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.
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.
Microsoft has put in the groundwork to establish a base for its Internet of Things plan to explore software for everything from cars to wearables. Now comes the hard part - making it work.
I come not to praise these programs, but to bury them. And, boy, from the smell of some of these -- they really need to be buried!
Here are six tips and tricks that will help you be more productive when using your iPad and iPhone, whether you use it for work or play.
If you're in the business of repairing PCs, smartphones, or tablets, then these tools will help you get the job done in a fast, efficient, and safe way.
Super Bowl week can be excruciatingly painful for avid football fans. But here's some play calling that can fill the void to a certain extent.
Black Hat USA 2013 vendor area included companies such as Veracode, Booz Allen Hamilton and Microsoft, with creative schwag such as Botnets for Breakfast (cereal) and 'hacker' playing cards.
Bill James and Billy Beane have led the way for sports teams to make strategic decisions based on analyzing data rather than watching the actual games or players.
A warehouse north of London is on the verge of completing its transformation into a datacentre
Getting the DataStax Community distribution of Cassandra up and running on your local PC is a snap. In this gallery, you'll see that for yourself.
Curious how to go about doing Hadoop in Amazon's cloud? Here's some guidance.
Innovations in mobile tech has opened new opportunities in the machine-to-machine industry, with providers offering SIM and fleet management services to smart meters and CCTVs.
What will be the next big thing? As cellular carriers merge and become stronger, mobile makers may not survive. Will big data analytics take off, and will 3D printing arrive with a bevy of legal and ethical issues? Here's a look ahead at 2013 and what we can expect.
Thanksgiving is over, and we're heading into December. It's time for a look back at all the blunders, catastrophes, epic fails and major screw-ups of 2012.
Come behind the scenes at Westmead Children's Hospital to see how surgical staff are using IT to make their jobs easier.