Blogs

Spark Is the New Black

The rapid rise of the Spark distributed framework has Hadoop developers taking notice

March 27, 2015 | by Bob DuCharme
The rapid rise of the Spark distributed framework has Hadoop developers taking notice

Information Insight for Business Innovation

The insurance industry and others are analyzing big data supply chains for a 360-degree view of customers

March 27, 2015 | by Sushil Pramanick, Associate Partner, Consultative Sales, IoT Leader, IBM Analytics
The insurance industry and others are analyzing big data supply chains for a 360-degree view of customers
Fight "Blacklist" criminals using real-time actionable intelligence

Fight "Blacklist" criminals using real-time actionable intelligence

March 26, 2015 | by Liesl Geier, Market Segment Manager, IBM
Describing intelligence software has gotten a whole lot easier as Hollywood continues to produce gripping spy shows like The Blacklist, Homeland and CSI. But while the layman description may have gotten easier, the real threatscape continues to evolve as criminal and terrorist networks continue to...
Delving deeply into the narrative hierarchies of computer vision analytics

Delving deeply into the narrative hierarchies of computer vision analytics

March 26, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Deep learning algorithms are growing progressively smarter at recognizing patterns in video, audio, speech, image, sensor and other non-textual data objects. Correlation of deep learning model results with other sources of contextual information can show how the information supplied by media and...

Turning a Page

IBM Data magazine announces the next step in its evolution: Consolidation into the <br><span style="color: #00ccff;">IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub</span>

March 23, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
IBM Data magazine announces the next step in its evolution: Consolidation into the IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub

Cognitive Innovation Shines a Light on Dark Medical Literature

IBM Watson technology learns how to recognize key patterns buried in mountains of biomolecular research

March 20, 2015 | by Rich Hughes, Marketing Program Manager for Data Warehousing, IBM
IBM Watson technology learns how to recognize key patterns buried in mountains of biomolecular research

Integrated Tools That Empower Database Management

Administer, monitor, and optimize enterprise-scale databases using IBM Data Server Manager

March 20, 2015 | by Thuan Bui
Administer, monitor, and optimize enterprise-scale databases using IBM Data Server Manager
The evolving shape of distributed databases in the Internet of Things

The evolving shape of distributed databases in the Internet of Things

March 19, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Databases are evolving into a new stream-centric architecture that is well-suited to real-time distributed analytic computing in the Internet of Things. This new paradigm will leverage distributed event logs, temporal database concepts and materialized views as core architectural concepts. As it...
Only one of the 5 Vs of big data really matters

Why only one of the 5 Vs of big data really matters

March 19, 2015 | by Bernard Marr, Best-Selling Author, Keynote Speaker and Leading Business and Data Expert
People have been using the four Vs (Volume, Velocity, Variety and Veracity) to describe big data, but all of the big data in the world is no good unless we can turn it into Value, the fifth V of big data.

Big data: Not just for big business

March 18, 2015 | by Nick Rojas, Independent Consultant, Self-Employed
Though big data has long been thought to be the domain of solely large-scale enterprises, more and more this perception is proving to be false.