This is the fourth in a series of blogs on analytics and the cloud. Read our introduction to the series. This blog concerns itself with the rise of open source software and how it is used for a whole host of analytical purposes. However, as will be seen in this blog, there are significant gaps in
Although NoSQL database technology has been around for a long time (before SQL actually), not until the advent of Web 2.0, when companies such as Google and Amazon began using the technology, did NoSQL’s popularity really take off. Market Research Media forecasts NoSQL Market to be $3.4 Billion by
With the Geospatial Analytics service in IBM Bluemix, you can monitor moving devices from the Internet of Things. The service tracks device locations in real time with respect to one or more geographic regions. Geospatial Analytics can be used as a building block in applications that support
This is the second in a series of blogs on analytics and the cloud. We will consider the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT), analytics used on that data and how the cloud can be utilized to drive value out of instrumenting a very wide range of ‘things’.
This is the first in a sequence of blogs that takes a peek at what is driving analytics onto the cloud, what are the challenges that will need to be overcome over the next 5 years and how they will be tackled.
The grand finale of the first IBM France Sparkathon invited Apache Spark developers to outthink the frontiers of client insights. Get the details on this event held during the IBM Business Connect conference and the application that took the top prize.
Applying cognitive technologies that understand, reason, learn and interact can improve the way insurers do business. Hear IBM insurance experts Christian Bieck and Noel Garry discuss how insurers that are outperforming competitors are transforming their business, based on information from the
Applying cognitive technologies that understand, reason, learn and interact can improve the way insurers do business. Hear IBM insurance experts Christian Bieck and Stephen Mills discuss how outperforming insurers are rethinking insurance, based on information from the recent IBM Institute for
Historically, Master Data Management (MDM) projects have focused on creating a single view of the truth that can be consumed by business processes. Learn more about how the evolving need to utilize MDM serves as catalyst for a new solution extension offering a managed data preparation and data
Many forward-thinking organizations want to investigate how big data analytics helps them outthink and outperform the competition. However, many also are challenged with finding the right talent to run the operations, keep the data secure and figure out how to leverage the myriad tools at their
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Chris Snow, a data and application architect, enjoys helping customers with their data architectures and is working extensively on an open source app project in his spare time. Hear what Snow has to say about his IT experience spanning several industries, his current efforts with customers and his