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Big data meet HPC: 76.9 percent of HPC systems were using co-processors and accelerators, up from 28.2 percent in 2011. Intel Xeon Phi and Nvidia GPUs are running for the lead in HPC systems.
Doug Cutting, creator of the distributed computing platform Hadoop, on why the platform is in an almost unassailable position and what's in store for the platform.
New "Open Data" initiative will see the government sharing more data sets with both public and private sectors to create greater public value, enhance productivity, decision-making and crowdsourcing of information.
TOTVS, a Latin American enterprise software giant akin to SAP, invested in cloud analytics company GoodData in a $22 million venture round.
Doug Cutting, Hadoop creator and Apache Software Foundation chairman, tells ZDNet why he believes the days of businesses using proprietary OS and software platforms are numbered.
Red Hat and Hortonworks aim to integrate products to boost the use of Apache Hadoop.
Software AG has its eye firmly on improving its position in real-time big-data analytics with a deal to buy Apama from Progress Software.
The Bing research team is continuing to blog about how it has set about to improve search quality, including user satisfaction with search results.
Overall, IDC said that HPC server sales hit $2.5 billion in the first quarter, up 5.3 percent from a year ago.
China's e-commerce giant uses transaction data to establish credit viability and provide micro loans to individuals and businesses.
Search giant updates its cloud-based big data analytics service, adds tiered pricing for heavy users.
Even though firms have always known that data can be a key asset, financial accounts are years behind the times in reflecting its true value.
Worldwide security technologies and services market will climb 8.7 percent to gross US$67.2 billion in 2013, boosted by increasing complexity and number of targeted attacks.
HP has made a big announcement around a broader vision for businesses to help them gain actionable intelligence from literally a universe of potential sources and data types.
Who knew that SUSE Linux is so big into big data? Apparently a lot of big companies know but the secret for the rest of us is out.