Tag: software

Will Hardware Drive Data Innovation Now?

Feb 10, 2017 |

The world has witnessed an unparalleled flowering of technical innovation that has impacted billions of people over the past decade, much of it driven by creative breakthroughs in software. But now tech leaders are looking for hardware to take the torch and drive the next wave of innovation on even bigger data looming over the horizon. Read more…

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…

V.i. Labs Acquires S/W Usage Analytics Vendor

Mar 8, 2016 |

Tracking how application software is being used and misused is an emerging analytics market niche as user analytics vendors attempt to provide software developers with insights into preferred and little-used features while helping vendors monitor licensees. Read more…

Can Cloud Bridge the Big Data Talent Gap?

May 10, 2013 |Big Data and cloud are both out pacing the rest of the software industry in growth rate according to recent IDC findings, and according to one analyst, as this trend persists, cloud-enabled big data software may be the tonic to help salve the skills gap that gets talked about so much in the big data arena. Read more…

Can Extragalactic Data Be Standardized?

Jan 2, 2013 |According to recent research written from French computer scientists Nicolas Kamennoff, Sebastien Foucaud, and Sebastien Reybier, the gradual decline of Moore’s Law and the resulting lack of computing power combined with the ever-expanding ability to see outside the Milky Way are creating a significant bottleneck in astronomical research. Read more…

The Big Data Behind Biometric Identity

Aug 2, 2012 |What does it take to encompass the entire population for identification using biometric data? In pure numbers, a recent project called Aadhaar was to handle 100+ million verifications for every ten hours a day, translating to four terabytes of audit log data for every ten days, each byte of which must be guaranteed, according to.... Read more…

Research Spawns “Anomalator” to Fight Financial Collapse

Oct 31, 2011 |New software from Pacific Northwest Laboratory and Battelle that relies on sophisticated wells of financial services data looks for trends and anomalies in reporting information to alert officials and investors of forthcoming problems from bad investments and fraud. Read more…