Articles about Big Data
MIT's leading database researcher Michael Stonebraker talks about receiving the Alan Turing Award and the future of databases.
Birst is growing fast thanks to technologies that can find and analyze data within apps and in complex data sets...
Black Duck Software and North Bridge's survey found open-source software in businesses everywhere, but few are managing it worth a darn.
Along with new features for its Google BigQuery cloud analytics platform, the company's Cloud Dataflow managed data-processing service is now available in beta.
The Hadoop and NoSQL implementers find the right mix of skills and real-estate in the capital and moves its first international HQ to London.
IBM's X-Force Exchange aims to be one of the largest and most thorough catalogs of vulnerabilities in the world, helping companies to defend against cyber-crimes in real-time.
Technology priorities seem to have settled into a predictable pattern: security, big data, mobile and cloud. Everyone seems to know the drill -- for now, a least.
Samsung SDS plans to focus on using social network, mobility, analytics, and the cloud to help it triple its revenue to 20 trillion won by 2020.
Your next big privacy threat won't come from the NSA or the FBI. The upcoming presidential campaigns will know a staggering amount about you personally. It's a bit scary and more than a little creepy.
Birst CEO Jay Larson acknowledged in prepared remarks that some observers might be confused given that the two companies are "typically seen as competitors."
Verizon's new Data Breach Investigations Report 2015 says malware isn't a mobile epidemic, that breach costs are variable, and that the industry doesn't understand its adversaries.
Scholten talks about how vendors react to quarterly report cards, cloud strategy and how digital is transforming the business.
Do you really think you can live a private life on the net? Think again.
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.
Percona's acquisition of database company Tokutek, announced today, gives it a foot in both the MySQL and NoSQL camps with distributions and services.
An efficient supply chain can make the difference between leading a market and being left behind. This presentation shows how real-time analytics can help your supply chain respond dynamically to ever-changing customer needs.
Cars have been getting more clever, talking to your device, and exchanging status information with each other. in this post we show how IoT technology is leading us towards driverless cars that can safely take us wherever we want to go.
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The future of manufacturing looks far more promising thanks to the Internet of Everything
Grounded in open source and energy efficient designs, the world's largest social network shared its latest updates for cost and power savings attributed to its cutting-edge datacenters.
Leading security conference Black Hat showcased its 2014 USA vendors and sponsors in its sprawling new location at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Excel isn't just for number crunchers with accounting degrees. In this gallery, I present six of my favorite hidden features to make you more productive when working with Excel spreadsheets.
We're certainly not claiming that Windows Phone is better overall than iOS (or even the reverse). But there are ways that Windows Phone beats current iPhones.
There are many great Linux-powered single-board computers, starting with the new Raspberry Pi B+.
From CDC's 40MHz "supercomputer" to 2014's Tianhe-2's 33.86 PetaFlops per second, supercomputers are continuing to push computing to its ultimate limits.
This time of year thoughts turn to the ideas that emerged to form a new country. On a lesser scale, it's appropriate to think about the ideas that formed the mobile space as we know it today. Among those are a few from Apple that have shaped both the smartphone and tablet segments.
Have you ever wondered how social networking sites seem to know so much about you and your preferences? We take the lid off how these sites gather data about your activities.
There is always something better coming in mobile technology and the rumor mills keep revealing new devices. These six smartphones may be worth waiting for.
Here are six tips and tricks that will help you be more productive when using your iOS7, whether you use it for work or play.
The flagship feature in Google Apps, Gmail remains one of the enterprise's favorite cloud-based email services. Here are six tips and tricks to increase your productivity.
The question isn't: "What can you do with a Raspberry Pi?" The question is: "What can't you do with a Raspberry Pi?"
Singapore SMBs should start "small" to justify their ROI and need to take the first step or be left behind, and the availability of pooled resources such as data scientists could encourage adoption, suggest participants in a ZDNet online dialogue.
The company has joined CommunicAsia for the first time to drum up support for its software framework which enables devices to "speak" to one another regardless of brand.
ZDNet's IT Priorities 2013 panel discussion debated the evolving role of CIOs in Asia as well as the role of ICT as a driver of innovation for organizations in this region.
Just as big data is one of the hottest topics in IT, data scientist is one of the hottest jobs. IBM's James Kobielus explains what the role involves and why it's so important.
NASA's Nicholas Skytland explains how NASA had to build its own big data capabilities and how it's dealing with the enormous data sets from space missions.
Jon Parks of Grapevine Technologies explains the impact that big data is having in health care and how the ultimate end game is predictive analytics.
Ford's Michael Cavaretta explains how machine-to-machine communications and the Internet of Things will combine with Big Data to provide some big benefits for business.
How can corporate IT departments make inroads into big data analytics? Today's competitive advantage is tomorrow's corporate necessity. Join Host Jonas Tichenor, along with ZDNet "Big Data" Blogger Andrew Brust and Mike Hoskins, CTO of Pervasive Software for a deep dive into Big Data and how this emerging trend can be used to give your organization the edge.
Spotfire Mobile Metrics can collate and analyse your BI data and deliver the key metrics needed to monitor business performance direct to a notebook, smartphone or tablet.
InterSystems launches CACHÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Â° 2007, the latest update to their post-relational database product.
IBM's DB2 database adds several powerful new tools in version 9 including native XML support and DB2 Developer Workbench, and offers serious competition to Oracle and Microsoft.
Displaying images brightly and sharply, this stylish LCD projector is best suited for boardroom presentations. Read our Australian review.