The combination of Jupyter Notebooks, Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark has become a killer app for data practitioners. It unlocks the ability to explore, visualize and experiment with both structured and unstructured data sets with great ease and efficiency. We spoke recently with Chris Snow at IBM
Many of us might be surprised to learn that some of the most familiar brand names around started off with other names. IBM recently renamed IBM DataWorks—its flagship, self-service data preparation offering—to IBM Bluemix Data Connect. Get a glimpse of it in this brief overview, and discover how
The inability of lines of business to not serve requests because they have to wait for IT provisioning can lead to a proliferation of analytics silos that can cause a loss of control of data. See how the next big stage of analytics with integrated Apache Spark helps organizations understand the
Beat the database migration status quo by adopting IBM Bluemix Lift, a self-service ground-to-cloud database migration offering that you can use to boost the speed, reliability and security of your database migration.
IBM extended Big SQL, which was formerly exclusive to the IBM Open Platform (IOP), to the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) in September 2016. I recently spoke with Berni Schiefer, an IBM fellow in the IBM Analytics group, to learn more about the offering and the ongoing IBM focus on SQL.
The movie Deepwater Horizon that depicts the oil spill disaster of the same name serves as an example of how government agencies and corporations need to collect a lot of data and disseminate information immediately as events quickly unfold. Not only are all parties involved asked for a tremendous
Hear from Nancy Hensley, director of offering management for IBM Analytics who speaks with Rob Thomas, VP of development for analytics on the subject of business transformation and a discussion of the data maturity curve.
Nancy Hensley, director of offering management for IBM Analytics speaks with Rob Thomas, vice president of development for analytics, at IBM, on the subject of business transformation, leading to a discussion of the data maturity curve.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is making inroads in all areas of life, expanding the opportunities for each new generation of global citizens. What’s more, cloud technology is bringing IoT capabilities to people around the world, bringing them together in a new world of data.
IBM Bluemix Lift makes it easy to quickly, securely and reliably migrate your database from on-premises data centers to an IBM Bluemix cloud data property. Try IBM Bluemix Lift, and read more from the offering manager.
The benefits and pitfalls of different cloud deployment architectures can be intense topics of conversations spanning a wide range of industries. Some discussions foster new approaches to consider, and others make strong arguments as to which approach is well suited for different, industry-specific
Although formerly exclusive to the IBM Hadoop Platform, the extension of Big SQL to the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) meets the challenge of complex data warehousing queries on Hadoop. See what Paul Yip, worldwide product strategy for Hadoop and Spark at IBM, has to say about what this transition
Database migration is not any database administrator’s idea of fun—not even close. By far, the database migration status quo can be the least interesting and most dreaded part of the job. Check out an advanced self-service, ground-to-cloud database migration offering for handling database migration