Whitepapers Datanami's white paper database contains reports from the leading thought-leaders and idea generators in the Datanami industry.

How to speed up Hadoop 10x in 10 minutes

Source: GridGain
Release Date: Aug 18, 2014

Download the Taneja Group report titled “Memory is the Hidden Secret to Success with Big Data” which addresses how GridGain’s plug-and-play Hadoop Accelerator slides into any existing Hadoop cluster, reducing latencies and boosting performance.

Big Data Analytics Buyers Guide

Source: Datameer
Release Date: Jul 14, 2014

With the emerging market, faster time to new insights to make better decisions based on all of your data is imperative to stay ahead of the competition. The question most companies face with big data analytics is whether to build or buy? There are many advantages to buying a big data analytics application solution. Learn more by reading this eBook guide as we discuss how you can expedite the deployment and selection process by: Providing a template for decision criteria Read more…

iDashboards for Healthcare

iDashboards for Healthcare – Providing Insight for Operational Success

Source: iDashboards
Release Date: May 20, 2014

There are few industries as vast and complex as healthcare. With the growing need to collect and process even greater amounts of data, healthcare organizations are turning to dashboards to visualize their metrics. Organizations such as Cleveland Clinic, FirstHealth, and Bingham Memorial Hospital utilize physician scorecards, unit efficiency and compliance dashboards to ensure that their patients are receiving the best care. Learn how you can leverage dashboards for greater insight into operational success.

Retail Dashboards

Retail Dashboards: Connecting Store Performance and Customer Loyalty

Source: iDashboards
Release Date: May 20, 2014

With the help of dashboards, retailers are able to visualize goals, track merchandise profitability and inventory liability all at-a-glance. Check out how a multi-billion dollar retail chain tracked their success on “Black Friday” by implementing inventory and store performance dashboards. Simultaneously viewing these metrics, makes it easy to identify trends, drive efficient decision-making, and maximize customer satisfaction. Discover how you can increase your bottom-line by implementing dashboards to connect KPIs and detect hidden trends.

iDashboards for Manufacturing

iDashboards for Manufacturing – Providing Insight for Operational Success

Source: iDashboards
Release Date: May 20, 2014

Dashboards have become the preferred user interface for manufacturing professionals. The use of dashboards can positively change the way information is viewed and dispersed, saving both time and resources. Get an inside look at how  manufactures including Whirlpool, Emerson and Now Foods have successfully implemented dashboards and empowered employees to reach their goals. Discover for yourself how creating dashboards for production, quality control, and Six Sigma can provide greater insight for operational success.

Spotlight ON: Securing Enterprise Hadoop

Source: Datanami, Zettaset
Release Date: May 14, 2014

In the Information Age, big data has been the key to success for industries from healthcare to retail, but security concerns have become a priority action item for enterprises on the leading edge. Join us as we explore just how end users are locking down their data, and how you too can breathe easy by securing Hadoop.

Planning Your Dashboard Whitepaper

Planning Your Dashboard Project

Source: iDashboards
Release Date: Feb 1, 2014

Achieve your dashboard initiative goals by paving a path for success. A strategic plan helps you focus on the right key performance indicators and ensures your dashboards are effective. Learn how your organization can excel by planning out your dashboard project with our proven step-by-step process. This informational whitepaper will outline the benefits of well-thought dashboards, simplify the dashboard planning process, help avoid implementation challenges, and assist in a establishing a post deployment strategy.

Slicing the Big Data Analytics Stack

Slicing the Big Data Analytics Stack

Source: HP, Mellanox, Revolution Analytics, SAS, Teradata
Release Date: Nov 26, 2013

This special report provides an in-depth view into a series of technical tools and capabilities that are powering the next generation of big data analytics. Used properly, these tools provide increased insight, the possibility for new discoveries, and the ability to make quantitative decisions based on actual operational intelligence.

Breaking I/O Bottlenecks

Breaking I/O Bottlenecks

Source: Cray, DDN, Mellanox, NetApp, ScaleMP, Supermicro, Xyratex
Release Date: Oct 30, 2013

Creating data is easy… the challenge is getting it to the right place to make use of it. This paper discusses fresh solutions that can directly increase I/O efficiency, and the applications of these solutions to current, and new technology infrastructures.

ScaleMP whitepaper

Meeting the Changing Demands of Big Data Analytics

Source: ScaleMP
Release Date: Sep 18, 2013

This paper discusses why large datasets must be placed in memory for Big Data efforts and the issues with supporting large data volumes using common methods. Learn about new technology from ScaleMP that virtualizes memory in server clusters.