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ML for Security Is Dead. Long Live ML for Security

When it comes to staying on top of security threats, machine learning, unquestionably, must be part of the equation. The volume of data is simply too great to cope without it. But as it’s currently being used, ML may b Read more…

Is Kubernetes Overhyped?

The amount of attention paid to Kubernetes has increased substantially over the past couple of years. What started out as a relatively obscure container management system open sourced by Google has turned into the must-h Read more…

Hitting the Reset Button on Hadoop

Hadoop has seen better days. The recent struggles of Cloudera and MapR – the two remaining independent distributors of Hadoop software -- are proof of that. After years of failing to meet expectations, some customers a Read more…

Here’s What Doug Cutting Says Is Hadoop’s Biggest Contribution

Apache Hadoop isn't the center of attention in the IT world anymore, and much of the hype has dissipated (or at least regrouped behind AI). But the open source software project still has a place for on-premise workloads, Read more…

AI Hype Rockets, Hadoop Twins, and Other Learnings from Strata

Strange similarities have been discovered to exist between Cloudera and Hortonworks now that the two former Hadoop rivals have merged into a single company. In fact, the resemblances are so great that they appear to be l Read more…

Is Hadoop Officially Dead?

The merger of Cloudera and Hortonworks was applauded by many people in the big data community, and even Wall Street liked the news initially. But as the confetti from the party clears, some are asking tough questions, li Read more…

Sorting AI Hype from Reality

Several years ago, some wondered whether we had hit "peak Hadoop." In retrospect, we had. Now we're experiencing a similar phenomenon with the hype surrounding AI, and once again, some are wondering if it's sustainable, Read more…

Now Trending: AI Washing

First there was "green washing," where companies exaggerated the environmental benefits of their products in order to boost sales. Now technology experts are warning us about "AI washing," an equally questionable tactic Read more…

Why Hadoop Isn’t the Big Data Solution You Think It Is

Hadoop carries a lot of promise in the IT world for the way it has democratized access to massively parallel storage and computational power. But the level of hype that surrounds Hadoop is disproportionate to its present Read more…

Most Hyped Tech: Big Data Out, IoT In

The Internet of Things (IoT) has displaced big data as the most hyped emerging technology according to the latest release of Gartner's Hype Cycle. Big data's drop into the "Trough of Disillusionment" and the IoT's rise t Read more…

Research Shoots Hadoop, Clouds Out of the Sky

A recent survey of enterprise business intelligence users revealed that the hype around new frameworks and architectures for big data might be a bit early. On the target list for technologies that are not finding rapid adoption are Hadoop and clouds. Read more…

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