Articles about Big Data
Plug-and-play machine learning data models that can instantly analyze information and provide intelligent insights? Yep, Microsoft has 'em, it says.
A focus on large contracts and revenue per user pushes some contract negotiations out into 2015.
Digital Realty's Damien Spillane believes the deployment of datacentres through third-party providers will continue to grow as more data is accumulated due to the growth of the Internet of Things.
Verizon's managed certificate service aims to secure Internet of things endpoints for enterprises with large deployments underway.
Data scientists are the among the most in-demand tech workers: CIOs reveal where they find the best candidates and how they use them.
A bevy of non-traditional business intelligence players are entering the market as analytics across business silos merge. It's worth considering the new entrants.
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Big data isn't about size, it's about scale - and that might be bigger than your business.
By using Tokutek's TokuDB storage engine instead of InnoDB, firms using Percona's MySQL fork are being told to expect to see a number of benefits
Microsoft is privately testing a public-facing version of its Cosmos big-data service, which features new analysis and storage engines, plus a new SQL-IP language.
We catch up with BeyondCore CEO Arijit Sengupta and chat about how too many fancy graphics and artificial intelligence powered magic boxes may lead to big data disillusionment.
Microsoft has acquired Revolution Analytics, a company that develops R programming-language-based analytic solutions for open-source and proprietary big data platforms.
The platform for developing internet-of-things analytics apps combines Wipro's support services with Software AG's streaming analytics product suite.
They may want different things but ultimately the dynamic between CIOs and developers can be highly beneficial for the businesses that employ them.
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Here are the interesting Big Data and Analytics trends to be looking out for in 2015.
Larry Ellison unveils the next generation of Oracle's engineered systems, already lined up to compete against offerings from Cisco, Red Hat, Microsoft, and others.
Business use of intelligent devices could lead to new services and business models, says Accenture.
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.
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?"
During my years of using Google I've picked up an arsenal of tips and tricks to help me get to the information I'm looking for faster and more efficiently. Here are six tricks that I use most regularly.
The Brazilian Big Data market is heating up and local companies specializing in particular niches are increasing their footprint internally and abroad. We list the top five Brazilian companies to watch.
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.
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.