Tag: emc

Inside Dell EMC’s New Soup-to-Nuts Data Science Platform

Oct 19, 2016 |

Dell EMC today unveiled a new converged platform that combines the hardware and software data scientists need into a single package. By enabling data scientists to self-provision a set of cultivated Hadoop resources, they can start crunching data and delivering insights from Hadoop in a matter of weeks, rather than the months or years it often takes to stand up a working cluster, the company says. Read more…

Tracking the Ever-Shifting Big Data Bottleneck

Aug 31, 2016 |

Bottlenecks are a fact of life in IT. No matter how fast you build something, somebody will find a way to max it out. While the performance headroom has been elevated dramatically since Hadoop introduced distributed computing to the commodity masses, the bottleneck has shifted, but it hasn’t disappeared. Read more…

Michael Dell Talks EMC, Hybrid Cloud, PCs at Dell World

Oct 22, 2015 |

A week after Dell acquired EMC, the Texas company’s premier client event resonated with its emphasis on end-to-end devices, customer-centric solutions, and building for the future.

“Dell is set to become an enterprise solutions powerhouse,” said Michael Dell, chairman and chief executive officer at Dell told CIOs and business executives in a keynote today. Read more…

Dell and EMC in Merger Talks, Report Says

Oct 8, 2015 |

Dell is reportedly in talks to merge with EMC, according to published reports.

Rumors and uncertainty have swirled around $50-billion storage behemoth EMC. Facing the unscheduled but certainly upcoming retirement of longtime chairman and CEO Joe Tucci, pundits have wondered what form the EMC federation — including EMC, VMware, and Pivotal — would take without his leadership. Read more…

One Deceptively Simple Secret for Data Lake Success

Sep 21, 2015 |

Gartner turned heads last year when it declared that the majority of data lake projects would end in failure. As a self-avowed “old dog” of data warehousing, EMC’s Bill Schmarzo vehemently agrees with that assessment, but says there is one simple secret to having success with a data lake project. Read more…

Pivotal Throws in with Hortonworks and Open Source

Feb 17, 2015 |

Pivotal today pulled the plug on its proprietary big data strategy and uncorked a major repositioning that involves making core products like HAWQ, Greenplum, and GemFire open source and aligning its Hadoop fortunes with one-time rival Hortonworks. Read more…

Data Companies Work With Citizen Scientists on Climate

Dec 11, 2014 |

Storage vendor EMC Corp. is joining forces with big data and cloud specialist Pivotal and the EarthWatch Institute in an effort to apply analytical tools to the study the impact of climate change. Read more…

EMC, Pivotal Add Compute to Hadoop Data Lake

Oct 15, 2014 |

Storage vendor EMC Corp. and cloud specialist Pivotal have partnered to roll out a new version of a Data Lake Hadoop Bundle that adds a compute option to the big data product along with accelerated analytics that come with scaled out storage and computing along with analytics software. Read more…

Cisco Jumps Into the All-Flash Storage Array Game

Sep 17, 2013 |There’s a new kid in the all-flash storage array business that's not really a kid at all. Networking giant, Cisco has signaled their intention of becoming a player in the budding flash arena with the acquisition of the all-flash storage vendor, WHIPTAIL. Announced last week, the acquisition will come with a price tag of approximately $415 million dollars and is expected to finish in Q1 of 2014. Read more…

Cloudera Releases Impala Into the Wild

May 1, 2013 |The week, Cloudera announced that Impala, their SQL on Hadoop initiative, is moving out of public beta and into general availability. Datanami spoke with Cloudera to get an overview of the state of Impala, how they see it stacking up in the competitive landscape, and where the space will move in the near future. Read more…