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
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
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.
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.
On the heels of several key announcements to broaden the IBM Cloud Data Services portfolio, see how a wide range of technologies can be implemented in a cloud-based, data warehouse architecture to support operational and analytical workloads.
At the recent Strata + Hadoop World conference, everybody was talking about the growing number of open source solutions. But what does this mean for the rapidly maturing field of data science? Find out in this firsthand report—and get a sense of how open source solutions will take analytics to the
An open ecosystem thrives on a mature core platform. It also depends on partnering arrangements that incentivize solution providers to continue developing standards-based interoperability around the shared environment. Take a deeper dive into recent announcements of new open ecosystem milestones