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.
Big Data tools are complex and there are many "moving parts" to install, tune and deploy. The installation of the hardware and software can require weeks of work and require expertise that is simply unavailable in the mid-market. BlueData believes it has the solution.
In the second deal this week, CenturyLink acquires Cognilytics, which provides big data tools to midsized companies.
A whole-of-government multi-use list for vendors of data analytics tools and services to be opened for application requests in early January will play a central role in the ATO's data and analytics program, set to kick off next year.
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.
Oracle will likely pitch its database, content management tools and analytics packages to Front Porch customers such as A&E Television, BBC, Discovery and Nascar.
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.
Database auditing is an integral part of every organization’s compliance protocol, but the built-in auditing tools that come with your database exact a heavy toll on hardware, software, storage, and human resource costs.
Intigua believes that the movement towards software defined data centers, networks, storage and the increasing reliance on virtualization technology means that companies need new tools to manage their management products.
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.
The UK surveillance agency GCHQ tackles a shortage of graduates with the necessary information security skills by accrediting degree courses.
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.
Lost some important data on your iPhone, iPad or Android device? Here are some tools that might be able to help you get it back.
Big data skills remain hard to find, and confusion about how to define what a data scientist does is just adding to the headaches.
MapR's tools are used for big data and analytics, but the space is crowded with the likes of Cloudera and Hortonworks as well as IBM, EMC's Pivotal and others.
The company launched Aster R, which aims to bridge the open source R analytics software with its data warehouse tools.
Dell's Data Protection bundle of endpoint security tools now includes Dropbox for Business integration, allowing the clean separation and protection of personal and work data.
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