Articles about Big Data
The cloud and retail giant is preparing to expand its voice-activated assistant's capabilities with the launch of a beta software development kit to help outsiders to build apps.
Splunk boasted it signed more than 600 new enterprise customers during the quarter, ending the fiscal year with over 9,000 customers worldwide.
By offering enterprise adoption agreements, Splunk is hoping to encourage more enterprises to standardize on its machine data analytics platform.
IBM plans to spend an additional $4 billion on "strategic imperative" units, partner more and innovate in its core businesses.
Unveiled late last year in Amsterdam, the Docker orchestration services designed to facilitate multi-container distributed apps can now be downloaded.
Along with detailing how data is distributed across machines, the latest version of the MySQL Cluster database is billed as offering better performance and easier system upgrades.
Qantas has bought a 51 percent share in Taylor Firm to expand its Qantas Loyalty business in light of achieving AU$375 million in benefits during the first half of its financial year.
This marks the first quarterly filing for the company since its IPO in December of last year, when its stock popped 65 percent on the first day of trading.
Enterprise Healthcare Management (EHM) is a new category of software that helps organizations align their healthcare investments with their business goals.
Rent the Runway, a self-described "fashion company with a technology soul," wants to revolutionize how the average person shops for clothes -- using big data.
Situated at NHL.com/Stats, the SAP-powered digital hub will host roughly 100 years of NHL statistics.
A project in partnership with the World Bank wants to take bus management at the Brazilian capital to the next level
Wall Street was looking for earnings of at least 24 cents per share with $569.75 million in revenue.
Oracle launches Big Data Discovery in a bid to make it easier to find and explore data in Hadoop lakes.
It's great that the U.S. now has a chief data scientist. Unfortunately, the job description needs a rewrite to really have an impact.
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.
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.
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.