Articles about Big Data
Amazon will likely have more cloud news on the way soon with its annual customer summit in San Francisco next week.
IBM formalizes its focus on the Internet of things as it faces competition from traditional tech rivals as well as companies such as General Electric.
Improvements to the Spark-powered analytics platform from ClearStory Data are designed to increase the speed of data analysis and reduce data-preparation times.
The two companies plan to develop a new generation of data, analytics, cloud and business solutions.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending March 26, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
One in three people use social media on a regular basis however only one in four people make a back-up of their social data. As 29 percent of disasters are accidental, what would you do if you lost all your precious photos and their comments, likes, shares or tags?
The Catalan city has opened a big data center to accelerate business innovation - and hopefully become the most important data processing hub in southern Europe.
Apple acquired a UK Cassandra-based analytics firm before Foundation DB, around the time it was buying tech to improve Siri.
Sparkcentral aims to eliminate automated social media fails by bringing real time social into the contact centre for better customer service and engagement.
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Read how personalizing healthcare through new technologies can help cut costs, optimize care, and save more lives.
Red Hat clarifies where Ceph and Gluster fit into your big data storage plans.
Since Qantas began taking an interest in customer behaviour, the company has reaped the rewards, including changing the way its Frequent Flyer programs work and expanding its own business.
When the NoSQL Couchbase database is updated this summer, firms will be getting a new scaling technology, designed to cut costs and network bandwidth.
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According to Gartner, "Big Data Discovery" is the next big trend in analytics. It's the logical combination of three of the hottest trends of the last few years in analytics: Big Data, Data Discovery, and Data Science.
This data lake stack includes VMware, Pivotal, EMC and third party Hadoop vendors such as Cloudera and Hortonworks as well as analytics platforms including SAS and Tableau.
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.
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