Tag: cloud

Cloud In, Hadoop Out as Hot Repository for Big Data

Oct 9, 2017 |

If you’re in charge of architecting a big data strategy for your organization, you have a lot of tough decisions to make. One of the easiest, however, may be to use cloud repositories to store and process the biggest sets of data instead of Hadoop — Read more…

Solving the ‘Last Mile’ Problem in Data Science

Oct 5, 2017 |

There’s a ton of innovation occurring within the realm of data science at the moment thanks to a blossoming of machine learning technologies and techniques. But much of that innovation isn’t getting into production because of an impedance mismatch between data science and IT. Read more…

Hadoop Was Hard to Find at Strata This Week

Sep 29, 2017 |

It’s been barely six months since the word “Hadoop” was removed from the name of the world’s biggest big-data trade show, and at this week’s Strata Data Conference in New York City, Hadoop all but disappeared. Read more…

Cloudera Eyes Uniform Data Experience for All

Sep 27, 2017 |

In an ideal world, your compute shifts seamlessly among on-premise, cloud, and hybrid deployment models, and your BI apps have access to the same data as your machine learning and streaming apps. Read more…

MongoDB Files For IPO

Sep 22, 2017 |

MongoDB Inc. is the latest database software vendor to launch an initial public offering.

The New York-based NoSQL startup announced it has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Read more…

Data Migration Speed Bump Smoothed

Sep 8, 2017 |

Fast growth was a both blessing and a curse for Kronos and its cloud-based payroll software service. But thanks to a solution that helped automate migration of clients’ existing payroll data into the cloud, the road looks clear for expansion. Read more…

IBM Bolsters Spark Ties with Latest SQL Engine

Jul 18, 2017 |

IBM is extending its commitment to Apache Spark as a key component of in-memory analytics with the latest release of its SQL engine for Hadoop.

The new version of IBM Big SQL released last week also solidifies the company’s joint distribution deal with Hortonworks announced last month that includes Hortonwork’s Hadoop and stream processing distributions. Read more…

The Top Three Challenges of Moving Data to the Cloud

Jul 4, 2017 |

Most data-driven businesses have already or are looking to move their data from on-premises databases to the cloud in order to take advantage of its unlimited, on-demand storage and compute cycles. Read more…

Kinetica Gets $50M for Converged GPU Analytics

Jun 29, 2017 |

Kinetica’s bold plan to build a converged real-time analytics platform that uses GPUs and in-memory techniques to power existing SQL queries alongside deep learning algorithms got a big boost today when it disclosed a $50 million Series A investment from venture capitalists. Read more…

MongoDB Takes Another Big Step Into Clouds

Jun 20, 2017 |

MongoDB today took a big step toward achieving its goal ultimate cloud goal when it announced that its Atlas NoSQL database service now runs on Google and Microsoft clouds, in addition to AWS. Read more…