Big data isn't about size, it's about scale - and that might be bigger than your business.
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Hitachi Data Systems' Andrew McGee may only be halfway through his first year as chief technology officer, but he has brought a wealth of experience with him to the role.
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Read the three ways Bangkok Airways is improving customer experience by using high speed data analytics.
Windows 10 will build in standards-based two-factor authentication to every device, effectively neutering most phishing attacks and password database breaches. The company also announced new features aimed at securing corporate machines from malware attacks and data leaks.
The vision Salesforce has for market-facing engagement is the right one: Tear down data, app, and user experience silos between marketing, sales, operations, and support. But does their cloud measure up to this vision yet?
Hitachi Data Systems continues to experience growth, and it's not because of its enterprise storage business but rather thanks to its cloud business.
Westpac New Zealand worked with Actifio to tap into data sets that would help the bank deliver a consistent customer experience across all of its channels.
A new version of the Riak Enterprise NoSQL distributed database is now available, with better search and more data types designed to broaden its appeal.
Although organizations are exploring No-SQL and Big Data databases, many would like to access these data stores using a SQL interface. FoundationDB is now offering a SQL "personality" for their key-value store database.
Organizations that have maintained their investment in traditional SQL-based databases -- and are seeing the limitations of these databases -- have started adding No-SQL and Big Data databases to their portfolio. FoundationDB believes its database can do it all.
The United States Government could be facing a new leak source besides Edward Snowden, after classified documents emerged this week outlining data-collecting activities relating to the nation's central counterterrorism database.
Oracle's latest big idea for big data aims to eliminate data silos with new software connecting the dots between the Oracle Database, Hadoop and NoSQL.
Imagine a database in which the data is a component of the index. This approach has been used before in database systems like Pick and MUMPS. FoundationDB has built upon this concept by adding a highly distributed, highly reliable back end and a number of front ends including SQL.
The Silk data request database reveals that the United States makes 3,085 requests per million internet users, followed by Australia on 2,870 requests per million, then France, UK, and Germany.
Since moving its back-end systems to enable the interactions with cloud, data, mobile, and social, Apollo Group has been able to bring a personalised teaching experience to online learning for its students.
IBM will add a series of design and data consulting labs around the world and invest $100 million in its Interactive Experience practice.
The next release of Redmond's flagship relational database is done. In-memory computing; cloud and hybrid scenarios; and enhanced data warehousing capabilities are the product's major new features.
Adaptive Computing aims to apply its experience in managing HPC workflows -- using its Moab HPC Suite -- and help companies manage big data workloads.
By stepping up unstructured data tool IDOL's links into HP's database and security products, Hewlett-Packard is aiming to strengthen its hand in big-data analytics.
Despite the conflicting opinions that businesses hiring for data scientist and big-data roles seem to harbour, they do agree on the importance of software development skills.
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