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Big Data Career Notes: December 2019 Edition

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details Read more…

SAP Seeks RPA Bot Breakthrough, But Will Workflows Cooperate?

The concept is simple enough: Use robotic process automation (RPA) bots trained with machine learning to do the digital busy work of humans, such as approving invoices. SAP already has a product that ostensibly does that Read more…

HANA in the Cloud by Christmas, SAP Says

SAP formally revealed the planned general availability of hotly anticipated new cloud data storage products during CTO Juergen Mueller's keynote address at TechEd conference in Barcelona Monday. Two of those new offering Read more…

MemSQL Ups Ante on Cloud Databases

The shift to cloud databases continues to gain momentum with the release of a MemSQL’s Helios cloud service along with the beta release of the company’s latest distributed SQL database. Helios is billed as a “si Read more…

Inside SAP’s Data Analytics Startup

When Helen Arnold agreed to move 6,000 miles from Germany to Mountain View to head up SAP Data Network, the longtime SAP executive faced some big challenges. Not only was she bootstrapping a data analytics software firm Read more…

SAP Debuts Free HANA Express Edition

SAP today unveiled a scaled-down version of HANA designed to let developers play around with the in-memory platform on a PC or a laptop. The software, which is free, gives developers access to all of HANA's analytic capa Read more…

A Big Data App to Help You Travel Safer

Let's face it: the world is a dangerous place. From terrorist attacks and earthquakes to outbreaks of hemorrhagic fever and pickpockets, there are a thousand ways for an American to stumble into trouble when travelling a Read more…

SAP Combines In-Memory Engine With Hadoop

A new in-memory query engine designed to boost interactive analytics capabilities on Hadoop has been added to SAP HANA along with other new cloud platform services. SAP HANA Vora software released this week aims to le Read more…

Playing Stadium Tycoon with HANA and Hadoop

In the video game Roller Coaster Tycoon, players would build and manage an amusement park while being able to see the thoughts of their patrons in real time as they walk through and experience the park. Through social media, Hadoop, and HANA, the software giant SAP says the same type of interaction can be created in the real world. Read more…

Putting Some Real Time Sting into Hive

A coalition of Hive community enthusiasts report that they have achieved a 45x performance increase for Apache Hive through an effort they have branded “The Stinger Initiative.” The group says they are aiming at 100x improvement. Read more…

Big Data in the Big Game

While the NFL is often considered only as a sporting entity, it is important to remember that it is also a multi-billion dollar business. And like any other multi-billion dollar business, they need to use analytics to connect with their fans and please their customers. Read more…

Sapping Accident Insight from Big Data

The second season of the television show “Breaking Bad” led to a dramatic mid-air plane crash above Albuquerque. That crash happened because of a single mistake by an air traffic controller that guided two planes into one another. To help curb those and other far less dramatic accidents, SAP developed their Incident Management rapid-deployment system. SAP VPs of Sustainable Products James Farrar and Jeremiah Stone spoke to Datanami this week about their new platform. Read more…

This Week’s Big Data Big Five

Some vendors are getting a leg up on the competition by announcing their updates and roll-outs ahead of the HadoopWorld event crowd, including Hortonworks, Panasas, Alpine Data, SAP and others--all of which are finding new and interesting ways to.... Read more…

Helping the Government Survive the Data Tsunami

TechAmerica published a report to guide government agencies in developing a big data strategy. The report identified educating data scientists and implementing precise data management solutions for particular use cases as important for government agencies. Read more…

SAP Signals Spawn of In-Memory Era

When talking about big data, one can analyze a relatively small amount of data really quickly, or build something like a Hadoop cluster and analyze a lot of data over a long period of time.“Today we are living in a world of compromises,” said SAP’s Pushkar Bhat at a SAP... Read more…

In-Memory Tweaks Boost Proteomics Research

From genome sequencing to mass spectrometry to collect information for proteomics work, researchers have honed the craft of data collection for the life sciences—now the real questions of large-scale analysis are foremost on the minds of many in this... Read more…

This Week’s Big Data Big Five

This week we swoop in over Cray’s headquarters in Seattle, where all is uncharacteristically bright and sunny, look into what DDN is doing to simplify big data storage, gaze briefly at Actian Corporation and its... Read more…

Pulling Big Insurance Into the In-Memory Fold

SAS, SAP and others are at the forefront of delivering their message about the speed and scalability powers of in-memory platforms for businesses that require near real-time operations on massive, diverse data sets--both running within Hadoop and popular databases. This week SAS reached out to the insurance... Read more…

SAP Accounts for Sybase, HANA Futures

This week SAP released a discussion on how the future of the company is being shaped by the technologies and new capabilities added by Sybase. While we've offered up a recorded version of the discussion, those with time crunches can skim for.... Read more…

Making the Big Data, Telco Connection

The success of the telco industry has always been tied to making rapid, actionable use out of user data. However, the real-time angle to big analytics platforms and applications as well as and the host of complex new data management innovations is..... Read more…

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