a record number of miles in April, Reuters reported this week, citing U.S. government data showing that an increase in road travel over the last year is continuing. The U.S. Federal Highway Administration said Read more…


Software AG Platform Targets Predictive Analytics

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Software AG is adding high-end predictive analytics tools to its Digital Business Platform as it looks to extend the reach of the flagship analytics platform across retail, manufacturing, financial services and other industry sectors. The Read more…


Dell Upgrades Toad Database Tools

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Dell Software unveiled a series of database tool upgrades this week aimed at easing the management of data across a variety of platforms. Dell promotes its Toad database tool family as agnostic toward data and data management. The updates are Read more…


Apache Spark: Now Offered on Amazon EMR

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The number of places you can run Apache Spark increases by the week, and last week hosting giant Amazon Web Services announced that it's now offering Apache Spark on its hosted Hadoop environment. The addition of Spark will give Amazon Read more…


Bonneville Power Uses Analytics to Manage Demand

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Among the challenges faced by electric utilities, especially during the summer cooling season, is managing peak demand while figuring out how to integrate intermittent power sources into the grid. Increasingly, big data analytics tools are being Read more…


CFOs Cling to Excel, ‘Gut’ Instincts

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Despite the waterfall of information piling up in corporate databases every business day, a new survey of chief financial officers finds there is actually a "data deficit" when it comes to making decisions based on quick access to that Read more…