The standardization effort is part of the Open Data Platform initiative, which is an industry effort to ensure all versions of Hadoop are based on the same Apache core.
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IBM's revenues may have declined for 11 consecutive quarters and its stock price has fallen, but its CEO, Virginia Rometty, is taking a hefty addition to her already substantial paycheck
COBOL apps for IBM System z mainframes should see improved performance following the latest release of IBM Enterprise COBOL for z/OS.
Big Blue says its silicon nanophotonics technology could have big data implications now that it can be used in standard semiconductor manufacturing processes.
IBM is offering new storage servers that combines RAID data security and speed with a new take on file systems and architecture to deliver even faster and more reliable data performance.
According to IBM, the new mainframe can deliver 25 percent more performance and 50 percent more capacity with the same energy footprint as its predecessor, which started at $1 million.
Apple has restricted AirPlay mirroring in OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion to 2011 and newer Macs and its got users of older hardware howling mad. But it's not planned obsolescence on Apple's part, the feature requires Intel Quick Sync Video for optimal performance.
The APHBC claims to be an organization committed to promoting performance-based energy efficiency and sustainable building standards. Is it really?
IDC says the high-performance computing market is on the up. HP and IBM continue their market leader race with 59 percent of the market, but Cray showed the most growth year-on year.
The Nytro family of PCIe-linked flash products aims to boost performance of latency-dependent applications across large and small enterprises, and is likely to show up in storage from IBM, EMC and other major providers
IBM says the Blue Gene/Q architecture can reach 100 petaflops, uses a new 18-core IBM PowerPC A2 processor and beats the maximum attainable processing performance of systems announced this year by Cray and Fujitsu
IBM is augmenting its "Smarter Computing" products and services with the acquisition of Platform Computing, a long-time player in high performance computing, clusters, grids and their cloud computing counterparts.
IBM has launched a pair of new small business servers, both single socket and designed to be powered by the latest Intel Xeon E3-1200 (Sandy Bridge) processors. The new CPUs offer a claimed 30 percent performance uplift over previous generation models.
update New survey reveals commuter pain despite improvement in global traffic congestion levels, with many citing negative impact on work performance, IBM says, adding advanced analytics way to go.
IBM's smarter SAN infrastructure should improve storage performance for virtual and cloud workloads.
Intel's hopes of building an exascale supercomputer by 2018 are pinned on the success of its 50-cores-and-above Many Integrated Core architecture, which will debut in Knights Ferry
IBM has announced a family of supercomputing products designed to give companies access to large amounts of processing power within their private cloud.The high-performance computing (HPC) products, announced by IBM on Thursday, include the IBM HPC Management Suite, the HPC cloud implementation service, and the IBM Intelligent Cluster integrated hardware appliances.
Top industry performers are three times more likely to adopting high-end analytics, survey of 3,000 executives shows.
Nvidia chief executive Jen-Hsun Huang talks about his firm's role in the rise of parallel GPU computing and where the technology is heading
'The cloud' is the buzzword du jour, but where did the term come from, and what does it really mean? Rupert Goodwins, editor of ZDNet UK, and Charles McLellan, Reviews Editor, explore the cloud