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.
Graph database technology powered by open source initiatives is helping fraud detection units catch intruders in the act of breaching data security. Tune in for an enlightening discussion of how modern approaches to analytics are bringing descriptive and predictive analytics together to help stop
Apache Spark not only excels at data warehousing, in-memory environments for building data marts and other functions, it also is well suited for pulling data from a wide range of sources and transforming and cleansing that data in an Apache Hadoop cluster. And then there is Spark’s complementary
This short series of blogs for the business user is designed to turn key technologies into easy to understand concepts to help explain why they are needed in a modern digital enterprise. When looking at consumer and business transactions in today’s online world, many people may ask, “Why big data
Before the San Jose, California version of Strata + Hadoop World fades from memory, check out these five key experiences that highlighted this conference for data scientists, data engineers, developers and other IT professionals.
Many organizations are setting a course to meet the imperative of applying cloud-based analytics and open data to innovate lines of business and gain a competitive edge in their industries. Attendees at Strata + Hadoop World, 28–31 March 2016, can engage and network with experts to learn the latest
Cloud-based open source databases offer developers agility, but quite often no single database can meet all their needs. See how adopting a multi-database strategy empowers developers to build web and mobile applications quickly and economically without the cost and distractions that come with
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.
February 2016 has brought a whirlwind of announcements by IBM that are woven together by a predominate open data and open analytics thread. Many of these announcements were made at IBM InterConnect 2016. Take an opportunity to catch up on all these exciting announcements in this comprehensive
Open source analytics is transforming every segment of cloud data services, big data analytics, cognitive computing and other key insight economy technology enablers. See what some leading industry experts have to say about what they think are the most promising open source analytics initiatives
The IBM Watson IoT Platform has an enhanced integration with leading Internet of Things (IoT) providers: the Jasper Technologies, IFTTT, Node-RED, and Raspberry Pi. These recent collaborations allow IoT Foundation, IoT Real-Time Insights and Watson to help transform the cognitive IoT movement.
When looking for course-changing insight, connecting the dots of information can range from meticulous exercises to bursts of inspiration. However this wow-factor insight may be derived, it can take organizations and industries on a new trajectory characterizing the dawn of an era in which
Today, more than ever, businesses need to put the ability to analyze data into the hands of business analysts, data scientists, stakeholders and decision makers. Take an evolutionary look at how Apache Spark and big data discovery are just beginning to open up a diverse and powerful set of
How can you make the most of Hadoop in your enterprise? Create a pattern of success in your organization by incorporating Hadoop in your broader data architecture as a way of providing meaningful insights to your company.