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.
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Protecting data files through backup or mirroring procedures is an important, but mundane, part of enterprise IT life. Catalogic believes that its approach to this process could both make life easier for IT administrators and offer enterprises greater insight into its data and how it is being used.
The number one medical app on iTunes, Ovia, uses big data to help women get pregnant. Parent company Ovuline just released a user data sex map showing conservative states lead in "getting it on" to win the baby race.
One of the challenges of using Cloud-based big data or media applications is moving big files and objects into the cloud. IBM acquired Aspera just to address this issue. Signiant, long a player in broadcast and other media, says don't forget us.
Malicious RTF files could execute code. Microsoft has released a "Fix it" temporary workaround which disables RTF support in Word.
Apple's push to bring educational tools and content to the masses continues this week with word that its iBooks Textbooks and iTunes U Course Manager will now be available in more than 50 countries throughout Asia, Europe and Latin America.
There are still a number of blanks on the S-1 -- namely the initial stock price, the number of shares to be sold, and which stock exchange on which Nimble plans to be listed.
Having apps auto update in the background is great, but if that results in data loss then you're about to enter a world of hurt, and your iCloud or iTunes backup is going to be of little help.
New data shows that Apple's iTunes has quintupled in seven years and dominates the $9 billion a year digital music market.
The first flagship BlackBerry 10 phone contains a "critical" bug that could allow hackers to crack open the device and pilfer files and data.
UK-based software company WANdisco has bought AltoStor for its big data expertise in a bid to break into the growing market.
The upcoming version of Office will fully support Strict Open XML and Open Document Format (ODF) 1.2, while Word 2013 will also be able to open and edit PDF files
Dubbed ACAD/Medre.A, malware targets AutoCAD software, steals and sends files to e-mail accounts located in China, says security vendor ESET, which is working with Chinese firms to prevent further harvesting of data.
The next version of OneFS, code named Mavericks, drastically cuts access times as well as adding data protection and recovery features to complement the Isilon storage OS
Suppliers have long looked for ways to create a competitive edge. Creating a memorable catch phrase or new buzz word can help them shape and guide industry interest. "Dark Data" and "Storage Hypervisor" are the newest examples.
With Google poised to join the expanding remote storage market, the number of ways to informally distribute content is increasing. At the same time, rights holders are intent on clamping down on content sharing
Clouds based on open-source OpenStack software may not be as good at ingesting large amounts of data as those from Microsoft or Amazon, a study has found.The study evaluated Amazon Web Services, Windows Azure and Rackspace Cloud Files, and was released by cloud storage specialist Nasuni on Wednesday.
Megaupload users are expected to lose all of their uploaded data, including content they own the copyright to, thanks to this month's raid on the file-sharing company.
Log files contain huge amounts of rapidly changing data that contain hidden treasures for developers and ID administrators. Is this the first instance of Big Data in the data center?
Prices for products in the iTunes store in Australia and the iTunes store in the US may not be comparable because of marketing and distribution costs in Australia, according to the Productivity Commission.
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