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NetApp Spots a Data Platform Opportunity in the Cloud

The market for spot instances in the cloud is, well, spotty. Some days you can count on a 90% discount by buying excess capacity from the public clouds, and other times you can't. NetApp has turned that cloud unpredictab Read more…

Snowflake Unveils Native Apps, UniStore, and More Python Support at Summit

Snowflake kicked off its annual conference today by making a slew of improvements to its cloud data warehouse, including the introduction of native apps for purchase in its Snowflake Marketplace, support for transactiona Read more…

Snowflake Taps Qubole for Deep Machine Learning in the Cloud

Organizations storing big data in Snowflake's cloud data warehouse can now run machine learning and deep learning algorithms against that data thanks to a new partnership with Qubole. The two companies today announced Read more…

Three Tips for Building a Big-Data Back-End for Your Mobile App

With more companies striving to become data-driven, many businesses are developing mobile applications and integrating big data analytics for their products or services. As companies expand, along with their user bases, Read more…

Deployment and Active Management of Hadoop in the Clouds

The use of public clouds for both infrastructure and business application deployment has taken root for many businesses, but it remains relatively new approach as a delivery vehicle for large-scale distributed big data size applications such as Hadoop. Big data applications are poised to take advantage of scalable, on-demand cloud services, sooner rather than later. Read more…

Vogels: Hate the Name, Not the Tech

Big data will help enterprises start acting more like lean startups, argued Amazon CTO, Werner Vogels at the Technology Frontiers 2013 Conference this week in London. Read more…

Pushing Parallel Barriers Skyward

Some researchers believe that parallel processing will not be enough to meet the huge data requirements of future massive-scale astronomical surveys. Specifically, several researchers from the Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information including... Read more…

A Fog to Complement the Analytical Cloud

A recent Cisco paper outlined a cloud-complementary system called the Fog. The Fog aims to bring the cloud down to earth, making it more accessible to common users in common circumstances and providing a boost to users who seek analytics in the.... Read more…

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