Articles about Big Data
As part of its renewable energy ambitions, Amazon Web Services has signed a deal to buy most of the power generated by an Indiana wind farm for its US datacenters.
Capgemini survey of 225 companies shows disappointing results for big data efforts so far; but there is movement to the cloud.
The mid market is well positioned to adopt cloud, mobility, and big data as part of business operations, Hewlett-Packard's Raj Thakur told ZDNet.
Crime analytics technology is being deployed to fight a gang of thieves operating across 34 US states.
Facebook has announced that it is trying out its voice to text product in Messenger with selected users before rolling it out across the platform.
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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Amid a spate of recent database investment, Neo Technology, the company behind the leading Neo4j graph database, has unveiled its own multimillion injection.
Penn State builds data center dedicated to medical research
With the availability of open-source MaxScale, database firm MariaDB thinks the middleware will have a big impact on developers and database admins.
Logitech said it has already wired its Harmony platform and API to support more than 270,000 connected devices made by the likes of Nest, Honeywell, Sonos and SmartThings, among others.
It's no longer fashionable to criticize enterprise IT as it once was. That's because the Internet has definitively won the competition and is leading the way in tech innovation. But for proactive organizations, it doesn't have to be that way.
The future of retail is in the Internet of Things. The big question is how retailers will capitalize on IoT's data.
Teradata plans to use Appoxee's portfolio to bolster its Integrated Marketing Cloud and fuel growth its overall growth in the digital marketing space.
A fresh funding round for MongoDB is designed to enable the open-source document database company to speed up its expansion worldwide.
Software development and marketing efforts look set to be the main beneficiaries of a multimillion dollar investment, according to Riak database creator Basho.
New instances launched across seven regions deliver the highest level of processor performance on EC2, aimed at high-performance computing applications.
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.
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.
ZDNet's Big Data Techline Webcast was held on Oct. 4 in New York City. It brought together some of the leading Big Data experts from around the country to share their insights. Here's a photo gallery showing off the event.
While the big data buzz is making the headlines, it's also fast-becoming a genuine force in deriving strategic insight and actionable business intelligence from social media, as we see in each of these compelling case examples.
The U.S. Department for Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory is ready flip the on switch on what is expected to be the world's fasted supercomputer which promises a speed reaching 20 petaflops per second.
Come behind the scenes at Westmead Children's Hospital to see how surgical staff are using IT to make their jobs easier.