Solid state drives are designed to access data quickly and vendors are arguing that Flash has reached the point where it's cost effective compared to traditional drives.
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The platform, called HAVEn, combines technologies from HP Autonomy, Vertica, ArcSight and Operations Management along with Hadoop. Most of those parts were acquired by HP in recent years.
Mashery's CEO compares a good API to a transit system, asserting it should deliver the user far beyond just a landing page.
Cisco's revamped defense ecosystem depends upon partnerships with the likes of IBM, Hewlett-Packard, and Splunk, among others.
Workday will float $440 million in convertible bonds to bolster its war chest. All signs point to a few strategic acquisitions and a push to challenge Oracle beyond HR software and into financials.
Thoughts on the news from yesterday's Worldwide Developers Conference.
A new forecast from Canalys provides another glimmer of hope for PC makers -- if they pay attention to the right form factor.
The move comes as multiple storage players are pushing Flash storage and solid state systems to manage so-called hot data for analytics.
The server, which is designed for companies with less than 10 employees, has a small footprint and sits under a desk.
Netflix, Openwave Messaging and Ooyala have migrated from Oracle to an enterprise edition of Apache Cassandra. DataStax CEO Billy Bosworth argues more companies and developers will follow.