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Speed: The No. 1 Reason to Adopt Graph Tech

Apr 26, 2017 |

Organizations that have adopted graph databases cite high performance as the technology’s top benefit, according to the “State of Graph Databases” study, which IBM released today.

IBM worked with the survey company TechValidate to assess the use of graph database technology among nearly 1,400 entrepreneurs and developers around the world. Read more…

Only a Fraction of 160 Zettabyte ‘Datasphere’ to Be Stored

Apr 25, 2017 |

Think you’ve seen big data? Think again. The amount of data created in the universe will skyrocket from 16 zettabytes this year to more than 160 zettabytes by 2025, according to a new IDC report sponsored by Seagate. Read more…

Inside Anodot’s Anomaly Detection System for Time-Series Data

Apr 19, 2017 |

Time-series data represents one of the most challenging data types for businesses and data scientists. The data sets are often very big, change continuously, and are time-sensitive by nature. One company that’s carving a path through this big data opportunity is Anodot, which focuses on using machine learning techniques to spot anomalies in time-series data, in real time. Read more…

Enabling Successful Spread Betting with In-Memory Computing

Apr 12, 2017 |

During the past decade, financial spread betting has become a major growth market globally, offering some significant opportunities for traders. At the same time, spread betting is still a highly volatile, minimally regulated market with significant risks. Read more…

The Next Data Revolution: Intelligent Real-Time Decisions

Apr 10, 2017 |

Over the past decade, big data analysis and applications have revolutionized practices in business and science. They enabled new businesses (e.g., Facebook, Netflix), to disrupt existing industries (e.g., Airbnb, Uber), and accelerated scientific discovery (genomics, astronomy, biology). Read more…

News In Brief

Big Data Begets Big Storage

Apr 24, 2017 |

The healthcare sector along with the explosion of connected devices are driving the big data storage market, according to a new survey of the global storage market that pegs annual growth over the next decade at more than 20 percent. Read more…

Quantum Adds Global Smarts to StorNext File System

Apr 20, 2017 |

Companies that use Quantum’s StorNext platform to store massive amounts of data this week got a glimpse of new storage capabilities that should make it easier to access their data horde from anywhere in the world. Read more…

Cloud-Based Analytics Shift Gains Momentum

Mar 23, 2017 |

In the abbreviated version of the precipitation cycle many of us memorized in high school science class, moisture evaporates to forms clouds. Much the same appears to be happening with big data as an up-and-coming business intelligence vendor claims to have uploaded more than 25 petabytes of data to its analytics platform in the cloud. Read more…

Intel Moves Data Closer to CPU With Xpoint SSD

Mar 20, 2017 |

Intel Corp. has begun shipping new storage drives based on its 3-D XPoint non-volatile memory technology as it targets data-driven workloads.

Intel’s new Optane solid-state drives, designated P4800X, seek to combine the attributes of memory and storage in the same device. Read more…

MapR Extends Its Platform to the Edge

Mar 14, 2017 |

MapR Technologies today unveiled MapR Edge, an extension of its converged data platform that lets customers install MapR nodes practically anywhere they want.

The new offering runs on small portable PCs like the Intel NUC (pictured above), and delivers the full breadth of MapR’s capabilities–including Hadoop, NoSQL, and data streaming functionality—anywhere customers want, from autonomous cars driving rural highways to wellheads in the oil field. Read more…

This Just In

Scality Accelerates Multi-Cloud Adoption with New Open-Source Release

Apr 18, 2017 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 18, 2017 — Scality, world leader in object and cloud storage, today announced immediate availability of a new open-source Scality S3 Server release, under the Apache 2.0 license, with support for high availability and multiple cloud data backends. Read more…

LTO Program Breaks Year-Over-Year Records for Tape Shipment

Apr 18, 2017 |

SILICON VALLEY, Calif., April 18, 2017 — The LTO Program Technology Provider Companies (TPCs)—Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM and Quantum—today released their annual tape media shipment report, detailing quarterly and year-over-year shipments. Read more…

Pure Storage Announces First Enterprise-Class All-NVMe Flash Array

Apr 11, 2017 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 11, 2017 — Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG), the market’s leading independent all-flash data platform vendor for the cloud era, today announced FlashArray//X, the company’s first all-NVMe, enterprise-class all-flash array. Read more…

Qumulo Announces $30 Million in Funding

Apr 4, 2017 |

SEATTLE, Wash., April 4, 2017 — Qumulo today announced that it has closed $30 million in funding, bringing the total to date over $130 million. The oversubscribed C Prime funding round was led by new investors Northern Light Venture Capital and other strategic investors, with participation from existing investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Read more…

Top Weather Sites Rely on DDN Storage for Simulations & Forecasts

Mar 14, 2017 |

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 14, 2017 — DataDirect Networks (DDN) today announced that its data storage solutions for high performance computing (HPC) are driving an increasing number of weather and climate research facilities around the globe to meet the needs for accuracy and timeliness of their forecasts and predictions. Read more…