Big data isn't about size, it's about scale - and that might be bigger than your business.
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Redmond's latest salary survey shows employers paying 25 percent more and up for Azure and big data work.
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.
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.
Big data skills remain hard to find, and confusion about how to define what a data scientist does is just adding to the headaches.
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.
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.
While the technology to run big-data projects may be opening up to more firms, progress has been hampered by a lack of skills and a corporate preference for gut instinct.
How can you create a sustainable Big Data strategy without having technical expertise? In this short video, Emília Paiva, Director Vice-President at the Minas Gerais government Office for Strategic Priorities talks about how she has accomplished this seemingly impossible task.
Big data is pervasive, but the skills to use it aren't. Software Carpentry is programming literacy for big data. And important little data.
Senior managers are shifting their focus away from raw skills and towards more broadly focused people when recruiting data managers.
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.
The crowdsourced development community represents close to 608,000 developers with skills in cloud integration, mobile applications, data science solutions -- and beyond.
The need to have advanced data analytics skills in house is becoming ever more acute for line of business managers in Brazil - but how and where can you source that knowledge?
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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