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Which apps are hogging space, consuming mobile data, and sucking the life out of your Android smartphone?
Processors and RAM are fixed entities in a PC, but right from day one data is incessantly eating away at your storage space. And it's not just your data (which you can manage) but endless gigabytes of temp files and cached junk.
Redmond's latest salary survey shows employers paying 25 percent more and up for Azure and big data work.
Power and space savings could change the data center industry.
Got a lot of data? Finding your PC a little cramped when it comes to free space? Would a Seagate 8TB hard drive help?
Growth is evident in the cloud financial software space. Recent earnings, customer announcements and other data points continue to reinforce the shift to a new solution style.
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.
Cloudera has raised a bunch of money. Again. In this guest post, Tony Baer explains what the new investment means for Cloudera, Hadoop and the data warehousing space.
Technology arm of Hong Kong property developer, Sun Hung Kai Properties, says construction of its data center is going ahead as planned, despite Google's decision last week to abandon its own facility in the Chinese territory.
'The sort of thinking that led to flexibly integrated SOA solutions should now be applied to data.'
By creating very deep census data of everything that's happened in the video space, Visible Measures uses unique statistical processes to figure out exactly what patterns emerge within video usage at high speed and massive scale and granularity.
Scientists will be able to analyse and share vast volumes of data on the processes behind earthquakes and volcanic activity using ESA's cloud platform.
The sun doesn't always shine and winds don't always blow. With analytics and big data, we can mitigate the risk of using them as energy sources.
HONG KONG -- Data centers require a lot of space. So why do so many think that crowded Hong Kong is an ideal spot for these big facilities?
Phil Simon's made a digestible book on the big data technology space. Yes, you could even give this book to your CEO and he/she will get it. It's a well-written piece that does what it advertises: It creates the business case for big data.
Government plans to build data centers in subterranean caverns a bid to find new space, but finding suitable sites may be difficult and construction may have an environmental impact on water tables.
Work Space for iOS and Android will allow smartphone users to keep corporate data safe on BYOD devices.
[UPDATE] Philippines's Globe, Australia's Optus, Singapore's SingTel, and Indonesia's Telkomsel ink a deal to tap the mobile advertising vendor's Pulse platform, bringing "big data" capabilities to the mobile ad space.
Delphix says virtualising the database can save space and avoid replicating data that can take up lots of storage.
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