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Big Data’s Relentless Pace Exposes Old Tensions and New Risks in the Enterprise

Mar 22, 2017 |

Over the past two weeks, we’ve explored some of the difficulties that enterprises have experienced in trying to adopt the Hadoop stack of big data technologies. One area that demands further attention is how the rapid pace of development of open source data science technology in general, and the new business opportunities it unlocks, is simultaneously exposing old fault lines between business and IT while opening them to new risks. Read more…

The Modernization Dilemma: Breaking the Myths of On-Premise Versus Cloud Storage

Aug 15, 2016 |

Several years into the cloud computing revolution, the general assumption in enterprises is that cloud storage is better storage. It can be easy to implement, eliminates much of the burden on IT departments, and can be more cost-effective. Read more…

Hadoop Data Management Set to Fly with Falcon

Apr 11, 2013 |Hadoop data management tools for the enterprise are on their way says a team of open source developers at Hortonworks and InMobi, who recently saw their project, dubbed Falcon, accepted as an Apache Software Foundation incubator project. Read more…

MapR Turns to Ubuntu in Bid to Increase Footprint

Apr 1, 2013 |Last week, MapR and Canonical announced a partnership to make the MapR M3 free community edition of Hadoop available to Ubuntu Linux OS. As part of MapR’s drive to increase its footprint, the company has announced that it is turning to GitHub to release the source code for the free package. Read more…

What Can Enterprises Learn From Genome Sequencing?

Mar 25, 2013 |Data sets are exploding in traditional sciences as the data becomes cheaper and cheaper to process and the scope of the research expands. Can enterprises learn from the data pioneering happening in genomic research? Read more…

Is Hadoop All Grown Up Now?

Mar 2, 2013 |This week at the Hadoop-heavy Strata conference, we sat down with one of Cloudera's leaders to talk about how the platform they helped germinate is sprouting some enterprise-sturdy roots. With extensions to its Fortune 500 readiness from Intel and the other distro vendors, Cloudera says that there are a few... Read more…

Cloudera Plots Enterprise Invasion

Jun 11, 2012 |In the wake of their latest platform release and a beefed-up enterprise offering that they claim boosts availability and stunts other concerns about Hadoop for mission-critical operations (security, monitoring and management), we talked at length with Cloudera's Vice President of Technology Solutions, Omer Trajman, to see how the Hadoop and enterprise.... Read more…

How 8 Small Companies are Retooling Big Data

May 8, 2012 |This week we wanted to step back and share our thoughts on a handful of the companies we have been following with some intensity over the last six months. From small innovators in analytical platforms finding big name customers to those with significant funding behind their efforts, we count the.... Read more…

The Application Angle to Unstructured Data

Apr 30, 2012 |This week, Tom Leyden from Amplidata broke the interview-as-marketing vehicle mold when he thoughtfully addressed what big data needs he’s hearing about, the shifting nature of applications, and the role of cloud models... Read more…

Rutgers to Become Big Data Powerhouse

Mar 27, 2012 |Today Rutgers University released official word about a new high performance computing center that is dedicated to tackling big data problems in research and science as well as supporting the complex needs of business users in the... Read more…

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