Big Data & Analytics Heroes: Mario Faria

June 17, 2014
Mario Faria is a data and analytics leader focused on driving change and delivering business results. He believes that in 5 to 10 years “all companies will have the power of Google or the NSA.” Read More

Big data is growing up

May 8, 2014
I recently started researching a longer piece I’m writing about big data architectures, and I realized something: big data is growing up. It has moved rapidly from a collection of critical, but over-hyped technologies disrupting core relational database market segments to an emerging eco-system to revolutionize data management and analytics. Read More

IBM case study: Vanderbilt gains new insights to improve patient care

February 3, 2014
Using a powerful big data platform from IBM, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine clinicians cut research timelines from nearly a year to only a few weeks to help accelerate the pace of discovery and, ultimately, improve patient health. Read More

Pushing the Envelope for Retailers: PureData System for Analytics

March 13, 2013
From a technology perspective, the average retail IT environment is typically struggling to maintain and provide value to its business users. PureData System for Analytics is the ticket to push the envelope on high value at a fraction of the cost. Read More

XO Communications uncovers millions of savings with PureData System for Analytics

February 22, 2013
XO Communications is a nationwide telecommunications provider operating in 85 cities, with representation in around 45 different markets in the United States, and newest expansion in Toronto Canada. Read More

What's New on Big Data?

January 25, 2013
Did you resolve to learn more about big data in 2013? Boost your learning by checking out some new resources you may have missed on IBM Data Magazine. Some of our very own Big Data Hub authors have published pieces on big data topics and solutions. Read More

Spreading Simplicity

January 24, 2013
The story behind how IBM Netezza data warehouse appliance became IBM PureData System for Analytics, and the new performance benchmarks it set along the way. Read More

Part IV: A Flexible Platform-Based Approach to Big Data

November 20, 2012
In Part I of this series, we looked at the key considerations for an analytic enterprise to stay competitive in today’s world, and in Read More

When a Single Version of the Truth is a Job Half Done

November 19, 2012
For 27 years, at a site bordered to its south by the bank of the Moskva River, a deep hole and sparse foundations spoke of a country whose resources proved insufficient fuel for its leader’s vanity. Read More