Podcasts

Get SMART with big data and analytics

March 2, 2015 | 23:47
Bernard Marr, one of the world’s top experts in big data and analytics strategy, made a return visit to our podcast to explain his vision of "SMART big data, analytics and metrics." You may be surprised to learn that he doesn't really like "big data." In fact, he says "the challenge is to build the...

Developing real-time applications through open source

July 13, 2014 | 17:44
IBM has a long and successful history with open source, from running Linux on IBM PCs to contributing initial codebase for Eclipse. We believe a mix of open source and closed source is the best way to drive adoption in the marketplace. Having the full support of a vendor like IBM can lower risk...

Managing big data with SQL-on-Hadoop

June 1, 2014 | 13:23
The relational database world has decades of research and experience optimizing SQL access and providing the needed capabilities for mission critical environments. Now, new SQL-on-Hadoop offerings are popping up, which is helping IT departments leverage their existing expertise to move into the big...

Real-time analytics in the cloud

May 12, 2014 | 17:31
Cloud computing is gaining momentum, and for good reason. Some people consider it for overall IT cost savings, others are drawn to the promise of reduced capital expense and other people are looking to solve pressing IT issues. Kimberly Madia, product marketing manager for IBM big data, joined us...

How in-Hadoop analytics are changing the game

February 24, 2014 | 7:28
Big Data without analytics is just data, but how do you perform the analytics? Christy Maver, product marketing manager for InfoSphere BigInsights, answers that question and gives examples of how in-Hadoop analytics are changing the game. For more information about the IBM big data platform and...

Data scientists: Hire an individual or team?

February 13, 2014 | 14:05
Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro, the editor and publisher of KDnuggets.com, and a well-known expert in business analytics, data mining and data science, joined David Pittman to talk about that mix and the elusive “data scientist unicorn.”

The Important Difference Between Real-Time and Customer-Time

October 22, 2013 | 15:08
Technology vendors often tout their "real-time" products - but what does "real time" really mean? And is it what you need? Tom Deutsch compares real time to "customer time," which he says is the more meaningful measure: delivering the performance in the amount of time that it's needed and can be...

Debunking Big Data Myths

August 1, 2012 | 32:01
With so many conversations about big data, it is inevitable that there will be some mis-information and misunderstandings, some of which take on mythical proportions. James Kobielus, IBM big data evangelist, sets the record straight.