Database Management

An industry vertical analysis: Healthcare and big data

July 30, 2014
This new series covers big data adoption across multiple industrial sectors, as well as the defining big data elements and anomalies prevalent across each sector.  Read More

Get off the fence and get insight!

July 29, 2014
In the world of big data, the elephant is king. Hadoop, whose elephant logo has become the face of big data, has been joined in the big data jungle by many friends: Pig, Jaql and even a ZooKeeper to keep them all in line. The entire big data jungle will be making a trip to Las Vegas in October for the world’s largest big data conference: IBM Insight. Read More

Blistering fast SQL access to your Hadoop data

July 28, 2014
In the rapidly evolving SQL-on-Hadoop space, IBM’s Big SQL 3.0 moves the industry forward through its contributions in improving query performance and workload management, while maintaining compatibility with open source Hive and SQL standard. This blog gets under the hood to explain how Big SQL 3.0 delivers these optimizations.   Read More

Transforming the agile data warehouse in the age of the in-memory cloud

July 9, 2014
IBM Analytics Warehouse for Bluemix is now generally available to all customers for your agile data warehousing and analytics needs. This pay-as-you-go cloud service, leveraging in-memory BLU technology, is designed to provide a single, agile in-memory platform for all applications required for most DW, BI and analytics projects. Read More

Is your business ready for the Internet of Things?

July 3, 2014
The Internet of Things is changing the way we live and do business: billions of connected devices are driving demand for new services, faster development of applications and real-time access to information; the consumer and corporate worlds are intermingling with multi-purpose devices that are carried to work and used in personal life; and not to mention the huge data influx, which increases by 2.5 gigabytes every day. The Internet of Things is ushering in an unprecedented opportunity for growth and new revenue streams—is your business ready? Read More

Hadoop: Where it's been and where it's going

June 13, 2014
Nearly 10 years ago, a little open source software project with a funny name came into being. Read More

Time to update Wikipedia!

June 9, 2014
SQL-on-Hadoop offerings, such as IBM InfoSphere BigInsights with Big SQL, can help IT departments leverage their existing expertise to move into the big data world. A new Big SQL technology preview is available so you can try it out for yourself. Read More

Visualize, understand and act: Big data and analytics in the cloud

May 30, 2014
With IBM’s latest release of cloud capabilities, we’ve once again taken our analytics offering to another level positively impacting all areas of the organization including the front-office, back-office, business units and executive suite. This cloud-based solution stack provides users ready access to the information they need whether they’re in or out of the office. In addition, we’ve added new user-friendly analytic discovery and visualization tools and cross-platform social capabilities while enabling users to customize their dashboards and reports to see their analytics the way they want to see them with simple drag-and-drop actions. This is a must-see moment in the evolution of cloud capabilities. Read More

Banking on Hadoop

May 29, 2014
While Hadoop is a technology for data management and analytics, it has important capabilities that business leaders should know about. Read More

Intelligence accelerated: How cloud-based analytics is expediting business results

May 28, 2014
Today’s data-driven organization is faced with magnified urgency around data volume, user needs and compressed decision time frames. In order to address these challenges while maintaining an effective analytical environment, many organizations are exploring cloud-based environments coupled with powerful analytical technology to accelerate decisions and enhance business performance. Read More

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