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
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
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
A new version of the IBM DB2 for Linux, Unix and Windows (LUW) database was recently released, and it is well fortified with core advances, key management and security features and deployment and availability enhancements. Discover these advancements and much more in a blog series dedicated to this
Open source is a disruptor that never quits, and it seems to be penetrating and transforming every aspect of established data, analytics and application ecosystems. In this podcast, recorded at IBM InterConnect 2016, listen to Kamille Nixon, portfolio marketing manager at IBM, share her expert
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
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
With all of those in mind, few technologies qualify as ‘future-proof’ the way that cloud file sharing and collaboration does. And, it meets the needs of end-users, enterprises, and customers all at once—a rare principle of thirds we couldn’t have predicted back in the day.
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
In a podcast recorded at IBM InterConnect 2016, Roger Strukhoff, executive director, Tau Institute for Global ICT Research, shares his expert perspective on how open source initiatives are transforming the Internet Of Things.
In this episode of the Open for Data podcast, join Joe McKendrick in exploring the role of cloud computing in reshaping the global business environment — and find out how open source initiatives are driving that change.
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