January 3, 2013
Will this be the year of the “big data hybrid”? What will become of cross-scale architectures and next best action? Will governance finally take center stage? And will data scientists still be sexy? James Kobielus looks at all this and more in his predictions for 2013.
October 17, 2012
Big data is everybody’s priority these days, and it’s always exciting to see what different organizations are doing with it.
October 12, 2012
Innovation often comes from taking a fresh look at something you use every day and wondering, “This thing works just fine for its intended purpose, but could it do anything more?” That kind of thinking may one day lead to cars that actively monitor our health, both inside and outside the
October 11, 2012
When an individual has suffered an irreversibly life-altering event, such as a traumatic brain injury, early detection of complications gives doctors the ability to plan and begin treatments sooner or potentially stop the progression of a condition altogether.
October 5, 2012
Unified management tooling is important for low lifecycle cost of ownership and high administrator productivity.
October 3, 2012
An appliance is a fit-for-purpose, repeatable node within your broader big-data architecture.
October 3, 2012
Big data is evolving into a cloud ecosystem. For example, it’s clear that Hadoop has already proven its core role in the big data ecosystem: as a petabyte-scalable staging, transformation, pre-processing and refinery cloud for unstructured content and embedded execution of advanced analytics.
October 2, 2012
Big data is, fundamentally, a cloud-computing approach to advanced analytics and data management. The images that come to mind when somebody says “cloud computing” are a) increasingly sprawling server farms and b) increasingly huge server racks arranged in endless rows within these farms.
September 14, 2012
"Value" is the key word in several of my top picks this week. From saving money to saving lives to saving time in who you follow on Twitter, we're still finding new ways to get value from data.