Spark just seems to be getting big play everywhere in the technology arena. What is Spark? And do you need it? Get a good glimpse into its in-memory execution capabilities, some of its key components, its integrations and its availability as a service.
Evolving Internet of Things technology is paving the way for ongoing innovation—from smart thermostats and smart cars to other smart devices—through continuous access to its data streams. And while ongoing access to that data inspires the magic behind Internet of Things solutions, it also offers an
Metadata and governance might not have a long history of setting hearts ablaze, but those who are recognizing their importance to self-service are looking to metadata to help organizations fully leverage a wide range of assets across the business. Discover why metadata and governance are taking a
The open source Hadoop framework accommodates distributed storage and processing of large data sets on clusters of computers through the use of programming models. If that description sounds complex, then dig into this breakdown of Hadoop components to gain an understanding of just how flexible
A variety of organizational roles interact with business data, and each role faces its own particular challenges in collaborating with its IT counterparts. In this installment of the InsightOut series, learn more about the responsibilities of these personas, exploring the considerations that govern
If any one industry can claim digital transformation as a most immediate imperative, then the media and entertainment industry rises above the rest. Not only do organizations need to provide streaming content, but they also need to provide content on a diverse range of platforms. And to be
Bringing analytics to the C-suite doesn’t have to be a struggle. Learn how you can tailor your analytics conversations to help your executive colleagues throw open the door to new vistas of business opportunity.
Never has the impossibility of a one-size-fits-all solution been more apparent in computing than in the field of data warehousing. Instead of trying to shoehorn data into a data warehousing solution so general as to be ineffectual, look to hybrid capabilities to supply answers tailored to your data
In 2016 and beyond, the data warehouse will continue to be relevant, but the new requirement will be for hybrid data warehouse solutions. As organizations strive to be more data-driven, new types of analytics are coming to the forefront. IBM has again been named a leader in the Gartner Magic
Since the relational database first came to be, back in the 1980's, there's been a need for organizations to continuously evolve their analytical architectures. A new report talks about how modern groups are getting their data and analytics architecture updated for a new century—and a new set of
Organizations looking to be more data-driven than ever before not only want to pervasively enable analytics across their enterprises, but they also aim to allow for enhanced collaboration and interaction. In this second InsightOut series installment, see how they can face the challenges to
The Internet of Things is at the heart of the digital transformation we are witnessing in society today. The advancements of this connectable ecosystem bring several important considerations including data security and privacy and the elements of the infrastructure. In this second installment of a
The Internet of Things is the digital future that is dead ahead. Are industries and businesses prepared for the onslaught of data that is already transforming our world today? In this series, take a glimpse into this future and the questions that will need to be addressed for all that the Internet
With big data set to grow exponentially in the next decade, telecommunications service providers face several challenges. Here are the top five ways service providers can store, access and analyze their big data for the next 10 years and beyond.
IBM InterConnect 2016 may now be history, but the premier cloud and mobile conference was center stage for a historical abundance of announcements concerning cloud data services, open analytics, cognitive Internet of Things, and more.